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WorldSkills 101 The ins and outs behind this Olympic-style, trade and technology competition.
Forage like a chef As wild edible plants became a food trend, SAIT's Chef Andrew Hewson began to educate himself about foraging. For the past eight years, Hewson and other SAIT culinary instructors have studied with Julie Walker, a nature educator whose Full Circle Adventures company offers plant walks and workshops.
Keith MacPhail recognized as a Member of the Order of Canada SAIT Distinguished Alumnu and honorary degree recipient, Keith MacPHail has been appointed to the Order of Canada.
Back at SAIT for Fall 2019 It’s still summer, but soon you’ll be coming back to campus for Tuesday, Sept. 3. Make sure you’re ready for your second first day of classes.
Young originals in the house Camp’s in for summer
The Tools for Success Ashley Funk never thought she would go back to school — until she discovered SAIT's Culinary Entrepreneurship program.
Peak conditions for ice cream transport Ensuring trucks and drivers are meeting required delivery standards.
Just add water Creating cleaner fuel one step at a time.
SAIT Class of 2019 holds key to digital transformation Entire graduating class to also receive credentials via blockchain technology
Ace your convocation Here’s everything you need to know to make the best of your big day!
Phi Theta Kappa graduates to greatness SAIT’s honour society chapter enrolment jumps from 800 to 1,370 members
Skills Canada National Results SAIT took home seven medals in the 2019 Skills Canada National Competition.
A student’s second chance Matt Brewer took a leap by attending SAIT — and landed on his feet.
Energy Dragons Winners Present a Water Reduction Solution for the Oil Sands Energy Dragons first prize winners create an innovative way to reduce water rates in the oil sands.
They’ve got the skills SAIT competitors train to best the rest at the Skills Canada National Competition
Prescription for better health Smart dispenser gives powerful drugs in proper doses
Student award inspires confidence Student Awards inspire the confidence to share stories, thoughts and ideas with the world.
Service in the sky SAIT crafts custom Hospitality corporate training solution for WestJet Dreamliner launch
SAIT Family Campaign spreads messages of support and philanthropy More than 300 SAIT faculty and staff came out in support of the 2019 SAIT Family Campaign, raising a grand total of $110,000.
The business pivot: staying nimble to stay profitable What does technology disruption mean to your workforce?
Supply chain and collaboration crucial to weathering economy If your company has closely examined supply costs in light of reduced revenues, you’re not alone.
Modest grant for tiny house has big payoff When a shipping container was trucked onto the parking lot beside SAIT’s Green Building Technologies house, it seemed a big delivery had just arrived.
Get your finances into shape Money matters. Healthy finances can help you feel organized and both avoid and manage stress.
Making a splash SAIT tackles skill gap in water management with innovative new program
Thrive at SAIT Thrive at SAIT — mental health and well-being resources for SAIT students
SAIT enhances commitment to student mental health New strategy focuses on learner success through positive mental well-being
SAIT enhances commitment to student mental health New strategy focuses on learner success through positive mental well-being
Celebrating friendship by supporting future women in leadership In honour of their 10-year friendship, three SAIT alumnua create a student award to support women in the broadcasting and tourism industries.
SAIT honours students, industry with annual President's Awards SAIT President and CEO, Dr. David Ross presented the awards during the annual President's Dinner.
Building on the future with experience gained at SAIT The SAIT lab where high school student Anjali Patadia volunteers is an immersive journey into the real world of fabrication.
Building on the future with experience gained at SAIT To Anjali Patadia, a grade 12 student in Calgary, building stuff brings joy.
New SAIT department will help your organization prepare for the future world of work Meet Randy Paquette, Director of SAIT's new Corporate Engagement Office.
New skills for new jobs Manpower and SAIT team up to provide programs to those changing fields
A better balance Celebrate International Women’s Day with SAIT
3 things to remember from First8 You're done your First8 — make the rest of the semester count
Eating up the competition SkipTheDishes founder shares entrepreneurial tips with SAIT
From ‘nice to meet you’ to ‘I do’ Alumni tie the knot where it all began
Your job hunt starts when you start at SAIT Get career — and Career Fair — ready with help from the Student Employment and Career Centre
Craft a resumé that gets noticed Get career — and Career Fair — ready with help from the Student Employment and Career Centre
Put your best pitch forward Get career — and Career Fair — ready with help from the Student Employment and Career Centre
Strategize your way to exam success Write exams like a pro
Métis students set up for success at SAIT SAIT announces $950,000 to remove barriers and support the success of Métis students.
Building SAIT Pride Foster inclusivity and support for our diverse community
Our casa, su casa Get comfortable at SAIT’s Open House
Six lessons we’re building on in 2019 Green Building Technologies (GBT) at SAIT is always looking to the future when it comes to building healthy, hardworking homes and offices.
Don't skip this SAIT welcomes Andrew Chau, co-founder of SkipTheDishes
SAITSA makes history with a precedent-setting gift to SAIT Money will support future student space
SAITSA makes history with a precedent-setting gift to SAIT SAIT's Students' Association has made a historic $10 million gift to SAIT in support of future plans to create a dedicated space for students.
Get active at SAIT Focus on fitness and fun in week 3 of First8
Make a plan to master time management It’s week three of your First8 and it’s a great time to get organized.
Merry and bright As we head towards longer days of sunshine, why not capture the sun's power to brighten our winter nights?
SAIT first in Canada to issue digital credentials through blockchain Idea for digitizing credentials at SAIT originates with students
Add Chocolate Snowballs to your holiday baking Tis the season for holiday baking
National College Health Assessment (NCHA) National College Health Assessment (NCHA) survey
Education applied How SAIT makes a difference in students’ lives
7 SAIT presents for easy giving Stay at SAIT for holiday shopping
REDress Project Recognizing Canada’s missing and murdered Indigenous women
Navigating the digital vortex Preparing SAIT students and business partners for disruption
Nine life lessons from the Edge The good, the bad and the ugly – SAIT students hear what it takes to be an entrepreneur.
Training employees pays big dividends at Mullen Group Your workforce is your greatest asset. Keep your employees current and engaged with training from SAIT.
Pressure cooker Fundraising competition partners SAIT students with popular chefs
The OWLs have landed The Student Development and Counselling office has recruited a team of Outreach and Wellness Leaders to help promote positive student well-being across campus.
Legacy bequest establishes the Randy O'Dell Centre for Electrical Trades The Centre will benefit thousands of students in electrical apprenticeship programs within SAIT's MacPhail School of Energy.
Community service meets study abroad adventure in Guatemala Unique experience builds more than houses
Clean steam New lab aims to provide environmentally-friendly solutions for the oilsands
A world of opportunity The scenic route to discovering a career in international education can be different for everyone.
Wearing SAIT colours with pride Canadian Armed Forces lieutenant talks deep connection to institution
Let’s get global International Education Week is Nov. 13 – 16
Federal funding helps SAIT’s CIRUS take flight The Centre for Innovation and Research into Unmanned Systems (CIRUS) receives $2 million from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s College and Community Innovation Program
Giving Day rings success for SAIT students Over 24 hours on Tuesday, Oct. 30 the SAIT community raised $125,903, all of which will go toward supporting student success.
Matching the spirit of Giving Day gift for gift The Richardson family has made a generous donation that has paved the road to success for SAIT’s second annual Giving Day.
Creating opportunities for growth Student, Kori Ford explains how the Student Success Fund is creating opportunities for her and fellow students to grow beyond the classroom.
Making athletic dreams a reality Two-time Trojans student-athlete and Olympian Melanie McCann thanks the SAIT Adopt-A-Trojan program for allowing her to continue to competing at the national level.
A #SAITGIVES challenge SAIT donor Regan Anderson has set the hashtag challenge for this year's Giving Day in support of students.
Exploring new skies Unmanned aerial vehicle testing area opens beside Crane and Ironworker facility
Time to check your wellness Stop. Take five. Check your wellness.
Carving out a new career Jamie Arends follows his passion and finds success in SAIT's Butchery and Charcuterie Management program.
Calling for student success As a supervisor for the SAIT Student Calling Program, Cassandra Pillay knows first hand what it means to support students at SAIT.
Inspiring a culture of goodwill Vanessa Mendoza, world-renowed chef and instructor in SAIT's Professional Cooking program is hoping her story will inspire a culture of goodwill and mutual support.
Education without borders Funding allows SAIT student, Stefanie Lis to go on a service learning trip to Cambodia.
A natural entrepreneur Jennifer Carlson is applying her entrepreneurship skillset once more
The highs and lows of cannabis use SAIT following municipal bylaws of no cannabis in public spaces
Taking the lead in tech SAIT becomes a training hub for Swiss robotics giant
Become a test prep expert and own your midterms Feeling confident and prepared for an exam is one of the keys to academic success.
Get a head start on getting hired with a great resumé It’s week seven of your First8 at SAIT and it’s never too early to start building a resumé that gets noticed.
Leaving a legacy with purpose A learning disability and a traumatic experience inspired Gloria McGovern (CET '05) to add SAIT to her will in support of future SAIT students.
SAIT grad challenges fellow alumni to give back Jason Klatt (EMT '02) credits his student experience for why he set up an award. He'd like to see more SAIT grads do the same.
Encouragement through tough times Craig Befus was not having a good year but receiving a student award reinforced his decision to stay in school.
Tips to jump start your job hunt Five things to do before applying for a job.
Protecting our physical world through computer security SAIT's newest program can help employees who want to specialize and stay ahead of the tech curve.
Leadership tips from a training expert Learn to be a better leader through courses that foster self-awareness and share proven strategies.
7 simple ways to get involved at SAIT Join in – it’s your campus community
Every child matters: Show your support for Orange Shirt Day Honour residential school survivors by wearing orange on Monday, Oct. 1
Beetles, bicycles and Beakerhead Art, science and engineering come together on campus
Giving teachers the proper tools SAIT holds annual woodworking boot camp for CBE teachers
Walk the labyrinth Practice modern mindfulness using ancient-inspired exercise
Getting to know open educational resources When it comes to teaching and learning, how open are you to open source?
It's a great time to master time management Good time management is one of the keys to academic success.
Business beyond borders SAIT faculty and students travel to Zanzibar for international teachings
An insider’s look at on-campus deals From hot dogs to gourmet student-prepared meals, SAIT has you covered
New policy a breath of fresh air Designated smoking areas clean up campus
Make the most of your First8 Set yourself up for success when you start at SAIT
New seats for new tech SAIT adds spots and cybersecurity program
SAIT tackles today’s “skills gap” through the IBM Skills Academy SAIT offers IBM Skills Academy certification, including unique training opportunity in blockchain technology
Phase one done John Ware building upgrades continue
Full steam ahead SAIT receives funding for steam generation research
New armour, same warrior spirit Revamped Trojans brand celebrated on campus
Capstone meets cattle in industry partnership Information Technology students bring project to market
The next generation of Trojans Our favourite warrior gets a fresh look for game day
SAIT plays host to unique Indigenous youth camp Visiting students from Montana First Nations get the full SAIT experience
Howdy pardners SAIT supplies “hitches” and hurdles for popular Stampede event
Camp’s in for summer at SAIT Record number of young camp enthusiasts kick off summer season
Harnessing the sun Newly added solar carport is first of its kind
5 things you probably didn’t know about SAIT’s convocation A look at the production, traditions and hidden meanings
SAIT students top national podium Skills competitors add two gold and two silver medals to the mantle
SAIT opens new machining lab SAIT is celebrating the grand opening of the newly renovated Gene Haas Foundation CNC Lab.
Skills Canada 2018 highlights SAIT representation on Team Alberta remains strong
Highlights from the Provincial Skills Canada Competition The olympics of trades showcases future workforce
SAIT Start for a great start New students brought the questions – SAIT Start brought the answers
The only constant is change in the MacPhail School of Energy SAIT is meeting the needs of students and an ever-changing energy industry.
SAIT centre inspires future of skilled workers Illustrating all that SAIT has to offer is the purpose and mission behind the Career Exploration Centre.
Machining an industry-ready education CNC machines in the newly renovated Gene Haas Foundation CNC Lab mirror the equipment students will operate when they enter industry.
The house that SAIT students built In the Founding Builders Home Lab, students gain the hands-on experience of building 1,500 or 1,600-square-foot bungalows from the ground up.
Seeing pipeline monitoring through a new lens New approach to course content connects industry to the Indigenous perspective
From convocation to career 90% of SAIT grads getting work
They’ve got skills Team SAIT hard at work preparing for 2018 provincial skills competition
Find your balance Top tips to maintain mental wellness
Scotiabank invests in student success Scotiabank has donated $375,000 to help SAIT stay at the cutting edge of digital technology and to support our business students in pursuit of successful careers.
There's an app for that SAIT prepares learners for the mobile economy
Connecting with the President SAIT President and CEO, Dr. David Ross invited industry and community leaders to stay connected with SAIT at the annual President's Dinner on Thursday, March 8.
SAIT victory set in stone Donor support fuels first place win for SAIT Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race Team.
Classroom champion SAIT welcomes new instructor with Olympic past
Employee success strikes eighth note SAIT named as an Alberta Top Employer for the eighth time in nine years.
SAIT addressing violence head on Workshop a proactive approach to identifying, acting on risks
SAIT and the Olympics A look back at SAIT and its connections to Olympics, past and present.
How's your elevator pitch? Learn how to make a positive and lasting impression by perfecting your elevator pitch.
Olympics return to SAIT Watch all-day coverage of the Games at Canada House.
Trailblazing Trojans SAIT athletes raising the bar on leadership in sport.
Victory set in stone SAIT’s Great Northern Concrete Toboggan team slides into gold.
5 reasons you should get involved with Co-Curricular Record A Co-curricular Record (CCR) officially acknowledges activities outside the classroom and helps you stand out on the job search.
Micro power for major impact SAIT receives federal funding for energy efficiency project
28 Days of Happiness Make this February a little brighter with 28 Days of Happiness.
Rachel Notley makes SAIT premiere Alberta premier gets a first-hand look at the future workforce.
Choose your own adventure SAIT Summer Camps broaden horizons with increased programming.
Top 8 places to study on campus We asked our Instagram followers to tell us where they like to study on campus and why – the results are in.
Top restaurants helmed by SAIT alumni Grads from the culinary program earning accolades.
Are you up for the challenge? Reach your fitness goals with 40 Days of Fitness.
Bringing current events into the classroom Dr Igor Paramonov uses NAFTA research to demonstrate how curriculum relates to current events.
Man-and-dog duo become familiar sight on campus Labrador retriever getting his own kind of education at SAIT.
SAIT students developing real-world business skills internationally Business students go abroad to enhance their accounting and business knowledge.
SAIT program to give difference-making students a boost The new Co-Curricular Records (CCR) program to officially acknowledge student activities outside of the classroom.
Gone to the gamers SAIT’s eSports intermural intramural program proving popular during inaugural run.
Giving back to students SAIT's School of Business launches Executive in Residence program to provide students access to mentorship.
Legacy: A life that keeps on giving Bob and Gina Sobol established the Chef Jonathan Sobol Memorial Award at SAIT in honour of their son.
Care: 100 philanthropic projects for 100 years Jodi Currie, organized the volunteer army that helped complete 203 projects in SAIT's centennial year as part of the 100 Projects Project.
Dedicate: Giving time Jona Way learned the value of volunteering by watching her 80-year-old grandmother giving her time to community organizations.
Innovation: A career with a purpose Kai Fahrion (Apprenticeship Electrician '15) and Gursh Bal (Pre-employment Electrician '12) were the winners of SAIT's 2016 Build Your Business Competition.
Commitment: Chasing a dream Juan Santiago Ghio was the first student to complete the SAIT Summer Cooks program and continue on to the Professional Cooking program at SAIT.
SAIT's war effort Whether it's been providing training, emergency programs or space, SAIT has been a part of Canada's war efforts since the First World War.
Check your wellness Academic and personal well-being is key to achieving success.
SAIT adds to leadership team Roy Daykin to take on Chief Financial Officer and Vice President Corporate Services role.
Taste the market SAIT's new urban eatery, The Tastemarket, is now open.
Meet our SAIT Giving Day matching donor RGO Office Products Ltd. has committed $25,000 to match donations from alumni, staff and students over 24 hours, until 7 am Tuesday, Oct. 31.
Nationally acclaimed entrepreneur comes full circle at SAIT Successful entrepreneur and SAIT distinguished alumna, Jennifer Carlson, takes on new role.
Training to haunt SAIT student uses skills and passion to scare up a good Halloween.
SAIT earns hardware at WorldSkills Alumni and current apprentice competed with the best in Abu Dhabi.
Short list for SAIT Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, was on campus Oct. 12 for "supercluster" announcement.
SAIT takes entrepreneurship global Registration is open for SAIT's next Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), a free elearning course for aspiring entrepreneurs.
SAIT competes on international stage Three SAIT alumni and one current student to compete at WorldSkills 2017.
5 ways SAIT keeps getting better SAIT is expanding to add five new facilities and enriching the student experience.
5 ways SAIT keeps getting better SAIT is expanding to add five new facilities and enriching the student experience.
Caring through cooking Culinary students to volunteer as part of class.
Your choices matter Ethics and academic integrity help shape your SAIT experience.
Beakerhead blows up on campus with inflatable art City-wide annual event brings installation to SAIT and ACAD.
SAIT cooking program for at-risk youth gets big financial boost The Joyce Family Foundation gives $2 million in support of student success.
At-risk youth program at SAIT gets $2M boost Multi-million dollar gift helps students cook up amazing opportunities.
9 Things to Do at Orientation You’ve been accepted to SAIT and are eager to start school, but to make sure you’re ready for that first day, there are a few things you’ll need to do.
Share your opinion to enter to win! Join the SAIT Insights research community and tell us how you feel.
SAIT/ACAD/Jubilee station upgrades underway Renovations continue at SAIT/ACAD/Jubilee CTrain station — platform remains open.
Understanding grad survey results Results are in, and 87% of the 2016 class are employed — but there’s more to the big picture than a single number.
A heartfelt pat on the back, and a plaque CEMA recognizes SAIT for efforts during Fort McMurray fires.
Three big birthdays add up to a big gift for students TD Bank Group is marking three historic milestones with a generous gift of $200,000 to SAIT and the UofC.
Happy Birthday, Canada! SAIT sends a big birthday greeting to our great nation.
SAIT sets its sights on sustainability SAIT open its doors to the Green Building Technologies Lab and Demonstration Centre — the first net-zero commercial building in Calgary.
Terrance Malkinson: finding and following his passion Legacy donor and SAIT alumnus, Terrance Malkinson talks finding and following his passion
SAIT instructor a bona fide Master Chef SAIT chef and professional cooking Michael Allemeier earned his Master Chef certification.
SAIT students score at National Skills Competition SAIT students score seven medals at the Canada National Skills Competition in Winnipeg on May 31 to June 3.
Capping off centennial 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.
Dear 2116, this time capsule is for you Join us on June 5 as SAIT buries a time capsule that won't be opened for 100 years.
Instructors honoured with a gift to the RTBN program Eight radio graduates honour the hard work of thier instructors with a donation to the RTBN program.
SAIT strikes gold at Provincial Skills Seventeen SAIT students garnered gold medals at the Skills Canada Alberta Competition held May 10-11 in Edmonton.
Raising success for SAIT's concrete toboggan SAIT's crowdfunding program, Raise it Red, brings students and donors together for a winning concrete toboggan team.
SAIT lauded for unique approach to applied research Twice the celebration for SAIT with Innovation Excellence Award
Bringing new food flair and flavour to downtown Calgary SAIT unveil's plans for The Tastemarket
Paving the way for zero emissions technology education with world-class certification Paving the way for zero emissions technology education with world-class certification
Send a message to the year 2116 Contribute to the SAIT Centennial Time Capsule — tell us how life will be different in 100 years.
Prize helps SAIT alumnus build his business SAIT alumnus Matthew Beacock wins $5,000 Build Your Business Competition prize donated by Jack and Joan Donald.
#SAIT100 Photo Mosaic becomes permanent installation on campus Staff, faculty and students attend an exclusive unveiling and celebration.
Easter long weekend hours Access to SAIT main campus is limited over the long weekend.
Reception brings students and donors together Thanks to the generosity of donors, the Student Awards program has more than $5 million dollars available to 4,600 SAIT students.
SAIT snags its seventh Alberta Top Employer title We're celebrating some of the the perks that come with a career at SAIT.
SAIT's President honours students, partners and history SAIT President and CEO, Dr. David Ross presents the annual President's Awards at a dinner for donors and supporters on Thursday, March 9.
Campus construction plans in motion Upgrades to John Ware and Senator Burns lay the groundwork for a bigger brighter future.
Capturing carbon to make commercial products SAIT partners on the development of a Carbon Commercialization Centre in Calgary.
The workforce connection The internet of things is changing how we work and SAIT is ready to respond.
Des Fights Cancer Outstanding Young Alumnus builds fund to help cancer patients and survivors.
Win with your SAIT sunrise! Capture a photo of the next colourful skyscape you see at SAIT and share it on Instagram.
Making inclusivity the standard SAIT’s Interfaith Centre builds community on campus.
28 Days of Happiness Make this February a little brighter with 28 Days of Happiness.
SAIT Trojans get loud about mental health The award-winning Make Some Noise campaign returns for the third year to raise awareness and reduce stigma.
You don't have to quit alone It’s hard to quit smoking — getting support is easy.
Prime time for SAIT Students Students demonstrate our cutting-edge technology for Canada’s Prime Minister.
Memorial student award named after SAIT chef Jonathan Sobol was more than just one of Alberta’s top promising young chefs; he was a caring thoughtful mentor and volunteer who gave back to his community.
Spreading the joy of learning city-wide Little Free Libraries stocked with the SAIT centennial book for the holidays.
Transforming academic probation into academic success SAIT’s academic coaching and Back on Track programs guide students to graduation.
Power and network outages on campus Maintenance will impact essential services during the holidays
$1 million gift means a new machining lab for SAIT SAIT has received $1 million US from the Gene Haas Foundation to expand and enhance its machining lab in the School of Manufacturing and Automation.
Recharge before final exams From Dec. 5 – 9, stop by the Reg Erhardt Library for De-Stress Fest and look for the SAIT Centennial elves to enter to win prizes!
Give the gift of hands-on learning Adopt a robot and help a student infuse innovation into their child’s holiday season.
Celebrating Craft and Design You are invited to Lignum Vitae: The Tree of Life, an exclusive showcase of beautifully hand-crafted fine woodwork.
Student yesterday, philanthropist today and tomorrow He may have finished his two-year program at SAIT but when he graduated, Denis Koryakin didn’t forget about his school.
Lest we forget to give Students aim to keep donations for the Veteran’s Food Bank soaring past Remembrance Day.
