The Reasons to Choose Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Saskatchewan Polytechnic was founded in 1988, formerly known as the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST). It is the largest public college in Saskatchewan, with a total of 4 campuses in Regina, Saskatoon, Prince Albert, and Moose Jaw.


It has 11 schools including: 

  • School of Business
  • Joseph A. Remai School of Construction
  • School of Continuing Education
  • School of Health Sciences
  • School of Hospitality and Tourism
  • School of Human Services and Community Safety
  • School of Information and Communications Technology
  • School of Mining, Energy, and Manufacturing
  • School of Natural Resources and Built Environment
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Transportation

There are about 191 certificates, diplomas, degrees and graduate programs for students to apply in such fields. In addition, it is well-known as having a high graduate employment rate (94%).

Why Choose Saskatchewan Polytechnic?

  • Variety of majors are offered
  • Engaging English learning environment
  • Small-class teaching approach
  • Practical skills to prepare students for their future career
  • Affordable tuition fee
  • Students can transfer credits to other universities
  • High employment rate
  • Variety of academic options

RNIP (Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot)

RNIP is a five-year pilot residency program that helps remote areas and northern communities to attract and retain foreign skilled talents to meet the needs of local economic development and labor market. Saskatchewan Institute of Technology’s Moose Jaw campus is part of one of these 11 communities, allowing international students to have more options in career planning if they are interested in immigrating to Canada.

The project requirements are the following

  • Schools and majors selected by international students
  • Two or more years of coursework in selected community public schools and a Diploma
  • Get a local full-time job offer
  • Meet the minimum language requirements for the type of work (IELTS 4-5.5 points)
  • Apply for and get recommendations from the community

Moose Jaw Campus

  • Population: 35,697 (2020)
  • Area: 46.82 square kilometers
  • 77 kilometers from Regina, the capital of Saskatchewan (40 minutes drive)
  • Important railway hub and logistics center
  • Main economic sectors: agriculture, agricultural production, value-added processing, potash mining, transportation (road and rail), tourism and medical services
  • Rich and diverse, traditional and modern small town cultural life
  • Saskatchewan Institute of Technology Moose Jaw Campus
  • About 2,800 students and 250 faculty members
  • 18 majors (certificates, diplomas, postgraduates) covering the field of industrial economics, with admission in September and January each year

The following lists indicate the offered program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic in 2022 and 2023.

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