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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.

Fifth annual charrette celebrates Canada’s diversity in architectural design

Fifth annual charrette celebrates Canada’s diversity in architectural design

Communications and Marketing - February 20, 2018

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.

tags: News, Moose Jaw, Regina, School of Construction, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


Sask Polytech follows the drill

Sask Polytech follows the drill

Communications and Marketing - February 6, 2018

Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s new Innovative Manufacturing program trains students for the manufacturing sector, teaching skills and knowledge in mechanical and CAD/CAM engineering technologies, welding, machining, project management, industrial design, and quality control/quality assurance strategies. The program is already showing value to the province’s manufacturing industry just a few short months after it began, with its first tool trial for Sandvik Coromant Canada.

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


The world’s first 3D-printed camper will be printed in Saskatoon

The world’s first 3D-printed camper will be printed in Saskatoon

Communications and Marketing - February 2, 2018

The world’s first 3D-printed camper will be printed in Saskatoon Create Café and Saskatchewan Polytechnic collaboration leads to the world’s first 3D-printing of a full-sized camper February 2, 2018 – Saskatoon-based Create Café 3D Printing Solutions Inc., working in collaboration with Saskatchewan Polytechnic, will begin producing the world’s first 3D-printed full-sized camper on February 5, 2018. Named The Wave, the camper will be printed in one piece, will be 13’ in size, weigh 600 lbs and have a 100-year life expectancy. Printing is expected to take 10-14 days. The public are welcome to watch the printing process live in-person at Create Café during business hours (8 a.m.–8 p.m.) or on Create Café’s Facebook page between 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.

tags: News, Applied Research, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Successful careers, Pursuing excellence


Developing training solutions with impact

Developing training solutions with impact

Communications and Marketing - December 18, 2017

Developing training solutions with impact Sask Polytech is a leader in providing quality education, online As industries work to incorporate new technologies, adapt to new regulations and account for an aging workforce, the training needs of each industry also begin to change. In an effort to respond to these changing needs and provide industry with the training solutions that support their business, Sask Polytech has taken things online.

tags: News, Pursuing excellence


2017 Saskatchewan Polytechnic Employee Awards

2017 Saskatchewan Polytechnic Employee Awards

Communications and Marketing - December 15, 2017

Because of the dedication and commitment of its employees, Saskatchewan Polytechnic has achieved a solid reputation for providing students with high-quality employment-focused education. Our applied research activities, our connections to industry, and our focus on work-integrated learning have earned us respect and recognition on both a national and an international level. “Every year, Sask Polytech celebrates the outstanding achievements and leadership from a number of employees who have demonstrated the ability to go above and beyond in their work,” says Dr. Larry Rosia, president and CEO. “The contributions made by these individuals help to ensure our graduates find success in their educational and career goals.”

tags: News, Pursuing excellence


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


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