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SAIT foodie favourites now open

We’re dishing what’s new and everything else you need to know

Unidentified Floating Object found at SAIT

Footage shows orb hovering above steps of Heritage Hall

Empowering the next generation of digital citizens

A unique slate of youth programming at SAIT is pushing the boundaries of digital skill development for young people.

Learn from the best here at SAIT

SAIT Schools of Business and Hospitality and Tourism ranked among best in the world

Preparing future healthcare leaders for what’s next

New industry-expert led SAIT certificate features a course on emergency planning and preparedness

3 ways to celebrate Heritage Hall's centennial

2022 is a milestone year — Heritage Hall is turning 100! Join in the celebrations with these three tips.

Indigenous storytellers explore reconciliation in the media

Speaker series invites audiences to learn about Indigenous representation in the media through a past, present and future lens.

Behind the making of "If These Halls Could Talk"

What goes into hearing history? SAIT Alumnus Ron Tarrant goes into what it took to produce an audio series in celebration of the Heritage Hall...

"They finally found it"

In preparation of Heritage Hall’s centennial, scheduled restoration work to the west stairs of the building revealed a package intentionally...

The power of voice: podcasting tips from a journalist

Crime reporter and SAIT alumna Nancy Hixt shares how podcasts are changing journalism — and how to start one yourself

Celebrating 107 years with simple pleasures on his birthday

SAIT's oldest known alumnus, Clarence Hollingworth, turns 107.

Women empowering women: Grassroot initiatives explore opportunity, support at SAIT

Meet some of the SAIT women driving change inside and outside the classroom

Making space for important conversations with Inclusion Talks

Event series will engage members of the SAIT community in themed discussions around equity, diversity and inclusion

Valentine’s — but make it SAIT

Rep your school and share the love

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.

Celebrating Black History Month #HereAtSAIT

Perspectives from SAIT students and upcoming virtual events

Innovative SAIT maintains its entrepreneurial spirit

SAIT recognized as one of Alberta’s Top Employers

SAIT to help Kanaka Bar rebuild

Partners launch resilient housing solutions project to assist with rebuild of fire-ravaged Lytton, B.C. region

#SAITfaces: Gerry Duffy

Gerry Duffy’s resume reads more like an atlas.⁣

Get certified in accessibility

The Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification training program aims to make the built world a better place for people with disabilities.

Supply chain experts create solutions with strategic thinking

The intricacies of effective supply chain management have been brought into sharp focus through the global COVID-19 pandemic.

A look back at 2021 #HereAtSAIT

As we approach the end of 2021, we want to leave you with a few of our favourite things from the past year.

Holiday recipe roundup

Eat, drink and be merry with recipes from SAIT instructors

Picture it: Environmental Technology field school

Doing it for the grades and 'gram #HereAtSAIT

Behind the scenes on a reality baking show

Get a taste of what it's like to compete on the Food Network from a SAIT instructor

ACAC gold rush for SAIT Trojans

From soccer to cross-country, SAIT teams have raked in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) titles this season.

Shelley Kuipers — 2021 Distinguished Alumna

SAIT celebrates 2021 Distinguished Alumna Shelley Kuipers for removing barriers for female entrepreneurs with a feminist-forward financial platform.

Doug Braden — 2021 Outstanding Young Alumni

Doug Braden is celebrated as SAIT's 2021 Outstanding Young Alumni for his efforts in pivoting his business model to create and distribute...

A SAIT alumni's firsthand perspective of digital transformation in tourism

From a SAIT Travel and Tourism grad to working for Booking.com — Luis Alves talks digital transformation in the travel industry

Mike Lamacchia — 2021 Distinguished Alumni

SAIT alumni Mike Lamacchia is honoured as a 2021 Distinguished Alumni for his innovative work to improve emergency care in rural prairie provinces.

Why we celebrate Pride Week at SAIT

Check out a rainbow of events celebrating SAIT’s 2SLGBTQ+ community Oct. 12 to 15

Get your turkeys in a row this Thanksgiving

Carve a turkey like a pro, gobble gobble down the best Thanksgiving stuffing and get tips for virtually hosting — and coping with — the...

Remembering the residential school experience on Orange Shirt Day

Residential school survivor Elder Chief Vincent Yellow Old Woman shared his story and hosted a vigil at SAIT’s livestreamed commemoration on...

SAIT's Chinook Lodge celebrates 20 years of serving Indigenous learners

The Chinook Lodge Resource Centre opened its doors on September 22, 2001

On-campus activities resume, vaccination requirements

As of Monday, Sept. 20, on-campus activities will resume and SAIT will be following the Government of Alberta’s Restrictions Exemption Program.

SAIT one of nine Alberta post-secondary institutions to introduce vaccine mandate

SAIT joins University of Alberta, University of Calgary, University of Lethbridge, MacEwan University, Medicine Hat College, Mount Royal...

Career recalibration positions SAIT grad to the pinnacle of tech and tourism

How a SAIT education helped Luis Alves land at one of the world’s largest travel booking sites, Booking.com

5 easy ways to model your home after one of the greenest on earth

Lessons learned from “The Confluence” in creating a healthy, environmentally-conscious space

Four things I've learned helping kids with vision loss to skateboard

Matt Janz (JA '12) is a low vision, legally blind Calgary skateboarder and the founder of Skate Bats, a program that introduces kids with...

SAIT’s new hospitality and tourism program offers flexibility and focus

Program specializations give SAIT hospitality students an advantage

New micro-credentials develop in-demand skills

Dream big with SAITMicro

Delivering on career advancement with applied project management

Certificate program and professional designation support job flexibility and confidence.

Pro tips for happy campers

Pointers, must-see’s and recipes to make your next camping trip the best one yet

The road ahead: A conversation about equity, diversity and inclusion

As global Black Lives Matter protests sparked a cultural awakening last summer, the conversations involved in building an Equity, Diversity and...

Five Alberta road trips to take this summer

From mountains to forests to prairies ⁠— a SAIT grad’s guide to keeping it local.

4 leadership webinars to add to your calendar this summer

Leading Beyond Any Title is a series of free webinars offered through SAIT Corporate Training, featuring Jennie Gilbert

A message from Heather Magotiaux, Vice President External Relations, SAIT

SAIT mourns with our Indigenous communities

Donor supported position stick-handles students to success

Angela Flanagan is putting students first in her full-time role with SAIT’s Lamb Learner Success Centre.

Rebooting her future: Meet the #SAIT2021 Spring Valedictorian

How Lauren Schwering shifted into a promising career in cybersecurity

Fall 2021 update

SAIT President and CEO shares plans for fall reopening

How green does your garden grow?

Tips for making your outdoor space more sustainable this summer

Global expertise = global distinction

First-class instructors help give SAIT’s School of Business a prominent place on global list of best business schools

Let's Talk Inclusion

Tips for turning your words into gestures of inclusion.

What's next for the hospitality and tourism industry in Alberta

Leaders from Alberta’s hospitality and tourism sector discuss its road to recovery and the talent needed to lead the way

Host your own cyber celebration

Connect with family remotely this Mother's Day

2021 President's Awards recipients represent student resiliency

Meet our 2021 SAIT President's Medal and Student Leadership Award recipients.

MarTech pulls back the curtain on what works in marketing

Latest digiTALKS discussion highlights key digital marketing tools and emerging MarTech trends.

Shifting career gears: From SAIT to SpaceX

How a SAIT Non-Destructive Testing Foundations grad launched into a career at SpaceX

Two unique vision care programs launched to meet industry demand

SAIT sees opportunity to fill Alberta's growing eye-care professional shortage

In good company — SAIT ranked one of the best business schools in the world

SAIT is one of three Canadian schools to make the top 100 of CEOWORLD Magazine’s Best Business Schools in the World for 2021.

SAIT honours tech and trades trailblazers on International Women’s Day

Four women were recognized as part of the 2021 conference and celebration

The changing face of project management in our project-based economy

Rapid project management execution is now vital to business strategy and it’s impacting business culture in all the right ways.

500,000 reasons to upskill

SAIT Alumni for Alumni Bursary sees high demand to upskill #hereatSAIT.

De-stressing diaries — how SAIT students make the most of their Reading Week

From snuggling up and watching TV to snowboarding in the mountains — three SAIT Student Content Team members share how they’ll be...

Celebrating Black History Month #hereatSAIT

Explore and celebrate the heritage and traditions of Black Canadians

The roadmap to a more inclusive campus

SAIT’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy will lay the foundation for transformational change.

