Check out this collection for valuable and helpful resources we have to offer trades and apprenticeship students.
Saitsa offers convenient locker rental services for students.
With various locker sizes available, you can choose the option that best suits your needs and budget.
Whether you need a locker to store your books, laptop, or gym clothes, our locker rental service provides a secure and accessible solution. You can rent a locker for the entire academic year or on a semester basis, and our rental fees are competitive and affordable. By renting a locker with Saitsa, you can enjoy peace of mind knowing that your belongings are safe and within easy reach.
For locker prices and guidelines, click here.
Trade Secrets Alberta
TradeSecrets is a comprehensive online resource the Alberta Government provides that offers a wealth of information and resources for trades students.
The website provides various resources, including apprenticeship and occupational profiles, training programs, job opportunities, and industry news.
Whether you are a student looking for guidance on starting your career in the trades or an experienced tradesperson seeking new opportunities, TradeSecrets is an invaluable resource that can help you achieve your goals.
Awards & Scholarships
Did you know that SAIT has various opportunities for trades and apprenticeship students to fund their education?
If you’re interested in the Canada Apprenticeship Loan, Apprenticeship Incentive Grant, or SAIT student awards click here.
Saitsa gives out student awards every year. Apply for an award here.
On-campus Weight Room
SAIT’s temporary recreation facility is now open for fitness. Grab your SAIT ID and head over to the temporary home of SAIT’s Wellness Centre behind East Hall residence.
The facility has cardio machines, free weights, a fitness area and a full-size basketball court.
You can easily get around on the city’s CTrain! The CTrain is the city’s light rail transit system. To learn more, visit: calgarytransit.com/home.html.
Calgary also has multiple outdoor pathways and bikeways! With SAIT being located in downtown Calgary where it’s fairly flat, biking in the summer months can be one of the most enjoyable ways to commute! View a map of all pathways and bikeways.
Saitsa Wellness Resources
Your physical and mental health are important. Our Resource Centre offers a Wellness Bank, Good Food Box Program, Emergency Food Request, and more. Our Peer Support Centre offers resources around mental health support, menstrual products and safer sex supplies, a drop-in space to connect, and events and programming.
Off-campus Wellness Resources
There are many resources available to you in the community. The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Calgary offers counselling, educational classes and workshops, drop-in and therapy groups. The Calgary Food Bank offers emergency food hampers. The Calgary Counselling Centre offers support in coping with a variety of concerns including addictions, anxiety, and depression. The Alberta Health Services offers 24/7 support over the phone from the Addiction Helpline, Mental Health Helpline, and more. If there is an emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest urgent care centre.