Ever wonder where your drinking water comes from? How about how the roads we drive on are built? Maybe you're interested in machining or mining? Are you curious what a human heart sounds like? From health care to engineering to everything in between, join one of our INSIGHT sessions to get an in-depth look at a specific program.  

INSIGHT events run from February to early May and are available to students in grades 11 and 12 as well as high school graduates. It is a great opportunity for you to experience a Sask Polytech program first-hand. Check back for further updates for upcoming INSIGHT sessions.

Event listing

Each participating program has set up a unique event tailored for future students, like you, to spend a day (or a couple hours) in the program to really understand what the experience will be like if you apply. Examples of activities that you may get to partake in are:

  • Labs and practical demonstrations with current students and faculty
  • Tours
  • Games or activities that showcase an element of the program
  • A chance to use equipment or materials on-site.

Virtual

Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location: Virtual

Are you intrigued by the intersection of healthcare, technology, and data management? Join us for an enlightening event dedicated to exploring the dynamic field of health information management, where skilled professionals play a vital role in ensuring the integrity, accessibility, and security of healthcare information. Learn more about the Health Information Management program.

Register

Moose Jaw

Time: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Moose Jaw Campus

Are you fascinated by the world of electricity, electronics, and cutting-edge technology? Join us for an illuminating event dedicated to delving into the exciting field of electrical engineering technology, where innovation meets practical application to shape the future of power systems, electronics, and telecommunications. Learn more about the Electrical Engineering Technology program.

Register for March 11

Register for March 18
Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Main entrance at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Moose Jaw Campus

The Engineering Design and Drafting Technology (EDDT) program develops skilled draftspersons capable of designing and drafting in municipal, structural and manufacturing industries. If it needs to be built - whether it is a mine, a subdivision, an assembly line, a computer, or a widget - they all need a blueprint. Spend a few hours with our program to break an engineered popsicle stick bridge, explore how to draft on a computer to create 3D models and printables, and more. Lunch will be provided. Interested in applying on the spot? We may even cover the cost of your application.

Register
Time: 10 a.m. - noon
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Moose Jaw Campus

Are you passionate about sustainability, food security, and shaping the future of agriculture? Join us for an enlightening event dedicated to delving into the dynamic and vital fields of agriculture and food production, where innovation meets tradition to feed and sustain our growing global population. Learn more about the Agriculture & Food Production program.

Register
Time: 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Main entrance at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Moose Jaw Campus

Are you someone who appreciates the beauty of woodworking, the satisfaction of building and the precision of craftsmanship? If you have a passion for creating tangible, lasting structures, join us for an enriching event dedicated to delving into the timeless art and practical skillset of carpentry. Learn more about the Carpentry program.

Register
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Main entrance at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Moose Jaw Campus

Ever wonder where your drinking water comes from? How about how the roads and bridges we drive on are built? Or how we make sure the environment is being protected when we engage in any of these activities? Spend the day with the Civil Engineering Technologies (Civil Construction option or Water Resources option) and Environmental Engineering Technology programs.

Our spring field camp will be underway and participants will spend the day with some of our students as they survey, drill for soil samples, monitor water quality, measure weather conditions and explore the water cycle. They will also have a chance to meet our staff and tour our new laboratory facilities. Be prepared for all kinds of weather - rain, sun, snow! Lunch will be provided. Interested in applying on the spot? We may even cover the cost of your application fee during the event!

Register

Prince Albert

Are you passionate about nurturing the next generation and creating a positive impact in their formative years? Join us for a personalized tour dedicated to delving into the world of early childhood education, where dedicated professionals play a pivotal role in shaping the foundation for lifelong learning. Learn more about the Early Childhood Education program.

Contact Jennifer at jennifer.davies@saskpolytech.ca to book your tour!
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location: NRT Lab (H128) at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Prince Albert Campus

Have you ever hovered your computer mouse over a map image and a name pops up? This is the simplest of geographic information science (GIS) applications. If you have good computer skills, a keen eye for detail, and an interest in project management from conceptual design to rollout, the Geographic Information Science program will interest you. Geographic information science is a relatively new field that uses computer technology to link maps to digital data. Resource managers and urban planners rely on the expertise of GIS technicians when they are making critical decisions about asset management, environmental assessment, development, and harvest. GIS skills are applicable in any organization that maintains assets in the environment. Graduates work with mines and resources, utility companies, First Nations, urban and rural municipalities and health care agencies, to maintain information with geospatial reference.

Register
Time: 1-4 p.m. or 6-7 p.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Prince Albert Campus

Are you someone who appreciates the beauty of woodworking, the satisfaction of building and the precision of craftsmanship? If you have a passion for creating tangible, lasting structures, join us for an enriching event dedicated to delving into the timeless art and practical skillset of carpentry. Learn more about the Carpentry program.