SAIT alumni launch Alberta-made film

SAIT-alumni directed and produced revenge thriller, In Plainview, will be available to stream Friday, Jan. 29.

Three reasons to upskill locally, at SAIT

Your commitment to buy local can apply to more than groceries.

Life in — and after — quarantine

SAIT international student Richie reflects on his first semester in Canada

SAIT's 2020 silver linings playbook

Taking a look back on 2020, we celebrate nine things that still made the year sparkle #hereatSAIT

Tips for merry mental health

Try these strategies to close out 2021 with your mental health in mind.

Shifting career gears: Mastering the electrical trade

SAIT alumnus and Red Seal electrician is leveling up and adding master electrician to his resumé.

SAIT ranked as one of Canada's top research colleges

The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) is one of Canada's top 10 research colleges.


SAIT's President and CEO Dr. David Ross was nominated by Alan Norris, Chairman & CEO from Brookfield Residential for the...

Holiday traditions #hereatSAIT

Members of the SAIT community share their holiday traditions

SAIT student playlist: Holiday jingle jangle

SAIT’s Student Content Team are bringing some joy to the world and to your ears with a specially crafted holiday playlist.

Festive family fun

‘Tis the season for children’s crafts and holiday readings

3 seasonal steps to supporting inclusion

Make this season bright with a little mindfulness

Shifting career gears: From engineering to water management

Jennifer’s quenching her love of science and engineering with a career in sustainable water management.

Support local SAIT alumni-owned businesses this holiday season

Shopping for the perfect gift? See what our alumni-owned businesses have to offer with our holiday gift guide.

Making SAIT home

Meet Arth Limbachiya! Coming all the way from Bharuch, Gujarat, India — Arth shares what his SAIT experience has been like as an...

New bursary celebrates SAIT milestone with an alumni advantage

New bursary created to celebrate 250,000 SAIT alumni and help them accelerate their careers.

Why I remember…

For Melissa Hanley and her family, Nov. 11 is a day to remember her brother, Lt (N) Chris Saunders, as well as the many Canadians who died while...

Shifting career gears: Upskilling to lead in business

SAIT business student Heather is setting the stage for her future.

A community of champions for SAIT Giving Day

In only 24 hours the SAIT community raises more than $130,000 for student success.

A quarter million graduates and counting

SAIT’s Class of 2020 marks a major milestone

Shifting career gears: Pivoting without starting over

You’re never too old and it’s not too late — just ask George.

Reducing financial obstacles for students with disabilities

Shan Robertson from SAIT's Learner and Academic Services has seen how even the tiniest bit of help allows students to reach their potential.

Employees, alumni and students rally in support of the SAIT Pride Award

Associate Director, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at SAIT John Partington shares the impact of donor support for fostering inclusivity at SAIT.

Connect to cybersecurity this month

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Honouring residential school survivors

SAIT recognizes Orange Shirt Day

New funding expands applied research programs at SAIT

Provincial grants promote innovation at Alberta colleges, tech schools

New World. New Thinking: Making SAIT’s strategic plan

We’re embarking on a new course for the future — one that builds on our 100+ year history to reimagine the workforce of tomorrow.

SAIT goes smoke free

Effective Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, SAIT is a smoke-free campus

Closing the cybersecurity skills gap

Four SAIT programs respond to the need for cybersecurity professionals.

How hotels are adapting and recovering during COVID-19

Hotel leaders from Calgary and New York share how the pandemic’s impacted their business and what’s next.

The pandemic’s effect on Alberta’s tourism

A discussion on the pandemic’s impact on local tourism and the critical skills they look for in new hires.

What’s next for Calgary’s restaurant scene?

A discussion about COVID-19’s impact on restaurants and what’s next for the industry.

Remembering the legacy of Charlie Fischer

SAIT honours the memory of 2007 honorary degree recipient, industry leader and community builder.

High fidelity manikins simulate real-life emergencies to save lives

Support from donors contributes $275,000 towards purchasing a new fleet of high fidelity manikins for SAIT’s School of Health and Public Safety.

What's next for the hospitality and tourism industry in Alberta?

Leaders from Alberta’s hospitality and tourism sector discuss its road to recovery and the talent needed to lead the way.

Which entrance award best suits you?

From the do-gooder to the scholar, there’s an entrance award for just about everyone.

Class act: what the class of 2020 wants to be known for

We asked, they answered

A letter to Albertans

SAIT is ready for whatever the future holds

Celebrating the SAIT Class of 2020

SAIT donor family shares Words of Wisdom to celebrate the Class of 2020.

Changing tracks for a changing world

Two of SAIT’s class of 2020 valedictorians are adapting to land the careers they want

Making it happen

How SAIT grad Melinda made the switch from nursing to butchery

A difficult situation transformed

Before COVID-19 Dylan Tolhurst was approaching his final semester and enjoying SAIT's campus community lifestyle.

Reassurance in hard times

For Lina Yepes, COVID-19 could not have come at a worse time — she lost her job, and shortly after was diagnosed with breast cancer.

SAIT family rallies to support students impacted by COVID-19

More than 260 donors have provided over $130,000 to support SAIT students impacted by the pandemic.

Making it happen

Danica researched several trades before pursuing a career in plumbing.

Alumnus turns up the volume for local food bank

Class of 2017 alumnus Britt Jones raises money for the Edmonton Food Bank

Local anchor stays on the air to deliver essential COVID-19 news

It’s the same but it’s different. That’s the way to describe Linda Olsen’s job as an anchor during a world-wide pandemic.

Recipe for a helping hand

SAIT instructors and alumni team up with members of local food scene to bring lunches to vulnerable youth

Making it happen

At 71, John has returned to school to complete his third trade.

Alumnus expands his business to supply face shields to front-line workers

Doug Braden responds to the critical need for PPE across Canada.

Finishing strong

The Net-Zero Circuit team were one of many groups of SAIT students who had to revise the final stages of their capstone project.

It’s safety first for COVID-19 in the appliance repair trade

Increased use of appliances during pandemic has Appliance Service Technician grad answering many service calls.

Chief in charge of Calgary’s battle against COVID-19

Tom Sampson (EMTP '85, 2015 Distinguished Alumni), leads COVID-19 response as Chief of the Calgary Emergency Management Agency.

SAIT alumna launches charitable art project encouraging people to #stayhome

Artist launches line of glass houses to help fill Calgary Food Bank pantries

SAIT student juggles multiple jobs on the COVID-19 front line

To say Annalise Woertman’s life has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic is an understatement.

Utilizing 3D printers to combat COVID-19

SAIT instructor has been working around the clock to manufacture and assemble the 3D-printed masks and shields.

Making it happen

Second-year Automotive Service Technology student Randy started out in the field of social work before coming to SAIT

Ready to respond

SAIT ships 13 ventilators to support province’s COVID-19 response

Keeping the community safe and informed is top priority for paramedic grad

Emergency Medical Technician (paramedic) grad serves on the front-line of the digital fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

Help arrives for the hospitality industry

An Instructor for the Hospitality Management program has joined the Bartenders Benevolent Fund to help the hospitality industry.

SAIT alumnus retools for the health care crisis

Mechanical Engineering Design graduate repurposes business to assist with the COVID-19 pandemic.

The community that eats together stays together

SAIT donates 10,000 pounds of food to Calgary charity

SAIT alumna gets competitive career advantage

The Alberta Deans Case Competition helps grad nab her first job in industry

Celebrating the women of SAIT

SAIT recognized some of the incredible women in our community during the Women in Trades and Technology International Women’s Day conference.

REDress Project

Recognizing Canada’s missing and murdered Indigenous women

Make Valentine’s extra sweet

Surprise friends or loved ones with this oh-so-tasty cookie recipe from Baking and Pastry Arts Instructor Victoria German.

The faces of SAIT Pride

Students share what Pride means to them

7 SAIT Summer Camps for the mini techie in your life

Camp themes cover a wide range of interests.

What makes a solid concrete toboggan team?

What do you get when you take project management, engineering and architectural students and mix them all together? A capable crew.

Traveling for technology

SAIT students take innovation international

3 ways to support diversity this holiday season

It’s more than saying, “Happy Holidays”

Coping with social stress over the holidays

Six stress-busting tips to put the fa-la-la back into festive events this December

Holiday spirits

Celebrate the festive season with three new beverages

$30 million gift to SAIT sets new course for the future

SAIT has received the largest gift in its history from Calgary philanthropist, David Bissett.

