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  • 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.

  • 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 first post-secondary institution to receive OEM certification in North America

Saskatchewan Polytechnic first post-secondary institution to receive OEM certification in North America

Communications and Marketing - September 25, 2018

Saskatchewan Polytechnic first post-secondary institution to receive OEM certification in North America Certified Collision Care OEM certification recognizes organizations that have made investments in tools, equipment and training required to ensure vehicles are properly repaired to auto manufacturer specifications September 25, 2018 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic is the first and only post-secondary institution recognized as a Certified Collision Care Provider in North America. Certified Collision Care recognizes Sask Polytech’s Auto Body Technician programs as market leaders that train students to repair vehicles to auto manufacturer specifications.

tags: News, School of Transportation, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Saskatchewan Polytechnic joins BCIT in recognizing military experience for veterans and reservists

Saskatchewan Polytechnic joins BCIT in recognizing military experience for veterans and reservists

Communications and Marketing - June 4, 2018

June 4, 2018 – The goal is to help increase educational options for current and former members of the military across Canada. Today the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), Saskatchewan Polytechnic and National Advanced Placement & Prior Learning signed a memorandum of understanding in support of recognizing military experience in post-secondary settings.

tags: News, Continuing Education, Successful careers


Saskatchewan Construction Week

Saskatchewan Construction Week

Communications and Marketing - April 16, 2018

Construction is the bedrock of the economy. Saskatchewan’s 11,000 construction companies and 56,000 construction employees convert business and consumer investment into productivity, assets, jobs, and growth. In short, construction develops plans and dreams into reality.

tags: News, Larry Rosia, School of Construction, Successful careers


 At Sask Polytech, the Focus is on the Future

At Sask Polytech, the Focus is on the Future

Communications and Marketing - March 28, 2018

Not long ago, I had the opportunity to update the Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce on the State of Saskatchewan Polytechnic. What follows is an edited version of my remarks.

tags: Larry Rosia, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


Sask Polytech’s robot challenge celebrates ten years

Sask Polytech’s robot challenge celebrates ten years

Communications and Marketing - March 22, 2018

Sask Polytech’s robot challenge celebrates ten years 2018 marks the tenth anniversary of Sask Polytech’s Robot Rumble! March 22, 2018 –Saskatchewan Polytechnic hosted over 120 teams of 240 students from 52 high schools from across the province as they challenged their technical skills in the tenth annual Saskatchewan Polytechnic Robot Rumble, presented by SaskTel.

tags: News, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


Partnerships that can kick things up a notch

Partnerships that can kick things up a notch

Communications and Marketing - February 21, 2018

Partnerships that can kick things up a notch Partnership creates opportunity for local business Saskatchewan Polytechnic is always on the look-out for new partnerships in applied research that focus on solving real-world problems while maximizing the benefits for everyone involved. That’s why a partnership between Sask Polytech and Create Café, a 3D-Printing studio and café in Saskatoon, is a recipe for success — the rewards can prove to be bigger than planned.

tags: News, Applied Research, Saskatoon, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


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