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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.

 Experience is important—and should be recognized

Experience is important—and should be recognized

Communications and Marketing - November 2, 2017

Experience counts. We’ve all heard that phrase at some point in our lives. At Saskatchewan Polytechnic, it has a significant meaning. Experience is important. There are a number of ways whereby people can gain knowledge and develop skills—and it is our belief that such effort should be acknowledged. It is one of the reasons we began using a process called PLAR—short for Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition—over 20 years ago.

tags: News, Continuing Education, Larry Rosia, Successful careers


Previous achievements and experience influence education

Previous achievements and experience influence education

Communications and Marketing - June 15, 2017

Previous achievements and experience influence education Sask Polytech proves to be a leader in Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) Life is full of learning moments. From learning on-the-job or learning at home, there are a number of ways that we grow knowledge and develop skills. At Saskatchewan Polytechnic, PLAR is used as a way to acknowledge that learning happens in many areas of our lives.

tags: Academic, Continuing Education, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


Olds College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partnership focuses on applied research and intelligent agriculture

Olds College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic partnership focuses on applied research and intelligent agriculture

Communications and Marketing - March 9, 2017

MOU sets framework for increased collaboration and opportunities to advance training, applied research and commercialization in Western Canada. March 10, 2017 – Olds College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today that will explore the demand for new collaborative programming and applied research into intelligent agriculture. Specifically both parties will work together to provide a foundation of collaboration that will advance agricultural training, applied research and commercialization in Western Canada.

tags: News, Continuing Education, Saskatoon, School of Transportation, Pursuing excellence, applied research


Karrass and Sask Polytech partner to offer effective negotiation seminars

Karrass and Sask Polytech partner to offer effective negotiation seminars

Communications and Marketing - April 8, 2016

Karrass and Sask Polytech partner to offer effective negotiation seminars Internationally renowned negotiation skills company Karrass and Sask Polytech team up to bring negotiation seminars to Saskatchewan April 11, 2016 - Karrass and Saskatchewan Polytechnic are partnering to offer a successful negotiation skills training seminar to Saskatchewan business professionals starting this summer. Karrass has a reputation for training over a million business professionals in the art of negotiation. Together Karrass and Sask Polytech will be providing Karrass' Effective Negotiating Two-Day Seminar.

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C4i Consultants and Sask Polytech demonstrate emergency disaster management simulation at SUMA

C4i Consultants and Sask Polytech demonstrate emergency disaster management simulation at SUMA

Communications and Marketing - February 1, 2016

Saskatchewan Polytechnic launches specialized, interactive training for emergency response planning and crisis rehearsal February 1, 2016 - C4i Consultants and Saskatchewan Polytechnic demonstrated C4i's Emergency Disaster Management Simulation (EDMSIM) software to delegates of the Saskatchewan Urban Municipality Associations' (SUMA) annual convention in Regina.

tags: News, Academic, Continuing Education, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Economic and social prosperity, Pursuing excellence


Holiday Recipe Card Exchange

Holiday Recipe Card Exchange

Communications and Marketing - December 14, 2015

The holiday season is a highly anticipated time of year for many families. The scent (and taste!) of fresh baked goods, a blanket of crisp white snow on the ground, and a steaming cup of hot chocolate in front of a sparkling Christmas tree are some of the images that often remind us of the most magical season of the year.

tags: Continuing Education, School of Hospitality and Tourism, Economic and social prosperity


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