Enjoy the last bit of summer on a student budget

Visitors and locals to Calgary can find numerous events and activities to keep themselves busy both in and outside the city before fall takes full effect The summer sun is fading fast, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to catch some of Calgary’s great events, and activities before fall …

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Jumpstart the school year with advice from SAIT students

Continuing students share their personal insight on how to be successful at SAIT.  Excitement and anticipation fill SAIT’s halls as the school year begins, and continuing students share advice with new students to help them towards success.  DON’T AVOID ASKING FOR HELP  The best thing for new students to do is …

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New Trojans logo helping SAIT soar into it’s second century

Trojans Athletics re-branding part of school-wide change.  Aug. 1, 2018 the SAIT Trojans revealed their sharp new logo to media, staff, and students.  The new design is part of a SAIT-wide re-branding that began in 2016 with a new school logo, and continues now with a fresh look for the …

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SAITSA governance procedures streamlined thanks to bylaw rewrites

SAITSA kicked off school year with a special meeting of it’s membership at the Odyssey Coffeehouse.  As the fall term starts at SAIT, a new set of bylaws now regulate the SAIT Students Association.  A special meeting of SAITSA members was held on Aug. 21, during which revised bylaws were …

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Free fitness during Wellness Week at SAIT

Students were encouraged to try the recreational activities available on campus for free during Wellness Week between Sept. 10 and Sept. 14. Instructor-led fitness classes are offered at SAIT throughout the year. Students who purchase the RecX pass can join in classes such as Yoga, Get Ripped!, Box X, and more. …

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Trojans childcare too expensive for students, says frustrated parent

SAIT’s on-campus childcare is too expensive, said parent-of-two Christie Page, an architectural technologies student. “To have students paying $40 to drop our kids off on PD [professional development] days is ludicrous,” said Page. The SAIT Trojans run a PD day program for families to utilize on days that kids don’t …

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SAIT’s Culinary Campus gets involved in upcoming Doors Open YYC

Doors Open (DO) YYC is offering a behind-the-scenes sneak peak into local companies, and SAIT’s very own Culinary Campus is taking part. April Schaly is the marketing communications specialist for SAIT and reveals how SAIT Culinary Campus is involved. “We are hosting cooking demonstrations on fresh hummus and flatbread,” says …

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SAIT garden grows change

Have you ever experienced the sweet smell of fresh raspberries, or the thrill of watching tomatoes ripen in the sun? With the debut of a fully-functioning garden on SAIT campus this year, two SAIT culinary instructors Andrew Hewson and Simon Dunn, hope to give the SAIT community’s taste buds exposure …

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Mechanical Design instructor gives iconic art second life online

Canadian industrial designer Lawrie McIntosh has pushed design boundaries by creating new ways to produce items which we use every day.  For that, he’s considered a pioneer of Canadian industrial product design. But in the 1960s, he designed something way outside the box. McIntosh created a set of Canadian animal …

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