About NAIT  

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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Feb. 01, 2021

NAIT celebrates new president and CEO Laura Jo Gunter

Gunter was formally introduced to the NAIT community at virtual installation

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Jan. 29, 2021

NAIT to officially welcome new president and CEO Laura Jo Gunter

NAIT’s seventh president and CEO to be celebrated at virtual installation

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Jan. 26, 2021

NAIT named an Alberta Top Employer for the 10th consecutive year

Employee support and collaboration during the pandemic earns NAIT top employer honours 

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Dec. 18, 2020

NAIT ranks third among top 50 Canadian research colleges, polytechnics

NAIT ranks third overall, first in research intensity

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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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