Whether you’re a future or current international student, SAIT's International Centre will provide a supportive and inclusive environment from your arrival in Canada to beyond graduation.
From admissions assistance to immigration advising to connecting you with academic support and on-campus activities, we're here to help you succeed.
Our support services
The International Centre at SAIT will assist you with the following:
🛬 Arriving in Canada:
- Securing your study permit
- Virtual webinars on getting your Temporary Resident Visa or Electronic Travel Authorization (TRV or eTA)
- Pre-departure assistance
- Airport welcome
- Upon arrival assistance - how to adjust to living in Calgary
📚 Adapting to student life:
- International student orientation
- Academic readiness
- Educational tours, workshops and tutorials
- Volunteer experiences within SAIT
- A variety of social and cultural activities
- Mental health support
- Finances, work and life balance planning, career advancement
🇨🇦 Navigating life in Canada:
- Working as an international student and travelling during your studies
- Information on Alberta Health Care
- Information on support organizations in Canada
- Cultural counselling
- Weekly newsletters
- Virtual workshops on study and life skills in Canada
🎓 Post-graduation advising:
- Workshops on post-graduate work permits (PGWP)
- Webinars on permanent residency pathways
- Work placement opportunities
- Alumni events
Location and hours of operation
The International Centre Office is only open to current and future students requiring in-person services.
Visit us in Heritage Hall, room AA206, SAIT Main Campus.
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
1301 - 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
We will continue providing virtual and online support for any other visitors, agents and potential students.
All hours are in Mountain Time (MT).
|Monday - Friday*||8 am - 4:30 pm MT|
|Saturday & Sunday||Closed|
*We are closed on Canadian statutory holidays.
Book an appointment
If you are an international student currently enrolled in a SAIT program or an international student interested in applying to a program at SAIT, please book an appointment with us online.Future international students: book appointment
Are you an international institution looking to partner with SAIT? Please contact us by completing the following form.Complete form