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  • 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.

  • Promoting agricultural education & employment opportunities for young learners

    Promoting agricultural education & employment opportunities for young learners - November 29, 2018 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Sun West School Division teamed up on an Agricultural Equipment Technician boot camp for high school learners. Over 50 learners were in attendance. This follows the success of the partnership formed last spring between the Canada Equipment Dealers Foundation, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Sun West School Division and the Western Equipment Dealers Association to introduce grade 11 and 12 learners to agricultural-related careers.

  • 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 - 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.

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


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


Saskatchewan Polytechnic raises Métis flag for Louis Riel Memorial Day

Saskatchewan Polytechnic raises Métis flag for Louis Riel Memorial Day

Communications and Marketing - November 15, 2018

November 15, 2018 – Situated on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories, and Homeland of the Métis people, Saskatchewan Polytechnic will fly the Métis flag at our four main campuses in recognition of Louis Riel Memorial Day on Friday, November 16. This day celebrates the life of Louis Riel, a Canadian politician who represented the Métis peoples’ interests.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Indigenous


Wiyokihiya, empower

Wiyokihiya, empower

Communications and Marketing - November 13, 2018

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.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Indigenous


Ki-kinomawo, inspire

Ki-kinomawo, inspire

Communications and Marketing - October 4, 2018

The indigenous student experience at Sask Polytech 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.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Indigenous


Nebah ho?á, welcome

Nebah ho?á, welcome

Communications and Marketing - September 11, 2018

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.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Indigenous, Economic and social prosperity


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