Saskatchewan Polytechnic Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost
Saskatchewan Polytechnic is a public institution for a post-secondary technical education. This institute was established in the year 2014 and is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Saskatchewan Polytechnic is well known for its programs such as Degree, Diploma, Post-Graduate certificate, advanced certificate, applied certificate and many more.
Why choose Saskatchewan Polytechnic?
Saskatchewan Polytechnic is a member of Polytechnic Canada. The other reasons to join this institute are as follows:
Webometrics ranked Saskatchewan Polytechnic institute 109th in Canada
- Employee satisfaction rate: 97%
- Program quality satisfaction rate 96%
- 90% of the Saskatchewan Polytechnic graduates are employed
- Awards of CAD 2 million given annually
What students say?
- Personalized attention and hand on learning experience
- Prepare students to contribute to the job with marketable skills
- Focuses on applied learning and applied research skills
Campus and Residential Facilities
Saskatchewan Polytechnic has four campuses namely Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, and Saskatoon. Following is the description of each campus and facilities provided in them:
- Saskatoon campus is named after Henry Kelsey and is located in central Saskatchewan on the South Saskatchewan River.
- Regina Campus has a total number of students around 3,368. This campus was formerly known as SIAST Wascana Campus.
- Moose Campus has a total number of 2,918 students it was formerly known as SIAST Palliser Campus.
- Prince Albert formerly known as SIAST Woodland Campus and has a total number of 2,191 students.
Following is the list of facilities provided at each campus
- Food Services
- Students’ Association
- Test Centres
Housing Facilities/ Residence
The Saskatchewan Polytechnic Prince Albert Campus provides following housing facility to students.
- The campus has 36 two-bedroom townhouse style units
- Monthly Rent is CAD 588
- Damage deposit of amount CAD 250 is also required
- Full subsidized daycare
- Wireless Internet service at both the Academic and Technical Buildings
- Campus nurse on staff
- Full-service beauty salon
- City transit
- Cornerstone business like banking, restaurants, retail outlets, medical clinic, and pharmacies within walking distance
- Riverside Community School
How to apply?
Submit the application form to avail housing facilities:
- Application forms can be obtained from Saskatchewan Polytechnic Information KIOSK or from the Prince Albert Housing Authority
- Submit the application form to the Prince Albert Housing Authority.
Attach the following documents along with the application form:
- Verification of income
- Proof from Saskatchewan Polytechnic Registration Services
Program, Faculties and Divisions
- 177 programs offered
- English language only
Level of Study
- Advanced certificate
- Applied certificate
- Degree (joint & standalone)
- Postgraduate certificate
- Apprenticeship programs
The following table shows the types of schools that offer programs in the various field of study:
All you need to know about the Application process
All the international students must prove their English by clearing English Language Proficiency Test.
The following table shows the test and scores accepted by the institute as a measure of English Proficiency:
How, When and Where to apply
When to apply
- Canadian and permanent residents must apply before February 15
- Application receiver after February 15 may be considered
How to apply
Following is the detailed explanation of how domestic and international students can apply for the particular course:
Students can fill the application form either by online or by offline. Following is the detailed explanation of both the processes:
- Choose the right program and review it.
- Click on the online admissions and create a login account
- Enter the personal and qualification information.
- Log in to the account by entering Login ID and Pin
- Fill the application form
- Submit application, fee and supporting documents
- Once the application form is accepted, students are required to pay a tuition fee of amount CAD 500
- Submit a Preliminary Statement of High School Standing upon application
- Official transcripts for all education
- Choose the right program and review it.
- Fill and submit the offline application form along with the supporting documents
- Filled in application form and all the documents must send to enrolment services before August 1.
Students must ensure that application package contains following items:
- Completed application form
- Official High school and post-secondary transcripts
- Non-refundable application fee and location to where to apply
Domestic applicants with foreign documents
- Proof of Residency
- Proof of English language proficiency
- Transcripts of foreign documents
- Submit translated version of documents required for verification
- Complete the application before May 1
- Choose the desired program and review it.
