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Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Operational Board Member

Mark Butler
Vice President, Corporate Development, Applied Research and International

mark.butler@sait.ca
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Location: Calgary, Canada (North America)

Overview of University

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) is based in Calgary, Canada and was the first publicly-funded technical institute and the second oldest post-secondary institution in the city. It’s vision to be a global leader in applied education has seen the university grow to service students from across the globe. It delivers its mission to prepare its students for successful careers and lives through degrees, diplomas and certificate programmes, apprenticeships and continuing education courses. The curriculum at SAIT is embedded in digital and leadership literacy, continuous and flexible learning, and industry experiences and connections.

University Structure

Research Focuses

Applied research at SAIT is anchored in the intersection of three priorities: clean energy, the environment, and building the sustainable, resilient communities of the future.

SAIT’s Applied Research and Innovation Services (ARIS) department is working to a strategic plan: Research that Matters: Empowering Solutions through Innovation. To support this work, ARIS has four key research areas:

International Collaboration

SAIT has a number of international collaborations across the world.

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