Student-centred. Our small class sizes offer effective one-on-one interaction with faculty. Mutual respect and shared accountability characterize our student / faculty relationships and our educational approaches accommodate diverse learning styles. Flexible delivery options let you take programs on campus, in the community and through print-based distance or online delivery.
Practice-focused. Nursing is a hands-on profession and SIAST provides you with a practice-focused education. You'll receive a solid foundation in the practice and theory of modern nursing, with a strong clinical practice component. You'll receive a well-rounded education that will help you develop into a competent, adaptable practitioner.
Near-life and real-life experiences. Our state-of-the art Simulation Learning Centres (SLCs) let you practice what you've learned in reality-based, near-life simulated environments. Clinical practice education placements provide you with practical experience in a variety of health care settings, from community agencies and hospitals, in both urban and rural settings.
You'll take care of others; we'll take care of you. You'll have access to a wide range of SIAST support services. Go to Student Services for information on counselling, child care, health services and more. Check out Learning Services for refresher courses and help with time management, study skills and exam anxiety. Explore Scholarships, Bursaries & Awards and the Ministry of Health Saskatchewan Health Bursary Program. Visit Aboriginal Student Activity Centres for access to tutors, Elders, cultural advisors and cultural activities and check out the services available through the Aboriginal Nursing Student Achievement program..
Have the time of your life. SIAST nursing students are part of a vibrant community with its own social and recreational life. Take part in recreational intramurals, fitness classes or strength training. Take advantage of on-campus social opportunities. Take time to champion a cause or expand your social network through student clubs. Provide leadership by participating in the campus Student Association and with the Canadian Nursing Student Association Chapter. Get moving, get mingling, get in involved in Student Life!
"I walked into the lab and there were only seven students and a facilitator. We talked about applying theory to practice and shared personal experiences and discoveries, personal weaknesses and strengths," she says. "It was a real opportunity."
– Melissa Lichtenwald,
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