Register to attend 1-4 p.m.

Register to attend 6-7 p.m.

Regina

Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Room 251 at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina Campus, Parkway Building

Join us for information on the Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) program. You will learn more about the program, career opportunities, and admissions. Space is limited, so register early.

Register
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina Campus

Are you intrigued by the intricate systems that keep buildings running smoothly? Join us for an insightful event that offers an in-depth exploration of the Building Systems Technician program, encompassing power engineering, refrigeration, and all mechanical trades including plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and more. Lunch is provided!

Register
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location: Dental Lab (5th floor) at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina Campus

Interactive dental components for the Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting programs. Test out a digital scanning unit, try your hand at indirect vision, take a picture with an intra oral camera and don & doff PPE.

Register
Time: 9 a.m.-noon
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina Campus

Immerse yourself in the world of graphic design. Learn about the process of designing logos and how they capture a brand's identity. First, you'll learn about how designers think and how they move through the design process. Next, you'll complete a design challenge where you'll brainstorm, sketch, and develop ideas. This hands-on session is great for anyone interested in exploring their creativity and diving into the basics of graphic design. Learn more about the Graphic Communications program.

Register
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina Campus

Potential students are invited to attend a morning of experiencing administrative tasks by observing Office Administration courses covering topics such as keyboarding, records management, Microsoft Office applications and office technologies. Since Office Administration is an application-based (or hands-on program), potential students will be encouraged to join the existing students in engaging in the classroom activities.

Register
Time: 1-3:30 p.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina Campus

Do you work well under pressure and like working with and helping people?  Join us to participate in real-life scenarios alongside Primary Care Paramedic students while using life-saving medical equipment.

Register to attend on March 18

Register to attend on March 19
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina Campus

Computers and technology help us understand the world around us. Custom technology can even help us study global problems. Come join the Computer Automated Systems Technician (CAST) program to discover what technology can and will do for you! You will tour the CAST program and code a temperature and humidity detector. This device will introduce you to sensors, code and the Arduino microcontroller! Space is limited so register today.

Register
Time: 10-11 a.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina Campus

Are you a compassionate and dedicated individual with a calling to make a difference in the lives of others during their most vulnerable moments? If you possess a passion for healthcare and are drawn to the dynamic world of critical care, join us for an exclusive event dedicated to exploring the challenging yet immensely rewarding field of critical care nursing. Learn more about the Critical Care Nursing program.

Register
Time: 3-5 p.m.
Location: 7th floor at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina Campus

Looking for a limitless career as a licensed practical nurse? Our Practical Nursing program would like to invite you to spend some time learning about the program, the role of a practical nurse and how you can work in a dynamic and fast-paced healthcare environment. Come and learn about some skills nurses learn, what the lab environment offers and how you can apply.

Register
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.
Location: Room 251 at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina Campus, Parkway Building

Are you intrigued by the intersection of mental health, compassionate care and nursing expertise? If you aspire to make a profound impact on the well-being of individuals facing mental health challenges, join us for an immersive event dedicated to uncovering the world of psychiatric nursing and the importance of self-care in healthcare. Learn more about the Psychiatric Nursing program.

Register 
Time: 9 a.m.-noon
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina Campus

Get ready for an exciting journey into web development with our workshop, "Building Your First Website.” In this hands-on session, we'll guide you through the essentials of creating your own website, covering CSS for customization, Flexbox and Grid for layout, and hands-on coding with our expert instructors. No coding experience is required. Discover the secrets of effective web design, troubleshoot common issues, and get tips for making your site look great on any device. By the end of the workshop, you'll have your very own functional website, and we'll point you towards your next steps in the world of web development. Join us and let's take your first step towards your interactive journey. Learn more about the Interactive Design & Technology program.

Register

Saskatoon

Time:10 a.m.-noon
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Business Diploma program provides a solid foundation of the major business concepts and principles for careers in accounting, marketing, management, human resources, insurance, finance, sport management, municipal administration and entrepreneurship. At this event, students will have an opportunity to participate in a business simulation and to learn more about the Business Diploma program. 

Register
Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Ave. W

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of others, particularly in the fields of support and education? Join us for a comprehensive event that brings together various rewarding career paths and programs, including Disability Support Worker, Child and Youth Care Worker, Educational Assistant, Early Childhood Education and Therapeutic Recreation.

Register 
Time: 9-11 a.m. or 1-3 p.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr.

Are you intrigued by the world of precision engineering and the creation of intricate components? Join us for an enlightening event dedicated to delving into the fascinating realm of machining, where craftsmanship meets cutting-edge technology to shape the future of manufacturing. Learn more about the Machinist program.

