Wednesday, December 12, 2018

My Robot Rumble

Gather up your students and get ready for a robotic challenge!  High school students from around the province will compete in the 11th annual Robot Rumble at Sask Polytech in Saskatoon.
Registration opens January 2, 2019
For more information please visit

Monday, December 10, 2018

Women in Trades and Technology Events

Women in Trades Workshops

Location: Prince Albert
Dates:  March 2 & 3, 2019; Electrical and Plumbing
            March 9 & 10, 2019, Carpentry and Welding
Content includes basic skills in: Electrical - learn how to wire a light, a switch, and an electrical outlet; Plumbing - learn how to solder, install a faucet and toilet, and basic furnace and hot water heater maintenance.
Please note: CSA approved steel toed safety boots are required for this workshop.
To register for either of the above events, go to WITT.

Women in Technology Workshops (WiTech’s)
Michelle Lanoie in Regina/Moose Jaw is working with high schools to put on a recruitment/WITT collaboration workshop.  Tentative dates are:
March 16 - to explore Computer Engineering Technology and Business Information Systems 
April 6 - to explore Electrical Engineering and Instrumentation Engineering.

Women in Trades Exploratory Course
Locations: Saskatoon and Regina
Dates:  February 9 - March 24, 2019
(Class Dates: February, 9 & 10, February 23 & 24, February 23 & 24, March 9 &10 and March 23 & 24, 2019)
Content includes basic skills in: Auto Body, Automotive Servicing, Building Systems (Regina only), Carpentry (2-day Saskatoon only), Electrical, Machining, Plumbing, and Welding.
Please note: CSA Approved steel toed safety boots required for Plumbing, Electrical, Welding, Machining, Automotive Service Technician, Auto Body Technician and Carpentry.

For more information, click HERE.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Updated Sask Polytech Program Explorer

Wonder which program might be right for you? This feature takes approximately 10 minutes to complete and provides a list of programs for students to investigate based on answers to questions about their interests, skills, natural talents and values.  The results page provides a summary of programs which may be a good fit and lets you print, share or get in touch with Sask Polytech for assistance.

Try it now here

Monday, November 26, 2018

Canadian Classics Video Competition

The Department of Classics and Religious Studies in the University of Ottawa is hosting its first annual Canadian Classics Video Competition.

The competition aims to highlight what makes the ancient Greco-Roman world so exciting and interesting. They are looking for innovative and engaging films by Canadian high school students that explore a classical object or topic in under four minutes. Students may participate individually or in a team of up to four students. A prize of $500 will be offered for the best entry, with two runner-up prizes of $200. The best entries will also be put on a website dedicated to the competition.

More information about the competition can be found at this link: The deadline for submissions is February 15, 2019.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Sask Polytech - Online Program Selector

Sask Polytech's online program selector may be a good place to start in helping students find a program that is right for them? Students can try it here and discuss their results with a student recruitment advisor or career counsellor

Diagnostic Medical Professions Career Exploration

November 20, 2018

Saskatoon City Hospital - Rependa Auditorium (turn right after entering the main doors of the hospital)
10:00 am - 3:00 p.m.

The Saskatchewan Polytechnic Diagnostics Department and the Saskatchewan Health Authority invite you to attend a career exploration and Saskatchewan Polytechnic applicant information session for these diagnostic medical professions:
Presenters will include:

  • Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) representatives
  • Professionals employed in the SHA from each of the diagnostic professions listed above
  • Representative from the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Medical Diagnostics Department (MDD)
  • Students from the Saskatchewan Polytechnic MDD programs
To register, email 
Please provide the following information when registering: 
  • Full name
  • Contact information (phone number and email address)
  • Main career/program of interest

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Information NIghts at the U of R

Faculty Events November 20
Social Work Info Night
Join us to learn about the Social Work profession and the programs offered through the University of Regina.  
This event will feature a mini social work lecture so you can experience what it would be like to take social work classes with us.

Faculty Events - December 7
What is Business?
Get a taste of what it's like to be a business student with guest speakers, mini-lectures, and more! 

Register online before December 1st!

Who is Kinesiology?
Explore Kinesiology & Health Studies by meeting with faculty, learning about programs, visiting research labs, and engaging in unique sporting experiences.

Register online before December 1st!

Nursing and Education Applications at U of R

University of Regina Education Applications

Reminder that the Faculty of Education has changed its admission procedure. There is no longer a March 1st deadline for Education applicants. Instead students interested in applying to the Faculty of Education can do so at any time and will be admitted within weeks of applying. Also, Education applicants are able to apply at Admission on the Spot events (download the fillable Admission on the Spot TEAP)! **When applying online, remind students to select "Teacher Education Application Profile" instead of "High School" as their application type. For more information on the application process you can advise your students to review this page before completing their TEAP. 

Sask Polytech/University of Regina Nursing Applications

High school students interested in applying to the Faculty of Nursing must do so through the
Saskatchewan Polytechnic website. For more information on the application process, advise your students to review this page.

Schulich Leaders Scholarships

Launched in 2012, this $100 million program funds 50 undergraduate scholarships each year, across top Canadian universities.
Our most promising students can pursue their dreams and become the next global pioneers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
In order to become a Schulich Leader and receive the scholarship, students must first be nominated by their high school as a Schulich Leader Nominee.
High schools may select one Nominee each. For further information, click HERE.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Special Events at Canadian Mennonite University

CMU Campus Visit Day

Friday, November 23   8:45 AM - 3:00 PM

Students and parents are invited to tour campus, attend class and a community gathering, meet professors, and enjoy gelato at folio café. This is a great chance to experience a day-in-the-life at CMU. Click here for more information

Music Open House

November 15, 5:30-8:45 PM
This esteemed event is an opportunity for grade 11 and 12 students to discover all that is offered through CMU's acclaimed School of Music. The evening will include dynamic workshops on rock music and music therapy, a student showcase and performance, a campus tour, and conversation with music faculty. Click here to check out the schedule and to register for the event.