Until recently, the Greater Saskatoon Catholic School (GSCS), Saskatchewan’s second largest school division and largest catholic school division, had internet connections in its classroom and administrative operations that one could describe as “good enough”. However, the bandwidth for the school division wasn’t at the level it needed to be for students and teachers to excel […]

New SRNET CEO looks to the future as he steps into role

Chad Coller never expected to spend twelve years of his career at the University of Saskatchewan. As one of the executives dealing with the ups and downs that come with managing information technology at a $1 billion institution, it was a rewarding, albeit challenging environment. “Students, instructors and researchers all depend heavily on technology in […]

Feb 7, 2019- Regina, Saskatchewan — The Saskatchewan Research Network Inc. (SRNET) has installed a new ultra high-speed fibre connection between the University of Regina and Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Regina Campus. The connection supports collaborative applied research and opens up new opportunities to apply advanced learning technologies. Most important, it enables Saskatchewan students, faculty and researchers […]

Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools is SRNET’s newest member! Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools is home to 17,000 students and currently has 44 schools. After recently moving to cloud based services, Greater Saskatoon Catholic chose to directly connect to SRNET. Through SRNET and Canada’s NREN, Greater Saskatoon Catholic is able to access resources that will increase network […]

From using Minecraft in the classroom to incorporating robotics in the curriculum, the 2017 IT Summit demonstrated how innovative technologies are changing Saskatchewan’s educational landscape. Held in Saskatoon, SK, the Summit aimed to explore new teaching practices and promoted the use of technology and network infrastructure among Saskatchewan educators. The Summit featured keynote speaker, Dr. […]

Since 1970, Northlands College has been providing post-secondary education options for people in Saskatchewan’s north. In the new millennium, the College continues to expand the range of career and education choices available to northern students, and SRNET is helping to provide the technological capacity to make it all possible. President and CEO of Northlands College, […]