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Top up your knowledge tank, sharpen your skills or improve your understanding of a tricky concept by tapping into the expertise of a tutor.

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Attend a course tutorial

The following schedule runs Sept. 9 - Dec. 6, 2019. Email tutoring@sait.ca for more information or drop by MC221, Stan Grad Centre. This schedule is subject to change. 

*Tutoring for this course is also available online

Course Day Time Room Tutor
MATH 288* Monday/Wednesday

4 - 6 pm

MB308

Ahmad Bahaaddeen
MATH 238* Monday 6 - 8 pm MB007 Femi Alli
MATH 238* Wednesday 4 - 6 pm MB007 Femi Alli
BMAT 230 Monday/Wednesday 6 - 8 pm MB008 Joe Farah
STAT 270 Tuesday/Thursday 6 - 8 pm MB006 Joe Farah
ACCT 215/255 Tuesday noon - 2 pm MB315 Patricia Kwong
ACCT 215/1010 Tuesday/Thursday 6 - 8 pm MB008 Patrick Meindersma
Access online tutoring sessions

Online tutoring is available for the following courses:

  • Math 100
  • Math 180
  • Math 181
  • Math 182
  • Math 238*
  • Math 288*
  • Physics 181
  • Physics 182
  • Chem 181
  • Chem 182

*Tutoring for this course is also available in-class. 

Online drop-in sessions are hosted through SAIT's TuberEdu website. To get started, visit the website, click on "Start learning with TuberEdu," register via the form and submit. Once you log in as a student, you'll see a list of weekly scheduled drop-in sessions. Watch the video tutorial

Attend a program specific tutorial

The following schedule runs Sept. 9 - Dec. 6, 2019. Email tutoring@sait.ca for more information or drop by MC221, Stan Grad Centre. This schedule is subject to change.

Course Day Time Room Tutor
BGIS Tuesday/Thursday 5:30 - 8:30 pm NK113 Ben Pinckney
Sunday noon - 3 pm NK113 Eli Thome
GNT Saturday 9 am - noon NK116 Victoria Desjardins
Tuesday/Thursday 6 - 9 pm NK116 Ben Rosen
CVT (STCS 200 and MATH 238) Saturday 10:30 am - 1:30 pm KA006 Mohsen Dabbaghi
EDDT (starts Tuesday, Sept. 24) Tuesday/Thursday 6 - 9 pm NK314 Jayson Gaudreau
IT (ITSD) Tuesday/Wednesday 5 - 7 pm MC306 Jianfang Ke (Isabel)
JA Monday noon - 1 pm MC209 Keane Struab
Wednesday 11 am - noon MC209 Keane Struab
LIT Monday 4 - 6 pm MC209 Ashlyn Weis
BA/BBA (accounting and taxation) Tuesday 5 - 7 pm MC209 Wai Wai Hlaing
Drop by the Math and Science Tutoring Hub — Reg Erhardt Library

Check out free tutoring in the Reg Erhardt Library — get help with math, stats, physics and more. All students welcome. No registration required.

The following schedule runs Sept. 6 - Dec. 6, 2019. Email tutoring@sait.ca for more information or drop by MC221, Stan Grad Centre. This schedule is subject to change. See the Reg Erhardt Library events calendar for more information.  

Course/Subject Day Time Room Tutor
Math/physics/thermodynamics/
mechanical engineering
Tuesday  3 - 5 pm MC111 Arjun Chopra
Wednesday 3 - 5 pm MC111 Arjun Chopra
Math/physics Tuesday 8 - 10 am MC111 Michael Cooper
Wednesday 4 - 6 pm MC111 Michael Cooper
Tuesday 3 - 5 pm MC111 Ahmad Bahaaddeen
Thursday 8 - 10 am MC111 Ahmad Bahaaddeen
Thursday 4 - 6 pm MC111 Ahmad Bahaaddeen
Math Tuesday 3 - 5 pm MC111 Marcel Longpre
Wednesday 3 - 5 pm MC111 Marcel Longpre
Tuesday 5 - 6 pm MC111 Anthony Chen (until Nov. 15)
Thursday 5 - 6 pm MC111 Anthony Chen (until Nov. 15)
Math/STAT Tuesday 8 - 10 am MC111 Stephen Krizan
Wednesday 8 - 10 am MC111 Yevgen Kanevskiy
MATH 238/288/STAT

Wednesday

Thursday

5 - 6 pm

4 - 5 pm

MC111

MC111

Marina Abrosimova

Marina Abrosimova

Math/BMAT/STAT Wednesday 5 - 6 pm MC111 Joe Farah
Thursday 3 - 4 pm MC111 Femi Alli
BMAT/STAT Tuesday 9 - 10 am MC111 Lisa MacKay
Physics Thursday 4 - 5 pm MC111 Kerry Kijewski (until Oct. 25)
Improve your writing and presentation skills

Writing Centre

Writing effectively and making presentations with confidence are two keys to a successful academic experience. Book an appointment, in-person or email  tutoring@sait.ca, to meet with a tutor for support with a writing assignment, group project or class presentation. Appointments are available Tuesdays between 10 am and 6 pm, are typically 60 mins duration and take place at the Writing Centre in the Reg Erhardt Library.

