Established in 1916, SAIT in Calgary, Canada is a global leader in applied education and offers over 100 career programs, 1,300 continuing education courses and corporate training courses to more than 200 companies annually. SAIT students study within eight academic schools — Business, Construction, Energy, Health and Public Safety, Hospitality and Tourism, Information and Communications Technologies, Manufacturing and Automation and Transportation. Hands-on learning in unique labs and classrooms, solution-focused research and enterprising collaborations with industry partners ensure SAIT students are career-ready when they graduate.
SAIT’s campuses are full of spaces to study and focus. Choose from comfortable informal seating, moveable tables, areas with white boards, computer areas or traditional study desks. There are 23 dining options, ranging from fast food to sit down meals. Students can satisfy their taste buds with pizza and sushi or experience The Highwood, SAIT’s acclaimed fine dining restaurant.
The SAIT Students’ Association (SAITSA) supports more than 80 student clubs while providing employment opportunities at SAITSA-run businesses. SAITSA also actively promotes mental health and personal well-being initiatives. Intramurals provide the opportunity to balance school and work with recreation activities on campus. SAIT Trojans are student athletes who showcase competition, courage, determination and spirit in basketball, volleyball, ice hockey, soccer, futsal, running and golf in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference.
Calgary is a dynamic and modern city, famous for its high quality of life. It’s one of the safest and most multicultural cities in the country, with nearly 150 different languages spoken. With a population of 1.4 million, Calgary is the fourth largest city in Canada. Calgary is known for the friendliness and hospitality of its people, as well as the natural beauty of its surroundings and proximity to the Canadian Rocky Mountains. It was recently rated the fifth most livable city in the world by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
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