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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.

Student-run dental clinics help those in need

Student-run dental clinics help those in need

Communications and Marketing - February 20, 2018

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.”

tags: News, Regina, School of Health Sciences, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


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


Building connections at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina campus career fair

Building connections at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina campus career fair

Communications and Marketing - February 7, 2018

Building connections at Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina campus career fair More than 60 employers are expected to attend the Regina campus career fair February 7, 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 Regina campus career fair is February 8, 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, Regina, Successful careers


New members welcomed on Saskatchewan Polytechnic Board of Directors

Communications and Marketing - February 1, 2018

New members welcomed on Saskatchewan Polytechnic Board of Directors All new members will serve for three years from the date of the Order in Council February 1, 2018 – Today the Government of Saskatchewan announced the appointment of seven new members to the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Board of Directors. The new board appointees include Mitchell Holash (Chair), Mark Cooper, Vann Cortez, Prabha Mitchell, Wayne Pike, Drew Tiefenbach and Tyler Willox. They replace Ralph Boychuk (former Chair), Donna Birkmaier, Lydia Cyr and Brent Waldo.

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


February 15 Priority Consideration Date for Domestic Applicants

February 15 Priority Consideration Date for Domestic Applicants

Communications and Marketing - January 18, 2018

February 15 is the last date for priority consideration of domestic applicants to programs in the First Qualified, First Admitted admissions process. Canadian citizens and permanent residents (landed immigrants) are advised to apply to programs before February 15. Applications received after February 15 (both domestic and international) may be considered on a First Qualified, First Admitted basis.

tags: Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon


Advisory to Public: Combined Agency Special Teams Training

Communications and Marketing - December 11, 2017

Members of Regina Police Service Emergency Services teams will be conducting training in Regina tomorrow: Tuesday, December 12, 2017, together with personnel from Saskatchewan Polytechnic and STARS air ambulance. This advisory is being issued in order to reassure members of the public that the sight of police members in tactical gear, numerous police vehicles, and a STARS helicopter at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina campus, Parkway Building, 4635 Wascana Pky, tomorrow (December 12th) is part of scenario-based training. This training exercise will commence at approximately 8:45 a.m. and will conclude at approximately 2:00 p.m.

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