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Choose from short-term or semester-long exchanges, program-specific field schools and study tours, or internships to earn credit towards your SAIT career program. We offer a variety of study abroad programs through partner institutions across the globe to fit your availability and interests.

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Field school trips

Explore program-specific topics and gain applied, hands-on learning through short duration field school trips. On a field school trip, you will undertake a combination of coursework, assignments, and field studies that will integrate learning with the location.

GEN Design Thinking Exchange to the Institute of Technical Education
Travelling to: Singapore Travelling in: June 9 – 24, 2018 Cost: $1,500 Application deadline: February 26, 2018
Eligible programs: All SAIT programs
Description: Learn about design thinking as a method for practical and creative problem solving and how to develop focused solutions while studying at the Institute of Technical Education in Singapore. Take in the breathtaking view of Clarke Quay, discover the Bay area, Chinatown and Little India and shop the markets along the Singapore River. 
Culinary Study Tour to Eastern Europe
Travelling to: Germany, Czech Republic, Austria and Hungary Travelling in: May 6 - 18, 2018 Cost: $3,860 Application deadline: December 18, 2017
Eligible programs: Baking and Pastry Arts, Professional Cooking, Hospitality Management, Travel and Tourism
Description: Learn about the culture and rich history of Eastern Europe while discovering the vibrant culinary scenes in Berlin, Prague and Vienna. Through hands-on learning, you’ll take away new techniques that you can immediately apply in the kitchen.
Hospitality Management Study Tour 2018
Travelling to: Vietnam Travelling in: May 5 - 16, 2018 Cost: $3,800 Application deadline: TBD
Eligible programs: Baking and Pastry Arts, Professional Cooking, Hospitality Management, Travel and Tourism
Description: Get a taste for adventure in Vietnam. Explore the countryside or bask on Nha Trang's perfect beaches with your classmates. You’ll also develop your language skills and develop lifelong friendships while learning about the local hospitality management industry.
Travel and Tourism Study Tour
Travelling to: Costa Rica Travelling in: May 5 - 16, 2018 Cost: $3,800 Application deadline: TBD
Eligible programs: Baking and Pastry Arts, Professional Cooking, Hospitality Management, Travel and Tourism
Description: Get firsthand experience travelling abroad to Central America. You’ll learn how to research, quote and plan travel itineraries, learn to embrace a foreign culture and how to market travel and tourism.
Medical Radiological Technology
Travelling to: Denmark Travelling in: May 5 - 12, 2018 Cost: $3,200 Application deadline: Closed
Eligible programs: Diagnostic Medical Sonography Diploma
Description: Gain a better understanding of the Medical Radiology Technology field while studying at the Metropolitan University College in Copenhagen, Denmark. You'll learn about Danish healthcare, history, culture and education systems through field trips to local hospitals and through classroom instruction. Take time to explore Copenhagen — shop the Strøget, see the famed Tivoli Gardens, Kronborg Castle, the century-old The Little Mermaid sculpture and more. 

Program-specific study tours

Hone your skills during a program-specific study tour. Get international exposure to another side of your industry while gaining applied, hands-on learning that you can immediately apply to your studies. 

