Intercultural Services

Intercultural Services

Intercultural Services provides support and guidance to you, as a newcomer (permanent resident) or international student, throughout your experience at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. 

Student supports include: 

  • Supporting the transition into Canadian culture and the Canadian academic environment
  • Assessing student need and making referrals
  • Providing culturally responsive counselling support
  • Ensuring international and newcomer student perspectives are represented institutionally
  • Promoting opportunities for student engagement, leadership, and volunteerism
  • Facilitating student success workshops

Workshop series

Organizational supports include:

  • Showcasing diverse perspectives and providing resources to promote equity, inclusion, and intercultural understanding
  • Providing support to faculty on culturally inclusive teaching practices and strategies
  • Organizing intercultural communication workshops and other cross-cultural professional development opportunities 
  • Collaborating with other departments/schools to identify gaps in services and supports and to address systemic barriers


Regina Campus

Jackie Belhumeur, Intercultural Counsellor
Office 149.2

Saskatoon Campus

Debbie Griffith, Intercultural Learning Specialist
Office 105.1

Candice Kloeble, Counsellor, Intercultural Services
Office 121.6