Wishing all our Post Secondary Students a Happy New Year!
January 2019 has arrived and so starts a brand new academic term. The Saddle Lake Post Secondary Staff would like to wish you all the best and hope that your term has commenced with any concerns. We are in the process of finalizing tuition payments and want to remind students to submit your fall 2018 statement of marks, winter 2019 course schedules/timetables and your winter application form. For those students who have submitted the necessary documents, your prompt submission is much appreciation.
March 15th is our Intersession application deadline (May-June/July-August) and ask that you click on our Sponsorship Procedures tab and scroll down to download the Intersession Application. To students that are not going to enrol in Spring/Summer courses, we ask that you let us know as soon as possible.
On February 15th, we will be hosting our round dance where Saddle Lake Post Secondary, Reinvestment and Employment & Training honor students who have completed their program between January 01, 2017 and December 31, 2018. If you are wondering if you are on our lists, please contact the program whom you received sponsorship from at the following:
Post Secondary: Bernadine Houle-Steinhauer at 780-726-7609
Employment & Training: Rose Collins / Christine Cardinal at 780-290-3014
2018/2019 Student Policy Handbook is now available to review, download or print
Students who wish to have a digital copy can click here: 2018/2019 SLPS Student Policy Handbook, and you will be directed to our Policy Handbook manual. From here, you can either view a specific page, download to a file or print full document.
SLPS Winter 2019 Application Form can be viewed, saved to a file or printed
Attention all Continuing SLPS Students:
Students who have already been approved for the the 2018/2019 academic year
If you have not filled out our Winter application and submitted these documents to us already, please do so today. Along with your application we will require your Winter 2019 Course Schedule / Timetable and your Fall 2018 Statement of Marks as soon as you have access to them. You can either scan Email to:
Betty Ann Cardinal, Student Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org;
Melodee Duckchief, Administrative Assistant at email@example.com or;
Bernadine Houle-Steinhauer, Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
or you can Fax your documents to the office at:
or you can stop by the office and hand deliver them to us.
For Prospective Students:
If you were applying for sponsorship through SLPS for a January 01st start, you should have already submitted the following, on or before Monday, October 15, 2018, if you have not, our next application deadline is June 01st for September 2019 start:
As a Returning Student:
SLPS Winter 2019 Sponsorship Application and Waiver form;
Acceptance Letter from your institution;
Recent transcripts from all educational institutions that you have attended in the past;
Confirmation of Course Registration (January – April 2019);
Updated Career Plan (if it’s been more than 5 years);
Tuition Assessment Fees;
As a New Student:
all the above plus Eligibility confirmation from Saddle Lake Membership;
This year we have 6 Saddle Lake Cree Nation grade 12 students attending this event. These students are from Kihew Asiniy, Ashmont Secondary School and from the Outreach Program in Saddle Lake. They will be learning about the programs that are available from the U of A, more importantly, the Transition Year Program, application process, Bursaries & Scholarships, Housing, Financial awareness and so much more. The Aboriginal Student Services is now called the First Peoples’ House.
Learn about University of Alberta undergraduate programs, housing, awards, and services
Connect with faculty and service representatives
Meet new people from other high schools and Aboriginal communities
Win great prizes including UAlberta apparel and more!
Attention all Saddle Lake Cree Nation Post Secondary Students!
Are you planning on continuing into the Spring/Summer term?
If you are or your program continues into the intersession term, then you will need to fill out our Saddle Lake Post Secondary Sponsorship Application Form before March 15th. Also, as a reminder to all SLPS students, you should have already submitted your Fall 2017 statement of marks, if you have not, please do this today to avoid any delays in your PSA.
Thank you to all those students who have submitted all their documents and we look forward to assisting you as you move forward into the intersession or fall term.
What you need to submit for the 2018 Intersession term:
Are you looking for an exciting and unique work experience opportunity this summer that would involve travel and working directly with First Nations? Well here is an opportunity for you! The Department of Indigenous Services Canada (DISC) has a number of opportunities for work as a Treaty Annuity Payment student this summer.
Typical tasks may include:
corresponding and liaising with First Nations to obtain dates and time of Treaty Pay
corresponding and liaising with Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to confirm attendance
coordinating and making travel arrangements for volunteers
travelling to First Nations communities (Note: Travel may require working some weekends and evenings and travel to remote communities)
distribution of Treaty Pay to First Nation members
The Office Administration Assistant is a six month term position and resumes can be submitted to the Saddle Lake Employment & Training Office.
GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION:
This position is to provide administrative support to post secondary staff and perform general secretarial duties such as data entry, greeting visitors, answering phone calls, handling and filing of incoming/outgoing correspondence and financial records. Handle routine inquiries regarding education from both general membership and students.
There is only one application form for all summer student positions – students will then be considered for specific roles based on their location. For questions about the program or the application/review process please contact Janelle Kelbert at Janelle_kelbert@transcanada.com.