SAIT School of Business Students apply their skills in Dominica

Over the past three years, the SAIT School of Business has sent students to developing countries in partnership with the Chartered Professional Accountants Education Foundation (CPAEF) of Alberta.   The goal of these trips is for students to apply their skills to help the communities they visit, as well as …

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Cannabis up in smoke on campus?

SAIT’s cannabis prohibition aroused response from SAIT students and faculty, and is drawing the attention of Saitsa Board members.   With SAIT being a public space, SAIT’s first response in creating the procedure document for Smoking and Use of Tobacco Products was to follow the City of Calgary guidelines outlined …

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Podcast Picks

  Podcasts are more popular than ever. Why not make your morning commute a little more interesting with one of the following recommendations? These podcasts provide something different, whether you’re interested in news, education, or sports.   Educational: Philosophize This Philosophize This is a fantastic introduction to basic philosophical concepts and …

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Fake news and social media create challenges for democracy

Since Donald Trump’s election in 2016, the U.S. media has published endless stories about fake news and ways technology has threatened democracy.   Many of the tactics described in these reports centered around the proliferation of fake news reports on social media, targeted advertising on social media by third party …

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Popcorn and Politics bringing candidates to students

On the day after the Oct. 7 English-language debate, federal election candidates for Calgary-Confederation gathered in the Irene Lewis Atrium to speak with students about politics and the election. Saitsa organized the event as part of a larger initiative by the Students’ Association to get student voters at SAIT involved …

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