GEN Short Term Exchange to the Box Hill Institute
Travelling to: Australia Travelling in: May 15 – June 3, 2018 Cost: $2,500 Application deadline: February 26, 2018
Eligible programs: All SAIT programs
Description: Get work ready while studying at Box Hill Institute in Melbourne, Australia. In your free time, explore Melbourne's world-class dining and art galleries, shop the famous markets and discover local sites like Prince Philip Island and Great Ocean Road — and plan to go to an Australian football or cricket game.
GEN Short Term Exchange to the Institute of Technical Education
Travelling to: Singapore Travelling in: July 15 - Aug. 4, 2018 Cost: $1,500 Application deadline: April 6, 2018
Eligible programs: All SAIT programs
Description: Explore local sites and culture while studying at the Institute of Technical Education in Singapore. Take in the breathtaking view of Clarke Quay, discover the Bay area, Chinatown and Little India and shop the markets along the Singapore River. 
GEN Aerospace Exchange to the Institute of Technical Education
Travelling to: Singapore Travelling in: Aug. 12 – 25, 2018 Cost: $1,500 Application deadline: April 6, 2018
Eligible programs: Avionics and Aircraft Maintenance
Description: Hone your avionics and aircraft maintenance skills while studying at the Institute of Technical Education in Singapore. Take in the breathtaking view of Clarke Quay, discover the Bay area, Chinatown and Little India and shop the markets along the Singapore River.
GEN Short Term Exchange to the Institute of Technical Education
Travelling to: Singapore Travelling in: July 15 – August 4, 2018 Cost: $1,500 Application deadline: April 6, 2018
Eligible programs: Select programs in School of Business, School of Information Communication Technologies, School of Manufacturing, School of Transportation
Description: Hone your skills while studying at the Institute of Technical Education in Singapore. Take in the breathtaking view of Clarke Quay, discover the Bay area, Chinatown and Little India and shop the markets along the Singapore River.
GEN Short Term EMT - Paramedic Exchange to the Institute of Technical Education
Travelling to: Singapore Travelling in: May 27 – June 9, 2018 Cost: $1,500 Application deadline: February 26, 2018
Eligible programs: Emergency Medical Technology-Paramedic
Description: Hone your paramedical skills while studying at the Institute of Technical Education in Singapore. Take in the breathtaking view of Clarke Quay, discover the Bay area, Chinatown and Little India and shop the markets along the Singapore River.
GEN Short Term Exchange to Kirkwood Community College
Travelling to: USA Travelling in: Sept. 10 - 30, 2018 Cost: $1,500 Application deadline: April 6, 2018
Eligible programs: All SAIT programs
Description: Feel the energy while studying at Kirkwood Community College in dynamic Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA. Home to over 300 manufacturing plants and two dozen Fortune 500 companies — like Rockwell Collins, General Mills and Quaker Oats — Cedar Rapids is also known for its world-class dining, shopping, art and culture scenes. 

Service learning programs

Give back through serving local communities across the globe while gaining invaluable experience. Service learning programs can be more physically demanding than other programs, but they can also be more rewarding. Combining education with community service, you'll volunteer or work on a civic engagement project and then reflect on your experience in the classroom. 

GEN Service Learning Program
Travelling to: Cambodia Travelling in: TBD Cost: $1,700 Application deadline: April 6, 2018
Eligible programs: All SAIT programs
Description: Travel to Cambodia to work on a community-focused project while you make lifelong connections from around the globe. Discover the sights of the capital city of Phnom Penh, travel to Siem Reap to cruise the largest lake in the region, Tonle Sap, and see floating villages, and explore the vast complex of the temples of Angkor, where you can marvel at the iconic Angkor Wat.

Semester exchanges

Want to travel for a while longer? Choose to take pre-determined courses through one of our partner institutions over a full-semester term. Courses align with your SAIT program and, upon successful completion, you’ll gain academic credit towards your program.

GEN Semester Exchange to the Box Hill Institute
Travelling to: Australia Travelling in: July – December 2018 Cost: Varies Application deadline: February 26, 2018
Eligible programs: Architectural Technologies
Description: Get work ready while studying architectural technologies at Box Hill Institute in Melbourne, Australia for a full-semester. You’ll take pre-determined courses that align with your current SAIT program and, upon successful completion, you’ll gain academic credit. Explore Melbourne's world-class dining and art galleries, shop the famous markets and discover local sites like Prince Philip Island and Great Ocean Road — and plan to go to an Australian football or cricket game.

International workplace experiential learning

Travel and work outside of Canada on a work placement to complete your SAIT program practicum requirements. You can identify your placement provider or leverage existing SAIT networks identified through your program practicum coordinator.

The Washington Centre
Travelling to: USA Travelling in: Various Cost: Varies  Application deadline: Ongoing
Eligible programs: All SAIT programs
Description: Spend the summer immersed in historic Washington, D.C. participating in an internship relevant to your SAIT program. Discover the capital's rich history through visits to numerous monuments, museums and memorials. During your internship, you'll engage in meaningful coursework and programming, expand your network — you'll leave equipped with the skills and confidence to thrive in your future career. 
The Alberta-Saxony Intercultural Internship Alliance
Travelling to: Germany Travelling in: Various Cost: Varies Application deadline: Ongoing
Eligible programs: All SAIT programs
Description: Travel to vibrant Saxony, Germany for an internship through the Alberta-Saxony Internship Program. Known as the cultural capital of Germany, discover Saxony's world-renowned art scene. During your internship, you'll be involved in research, technology and business practices in a wide variety of areas including, health, energy, environment, education and economic development. You’ll gain essential professional development and life skills, preparing you to succeed in your future career.