Saskatchewan Polytechnic News
Building the Ultra-Efficient DriveCommunications and Marketing - October 3, 2018
You’d drive a car made with a lawn chair, a dismantled drill, a 3D printer and some recycled hockey sticks, right? Benjamin Esquirol and his buddies from Saskatchewan Polytechnic sure would ... in fact they did! Welcome to Shell Eco-marathon, where young people from around the world build and drive ultra-energy-efficient vehicles towards a more sustainable future. This Great Big Story was made possible by Shell.
Benefits of a diverse workplaceCommunications and Marketing - October 2, 2018
Research has shown that a more diversified workforce leads to recruitment and retention of highly qualified workers, creativity and productivity, high employee morale, less absenteeism and higher overall performance and leadership styles. Employers are recognizing the benefits of a diverse workplace and the trend is catching on.
Saskatchewan Polytechnic is open for businessCommunications and Marketing - October 2, 2018
Saskatchewan Polytechnic is ready to help with the “building of the future”. With extensive capacity to partner with the construction industry to conduct applied research involving smart technology and alternative energy sources Sask Polytech can help employers adapt to scientific advancements and changing industry needs.
Saskatchewan Polytechnic first post-secondary institution to receive OEM certification in North AmericaCommunications 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.
Ora by Kasiel SolutionsCommunications and Marketing - September 19, 2018
Kasiel Solutions of Saskatoon is working with the Digital Integration Centre of Excellence (DICE) at Sask Polytech to expand the capabilities – and markets – of ORA, their personal safety device. Originally designed for seniors, ORA can be worn as jewelry and programmed to call a customized list of contacts and transmit the senior’s location via their cellphones in the event of an emergency. If their designated contacts don’t respond, the system calls 911.