Enhance your calm at the Student Zen Den

New student space designed to promote relaxation

Take a break at Pet-a-Puppy

Bust your stress and stop by the library to visit the doggoes ☑️ Kajol

Ace your convocation

Here’s everything you need to know to make the best of your big day!

Giving Day supporters show what it means to be a SAIT catalyst

SAIT community raises more than $215,000 for students in just 24 hours.

#SAITGIVES contest sweetens the student club experience

SAIT Giving Day donors have the opportunity to support student initiatives through a variety of priority funds including the SAIT Pride Award, the...

Doubling down for the SAIT Trojans on Giving Day

Support the SAIT Trojans golf team this Giving Day.

SAIT Giving Day gives vulnerable youth a second chance

Thanks to innovative programs at SAIT, youth have unique opportunities to find their passion.

Holiday entertaining made simple

Tips from a SAIT Hospitality and Tourism instructor that will make you give thanks

Giving Day challenge honours the memory of Calgary broadcaster and SAIT alumnus John Himpe

Corus Entertainment establishes an endowment in support of SAIT broadcasting students.

Five ways to make an impact on SAIT Giving Day

Be a catalyst: spread the word, give and celebrate the power of generosity.

Take time out for mindfulness

Relax. Increase your calm. Boost your focus. Be present in the moment.

Learning from the past

Kept from his culture for more than a decade, a residential school survivor and SAIT alumnus shares his story

A recipe for competition

SAIT alumnus Nolan Moskaluk reveals the ingredients that have flavoured his experience as a chef.

Powwow primer

What you need to know to make the most of this tradition.

Meet the Makers

SAIT celebrates alumni winner and nominees in the first Made in Alberta Awards

Generosity of a stranger inspires student award

Calgary ophthalmologist shares good fortune with SAIT students in need of financial support.

Ten-year challenge: WorldSkills edition

See how WorldSkills shaped the lives of SAIT's 2009 competitors.

How to grill the perfect steak

Juicy tips from a SAIT chef

High school student returns to SAIT baking camp in pursuit of a dream

Faith Mahoney first discovered SAIT Summer Camps in 2016 after being forced to evacuate her home in Fort McMurray.

SAIT Summer Camps unlock potential

SAIT Camps spark curiosity and confidence for thousands of campers every year.

Montana First Nations youth get full SAIT experience

Students from the Meskanahk Ka Nipa Wit School, Montana, spend two weeks at SAIT Summer Camps

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...

Young originals in the house

Camp’s in for summer

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.

Student award inspires confidence

Carmen Cundy is graduating this spring from SAIT's Journalism program and recently received the David Pommer Excellence in Writing Award for...

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.

A success story in the making

“The programs I completed were a first step to get out of my shell, out of my comfort zone, and try other industries.”

Improving access, elevating understanding

“The older I got, the more I wanted to use my career to make a difference.”

Punctuating the professional

“The material was very good, and the instructor brought it to life. It opened several doors for me.”

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

To Anjali Patadia, a grade 12 student in Calgary, building stuff brings joy.

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

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

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

SAITSA makes history with a precedent-setting gift to SAIT

Money will support future student space

Calling all young innovators, athletes, artists and entrepreneurs

SAIT Summer Camps registration now open

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.

Send a message to the year 2116

Contribute to the SAIT Centennial Time Capsule — tell us how life will be different in 100 years.

#SAIT100 Photo Mosaic becomes permanent installation on campus

Staff, faculty and students attend an exclusive unveiling and celebration.

Spreading the joy of learning city-wide

Little Free Libraries stocked with the SAIT centennial book for the holidays.

Welcoming our youngest student to SAIT

Congratulations to the lucky bundle of joy receiving a full SAIT scholarship: SAIT’s centennial baby.

Our next century begins with a bang

SAIT’s 100th birthday party brought together an incredible community to celebrate 100 innovative years in education.

The icing on the cake

SAIT instructor and master baker, Rose Warden serves up her personal-best for SAIT’s 100th birthday cake.

Celebrate 100 years with SAIT

We’re one month away from a celebration that only rolls around every one hundred years.

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.

Giving back, centennial style

The Calgary Construction Association (CCA) has established the first endowed student award in honour of SAIT’s Centennial.

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.

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...

SAIT named Canada’s top hospitality and top culinary school

For the sixth consecutive year, CEOWORLD Magazine recognized SAIT as the number one hospitality school in Canada.

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