Your Saitsa student representatives advocate to all levels of government to ensure the student voice is represented and student issues are brought to the forefront. If you are interested in being an advocate for the student voice run for a position on our Board of Directors!

Municipal

Post-Secondary students comprise one of Calgary’s biggest constituencies; though PSE is provincially regulated, there are many municipal issues that affect SAIT students:

  • Transportation & Public Transit
  • Secondary-Suite Housing
  • Community and Protective Services

Saitsa is a founding member of the Calgary Student Alliance; a local advocacy group designed to bring Student Unions and Associations in Calgary together to advocate on municipally regulated issues.

Find your local representative.

Provincial

Post-Secondary education is provincially regulated, which means there are a lot of areas that affect SAIT students:

  • Tuition Regulations
  • Transfer Options
  • Mental Health Supports
  • Standardized Sexual Violence Policy for Campuses

Saitsa is a founding member of ASEC, a provincial student advocacy group. In addition to providing leadership and learning opportunities for Alberta’s student leaders, ASEC brings its members together to establish advocacy priorities so that we can concentrate our efforts and make a difference.

Find your provincial representative (Member of the Legislative Assembly – MLA).

Federal

Though PSE is provincially regulated, there are many federal issues that affect students:

  • International Study Permits
  • Work Integrated Learning
  • Financial Aid
  • Apprentice/Trades
  • Voting

Saitsa is a member of CASA, a federal student advocacy group. In addition to providing leadership and learning opportunities for Canada’s student leaders, CASA brings its members together to advocate on federal issues to improve the student experience. They also develop campaigns to bring awareness to student issues, such as Get Out the Vote!

Find your Federal Member of Parliament (MP).