Tesla University and Saskatchewan Polytechnic forge partnership

Image credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Image credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnic

July 10, 2020 – Saskatchewan Polytechnic and Tesla University of Aruba signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will explore international education and collaboration / partnership opportunities between the two institutions.

Sask Polytech and Tesla University will look to share expertise with each other in areas of mutual interest. This MOU will also provide future international education and development partnerships and opportunities for students and faculty to study and teach abroad. 

“Tesla University is proud to enter into this partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic,” says Pat St John, President, Tesla University. “Saskatchewan Polytechnic has extensive experience domestically and internationally designing and delivering relevant industry driven training and building strong institutional partnerships between training institutions and the private sector. This partnership provides both Tesla University and Saskatchewan Polytechnic the opportunity to advance our international partnerships and expand cross border collaboration”

One of the outcomes of the MOU between Sask Polytech and Tesla University is the exchange of curriculum materials and research information in fields of interest to both institutions.

“I look forward to the collaboration between Tesla University and Saskatchewan Polytechnic, and the ways in which we’ll work together to achieve student success,” says Dr. Larry Rosia, Sask Polytech president and CEO. “This agreement capitalizes on our unique strengths and offers a fantastic opportunity to learn from each other as we explore ways of supporting and advancing both institutions. This partnership supports our internationalization strategy by creating opportunities for student and faculty exchanges, study abroad, applied research and joint curriculum development.”

About Tesla University:

Tesla University takes a unique and innovative approach for curriculum delivery by connecting students with the faculty and the subject matter. Through personalized and focused teaching methodologies, students will develop the tools they need for their ongoing success in engineering, green renewable energy and environmental stewardship including international business and cross-border collaboration.  

Tesla University supports forward thinkers, developers and educators in solving one of the most important challenges of our time - how to produce and distribute electrical energy for future generations by being sustainable and environmentally responsible. Our work and daily activities are inspired by the great innovative mind of a scientist, inventor and visionary - Nikola Tesla.

About Saskatchewan Polytechnic:

Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves students through applied learning opportunities at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve every economic and public service sector. As a polytechnic, the organization provides the depth of learning appropriate to employer and student need, including certificate, diploma and degree programs, and apprenticeship training. Saskatchewan Polytechnic engages in applied research, drawing on faculty expertise to support innovation by employers, and providing students the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills.