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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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Oct. 18, 2022

$15 million province-wide investment to fund scholarships for construction careers

More than $7 million already committed by homebuilding industry to support students and remove barriers for underrepresented populations interested in construction trades

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Oct. 04, 2022

NAIT receives provincial funding to fast-track newcomers into meaningful trades careers

$1.5 million over three years to support an assessment-first approach to skilled trades training

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Sep. 29, 2022

Provincial funding supports three new NAIT micro-credential programs

$650,000 over two years to develop new programs to help Albertans reskill and upskill

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Sep. 23, 2022

NAIT receives funding to expand apprenticeship seats

Polytechnic receives over $760,000 to open 132 apprenticeship seats spanning five programs

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Sep. 21, 2022

Celebration and education at the centre of Aboriginal Culture Day at NAIT

Annual event provides opportunities for NAIT community to experience rich Indigenous culture

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Aug. 29, 2022

NAIT Student Orientation kicks off the 2022/23 school year

Students return to campus for first in-person orientation since 2019

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Nov. 18, 2022

NAIT’s Motion Capture Studio a game changing resource for Alberta industries

Motion capture can be used in gaming, film, sports, health and skills training.

Nov. 03, 2022

Saskatchewan Polytechnic helping build EV infrastructure on the prairies

NAIT, RRC Polytech & Sask Polytech are collaborating with Natural Resources Canada's Zero Emission Vehicle Awareness Initiative to address the issue of workplace charging for electric vehicle owners.

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Sep. 26, 2022

NAIT launches Membrane Technology Assessment Program to test water treatment technologies

NAIT’s Technology Access Centre for Oil Sands Sustainability has developed a one-of-a-kind Membrane Technology Assessment Program, in partnership with Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance.

Sep. 26, 2022

Membrane Innovation Could Be Environmental Gamechanger

The new COSIA-supported Membrane Testing Lab is used to test reverse osmosis polymeric membranes in conditions relevant to oil sand facilities and other industries using water in their operations.

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Dec. 17, 2021

Local Solutions for Global Impact

Inter Pipeline’s partnership with NAIT is making significant progress in plastics research as it enters its second year.

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Industry Solutions

Industry solutions is the newest branch of NAIT's partnership with industry, offering expert consulting services, space and facilities.

The 2022 NAIT holiday gift guide

15 made-in-Alberta experiences, treats and more

10 ways to stay healthy during exam time

Good grades aren't possible without good health

Grads help build giant gingerbread house at Hotel Fairmont Macdonald

Massive cookie arch requires hundreds of hours and immeasurable ingenuity

Curious President Podcast Ep. 2: How NAIT is measuring microplastics in the North Saskatchewan River

Laura Jo Gunter wades into the issue of invisible pollution in a major water source

Curious President Podcast Ep. 1: How NAIT students helped light up a school in a Peru

Laura Jo Gunter looks at the unique impact of the Alternative Energy Technology program

Curious President podcast Ep. 3: Supporting the international student experience

How NAIT staff helped students navigate the journey to Edmonton during the pandemic

Jill of All Trades shows female high school students futures in the trades

NAIT holds inaugural event to make trades a “top-of-mind” choice

The NAIT 'B-Ook' list: Cookbooks, novels, guides and more

That’s not a typo – it’s a term of endearment

6 ways ‘side hustlers’ can get ahead at tax time

Money-saving tips for part-time entrepreneurs

Grad tests her mettle – and human resources skills – on Big Brother Canada

Betty Yirsaw looks back on learnings from her time on reality TV

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