On this land Treaty expert Sykes Powderface helps us understand the history of Treaty Seven lands.
A Day to Remember Honouring SAIT’s fallen heroes.
Top 5 ways to prepare for the job hunt Find out how to get a head start on launching your career.
SAIT breaks ground on new facility New trades training facility is the first expansion in our next century.
Welcoming our youngest student to SAIT Congratulations to the lucky bundle of joy receiving a full SAIT scholarship: SAIT’s centennial baby.
SAIT top workplace for volunteerism Our giving nature wins us a provincial prize.
Jim Szautner named Avenue’s Top 40 Under 40 Associate Dean lands on long-running list of Calgary's who's who.
System upgrade We’re upgrading our systems this weekend and several online services will be unavailable
Schedule a flu shot We’re upgrading our systems this weekend and several online services will be unavailable
Check your wellness Midterm stress? Take five minutes for a wellness check with a SAIT coach or counselor.
Our next century begins with a bang SAIT’s 100th birthday party brought together an incredible community to celebrate 100 innovative years in education.
Celebrating $21 million for campus upgrades Federal government invests in job creation, environmental advances and research expansion.
The icing on the cake SAIT instructor and master baker, Rose Warden serves up her personal-best for SAIT’s 100th birthday cake.
Welcome to the new sait.ca It’s been reimagined with a focus on the student journey — from researching program options, all the way to graduation and beyond.
Musical memories with Dan Mangan The singer-songwriter reflects on his own history ahead of his performance at SAIT’s centennial celebrations Oct. 16.
From 1991 with love Unearthing buried treasure from the neon era left behind 25 years ago by SAIT's Alumni Association.
True success for SAITSA SAIT Trojans receive major shout out for Make Some Noise for Mental Health campaign.
Celebrate 100 years with SAIT We’re one month away from a celebration that only rolls around every one hundred years.
Wheeling to the Summer Games SAIT researchers help equip Canadian Paralympic athletes with enhanced wheelchairs.
Show your SAIT style Start the school year fresh with new SAIT gear.
Electrifying Partnership AltaLink partners with SAIT to provide students with a one of a kind electric system simulator.
A little help goes a long way Julia Fowler learned she was going to have a baby and decided to make some major changes.
Altalink Gift Powers Learning In Electrical Engineering AltaLink gift powers learning in electrical engineering.
SAIT alumni find their way in a new economy Students benefit from unique resources to help them find a job post-graduation.
MacPhail School of Energy unveils energy artwork installation MacPhail School of Energy unveils energy artwork installation.
Pieces of history SAIT artifacts give a glimpse into the lives of staff and students from days gone by.
Votes for innovation Social media adds a new dimension to Student Project Showcase.
SAIT aims to travel the globe with new centennial geocache Geocachers are invited to visit SAIT’s new geocache and grab one of our exclusive trackables.
Award relieves student's financial burdens Elise Wocknitz felt the pressure when she packed her bags and left her hometown of Lethbridge to begin studying at SAIT.
3D learning in the lab Non-Destructive Testing Foundations program to launch pilot project this fall.
Getting personal A centennial social media campaign, #SAITstory, is sharing our colleagues, students and friends' deep connections with SAIT.
100 days to 100 years SAIT is counting down to its centennial and gearing up for a celebration of historic proportions.
The courage to try Finding a career after university proved to be no easy task, but Julianna Franklin-Hindemith wanted more out of life than just a certificate and an office job.
SAIT makes amazing challenge a reality The Amazing Race Canada takes a detour to SAIT’s Crane Simulation lab.
Kids send their best to evacuees Displaced Fort McMurray residents staying on campus get a heartfelt surprise from Ottawa kids.
Giving back, centennial style The Calgary Construction Association (CCA) has established the first endowed student award in honour of SAIT’s Centennial.
Donors tune in to media technology at SAIT Media technology has grown exponentially in importance and SAIT has become a centre of communication education for broadcast and print media.
Heather Culbert the first SAIT grad to serve as Board Chair Heather Culbert named Chair of Southern Alberta Institute of Technology Board of Governors
Remembering Fred Jorgenson, former president Fred Jorgenson, whose career at SAIT progressed from instructor, to being appointed by the provincial Government as our first President, died Wednesday, June 8. He was 93.
Six medals for our students at National Skills Competition The hardware collection continues to grow for SAIT students attending the Skills Canada National Competition in Moncton, NB this past week.
Drone Fair comes to Calgary Drones are taking over SAIT on Father’s Day weekend as Drone Fair Calgary flies onto campus.
Building a legacy for generations of alumni Brick by brick, more than 280 alumni are making their mark on campus — just in time for SAIT’s 100th birthday.
SAIT strikes gold at Provincial Skills Eight SAIT students garnered gleaming gold medals at the Skills Canada Alberta Competition held May 13-14 in Edmonton.
SAIT opens campus to evacuees SAIT opens campus to evacuees
Welcome to the new Dean of MacPhail School of Energy Welcome to the new Dean of MacPhail School of Energy
Calgary girls explore High-tech options Calgary girls explore High-tech options
Student award a memorial to fallen workers On Thursday, April 28th Canadians marked the Day of Mourning, a day set aside to remember men and women who died in their workplace.
Summer camps click with careers Daniel Caine is all business as a SAIT student after four seasons as a summer camper.
What makes top teachers tick? Lessons and reflections from SAITSA’s 2016 Instructor Excellence Award winners.
School of Hospitality and Tourism ranked Top 50 in the world School of Hospitality and Tourism ranked Top 50 in the world
To infinity and beyond Matt Heverly’s hands-on robotics education propelled him to Mars — and SAIT.
The 2016 SAIT President's Dinner: a gathering of makers, shapers and originals SAIT’s President and CEO, Dr. David Ross, unveiled the Institute’s new brand and logo to a group of 300 donors and friends.
