Introducing Saskatchewan Polytechnic
“Tomorrow in the making” is Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s motto. True to its word, Saskatchewan Polytechnic is known for its innovative approach in applied education and research that prepares students for the ever-changing world.
The institution is located in Canada’s famed region “Land of the Living Skies” – Saskatchewan, and is proudly the only polytechnic school of the province. Students, both local and international, can choose from the institutions’ four campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon. All campuses foster an inclusive environment that embraces diverse culture and promotes a sense of welcome to all students. Campuses are also equipped with facilities such as libraries, food services, fitness centers & gym, social halls, student residence and many more amenities that ease student life and ensure a well-balanced life. Joining in the bandwagon, Saskatchewan Polytechnic also offers distance education programs that are equivalently credible.
As a polytechnic, it has several competitive programs ranging from certificates, undergraduate and post graduate degree diplomas, and apprenticeship training that help students develop necessary trade skills. These programs are designed to be work integrated to help students develop necessary employability skills. In fact, through Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Co-op Programs, students are able to experience not only academic classroom- based learning but also relevant and hands-on paid work-based training. Moreover, Saskatchewan Polytechnic is a member of Polytechnics Canada that amplifies the institutions’ reach for industry partners for a collaborative learning experience.
Some of the most popular programs are Aviation, Engineering Technology, Health & Medical Service, Natural Resources & Science, Hospitality & Food Service, and Business Administration.
Life After Graduation
As stated in their Mission: “to educate and provide skilled and successful graduates”, Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s role in their students’ life does not stop at graduation, rather, through their numerous valuable industry partners and strong global alumni network, they are able to launch the careers of their graduates right into the professional world. Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves a big role in supplying professionals that are competent to fill in gaps in the labor force for the province of Saskatchewan.
Saskatchewan is promising to local and international students alike, since the province is constantly looking for qualified individuals who can support the growing provincial economy. There are a lot of job opportunities available in Saskatchewan in most (if not all) economic sectors. Updated job openings are listed in the province’s local job market saskjobs.ca.
Foreign students can also look forward in settling permanently in Saskatchewan. Study pathway to Canadian Permanent Residency is made easy by the local Government of Saskatchewan through numerous Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Programs (SINP). SINP eligibility requirements are relatively lower and more attainable than other Canadian provinces’ requirements.
Among the popular in demand occupations in Saskatchewan are:
- Business Management
- Healthcare Professional
- Hospitality & Food Services
Overall, Saskatchewan Polytechnic is committed in producing competent labor force that will significantly help build a better Saskatchewan, and a better world.
“It’s all about empowering learners and employers with the advantages of polytechnic education. By doing so and empowering learners to realize their goals, we can create a better Saskatchewan – and ultimately – a better world.” – Dr. Larry Rosia, President and CEO of Saskatchewan Polytechnic.