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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


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


Four Sask Polytech students will compete for spots on WorldSkills Team

Four Sask Polytech students will compete for spots on WorldSkills Team

Communications and Marketing - November 6, 2018

Four Saskatchewan Polytechnic students are hard at work preparing to showcase their technical skills to an international audience next year. Adam Sebastien of Regina, Ryan Folk of Arcola, Jonathan Crane of Regina and Taylor Ehman of Lanigan competed with Team Saskatchewan at the 2018 Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) earlier this year.

tags: News, School of Construction, School of Information and Communications Technology, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing


Technology Accreditation Canada accredits fourteen programs at Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Technology Accreditation Canada accredits fourteen programs at Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Communications and Marketing - October 31, 2018

Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC) presented the faculty at Saskatchewan Polytechnic certificates recognizing national program accreditation for fourteen engineering technology and applied science programs (see below).

tags: News, School of Construction, School of Information and Communications Technology, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, School of Natural Resources and Built Environment, School of Transportation


Bachelor of Construction Management program becomes greener with LEED Green Associate training from the Canada Green Building Council

Bachelor of Construction Management program becomes greener with LEED Green Associate training from the Canada Green Building Council

Communications and Marketing - October 10, 2018

October 10, 2018 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic Bachelor of Construction Management students will now graduate with the knowledge needed to make buildings greener. Partnering with the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), the Bachelor of Construction Management degree program will now include Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associate training.

tags: News, School of Construction


Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Bachelor of Construction Management degree extended to Holland College graduates

Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Bachelor of Construction Management degree extended to Holland College graduates

Communications and Marketing - October 9, 2018

October 9, 2018 – By the time students graduate from Holland College’s Architectural Technology and Construction Technology and Management programs next spring, they will be able to enter the third year of the Bachelor of Construction Management program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic.

tags: News, School of Construction


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