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  • Nebah ho?á, welcome

    Nebah ho?á, welcome - Situated on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories, and Homeland of the Métis people, Saskatchewan Polytechnic is committed to enhancing the student experience and removing barriers to success through the renewal of relationships — miyo wahkohtowin — with our Indigenous communities. Sask Polytech’s overarching goal is to continue to increase recruitment, retention and success of Indigenous students across all our programs.

  • Biktrix

    Biktrix - You might call it The Hulk project: create an electric bike that’s a mild-mannered commuter that transforms into an off-road beast when things get gnarly.

  • The virtual coach

    The virtual coach - As a physiotherapist, coach and trainer, Bruce Craven’s prescriptions depend on repetition – performing the right motions, in the right way, at the right speed until they become second nature. “It’s a person doing a skill with purpose, then receiving feedback to tell them whether they are achieving that goal,” says Craven of Craven SPORT Services in Saskatoon. The company serves a wide range of clients, from Olympic athletes to people wanting to enjoy pain-free gardening or be able to play with their kids.

  •  Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partner on safety training

    Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partner on safety training - August 22, 2018 – Starting this September, the Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association (SCSA) is providing Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s School of Construction students with Safety Construction Orientation Training (SCOT®) at no cost. SCOT is recognized throughout the Saskatchewan construction industry as a base safety orientation in the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors.

Get social with @SaskPolytech

Get social with @SaskPolytech

Communications and Marketing - August 1, 2018

Get social with @SaskPolytech Are you following us on social media? Follow us today at @saskpolytech or #saskpolytech!

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Wellness Steering Committee Update

Wellness Steering Committee Update

Communications and Marketing - July 30, 2018

This May, Saskatchewan Polytechnic announced the creation of a new Wellness Strategy. Wellness is vital to student success and healthy workplaces. That's why Sask Polytech is creating a new approach to promote wellness across our campuses.

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School of Construction and School of Transportation dean leverages Sask Polytech expertise to grow national partnerships

School of Construction and School of Transportation dean leverages Sask Polytech expertise to grow national partnerships

Communications and Marketing - July 25, 2018

July 25, 2018 – Last fall, Paul Carter joined Saskatchewan Polytechnic as dean for the School of Construction and School of Transportation, based out of the Saskatoon campus. Since joining Sask Polytech, Carter has developed licensing agreements to offer online training for construction and transportation courses, bringing Sask Polytech programming to students at other Canadian college or polytechnic institutions.

tags: News, School of Construction, School of Transportation


Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Wellness Steering Committee

Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Wellness Steering Committee

Communications and Marketing - July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018 - This May, Saskatchewan Polytechnic announced the creation of a new Wellness Strategy. Wellness is vital to student success and healthy workplaces. That's why Sask Polytech is shifting our current approach and resources to promote wellness across our campuses.

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A new way to think about safety

A new way to think about safety

Communications and Marketing - July 12, 2018

When we think about safety, images of hard hats and safety vests come to mind. But safety is more than that – it’s about creating and maintaining a work place in which the worker feels physically, mentally and emotionally safe.

tags: News, School of Construction, WITT


Sask Polytech summer trades camps introduce girls to trades

Sask Polytech summer trades camps introduce girls to trades

Communications and Marketing - July 12, 2018

July 12, 2018 – Girls ages 12-15 are attending week-long trades and technology camps at Saskatchewan Polytechnic this month. Girls Exploring Trades and Technology (GETT) camps provide participants with a safe, supportive environment to explore the tools, equipment and skills needed for a trades and technology career. GETT campers are taught a variety of trades and technology skills with the final project being a desk made of recycled pallets.

tags: News, Moose Jaw, Regina, Saskatoon, School of Construction, WITT


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