Established in 1916, the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology is a public polytechnic college located in Calgary, Alberta. The college also operates three other campuses in Calgary: Maryland Heights campus, Culinary campus and Art Smith Aero Centre. It is the first publicly funded technical institution in Canada.
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology comprises of 8 schools: MacPhail School of Energy; School of Business; School of Construction; School of Health and Public Safety; School of Hospitality and Tourism; School of Information and Communications Technologies; School of Manufacturing and Automation; and School of Transportation. It’s Centre for Academic Learner Services and the Centre for Instructional Technology and Development are dedicated to providing student support. Through these schools the college offers two baccalaureate degrees, four applied degrees, and 84 diploma and certificate programs, as well as apprenticeship trades, continuing education, and corporate training courses.
The total student population at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology is more than 50,000 students of which over 11,000 are full time students. The student to faculty ratio at the college is 20:1.
SAIT is a member of Polytechnics Canada, which is a cooperative association between the eleven leading research-intensive, publicly funded colleges and institutes of technology.
Notable Alumni: Ron Tarrant (Canadian singer), Doug Horner (Canadian politician)
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