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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.

Sask Polytech summer trades camps introduce girls to trades

Sask Polytech summer trades camps introduce girls to trades

Communications and Marketing - July 12, 2018

July 12, 2018 – Girls ages 12-15 are attending week-long trades and technology camps at Saskatchewan Polytechnic this month. Girls Exploring Trades and Technology (GETT) camps provide participants with a safe, supportive environment to explore the tools, equipment and skills needed for a trades and technology career. GETT campers are taught a variety of trades and technology skills with the final project being a desk made of recycled pallets.

tags: News, Moose Jaw, Regina, Saskatoon, School of Construction, WITT


Mind Over Metal welding camp at Sask Polytech set to spark change

Mind Over Metal welding camp at Sask Polytech set to spark change

Communications and Marketing - July 12, 2018

July 12, 2018 –The Saskatchewan Polytechnic Women in Trades and Technology (WITT) program has partnered with the Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) Welding Foundation to host a Mind Over Metal welding summer camp for girls in grades 9-12. The week-long camp is being hosted at Sask Polytech campuses.

tags: Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, WITT


Paul Charette receives honorary diploma at Regina convocation

Paul Charette receives honorary diploma at Regina convocation

Communications and Marketing - June 25, 2018

Paul Charette has more than 50 years of experience in construction and engineering, and has served as the chair of the board of Bird Construction Inc. since 2001. Charette graduated with a diploma in Civil Technology from Red River College in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in June 1967.

tags: News, Convocation, Regina, Pursuing excellence


Celebrating excellence in teaching and applied research

Celebrating excellence in teaching and applied research

Communications and Marketing - June 22, 2018

Convocation is not only a time to celebrate the success of our students, it is an opportunity to recognize the contributions of our faculty members. Through the Faculty Award for Excellence: Teaching and Applied Research Award of Excellence we acknowledge outstanding faculty members who go above and beyond.

tags: News, Convocation, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, Pursuing excellence


Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates graduates at Regina convocation

Saskatchewan Polytechnic celebrates graduates at Regina convocation

Communications and Marketing - June 21, 2018

June 21, 2018 – Tomorrow Saskatchewan Polytechnic will celebrate the accomplishments of graduates along with award recipients at the Regina campus convocation. Almost 1,100 students have been invited to attend Regina convocation.

tags: News, Convocation, Regina


Saskatchewan Polytechnic raises rainbow flag for LGBTQ community at all campuses for PRIDE

Saskatchewan Polytechnic raises rainbow flag for LGBTQ community at all campuses for PRIDE

Communications and Marketing - June 6, 2018

June 10, 2018 – This June and July, the rainbow pride flag will be seen at our four main campuses to recognize Pride Week and to show our support for our LGBTQ students, their allies and communities.

tags: News, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon, Economic and social prosperity


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