Mawji Centre for New Venture and Student Entrepreneurship

The Mawji Centre is NAIT's vibrant on-campus community dedicated to inspiring your entrepreneurial mindset through dynamic opportunities such as business mentorship, guest speakers, competitions, workshops and networking.

We harness your inner talent and challenge you to express new ideas, think creatively and experiment with confidence outside the classroom. As the next generation of creators and trailblazers, we challenge you to BE CURIOUS and start your entrepreneurial journey here.

Is it Smoke and Mirrors?

Learn the Cannabusiness with Aurora Cannabis

A Fireside chat with Sam Pillar & Forrest Zeisler

Join us as the founders of Jobber share their entrepreneurial journey and answer your questions

Upcoming Events

  • Jan 10
    People First - Building a Strong Collaboration Community with Revolution Ice Cream
  • Jan 18
    Marketing Matters – Recognizing Real Digital Marketing Solutions
  • Jan 23
    Legal Eagles - Franchising Tips and Traps with Heather Barnhouse, Dentons LLP
  • Jan 28
    People First - Developing a Strong Team
  • Jan 28
    Building an Amazing Environment and Superstar Team
  • Jan 29
    Market Research and Resources for your Business with The Business Link
  • Feb 05
    Money Talks - Blockchain and Cryptocurrency with Mike Brown from ATB Financial


The NAIT community is a hotbed of successful entrepreneurs. Be inspired by their stories and learn from their experiences by tuning into the Mawji Centre podcast.

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Missed an event? Plug into the Mawji Centre YouTube channel and watch the highlights from our line-up of guest speakers and local entrepreneurs.

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Fuel your entrepreneurial mindset with amazing stories and practical resources. The Mawji Centre Flipboard is our hub of curated content for the student entrepreneur.

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NAIT Students

NAIT Students

Want to stay connected and hear about upcoming events? Enrol in our Moodle site!

Interested in taking entrepreneurship and innovation courses?

Community Members

Become involved with the Mawji Centre and join our network of entrepreneurial students, alumni, and business leaders. Let’s work together to build the entrepreneur community!

Come Talk to Us!

The Mawji Centre for New Venture and Entrepreneurship CAT309A - Third floor of the Centre for Applied Technology

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Hours & Location

Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Closed

Please note: we are closed on all statutory holidays and during winter break.