Learn in Saskatchewan, Canada
SIAST welcomes international students to learn in Saskatchewan or study SIAST programs abroad.
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SIAST is Saskatchewan's primary public institution for post-secondary technical education and skills training, recognized nationally and internationally for its expertise and innovation.
Saskatchewan is a destination with opportunity. The fastest growing province in Canada, Saskatchewan is located in the prairie region and has a population of more than one million people.
- Geographically in the centre of Canada, Saskatchewan is almost 600,000 square kilometers. It borders the Canadian provinces of Alberta to the west and Manitoba to the east, as well as Canada's Nunavut and Northwest Territories to the north. To the south are the American states of Montana and North Dakota.
- A place of beauty in every season, Saskatchewan receives more hours of sunshine than any other Canadian province. It has both vast stretches of golden plains and breathtaking scenery.
Education and Programs
- SIAST has four locations (Saskatoon, Moose Jaw, Regina and Prince Albert) within the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.
- SIAST offers over 150 credit programs in the following program areas:
- Applied/Visual Media
- Education and Early Learning
- Engineering Technology
- Health Services
- Human Services
- Natural Resources
- SIAST programs are cost effective, employer driven and have smaller class sizes that allow students plenty of interaction with instructors.
- Many of our programs are linked with degree programs so graduates can receive credit towards a university degree.
Work While You Study
- Recent changes in Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) policies allow international students to use the skills obtained at SIAST and put them to use in the Canadian work context.
- The Off-Campus Work Permit program allows International students to work off-campus, after completing six months of successful study in Canada.
- Students that graduate from SIAST programs are also eligible for a Post-Graduation Work Permit. This allows the student to work after graduation to gain valuable work experience in Canada.
- Saskatchewan has the most attractive Permanent Residency laws in Canada for students looking to immigrate to Canada. Visit the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program for more information.
- Every campus provides recreation services with opportunities for fitness classes, athletics, special interest clubs, extracurricular activities, fitness assessments and programs, intramurals, special events and tournaments.
- Upon arrival, international students are eligible to receive Saskatchewan hospital and medical coverage at no charge. You must apply for health services to receive coverage. (Prescription drugs are not covered.)
- International students at the SIAST Kelsey, Woodland and Palliser Campus' are also eligible for the SIAST Students' Association Health and Dental plan. (Students at SIAST Wascana Campus in Regina are not eligible for te SIAST Students' Association Health and Dental plan.
Canada Homestay International is pleased to offer homestay to SIAST students studying in Saskatoon, Regina and Moose Jaw. Live with a Canadian family while you complete your studies, learn about Canadian culture, and make lifelong friends. Upon acceptance at SIAST, complete the online application.
- Learn about the Canadian culture first-hand.
- The minimum stay with Homestay is eight weeks. All eight-week fees must be paid at time of application $780/4 weeks (28 days) + $220 registration, orientation, & placement fee (a $500 refundable security deposit is to be paid at time of application).
- Total fees for an eight-week minimum homestay to be paid at time of application are: $2,280 ($220 + (2 x $700) + $500).
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Applications should be submitted a minimum of six weeks prior to the start of classes, so if interested, please email Canada Homestay International.