About NAIT

NAIT’s hands-on, technology-based education and applied research are essential to the productivity and prosperity of Alberta. Graduates have the knowledge and skills employers want. They leave NAIT confident, prepared and in demand.

The polytechnic advantage

With over 200,000 proud alumni, we power our province, build the economy, care for Albertans and partner with industry on innovation and sustainable solutions.

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What makes a polytechnic different? The people

Read the inspiring stories of NAIT alumni who are making a difference in their communities and across Canada.

Rebuilding with care

Carolyn Kincade creates dental implants for cancer survivors following treatment.

Leading with resilience

Tara Chahl’s resolve sets her down a path from the military to marathons to managing pipeline projects.

Rethinking solar solutions

Renewable energy technologist Csilla Harsasi leads the way with portable, off-grid solar project.

Advancing industry solutions

Heather Kaminsky works with industry to tackle oil sands tailings.

Venturing into virtual

Entrepreneur Kyle Gagnon is building a real future in virtual and augmented reality.

Energizing communities

NAIT grad Jordan Jolicoeur shines light on opportunities for Métis and Indigenous communities.

Meeting Alberta’s Needs

95% of employers are satisfied with the performance of NAIT graduates

Lasting Careers

5 years after graduation, NAIT grads have near-zero unemployment

Ready for the Workforce

86% of grads are employed within 9 months after graduation

What's new at NAIT

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Dec. 02, 2020

NAIT’s Productivity and Innovation Centre strikes Gold

The Productivity and Innovation Centre achieves LEED Gold certification

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Nov. 19, 2020

Inter Pipeline and NAIT collaborate to reduce waste plastics  

Inter Pipeline and NAIT researchers and students aim to advance the reuse and recycling of plastic in Canada and beyond through applied research partnership  

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Oct. 13, 2020

NAIT’s Open House goes virtual

Prospective students can attend unique Open House from the comfort of their own homes

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Oct. 09, 2020

NAIT staff and students team up with Boyle Street Community Services to provide Thanksgiving dinner

NAIT Culinary staff and student prepare Thanksgiving feast for people experiencing homelessness and poverty

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NAIT is a Top Employer

For 9 consecutive years, NAIT has been named one of Alberta's top employers.

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