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  • avik wiiyawow, belong

    avik wiiyawow, belong - The Indigenous student experience at Saskatchewan Polytechnic is at the heart of the Indigenous Student Success Strategy. Indigenous students should feel welcome, inspired and empowered, but most of all they should feel like Sask Polytech is a place where they belong.

  • BASF Agricultural Specialties and Saskatchewan Polytechnic collaborate on Occupational Health and Safety internship

    BASF Agricultural Specialties and Saskatchewan Polytechnic collaborate on Occupational Health and Safety internship - In September BASF accepted their first Saskatchewan Polytechnic Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) student intern, Brianna Stirton. During this six month internship, Stirton is working directly for the BASF Site Environmental, Health and Safety specialist in a full-time, paid coordinator role. All Sask Polytech OHS students were made aware of this opportunity and encouraged to apply for the student internship.

  • Key services and scholarship provide life-changing support

    Key services and scholarship provide life-changing support - From the time Caitlin Chometa began her journey with Saskatchewan Polytechnic it’s put her on a positive path. “It’s changing my life,” she said. Caitlin was taking a year off after high school with plans to begin her post-secondary education when the sudden loss of the father figure in her life altered her direction.

  • Dinner connects business and industry with Moose Jaw students

    Dinner connects business and industry with Moose Jaw students - December 5, 2018 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic Business and Industry Dinners presented by Graham Group provide a valuable applied learning opportunity for students to build networks for their future careers. Employers in attendance are provided the opportunity to meet with potential future hires. This year’s keynote speakers are Business Administration program alumni Ken and Angela McDougall. The McDougalls are fourth generation farmers who have turned their family farm, McDougall Acres, into an independent seed retailer business offering seed treatment, cleaning and colour sorting services.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Your Choice Homes partner on construction training for Indigenous youth as part of the Youth Employment Strategy

Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Your Choice Homes partner on construction training for Indigenous youth as part of the Youth Employment Strategy

Communications and Marketing - November 28, 2018

November 28, 2018 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic is partnering with Your Choice Homes (YCHomes) to provide training opportunities for Indigenous high school students. Sask Polytech’s School of Construction is providing online training materials for Indigenous youth as part of YCHomes high school practical arts program. Through this program, students earn high school credit and hours towards their apprenticeship training should they choose to continue.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Indigenous, School of Construction


Dinner connects business and industry with Saskatoon students

Dinner connects business and industry with Saskatoon students

Communications and Marketing - November 28, 2018

November 28, 2018 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic Business and Industry Dinners presented by Graham Group provide a valuable applied learning opportunity for students to build networks for their future careers. Employers in attendance are provided the opportunity to meet with potential future hires. This year’s keynote speaker is Hotel and Restaurant Management diploma program alumnus Melinda Park. In 2017 Park was a recipient of the Women's Executive Network (WXN) 2017 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award.

tags: News, Business and Industry


Cowessess First Nation and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partner on mapping project

Cowessess First Nation and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partner on mapping project

Communications and Marketing - November 26, 2018

November 26, 2018 – Through a Saskatchewan Polytechnic applied research grant, Cowessess First Nation and Saskatchewan Polytechnic Geomatics and Surveying Engineering Technology faculty members have created a mapping procedure that will help 911 responders locate Cowessess First Nation emergencies quicker.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Indigenous, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, applied research


2018 Saskatchewan Polytechnic Employee Awards

2018 Saskatchewan Polytechnic Employee Awards

Communications and Marketing - November 23, 2018

Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s employee awards program recognizes the exceptional dedication and commitment of our employees. These awards highlight employee contributions that make Sask Polytech the high-performing organization it is today.

tags: News, Larry Rosia, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon


Dinner connects business and industry with Regina students

Dinner connects business and industry with Regina students

Communications and Marketing - November 21, 2018

November 21, 2018 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic Business and Industry Dinners presented by Graham Group provide a valuable applied learning opportunity for students to build networks for their future careers. Employers in attendance are provided the opportunity to meet with potential future hires. This year’s keynote speaker is Sask Polytech Marketing diploma program alumnus Andrew Hiltz.

tags: News, Alumni, Larry Rosia, Regina


Saskatchewan Polytechnic and White Rabbit VR explore virtual reality training

Saskatchewan Polytechnic and White Rabbit VR explore virtual reality training

Communications and Marketing - November 20, 2018

November 20, 2018 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic is partnering with White Rabbit VR (a division of Twisted Pair Productions) to explore virtual reality (VR) training opportunities for the Schools of Construction and Transportation. Both parties recently signed a memorandum of understanding to explore a virtual reality training pilot program.

tags: News, School of Construction, School of Transportation


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