Fund helps build the next century of student success at SAIT For 100 years, SAIT has proudly helped build a stronger Alberta and better Canada through generations of exceptional students.
Trudeau talks trades with students Canada’s prime minister got a lesson in our kind of cabinetmaking during his visit to SAIT campus.
Train with top chefs Train with top chefs
A fresh brand for the same great SAIT We’re stepping out with a new brand identity for the first time since 1998 — a lot has changed in 18 years.
Our New Brand revealed After nearly a year of research, consultation and creation, SAIT is proud to show off its new brand.
Career Directions: SAIT students and industry discuss the future SAIT holds a Career Directions fair for students
Hospitality students cash in on low Canadian dollar Hospitality students cash in on low Canadian dollar
Goodbye to our friend John Aldred SAIT plays host to a celebration of life for Calgary business leader, John Aldred.
Remembering John Aldred The SAIT community mourns the loss of a generous friend, benefactor and honorary degree recipient.
SAIT houses North America's first ICAR-accredited test lab SAIT houses North America's first ICAR-accredited test lab
CAPP president talks tough times and opportunities CAPP president talks tough times and opportunities
"Because someone did it for me" SAIT instructor explains her reasons for making time to mentor the next generation.
Solid support for a concrete toboggan Crowdfunding gets the word out and raises donations for SAIT’s Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race team.
Dual credit for a job well done Students are making the most of their options — racking up high school credits and a SAIT credential at the same time.
SAIT thanks employees for Top Employer win SAIT has been named one of Alberta's Top Employers.
Experience the Human Library Living books share their personal stories, defy labels and break down stereotypes.
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.
Say ‘I do’ at SAIT SAIT campus is quickly becoming one of Calgary’s most desirable ― and affordable ― all-in-one nuptial hubs.
A call to end violence The REDress visual installation is crying out for all Canadians to look beyond the headlinesabout the violence that takes place both on and off campus.
A sense of community SAIT has had a long tradition of helping the greater community.Today, the SAIT Trojans are carrying on this tradition of community outreach on campus.
SAIT's Tool Belt “It’s a practical tool for instructors to use that will help students when they work in their industry,“ says Henuset.
Innovation in learning SAIT is continuously looking for new ways to bring innovation into the classroom.
The Evolution of Trades In 2015, the School of Hospitality and Tourism introduced a fast-track cook apprenticeship program.
New SAITSA HQ building a go New SAITSA HQ building a go
SAIT researcher recognized for innovative cattle-tracking system SAIT researcher recognized for innovative cattle-tracking system
Founding Builders join forces to benefit Calgary students In celebration of its acquisition of Albi Homes, Brookfield Residential announced a tribute to long-time SAIT supporters, Tom and Debra Mauro.
SAIT ranked among top research colleges in Canada SAIT is one of the top three research colleges in the country. The recognition came today as the annual Top 50 Research Colleges list was released by RE$EARCH Infosource Inc.
We're 99 years old We've come a long way since 2016. See what's changed over Alberta's last century.
Brett Wilson’s Top 10 principles for a life well-lived SAIT’s honorary degree recipient will address the class of 2015 this fall but first he shares some wisdom about what his mistakes have taught him.
New partner helps SAIT in stand against sexual assault SAIT is taking a stronger stand against all forms of sexual violence, supported by a new partnership with Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse.
SAIT is rebranding Work to redefine the SAIT brand is currently underway and a new brand will be revealed by fall 2016.
Time dances on National Ballet soloist trades pliés for pliers to begin a new career in Electronics Engineering.
The walls come down on Owasina After more than four decades as part of Calgary's skyline, Owasina Hall is coming down brick-by-brick.
Student emergency fund saves the day for one SAIT student If it weren't for the support of SAIT's Lamb Learner Success Centre and the I.G. Lewis Student Emergency Fund, Joey Sacrey would not have graduated.
Car enthusiasts come out to honour a young Calgarian Thanks to ‘Show Your Ride for Brandon 2015,’ approximately $15,000 will go to an endowed SAIT student award in memory of Brandon Thomas.
Get moving for 40 days of fitness Athletics and Recreation at SAIT offers holistic fitness and dietary program for affordable price
Chinese educational leaders experience “back-to-school” at SAIT CEOs and vice presidents from Chinese technical and trades colleges are at SAIT this week as they begin a month-long Canadian study program.
Recharging learning with new 3D simulation software New SAIT-designed online learning environments will allow electrical students to understand theoretical concepts in a visual and interactive way.
Government of Canada invests in applied education at SAIT Western Economic Diversification provides SAIT with funding to support new innovative learning spaces and programs.
SAIT students make nature more accessible Mechanical Engineering students collaborate with Alberta Parks to empower individuals with special needs to wander off the beaten path.
Transforming at-risk youth into culinary leaders SAIT’s partnership with All In For Youth is helping vulnerable high school students with a passion for cooking work towards successful culinary careers.
SAIT sends its finest to WorldSkills São Paulo 2015 Four young SAIT tradespeople are off to Brazil to demonstrate their world-class skills at the world’s largest professional education event.
Student gets the surprise of a lifetime A few weeks after filling out his student award application, SAIT student Elijah Santos receives news that he was chosen for a very special student award - the Bissett Bursary.
Student reinvents herself at SAIT Like many young people, Stacey Pettipas didn't have a particular career in mind when she went to university.
Working together to provide better patient care SAIT and the University of Calgary collaborate to help students learn how they’ll operate as part of a real-world healthcare team.
SAIT dean named one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People Tom Bornhorst, Dean of SAIT’s School of Hospitality and Tourism, has been named one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People for 2015 by Alberta Venture magazine.
New Canadians: discovering post-secondary education Calgary’s newest Canadians are at SAIT today, learning the ins and outs of post-secondary education during the third annual Discovery Day.
