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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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Jun. 17, 2021

Nine NAIT students take home medals at national Skills Canada event

Competitors showcase skills and technical knowledge on the national stage

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Jun. 07, 2021

Four community leaders named honorary degree recipients at NAIT’s 57th Convocation celebrations

Recipients recognized for their contributions to their communities and beyond

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May. 31, 2021

NAIT’s 57th Convocation recognizes student resiliency and success

12,196 students from the classes of 2020 and 2021 to be celebrated June 5 in online ceremonies

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May. 31, 2021

NAIT's response to discovery of grave site at Kamloops residential school

A message from Laura Jo Gunter, President and CEO

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NAIT is a Top Employer

For 10 consecutive years, NAIT has been named one of Alberta's top employers.

View Current Openings Learn why NAIT is a Top Employer