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Your classes have officially begun — it's time to get ready, get set and get involved. First8 is a series of events during your first eight weeks at SAIT designed to help you succeed. Discover the services available to you and connect with your new SAIT community.  


Weeks 1 and 2: Aug. 27 - Sept. 7

There's a lot to do and discover at SAIT. Your first stop is orientation — meet your instructors and classmates, find your way around and get yourself organized. 


Weeks 3 and 4: Sept. 10 - 21

Starting to settle in? Now's the time to check in with yourself and make sure to take care of your physical and mental well-being. Join an open drum circle, try a free drop-in recreation class and more.


Weeks 5 and 6: Sept. 24 - Oct. 5

Start your network — connect with your instructors and peers. The best way to start? Get involved. Join one of over 60 clubs and check out available co-curricular activities, they're recognized for your Co-Curricular Record making you more employable after graduation. And, be sure to check our event calendar to find the latest activities available across campus. 


Weeks 7 and 8: Oct. 8 - 19

Sign up for our success seminars — improve your studying and learning skills, learn about scholarships and bursaries, and how to stress less. Short on time? We've got you — between classes you can drop by one of our Own your Midterms booths across campus to speak with an advisor.

Schedule of events 

Check out the upcoming events planned during the first eight weeks of classes.

Looking for more? Search for First8 events on our Event Calendar.

Event Calendar

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