SAIT Trojans receive national award for mental health campaign The Trojans’ Make Some Noise for Mental Health campaign was honoured with the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association Community Services Award.
Historical clock finds its way back home The clock that kept time for SAIT for almost half a century has been restored and installed in a Heritage Hall showcase in time for next year's 100th birthday.
Employees shout success for SAIT Family Campaign This year, SAIT faculty and staff came together in a big way to support students — raising over $90,000 in support of students through the SAIT Family Campaign.
SAIT and Calgary Stampede host international pancake event SAIT's Culinary Campus and the Calgary Stampede team up to celebrate cultural diversity with an international tasting event in downtown Calgary.
Three SAIT competitors bring home hardware at National Skills SAIT competitors captured three medals at the 21st Skills Canada National Competition.
Experimenting with the flipped classroom Some SAIT instructors are turning teaching on its head by implementing a new teaching method their courses.
SAIT credentials pay off The initial results of the new graduate employment survey show the average salary of a SAIT graduate has jumped 13 per cent since 2010 to more than $54,000.
SAIT Summer Camps: offering fun and essential skills This year campers will come away with key skills for their future along with their go-carts and fresh baking.
Honourary Degree recipients set to inspire at Spring Convocation Successful businessman Dave Mowat, news anchor Linda Olsen and 100-year-old SAIT alumnus Calrence Hollingworth are the 2015 Honourary Degree recipients.
Competition inspires entrepreneurship in trades people The Journeyman Carpenter's business proposal was the winner in a Dragon's Den style competition run by the SAIT School of Business.
SAIT and Big Rock take learning out of the classroom and into the brewery SAIT marketing students win the 3rd annual WORT awards with their strategic marketing plan.
From the minds of SAIT’s honoured instructors The winners of this year’s Instructor Excellence Awards share their thoughts on teaching styles, lessons learned and characterizing colours.
Grade nine girls hit post-secondary campuses to discover wonders of STEM More than 650 girls from Grade nine classes around Calgary took over classrooms Wednesday at SAIT, Mount Royal University and the University of Calgary.
Restarting a stopped heart Just eight days after completing his CPR training, Jay Altura learns just how important lifesaving skills can be.
SAIT ramps up public safety programs SAIT and Blackfoot Motosports team up to launch a new program to protect motorcyclists from dangers on the road.
SAIT provides dental care to vulnerable Calgarians Some of Calgary’s economically vulnerable children are getting brighter smiles thanks to SAIT and the Alex Community Health Centre.
Celebrating outstanding students Approximately 600 students, donors and employees attended two luncheons to celebrate award recipients from five academic schools.
SAIT wins global challenge on student success SAIT has won top spot in an international post-secondary challenge on the issue of graduation and retention.
Distinguished Alumnus puts slow food on the fast track Nominate outstanding SAIT alumni before April 30 to join the ranks of Rouge owner Chef Paul Rogalski.
SAIT's new VP, Academic is a people person Brad Donaldson, Vice President, Academic enters his role at SAIT with fresh perspectives and deep respect for the people who make it all happen.
Text and walk without worry Robots on campus help students and staff get more done between points A and B.
SAIT mourns death of student SAIT extends deepest condolences to the family and friends of a 19-year-old-male student who died over the weekend.
First-of-its-kind training in hydrocarbon measurement SAIT teams with industry to offer the new Hydrocarbon Measurement Certificate, equipping professionals with the skills to meet evolving provincial regulations.
SAIT reinforces HRIA research findings Training and retention key during economic fluctuation
Three reasons to train employees in an uncertain economy Adding up the numbers: why investing in your employees’ skill development pays off
Experience speaks volumes Cree elder Marion Lerat shares her story, spirituality and hope with the next generation amid Native Awareness Week events and celebrations at Chinook Lodge.
Gearing up for national robo-sports competition SAIT instructors and students volunteer their expertise and facilities to help local high school teams prepare for a green-themed robotics challenge.
New Tools for Student Success SAIT students have some new high-tech tools to help them achieve success thanks to four major gifts totaling more than $5 million.
New tools for student success New tools for student success
Building a trades career while still in high school New dual-credit program focuses on the trades
Student resource centre receives largest-ever individual donation Thousands of SAIT students will reach their potential as they pursue excellence in applied education, thanks to Trevor and Gail Lamb.
Alumna's legacy will support SAIT students long into the future Karin, who died in October 2014 after a long illness, named SAIT the owner and beneficiary of a life insurance policy to help students long into the future.
Student Calling Program creating opportunities “It led to me getting a great position there,” said Ejaz. “I still had to interview and apply for the position, but I felt like I had already gotten my foot in the door.”
Elevating training opportunities for crane operators Two new apprenticeship programs at SAIT will make it easier for crane and hoisting equipment operators in southern Alberta to earn their journeyperson certificates.
SAIT recognized for corporate culture SAIT's strong corporate culture has been recognized for the fifth time as part of the annual Alberta's Top Employers list.
Receive help with your tuition Have you been accepted to SAIT? Find out what student awards you may qualify for!
From Calgary to Capitol Hill Global National reporter and SAIT alumni Jackson Proskow talks about asking the right questions, taking risks and seizing opportunities.
New Leadership for Applied Research at SAIT SAIT is pleased to announce Dr. John Fallavollita as the new director of Applied Research and Innovation Services (ARIS).
SAIT encourages students to fight the “blues” It’s considered to be a “Blue Monday,” but SAIT is taking steps to keep students happy today and for the rest of the school year.
SAIT Concrete Toboggan team snags second place A team of 23 SAIT students scored second place and best steering design in the 2015 Great Northern Concrete Tobogganing Race.
Embracing organic recycling at SAIT SAIT's latest green initiative on campus is organics recycling bins in staff kitchens.
Breathing life into ethical education SAIT student Deasy Ardini hopes her research will help future respiratory therapists feel more comfortable making difficult moral decisions.
