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.
The Saddle Lake Post Secondary Staff, would like to wish all our Post Secondary Students, near and far, the very best in the coming weeks. We also want to say, good job to completing the Fall 2017 academic term successfully and pray that 2018 continues to bring you and your family good vibes.
We know that some of you have had some challenges throughout the term and we are thankful that you were able to navigate through those challenges and are continuing to move forward in a good way.
Currently, here at the office, we are busy getting your winter enrolments in order and are sorting through documents that student are sending in. Also, just a head up to those new students, to avoid delays, please make sure your documents are submitted and a HUGE THANK YOU to all those students who have submitted their documents in on time, much appreciated. Documents required for the Winter term :
Winter Saddle Lake Post Secondary Application;
Winter Course Schedule / Timetable;
Fall statement of marks.
If you have any concerns or question regarding Tuition, Books, Supplies or PSA, please give us a call at the office or send us an email. You can also click on the following link to access our STUDENT POLICY HANDBOOK where you can find information about the services that we provide. On page 38, you can find our PSA distribution dates and on pages 10 – 13 you can find information on our Sponsorship Application Procedures.
There will be no student incentives this year;
All students are reminded to please inform the Saddle Lake Post Secondary Staff of any changes in their Academic or Personal status. This includes, residency, withdrawals from course(s)/program, etc;
DECEMBER 15 – 17th the Saddle Lake Cree Nation Christmas Hampers will be distributed, please ensure someone is home;
DECEMBER 19th is the Saddle Lake Community Supper, more info, please call the Band office at 780-726-3829;
DECEMBER 21st is the Saddle Lake Community Gathering;
DECEMBER 20th is PSA Distribution;
DECEMBER 22nd Saddle Lake Band Offices will be closed at noon and reopen on JANUARY 8, 2018, all essential staff will be on hand during this time;
MARCH 15th is the deadline for the INTERSESSION (May-August)
We the Saddle Lake Education Authority Staff would like to wish the Saddle Lake Membership and our Post Secondary Students a happy holiday season and all the best in 2018!