March Event Calendar

Happy March members of the SAIT Legal Assistant Society! We have a month full of guest speakers and Virtual Brain Breaks for our members, take a look at the event calendar we have for you! You can sign up for the Virtual Brain Breaks at the following links: Lie Swatter! March 11: Drawful! MarchContinue reading “March Event Calendar”

LAS Guest Speaker Series: Heidi Semkowich

We are happy to continue our guest speaker series next Monday on March 8 by having Heidi Semkowich, President of the Alberta Association for Professional Paralegals (AAPP) join us from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. She will be talking about the Alberta Association for Professional Paralegals. You can sign up for the event at theContinue reading “LAS Guest Speaker Series: Heidi Semkowich”

SAIT LAS Guest Speaker

Hello SAIT Legal Assistant Society members! We’re happy to announce our new guest speaker program this semester, starting February 22 with Laurel Shuttleworth, who is an experienced paralegal from Bishop & McKenzie LLP. She will be discussing the process of transitioning from a legal assistant role to a paralegal role and work as a paralegal.Continue reading “SAIT LAS Guest Speaker”

Advice From Your LAS Executive Team.

Hi future legal assistants! We hope you’re enjoying school so far! We recognize that online school can be stressful and not as motivating to actually attend class as it would be if we actually were in school; to that end, some of your Executive team has come together to provide some advice from their perspective.Continue reading “Advice From Your LAS Executive Team.”

Tips for Success From Second Years

We are lucky to have so much technology available at our fingertips (quite literally) when it comes to learning from home. While it might suck to learn from home, we are lucky that we don’t have to go to school sick! Try to find the positive in all of this. In the meantime, here’s someContinue reading “Tips for Success From Second Years”

How to Adjust to Online Learning.

It’s 3:17 a.m. You’ve been in a restless sleep, unsure of how to tackle your upcoming courses. Your mind spins – how do you do this? You’re coming from high school where your teachers practically handed you your marks, or you’re coming back to school after a hiatus working, and now you’re taking your firstContinue reading “How to Adjust to Online Learning.”

Introduction to the 2020 Team.

Good afternoon future legal assistants, We hope you’re doing well. ‘Who are we,’ you ask? Why, we’re your Legal Assistant Society, and we’d like to introduce ourselves! We’re a SAITSA club dedicated to students of the Legal Assistant program. Our job is to make your time here as welcoming, professional, and dynamic as possible. WeContinue reading “Introduction to the 2020 Team.”

What is a Co-Curricular Record?

You’re probably here because you are interested in being a student tutor and you’re wondering what a Co-Curricular Record (CCR) is. Well, without going into too much detail, your CCR is a resume builder. When you volunteer as a student tutor, you are able to make a record of your involvement, and SAIT provides anContinue reading “What is a Co-Curricular Record?”