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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Aug. 12, 2020

NAIT celebrates one of its biggest champions with honourific naming

The Centre for Applied Technology named Feltham Centre in recognition of former NAIT president and CEO, Dr. Glenn Feltham

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Jul. 23, 2020

New alliance to maximize innovation, reduce plastics waste in Alberta

NAIT to lead newly established Plastics Alliance of Alberta

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Jun. 11, 2020

NAIT research projects receive $3.65M in funding from NSERC

Grants will lead to new technologies and solutions for oil sands sustainability, boreal forest reclamation, waste reduction and reuse

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May. 28, 2020

Laura Jo Gunter appointed NAIT’s 7th president and CEO

‘Exceptional leader’ to begin five-year term on Aug. 24, 2020.

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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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