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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.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic joins BCIT in recognizing military experience for veterans and reservists

Saskatchewan Polytechnic joins BCIT in recognizing military experience for veterans and reservists

Communications and Marketing - June 4, 2018

June 4, 2018 – The goal is to help increase educational options for current and former members of the military across Canada. Today the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), Saskatchewan Polytechnic and National Advanced Placement & Prior Learning signed a memorandum of understanding in support of recognizing military experience in post-secondary settings.

tags: News, Continuing Education, Successful careers


Saskatchewan Construction Week

Saskatchewan Construction Week

Communications and Marketing - April 16, 2018

Construction is the bedrock of the economy. Saskatchewan’s 11,000 construction companies and 56,000 construction employees convert business and consumer investment into productivity, assets, jobs, and growth. In short, construction develops plans and dreams into reality.

tags: News, Larry Rosia, School of Construction, Successful careers


 At Sask Polytech, the Focus is on the Future

At Sask Polytech, the Focus is on the Future

Communications and Marketing - March 28, 2018

Not long ago, I had the opportunity to update the Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce on the State of Saskatchewan Polytechnic. What follows is an edited version of my remarks.

tags: Larry Rosia, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


Sask Polytech’s robot challenge celebrates ten years

Sask Polytech’s robot challenge celebrates ten years

Communications and Marketing - March 22, 2018

Sask Polytech’s robot challenge celebrates ten years 2018 marks the tenth anniversary of Sask Polytech’s Robot Rumble! March 22, 2018 –Saskatchewan Polytechnic hosted over 120 teams of 240 students from 52 high schools from across the province as they challenged their technical skills in the tenth annual Saskatchewan Polytechnic Robot Rumble, presented by SaskTel.

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


Partnerships that can kick things up a notch

Partnerships that can kick things up a notch

Communications and Marketing - February 21, 2018

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.

tags: News, Applied Research, Saskatoon, School of Mining, Energy and Manufacturing, Successful careers, Economic and social prosperity


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


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