SAIT welcomes Canada Apprentice Loan SAIT is pleased with the Government of Canada's launch of the new Canada Apprentice Loan program.
Nutritionist flags smart food choices Expert advice on where to find the healthiest meals on campus.
SAIT sends condolences to families affected by tragic crash SAIT offers deepest sympathies to the families and friends of the young men involved in the tragic crash near Ghost Lake this weekend.
40 Days of Fitness Become a healthier version of yourself in 2015 with a challenge that has countless rewards — including prizes.
Don’t get buried by schoolwork Student life can be overwhelming — but SAIT’s Learner Success Centre can help lighten the load.
Catching the travel bug Find out how SAIT students can extend their education beyond borders.
Meat your neighbourhood SAIT butchers The custom meat-cutting Butchery Lab has opened in the John Ware building at SAIT’s main campus.
SAIT selects new Vice President, Academic SAIT is pleased to announce Brad Donaldson is the new Vice President, Academic.
More places for students to work and play SAIT Residence introduces a new work space, yoga studio and cardio room for students.
SAIT students in demand at career fair Increased demand for SAIT graduates has resulted in a significant expansion of the bi-annual Career Directions Fair.
Building connections to a career worth having SAIT’s Career Connector job board is helping introduce students and alumni to employers seeking their skill set.
Don’t miss the bus A new system designed by four SAIT alumni could allow transit passengers to see exactly where their bus is — and when it will be at their stop.
SAIT Trojans win silver at CCAA Cross-Country Running Nationals The SAIT Trojans women’s cross-country running team won a CCAA (Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association) National silver medal.
Advancing his agenda on the track SAITSA President Jared Stock Races for Canada in world’s oldest off-road motorcycle race.
SAIT sports equipment en route to Afghanistan SAIT is donating sports equipment to its students studying at the Kandahar Institute of Modern Studies (KIMS) in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
Being a global leader in applied education President and CEO Dr. David Ross unveils SAIT’s new vision — and the plan to get there.
Bissett Bursary Program creates opportunity for students in need Applications for the Bissett Bursary Program are now open for the 2015 academic year.
Class of #SAIT2014 See the highlights from SAIT's first fall convocation ceremony.
Earning high school and SAIT credentials in the same year Pharmacy Assistant dual-credit students participate in convocation.
New grant program offers tuition support Many of SAIT's programs and courses are now eligible for Canada-Alberta Job Grants. Find out how you can take advantage.
SAIT names 2014 Distinguished and Outstanding Young Alumni Meet the SAIT graduates who have made a lasting impression upon our community.
Online delivery option introduced for two in-demand SAIT programs Online delivery option introduced for two in-demand SAIT programs
Applied learning in full simulation mode It has the feel of an apartment on a Hollywood set — one way glass and cameras at all angles — but it’s really applied learning at its finest.
SAIT throws the Doors Open for YYC SAIT is pleased to pull back the curtain on two locations: the Art Smith Aero Centre and the downtown Culinary Campus.
Thermal Systems has a new IDEA SAIT has named one of our six new cutting-edge IDEA Rooms in honour of a financial gift from Thermal Systems.
Suncor Energy invests in SAIT Suncor Energy donated $600,000 to SAIT to support the enhancement of the blended learning apprenticeship programs.
A message from an I.G. Lewis Student Emergency Fund mentor "As a mentor for the I.G. Lewis Student Emergency Fund, I meet with students. I see where your donations go and how they transform lives."
Ludwig family honours their son by supporting SAIT students When Brian Ludwig died, it left his family heartbroken; it also made headlines and shocked the city of Calgary.
Taking learning to heart Passion takes two SAIT photojournalism students and their instructor to Central America to document local life and the work of humanitarian doctors.
Blending art and engineering A steampunk-style collaboration between SAIT and ACAD will make a refreshing debut at Calgary’s Beakerhead event.
Powering industry with in-demand graduates New, state-of-the-art training labs provide SAIT Power Engineering students with some of the best hands-on training in Canada.
Bissett recipients - prepared for success SAIT will welcome the first group of Bissett Bursary recipients, thanks to the generosity of Calgary philanthropist David Bissett.
A wealth of education and experience Ryan Getschel, recipient of an Albi Homes Architectural Technologies student award, hopes to one day open a home building company of his own.
Hard work and good fortune Student award winner, Siranuch Colquhoun, is using her good fortune to help students in the village where she grew up in Thailand.
A leap of faith pays off SAIT student, Christopher Nguyen is grateful for the Cenovus Energy student award he received this year that will allow him to concentrate on his studies and spend more time with his family.
Celebrating awards for education excellence SAIT donors joined students, faculty and staff from the MacPhail School of Energy, the School of Construction and the School of Business to celebrate student awards.
The Pfeiffer family is a SAIT family Irene Pfeiffer established the John H. Pfeiffer Memorial Award to honour her husband who always credited SAIT with helping him reach success after immigrating to Canada.
A welcome gift from Shell Canada Shell Canada helped welcome about 300 Aboriginal high school students to SAIT's Open House last October.
Have classroom, will travel "We need to get some exposure in the high schools and junior highs about all the trades that are available."
The Richardsons pay it forward Wes and Deana Richardson have been loyal supporters of SAIT. Visitors to the third floor of Heritage Hall pass through the Richardson Foyer named in their honour.
Challenge accepted Brett Wilson, entrepreneur and Dragon's Den dragon, wowed a crowd of 600 SAIT business students at a speaking event in November.
Student with iron-will reaps rewards Vanessa Brown is grateful to SAIT for helping her feed two of her life-long passions: athletics and health care.
SAIT President launches the President's Giving Circle SAIT has launched the new President’s Giving Circle to recognize a special group of donors. All donors who make an annual gift of $1,000 or more are invited to join the Giving Circle.
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