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.

NAIT's Institutional Strategic Plan

The NAIT Effect, our new vision and strategic plan, gives us and our stakeholders a clear sense of the positive impacts we will have and what we must do in order to make them happen.

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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

Nov. 24, 2022

NAIT hosts nearly 100 high school students for a day of skilled trades exploration

Jill of All Trades engages young women in careers in the skilled trades

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Nov. 02, 2022

NAIT welcomes Don Cameron to Board of Governors

Cameron brings over 30 years of chemical manufacturing and leadership experience to role

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Oct. 26, 2022

NAIT welcomes prospective students to Main Campus for 2022 Open House

The polytechnic’s largest recruitment event takes place on Saturday, Oct. 29

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Oct. 26, 2022

Victor Cui NAIT’s first Executive-in-Residence

Elks president and CEO will provide mentorship to JR Shaw School of Business students

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NAIT is a Top Employer

For 11 consecutive years, NAIT has been named one of Alberta's top employers.

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