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Congratulations Class of Fall 2018! Welcoming 1,328 new SAIT grads to the alumni family!
How to survive — and thrive — in the new world of work Tips to succeed in an unpredictable job market.
On the Job: Carl Heikel, Team Lead of Engineering, Optanix SAIT Network Engineering grad thrives on the challenge posed by ever-evolving technology.
Top Calgary restaurant patios with a SAIT connection Find these dining spots on OpenTable's list of 100 Best Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in Canada.
Food, heroes and memorable moments 7 things you didn’t know about SAIT alumna and Top Chef Canada competitor Jinhee Lee.
Welcome to the family: A message from Albert Mejia (ACST ’10, BA ’14) From the 2017 Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipient to the graduating class of spring 2018.
Welcome to the family: A message from Avree Bujaczek (CPM '15) From the 2017 Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipient to the graduating class of spring 2018.
SAIT alumni by the numbers There are 5,184 SAIT students graduating this spring — here's how the numbers shake out.
SAIT and NASA team up SAIT's expertise in UAVs helps NASA explore new ways of detecting methane gas emissions.
SAIT grad among the stars Journalism grad Jenn Five has built an international career photographing some of music's biggest names.
Prepare yourself for the future of work A new world is emerging at breakneck speed as technology shapes and shakes the lives we live and the work we do.
SAIT grads fuse passion for skateboarding and carpentry Calgary business partners and brothers Adrian and Martinus of AdrianMartinus source recycled wood to create one-of-a-kind art.
A calligrapher, two bakers and a cabinetmaker Traditional craftspeople and artisans are attracting new customers thanks to the desire for personalized, environmentally sustainable, locally sourced goods.
New student award celebrates SAIT’s oldest known alumnus Clarence Hollingworth is honoured as he turns 103.
On the Job: Naomi Pereira, CEO, JobJar Architectural Technologies grad is the creator of a digital marketplace that empowers skilled workers.
On the Job: Rosalyn Ediger, world-class chef SAIT grad's culinary career has taken her around the world cooking for world leaders, top businessmen and celebrities.
10 years of Outstanding Young Alumni SAIT's annual Alumni Awards recognize exceptional leadership in industry, community involvement and support for SAIT.
On the Job: Leah Hennel, award-winning photojournalist 20 years capturing stories that matter.
What it takes to compete at the Olympic level Olympian Melanie McCann and Paralympian Patrick Jarvis say the sacrifice is really no sacrifice at all.
Pro Tips: Water damage in the winter SAIT expert shares what to do if your pipe breaks and how to avoid it.
So you've been laid off ― 3 steps to get your career back on track SAIT’s Student Employment and Career Centre offers free services to all SAIT alumni.
On the Job: Sehra Bindal, Co-founder, Veg-In YYC Traditional recipes, veggies and a whole lot of love make up Veg-In YYC.
Top 12 SAIT alumni stories of 2017 We closed our centennial year, celebrated 30 years of alumni awards and launched a new look for LINK magazine.
Capturing the extraordinary in the ordinary SAIT journalism grad Darcy Cheek spent his 30-year career in community journalism.
Generosity on display for SAIT Giving Day SAIT's first Giving Day an overwhelming success with over $70K raised for SAIT student funds.
Get ready for SAIT's first Giving Day SAIT Giving Day is a 24-hour campaign on Monday, Oct. 30 to raise $25,000 in support of SAIT students.
Giving Day to support student funds Two new funds were created to be launched on SAIT Giving Day: the SAIT Student Success Fund and the SAIT Alumni Scholarship Fund.
Welcome new alumni! We welcomed 6,808 grads to the SAIT alumni family in 2017.
A new look for LINK Magazine From its cover and content to its typefaces and paper stock, SAIT’s flagship magazine has been completely redesigned.
Introducing the 2017 Alumni Award recipients The five recipients truly represent the spirit of SAIT.
When safe isn't simple A new provincial protocol makes it easier to hold negligent business owners criminally responsible for putting workers at rist, but is it enough?
Escape rooms offer insight into team culture LINK sent a team into a Calgary escape room to explore what could be learned about teamwork.
The future of community journalism LINK explores what the future holds for weekly newspapers and community journalists.
Superfoods fuel social success SAIT alumna’s raw food and juice bar nurtures the body and pleases the eye.
Workplace safety, from top to bottom SAIT emphasizes the importance of workplace safety across industries with Day of Mourning Scholarship.
Hot tips to improve your grill skills Three tips to maximize the flavour profile and appeal of your favourite BBQ meals.
Welcome new alumni! See highlights from the Spring 2017 Convocation Ceremony and learn about the perks of being a SAIT graduate.
SAIT closes centennial year with a moment in time On June 5, SAIT buried a time capsule to be opened in 100 years — and later unveiled a centennial art installation.
Journalism grad gives voice to female artists Hayley Muir would have been stoked if someone had told her younger self that that she would grow up to be an advocate for women in the arts.
Training the next generation of culinary entrepreneurs SAIT announces new Culinary Entrepreneurship post-diploma certificate.
Spiritual journey leads alumnus back to SAIT Art Kung is becoming well-known across SAIT ― and not just for his distinctive mustache.
SAIT research group helps TLink redesign GPS golf watch Improved technology means golfers can also improve their game.
New SAIT lab gives entrepreneurs access to essential services Entrepreneurs and U of C researchers work on proprietary technologies in the Kinetica Innovation Centre at SAIT.
Virtuoso Electric brings green solutions to Albertans SAIT alumni Gursh Bal and Kai Fahrion are the founders of Virtuoso Electric, a sustainable energy company.
SAIT community surpasses 100 charitable projects goal SAIT centennial's 100 Projects Project shows giving back is in our DNA.
SAIT’s first MOOC is now in session SAIT launched its first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), a free elearning course for aspiring entrepreneurs. Find out what it is and how it works.
RTBN instructor celebrates the sacrifice of success RTBN instructor, Richard Stroobant is reaching out to former students and congratulating them on working hard to achieve greatness in their careers.
30 Years of Alumni Awards This year marks the 30th year that SAIT has honoured graduates who have turned the ordinary into the exceptional through the Distinguished and Outstanding Young Alumni Awards.
Local chef takes home Canadian culinary gold Local chef and SAIT alumna, Jinhee Lee wins the 2017 Canadian Culinary Championships in Kelowna, BC.
100 Projects Project creates a ripple effect in the community SAIT is mobilizing alumni, students, employees and partners to deliver 100 charitable projects by the spring of 2017.
Two SAIT alumni named to Avenue's Top 40 Under 40 Avenue Calgary's 2016 Top 40 Under 40 list includes SAIT alumni Jeff Orr, co-owner of Tool Shed Brewing and Colin Smith, owner of Green Event Services.
Our next century begins with a bang It was a remarkable weekend as The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) celebrated 100 years of action-based education in Alberta.
Welcome new alumni! See highlights from Fall Convocation and learn more about the perks of being a SAIT graduate.
A brew to celebrate 100 years Tool Shed Brewing Company in partnership with SAIT’s Student Association has created a commemorative craft beer to celebrate SAIT’s centennial.
Alumni Awards kick off centennial celebrations Think about the legacy of SAIT’s more than 227,000 alumni during the past century and it’s staggering.
SAIT chef to compete for the World's Top Chef Under 30 title Sean MacDonald, 25, has quickly made a name for himself on Calgary’s restaurant scene.
Alumnus honoured for his dedication to good service Winning a White Hat award is an honour for any Calgarian, but to India-born SAIT alumnis Nitin Parswani, the news was exhilarating.
Alumnus captures conflict with his camera Photojournalism alumnus Gavin John (JA’13) knew he wanted to work in conflict zones taking pictures and telling stories long before he ever graduated.
SAIT digs up a 25-year-old time capsule SAIT fills time capsule full of memorabilia that spoke to what life was like 25 years ago.
Outstanding Young Alumnus to direct his first feature Matt Watterworth (FVP ‘08) was chosen along with 17 other first-time directors as a finalist in Telefilm Canada’s Micro-Budget Production Program.
Keeping the Stampede Parade moving SAIT Alumnus John Dumonceaux loves a parade, specifically the Calgary Stampede Parade. Dumonceaux, BA ’94, has volunteered for the past 27 years.
Heather Culbert the first SAIT grad to serve as Board Chair Heather Culbert will make history as the first alumna to be appointed as Chair of the Board of Governors.
Welcome new alumni! See highlights from Spring Convocation and learn more about the perks of being a SAIT graduate.
Bissett Bursary student defies the odds and earns his diploma In the sea of SAIT’s School of ICT graduates, one student in particular will cross the stage after overcoming seemingly insurmountable odds.
SAIT opens its doors to evacuees SAIT took in almost 400 evacuees fleeing the raging forest fire in Fort McMurray, AB.
Cooking on the set of Survivor SAIT alumnus, Troy Fleischhaker has been one of three head chefs on the popular reality TV show, Survivor for four seasons.
Alumnus takes over as SAITSA's Executive Director It’s not about the money. It’s about family, according to Blair McCormick, SAITSA’s newest executive director.
Get ready for SAIT's new look SAIT's new brand is a reflection of who we have been, who we are and who we want to become.
SAIT Centennial - Marking a massive milestone Centennial Project Director Cathy Downey is leading a team dedicated to marking SAIT's 100th birthday.
Drilling down: the current reality of a career in the energy industry Signs at Calgary's gateways welcome visitors to "Be part of the energy."
100 projects: showing the spirit and compassion that make SAIT great SAIT's highly skilled alumni, students and employees are invited to lend their expertise to 100 philanthropic projects.
SAITSA plans for new student headquarters After six years of saving, students voted in a November 2015 referendum to invest in a new campus campus centre.
SAIT alumna in command of campus space As SAIT's Landlord, Delisa Daniel's job is to juggle the academic and departmental needs of SAIT staff and students with the school's finite space.
Renovating tools for the trades David Hornstein's experience as a plumber inspired him to create a tool - and a company - to make work safer, healthier and easier for others in the industry.
Pushing the (building) envelope SAIT's Green Building Technologies research team worked with Mattamy Homes to develop best practices for net-zero home construction in Alberta.
Faster than the wind When someone wants to set an ice boat record, the vehicle's design needs to become less "box car: and more "formula one."
Ron Tarrant lands production role with Howard Stern At just 27, the radio production wunderkind from Calgary has already reached the summit of his chosen profession.
CAPP president talks tough times and opportunities The President and CEO of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) appealed to SAIT students.
Outstanding Young Alumna shares her entrepreneurial spirit Sarah Erasmus has been quite busy since receiving the Outstanding Young Alumni Award last fall.
Recreating one of the world’s most memorable helmets SAIT researchers reverse engineered and 3D printed what they describe as an almost-perfect replica of the over-the-top techno helmet.
Career Directions promises opportunity for alumni and students When Chris Adair graduated from SAIT's Mechanical Engineering Technology program he had no problem finding work in his field.
A pillar of positivity: Remembering Trojan's basketball legend Phil Allen Denise Allen shares memories of her late husband and legendary Trojans basketball coach, Phil Allen.
Heritage Hall stands the test of time SAIT's landmark stands tall 95 years after its ground breaking and its design continues to influence the look of the modern campus.
SAIT keeps swimming in campus centre The swimming pool at SAIT will remain a part of campus wellness centre facilities.
A souped-up education in vehicle modifications The course introduces students to working with clients or car enthusiasts who want to upgrade the look or performance of vehicles.
Being Santa Claus SAIT alumnus and instructor, Doug Craig (BA '75) says being Santa Claus is a part of his soul.
Stimulating growth for green-living SAIT is working with a national builder to bring net-zero homes into the mainstream market and help reduce greenhouse-gas emissions in Canada.
Alumnus steeps his own success Wayne Ha (PCK '09), owner of The Tea Factory in Calgary, has been selling his high-quality teas at the SAITSA-run cafe, The Odyssey on campus since the beginning of the 2015 fall semester.
SAIT filmmaker debuts first feature-length film Thomas Robert Lee (FVP '10), a first-time writer and director screened his first feature-length film, Empyrean, at the Calgary International Film Festival in August.
SAIT researcher recognized for innovative cattle-tracking system SAIT researchers took the top award for Innovation in Agricultural Science at the 2015 ASTech Awards for their ground-breaking cattle-tracking system.
Students vote for new SAITSA headquarters SAIT students recently voted "yes" in a referendum that will now allow SAITSA to access funds to build its new headquarters.
Young SAIT chef takes the heat in competition Chef Ian MacDougall (PCK '11) won the Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship competition.
Tracking the Energy Industry's 'Dark Assets' t's 14 feet long, eight feet wide, six inches thick, and weighs 3,400 pounds — and very difficult to track.
SAIT Trojans Raise the Roof for Mental Health When the SAIT Trojans make some noise for mental health, their sound waves travel province-wide and gain national recognition.
Going electric: SAIT helps alumnus realize his dream Peter Fedorick's dream career always involved screaming rock n' roll guitars. Not playing them - building them. And SAIT has helped him realize that dream.
One for the books After attending the MAD4 cooking symposium, SAIT alumna Creedance Ewenin spearheaded donations of more than 300 cookbooks to help start a library for chefs living in Nairobi.
Celebrating exceptional alumni SAIT's 2015 Distinguished Alumni and Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipients possess a striking mix of ingenuity, inspiration and dedication to their chosen fields.
Business Alumnus Brings Sneaker Culture to Calgary Albert Mejia is building a career and a community on sneakers, streetwear and street dance.
Big bike, big ideas At 13 years of age and standing 45 feet long and 8 feet wide, the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Big Bike is a Calgary legend and a larger-than-life fundraising tool.
Confronting the high costs of calibration Four SAIT students create a prototype of a calibration tool that can be used anywhere - even in a bucket of water.
An artful conversation Teresa Coulter’s Sock Drawer paintings portray fellow emergency medical technicians who are dealing with PTSD.
Welcome new alumni See highlights from Spring Convocation and learn more about the perks of being a SAIT graduate.
Recharging learning with new 3D simulation software New 3D simulation software created by SAIT employees will soon help electrical students more easily grasp complex theoretical concepts.
Transforming at-risk youth into culinary leaders Some of Calgary's top chefs are working with at-risk youth this summer to inspire them to build upon their culinary talents.
Government of Canada invests in applied education at SAIT SAIT gets a boost from Western Economic Diversification, for projects designed to enhance skills development and applied research.
SAIT Trojans receive national award for mental health campaign The SAIT Trojans have been recognized nationally for raising awareness about mental health.
From security threat to humanitarian tool SAIT instructor, Shahab Moeini knows Unmanned Aerial Vehicles can be much more.
Reimagining the textbook Marketing instructor James Sprenger decided to try something new - creating a digital graphic novel to replace standard textbook readings.
Proud father graduates alongside his daughter “This is the proudest day of my life,” says Scott Walter PCK’15.
Welcome new alumni See highlights from Spring Convocation and learn more about the perks of being a SAIT graduate.
Honorary Degree Recipients set to inspire at Spring Convocation. A 100-year-old alumnus to be honoured during the May Convocation ceremonies at SAIT.
Vulnerable youth find their smiles at SAIT Free dental health clinic offers care and community connection.
Motorcycle culture thrives on SAIT campus It's clear that there's a thriving community on the SAIT campus that loves life at full throttle.
Testing trusses: a powerful education for CET students How can trades working in the construction industry quickly and effectively gain working knowledge of proper hole placement in I-joist truss systems?
Women of the Wild West SAIT’s contribution to Calgary’s culinary community was on display big time in the Big Apple last April.
Experience speaks volumes Young people sit in a circle with their eyes fixed on Marion Lerat, Elder in Residence at SAIT's Chinook Lodge. They talk about language, how it was lost, and where it can be found.
First-of-its-kind training in hydrocarbon measurement New Hydrocarbon Measurement Certificate of Achievement helps Alberta set the gold standard for training
Distinguished alumnus puts slow food on the fast track Rouge Restaurant has been named #1 in Avenue Magazine's list of Calgary's Top 10 Restaurants and included on the list of Canada's Best 100 Restaurants.
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