Welcome to the official SAIT learning skills guidebook, your go-to destination for boosting your learning skills. We understand that learning can sometimes feel like a puzzle, but don't worry—we're here to help you piece it all together. Our goal is to provide you with practical strategies and insights to enhance your note-taking, time management, memory skills, and more. Our team of experts has collected a range of tried-and-true techniques that can make a real difference in your learning journey. Join us as we explore the world of effective learning and set you up for success.
Click on the topics to the left to start exploring how you can level up your study skills!
Our team of professional learning strategists, are here to help you maximize your success at SAIT. Have you perused the resources here and still don't know how to begin? Do you appreciate a more personal touch to your learning skills training? Are you facing unique challenges to your learning? Make a 1-on-1 appointment (virtual or in-person) with one of our learning strategists here.
Joseph Hudson: An experienced SAIT instructor, Joe has a knack for making learning simple. Get some down to earth advice on improving your learning abilities. Are you an apprentice student? Joe works closely with our apprenticeship programs to make sure all students have the resources they need to thrive.
Lydia Trvalec: SAIT's most experienced learning strategist, Lydia has a talent for lifting up struggling students. If you are looking for hands-on training, then she is the strategist for you. Lydia also runs Writing Services and is the go-to person at SAIT for help with writing skills including citation, paraphrasing, sentence structure, flow, and more.
Shauna Issler: Shauna is a well-rounded strategist with a talent for identifying learning barriers and breaking them down. Whether you're coming to SAIT straight from high school, identify as neurodiverse, or just want a hand figuring out where the problem is, she can work with you to find strategies that suit your level and needs.
Matthew Esau: A lifelong student, Matthew is just really passionate about learning new skills. His philosophy involves taking a scientific approach towards helping a student build their learning toolkit. This way of thinking about learning can be seen in his Learning to Learn series of academic success seminars. Sign up at the link on the left of this page!
Success seminars are offered throughout the year. All SAIT students and apprentices are welcome. You can sign up for the individual seminars that interest you or attend all of them. Sign up here!
The following seminars are offered throughout the academic year: