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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.

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


Saskatchewan Polytechnic Indigenous Student Success Strategy launch

Saskatchewan Polytechnic Indigenous Student Success Strategy launch

Communications and Marketing - June 18, 2018

June 19, 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. For Sask Polytech, this means we must integrate Indigenous ways of being, knowing, teaching and learning in everything we do.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Indigenous, Pursuing excellence


Sask Polytech launches new Indigenous Student Success Strategy - miyo wahkohtowin

Sask Polytech launches new Indigenous Student Success Strategy - miyo wahkohtowin

Communications and Marketing - June 18, 2018

Situated on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories, and Homeland of the Métis people, Sask Polytech is committed to the renewal of relationships — miyo wahkohtowin — with our Indigenous communities. For Sask Polytech, this means we must integrate Indigenous ways of being, knowing, teaching and learning in everything we do.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Indigenous, Pursuing excellence


Confederation College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partnership benefits Indigenous students

Confederation College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partnership benefits Indigenous students

Communications and Marketing - May 25, 2018

May 24, 2018 – Confederation College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic are working together to build on each other’s practices in the field of Indigenous education, to build capacity and grow new initiatives in Indigenous research. They signed a letter of intent to work together over the next five years.

tags: Indigenous, aboriginal


The REDress exhibit calls for reflection on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

The REDress exhibit calls for reflection on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

Communications and Marketing - May 16, 2018

Between April 23 and 28, Sask Polytech’s Moose Jaw campus featured a haunting display of nearly 30 red dresses, hung in both inside and outside, and ten banners with a total of 306 photos and stories of some of the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

tags: Aboriginal, Indigenous, Pursuing excellence


Saskatchewan Polytechnic cultivates success through Indigenous nursing supports

Saskatchewan Polytechnic cultivates success through Indigenous nursing supports

Communications and Marketing - May 9, 2018

Nursing is one of the most rewarding careers you can choose — it’s an opportunity to help others, improve health outcomes and creates a positive impact on the lives of many people. But, the road to get there can be challenging at times and combining cultural concepts of health and healing can cause some students unnecessary struggles. By providing Indigenous students with support and counselling services, Sask Polytech aims to address this barrier and ensure all students have an equal opportunity to achieve their educational and career goals.

tags: News, Aboriginal, Indigenous, School of Health Sciences, School of Nursing


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