Register for March 12 morning

Register for March 12 afternoon

Register for March 14 morning

Register for March 14 afternoon
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr.

Are you passionate about creating safer and healthier workplaces? If you envision a career dedicated to ensuring the well-being of individuals in various occupational settings, join us for an immersive event focused on exploring the Occupational Health and Safety program.

Register
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr.

Are you fascinated by the dynamic world beneath our feet, filled with minerals, resources, and engineering challenges? If you are drawn to the exciting field of mining and aspire to play a pivotal role in resource extraction and sustainable practices, join us for a comprehensive event dedicated to uncovering the vast potential within Mining Engineering Technology.

Register
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr.

Agricultural equipment technicians diagnose, repair, modify, overhaul, service and maintain some of today’s most technologically advanced machines—tractors, combines, cultivators, seeders, sprayers. If you like working with ag equipment and troubleshooting mechanical problems, it’s a great career choice. Learn more about the Agricultural Equipment Technician program.

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Time: 6-8:30 p.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr.

Are you interested in pursuing a career in science? Please join this joint session hosted by the Chemical Technology and BioScience Technology programs. During this evening session you will have the opportunity to explore what these programs have to offer while performing some hands-on experiments. Space is limited so register today!

Register
Time: 11 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr.

Are you passionate about travel, leisure, and creating unforgettable experiences for others? Join us for an inspiring event dedicated to exploring the dynamic and rewarding field of Recreation and Tourism Management, where adventure meets hospitality to shape the future of travel and leisure. Lunch will be provided!

Register
Time: 9-11 a.m. or 6-8 p.m.
Location: Room 323 at Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr.

Want to learn more about electronics? From computers to robotics; fibre optics to mobile communications, see how students in the Electronic Systems Engineering Technology program develop troubleshooting skills through hands-on projects. Get a taste of the program as students in this session will build a small electronic project and program a robot. Space is limited so register today!

Register to attend 9-11 a.m.

Register to attend 6-8 p.m.
Time: 6-8 p.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr.

Participants will have hands on movement of x-ray equipment, demonstrations of ECG and will participate in a bone scavenger hunt. For laboratory, participants will don full PPE and will be guided through preparation and testing of some mock samples using various methods and equipment as well as a visual tour of other equipment and laboratory disciplines. Learn more about the Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technology program.

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Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr.

Participants will don full PPE and will be guided through preparation of some mock samples using various methods and equipment as well as a visual tour of other equipment and laboratory disciplines. Learn more about the Medical Laboratory Assistant program.

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Time: 4-6 p.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr.

Participants will don full PPE and will be guided through preparation and testing of some mock samples using various methods and equipment as well as a visual tour of other equipment and laboratory disciplines. Learn more about the Medical Laboratory Technology program.

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Time: 5-7 p.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr.

Participants will have hands on movement of x-ray equipment, demonstrations of specialized techniques in radiography and will participate in a bone scavenger hunt. Learn more about the Medical Radiologic Technology program.

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Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: 2725 Koyl Avenue Saskatoon, SIIT building.

Are you someone with a passion for aviation, a love for adventure, and dreams of navigating the skies? If the idea of being in control of an aircraft and exploring the world from above excites you, then join us for an exclusive event dedicated to delving into the thrilling world of our Commercial Pilot program.

Register
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr.

Power engineering technologists are in charge of operating and maintaining the complex systems used to operate industrial boilers, pumps, air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Demand for skilled power engineers is growing, opening the door to good jobs in the oil patch, mining, manufacturing, power generation utilities and more.  We will tour the lab area to see steam produced and used. Learn more about the Power Engineering program.

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Time: 2-4 p.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr.

Mechanical Engineering Technology – it’s not what you think it is! Or maybe it is, but if you want to be certain you’ll have to visit us to learn more. On your visit we’ll highlight core aspects of the program, including typical learning activities. We’ll break materials apart to assess their properties and explore energy alternatives for a low-carbon future! You’ll definitely leave with a better understanding of the roles mechanical engineering technologists perform in industry and society, as well as the possibilities for your own future. 

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Time: 2-4 p.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr.

An orientation and hands-on experience to the pharmacy technician profession will be provided. What does a pharmacy technician do? Does the profession suit you? Find out what skills are required for this exciting and demanding profession. Experience simulation of the workplace environment in our labs, and have the opportunity to ask questions and find out just what happens behind the counter and pharmacy doors. Learn more about the Pharmacy Technician program.

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Time: 1-4 p.m.
Location: Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr.

Are you someone who appreciates the beauty of woodworking, the satisfaction of building, and the precision of craftsmanship? If you have a passion for creating tangible, lasting structures, join us for an enriching event dedicated to delving into the timeless art and practical skillset of carpentry. Learn more about the Carpentry program.

Register

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