The tutor can:

  • help clarify assignments
  • teach you how to brainstorm and outline writing assignments
  • give feedback on the organization of your writing or presentation drafts
  • teach you how to correct errors in grammar and help with sentence structure
  • show you methods for documenting sources and avoiding plagiarism
  • show you how to proofread and edit work
  • facilitate group projects that involve reports
  • provide feedback on visual presentations (e.g. PowerPoint).

Request feedback on your writing assignments via email

Struggling with a writing assignment? Email  writing.help@sait.ca for guidance. Expect to receive a response within 48 hours. Note: This is not an editing or proofreading service.

Your email must include:

  • your name
  • student ID number
  • course code
  • instructor name
  • program of study at SAIT
  • the reason for submitting your paper or assignment
Request a volunteer peer tutor

Submit the Peer Tutor Request form to be matched with an available volunteer tutor in your subject area. All volunteer peer tutors have been screened to ensure they meet specific academic and professional requirements. Note: Tutors may not be available for every subject.

Volunteer peer tutoring is an approved Co-Curricular Record activity. Tutors are not available May – August.

Request a peer tutor

Hire a tutor

Connect with a tutor through the SAIT Tutor Registry — a list of available peer and professional tutors who have been screened to ensure qualification in their field or subject area. Tutors on the registry set their own availability and hourly rates and will work with you directly to schedule sessions and arrange payments.

Note: SAIT does not employ tutors through this registry. SAIT does not require tutors to provide criminal record checks and cannot guarantee personal character. It is always recommended you meet your tutor in a public place.

Access the Tutor Registry

Be a tutor

Volunteer as a peer tutor

Use your knowledge and expertise to help a fellow student in need of tutoring support. You must have an 'A' grade or higher in the course(s) you wish to tutor. Volunteer peer tutoring is an approved Co-Curricular Record activity and an unpaid opportunity.

Volunteer peer tutors must:

  • be enrolled in the second year (or higher) of your current program
  • have an overall GPA of 3.6 or above and an 'A' grade in the course(s) you wish to tutor
  • be endorsed by an instructor or academic chair
  • have excellent communication skills and a keen interest in helping others
  • possess multitasking, organizational and leadership skills
  • have full command of the English language
  • be open to working with any student in need of assistance
  • complete PREP 100 either in person or online (year-round registration available).

Volunteer peer tutors will be matched with a peer requiring assistance based on demand.

Volunteer as a peer tutor

Join the Tutor Registry as a tutor for hire

Join the SAIT Tutor Registry as either a peer or professional tutor. As a tutor on the registry, you will set your own availability and hourly rates and be responsible for managing your own schedule and arranging payments.

Generally, tutors must:

  • have excellent communication skills and a keen interest in helping others
  • possess multitasking, organizational and leadership skills
  • have full command of the English language
  • be open to working with any student in need of assistance.

Peer tutors for hire must provide a resumé and:

  • be in your second (or higher) year of study in a SAIT program
  • maintain a grade of 'A' in the course(s) you wish to tutor
  • maintain an overall GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Professional tutors for hire must provide transcripts and a resumé and be either:

  • a SAIT graduate with an overall GPA of 3.5 or higher and a grade of 'A' in the course(s) you wish to tutor
  • a diploma or degree holder in the same area as the course(s) you wish to tutor (include credential and grade details).

Join the Tutor Registry

Preparation and refresher courses

Math 123: Mathematics refresher course

MATH 123 is a free refresher course offering 18 hours of in-class instruction to boost your mathematical skills, remind you of the basics and get you ready for calculus. This course is geared towards students expecting to take MATH 237 or MATH 238 as part of their program.

Topics include a review of:

  • algebraic equations
  • geometry
  • functions and graphs
  • trigonometric functions
  • factoring and fractions
  • quadratic equations
  • exponents and radicals
  • exponential and logarithmic functions
  • additional types of equations and systems of equations
  • additional topics of trigonometry
  • plane analytic geometry
  • transcendental functions
Dates Days Time Location CRN
July 30 – Aug. 15 Tuesday and Thursdays 6 - 9 pm MB223, Stan Grad Centre 63630
Aug. 6 – 22 Tuesdays and Thursdays 6 - 9 pm  MB202, Stan Grad Centre 63631
Aug. 12 – 28 Mondays and Wednesdays 6 - 9 pm MB223, Stan Grad Centre 63632

Take the pre-calculus self-diagnostic test to check your math skills. If you score less than 70% we recommend you take MATH 123.

To register:

Due to a technical error with our registration system, students are not required to register for MATH 123.   

PREP 100

Learn transferable skills and strategies such as time management, strategic learning, improving memory and effective note taking — you'll even learn about yourself through self-reflection exercises.

Connect with Academic Coaching to learn more about PREP 100, see current course offerings and to register.

PREP 145: Orientation for Apprentices

This is a free study skills course just for apprentices, where you'll discover your learning style, develop memory techniques, learn effective ways to conquer your modules, get tips on how to write multiple choice tests and prepare for your apprenticeship exam.

Connect with Apprenticeship Training Preparation to learn more and register.

Contact Tutoring Services

tutoring@sait.ca
403.284.7050
Lamb Learner Success Centre, MC221,  Stan Grad Centre

Hours of operation

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Monday - Friday 8 am - 4 pm
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