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  • Partnerships that can kick things up a notch

    Partnerships that can kick things up a notch - 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.

  • Student-run dental clinics help those in need

    Student-run dental clinics help those in need - Student-run dental clinics help those in need Clinic is held at the Regina Food Bank and Regina Open Door Society multiple times a year For more than seven years, second-year dental hygiene students have been visiting the Regina Food Bank up to six times a year to provide oral health evaluations and provide oral hygiene instruction, to support those in need, free of cost. “This is an essential service as many of these clients do not access dentistry as they have many barriers,” says Dental Hygiene instructor and organizer of the dental clinic info days, Dean Lefebvre. “We go to them and provide them with free aids.”

  • Fifth annual charrette celebrates Canada’s diversity in architectural design

    Fifth annual charrette celebrates Canada’s diversity in architectural design - Fifth annual charrette celebrates Canada’s diversity in architectural design Learning opportunity puts students in a professional setting On February 1, 2018, students from the Architectural Technologies program headed to Robinson Residential Design Inc. in Regina to put their skills to the test. Divided into teams of four, students were assigned a province or territory and given the day to come up with a home design inspired by the region’s geography, history and culture – a design idea influenced by John Robinson’s Canada 150 Small Homes exhibit at the Regina Science Centre.

  • Creating a home away from home for 25 years

    Creating a home away from home for 25 years - Creating a home away from home for 25 years The Prince Albert campus Indigenous Student Centre celebrated a major anniversary On February 15 the centre celebrated its anniversary with a smudging ceremony, an honour song, guest speakers and a lunch. Known to those who use the space as the All Nations Gathering Place, the Indigenous Student Centre at Prince Albert Campus has a long history of supporting Indigenous students as they work to achieve their educational and career goals. Over the past 25 years, the centre has provided a space to study and socialize, seek guidance from an Elder and celebrate achievements.

Building connections at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw campus career fair

Building connections at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw campus career fair

Communications and Marketing - February 6, 2018

Building connections at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw campus career fair More than 67 employers are expected to attend the Moose Jaw campus career fair February 6, 2018 – Between January 31 and February 14, each Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus will host a career fair to connect students and future graduates with potential employers. The Moose Jaw campus career fair is February 7, 2018. “Sask Polytech graduates are known for their impressive skills, unwavering work ethic and ability to provide value to any company,” says Dr. Larry Rosia, president and CEO of Saskatchewan Polytechnic. “94 per cent of our grads remain in Saskatchewan and 97% of employers affirm they would hire a Sask Polytech grad again. Our alumni are a major driving force behind our province’s growing economy.”

tags: News, Alumni, Moose Jaw, Successful careers


Dinner helps Prince Albert students connect with industry and prepare for future careers

Dinner helps Prince Albert students connect with industry and prepare for future careers

Communications and Marketing - December 13, 2017

Dinner helps Prince Albert students connect with industry and prepare for future careers Sask Polytech business and industry dinner develops students networking skills and raises funds for financial assistance programs December 13, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic Business and Industry Dinners presented by Graham 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 speaker is Sask Polytech Forest Ecosystem Technology and Resource and Environmental Law alumnus Chase Davies.

tags: News, Alumni, Business and Industry, Prince Albert, Pursuing excellence


Dinner helps Moose Jaw students connect with industry and prepare for future careers

Dinner helps Moose Jaw students connect with industry and prepare for future careers

Communications and Marketing - November 29, 2017

Dinner helps Moose Jaw students connect with industry and prepare for future careers Annual business and industry dinner develops students networking skills and raises funds for financial assistance programs November 29, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic Business and Industry Dinners 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 speaker is Sask Polytech Architectural Technologies alumnus and past honorary diploma recipient, Yvette Moore.

tags: News, Alumni, Business and Industry, Moose Jaw


Dinner helps Regina students connect with industry and prepare for future careers

Dinner helps Regina students connect with industry and prepare for future careers

Communications and Marketing - November 22, 2017

Dinner helps Regina students connect with industry and prepare for future careers Annual business and industry dinner develops students networking skills and raises funds for financial assistance programs November 22, 2017 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic Business and Industry Dinners 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 speaker is Sask Polytech Architectural Technologies, alumnus John Robinson.

tags: News, Alumni, Regina


Student gains unique insights from RBC regional president

Student gains unique insights from RBC regional president

Communications and Marketing - November 20, 2017

Student gains unique insights from RBC regional president Job shadowing opportunities open doors Kelly McIntyre, a first-year student in the Business Certificate program, hopes to run her own business one day. So when asked if she would want to shadow Kim Ulmer, RBC regional president, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and North Western Ontario, for a day, McIntyre jumped at the opportunity. "Kim has a strong entrepreneurial background; something I have a strong interest in," says McIntyre. "I want to learn through her experiences and stories during the one-on-one career coaching."

tags: News, Alumni, Business and Industry, Larry Rosia, Saskatoon, Successful careers


RBC and Saskatchewan Polytechnic help students prepare for the future of work

RBC and Saskatchewan Polytechnic help students prepare for the future of work

Communications and Marketing - November 17, 2017

RBC and Saskatchewan Polytechnic help students prepare for the future of work RBC Future Launch helps Sask Polytech prepare students for the changing nature of work, build curriculum for the 21st century November 17, 2017 – Last night during a Saskatchewan Polytechnic Business and Industry Dinner, president and CEO, Dr. Larry Rosia, announced that the RBC Foundation is donating a $100,000 gift as part of RBC Future Launch, a 10-year commitment to unlock the potential of young people and prepare students for the future world of work.

tags: News, Alumni, Business and Industry, Larry Rosia, Saskatoon


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