- Create login account at “online admissions” tab.
- Fill online application form
- Submit the application form, fee and supporting documents
- After the form acceptance pay tuition fee of amount CAD 1000
- High school transcripts
- Post-secondary transcripts
- Proof of French Language Proficiency
- A copy of passport
Application fee paid is non-refundable.
- Online application fee: CAD 50
- Offline application fee: CAD 75
- International documents assessment fee: CAD 100
- Online application fee: pay using Visa or Master card
- Offline application fee: pay through cheque, cash, visa or master card
- Online application fee: CAD150 (including documents assessment)
- Application fee for Bachelor of Science in Nursing program: CAD 100
Cost and Expenses
Tuition fee for domestic and international students at different campuses are tabulated below:
In addition to the tuition fees, the students are required to pay the following fees as well:
Scholarship and Financial Aids
The institute provides scholarships, loans, bursaries, and awards to the deserving students to complete their studies:
The awards will be given in the following three application dates:
Some of the awards are listed below:
- Allan Santo Award
- Alliance Pipeline Ltd. Award
- Allnorth Award
- Applied Industrial Technologies Award
- Auto Electric Service Ltd. Award
- Arleigh Esch Memorial Award
- Barbara Dodge Award
- CAA Saskatchewan Award
- Dorothy Rempel Award
- Craddock Award
The name of some of the scholarships available is as follows:
- Advantage Collision Inc. Scholarship
- Andrew Hann Memorial Scholarship
- Caltech Surveys Ltd. Trust Scholarship
- Canalta Hotels Scholarship
- Grand & Toy Scholarship
- Dr. Karim and Dora Nasser Scholarship
- ISA Saskatchewan – Scholarship MNP LLP Scholarship
- MNP LLP Scholarship
Bursaries are small amount provided by the university/ institute to aid other financial sources of the enrolled students.
- Amount of bursary: CAD 500
List of some of the bursaries available are:
- Abbott Education Foundation Bursary
- Bernard Family Bursary
- Betty and Jack Sharp Bursary
- Boothman-Bucknall-Peachey Bursary
- HBI Office Plus Inc. Bursary
- George and Ann Mertler Bursary
- Evraz Inc. Bursary
- Econo Lumber Bursary
- Apprenticeship Awards
- Farm Credit Canada Aboriginal Student Empowerment Fund: CAD 1000
- Henry Baker Scholarships: CAD 2000
- Learning That Works – Skills Canada National Competition Grant: CAD 250 – CAD 500
- Saskatoon Campus Basic Education Awards: CAD 300 – CAD 600
Work while you study
As per the recent changes in Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) policies students are allowed to work off campus.
To work off-campus students must meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Have a valid study permit
- Study full time in a program at a recognized institution.
- Have already started studying
- Studying to obtain a degree, diploma or certificate with duration of at least 6 months
- Have a SIN (Social Insurance Number)
Work after Graduation
Students graduate from Saskatchewan Polytechnic are eligible to work after graduation. To apply for post-graduation work permit students must match following eligibility requirements:
- Must have been a full-time student in Canada
- Completed a study program with a minimum duration of 8 months
- Apply for the work permit within 90 days of receiving a document declaring completion of studies.
- Must have a valid study permit
Saskatchewan Polytechnic provides following on campus and off campus benefits to their alumni:
- Library Services
Off-campus Deals and Discounts
- Choice Hotels, give discount to make travel more enjoyable
- Perkopolis, provide discount on tickets, hotels, car rentals, and travel and home services
- TD Insurance Meloche Monnex, offer discount for combining home and auto policies
Following list shows the names of some of the notable alumni:
- Roger Denis Parent: Was a Canadian politician
- Bob Deptuck: Politician
- Hugh Nerlien: a Canadian politician and Member of the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly
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