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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Apr. 12, 2021

NAIT mathematics instructor Mark Schneider wins prestigious 3M National Teaching Fellowship

Innovation in education earn Schneider the polytechnic’s first 3M nod

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Apr. 07, 2021

NAIT receives funding to develop 360-degree training to help First Nations communities reclaim boreal forest

Polytechnic receives $771,638 grant from Future Skills Centre

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Apr. 06, 2021

Linda Palladino appointed to NAIT’s Board of Governors; Priti Laderoute reappointed

Palladino brings nearly 20 years of human resource experience to role

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Mar. 30, 2021

NAIT introduces four School of Skilled Trades diploma programs 

New diploma programs open alternative pathways to trades-based careers 

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NAIT is a Top Employer

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

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