August 23, 2012
NAIT students Gear Up! to head back to school
WHAT: Over 2,000 new and returning full-time students and apprentices, as well as their families and friends, are expected to attend Gear Up! – NAIT’s annual welcome event.
WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WHERE: NAIT Main Campus, 11762 106 St.
Events will take place in the gymnasium, NAITrium, Shaw Theatre, South Learning Centre and in the hallways of the E and J wings.
WHY: This is an opportunity for students to familiarize themselves with NAIT, meet other students and have a bit of fun before the academic year begins.
The day’s events include:
Jessi Cruickshank: MTV Canada host and eTalk Daily correspondent Jessi Cruickshank will talk about how getting involved in campus activities can make a huge difference in your NAIT experience: 10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the gym
Wayne Lee: See how Wayne Lee uses hypnosis to release astonishing powers: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Shaw Theatre.
Assertiveness & Self-Esteem Workshop: Feel more confident and self-assured after this workshop led by NAIT counselors: 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m., Room X105, South Learning Centre.
Information sessions and study skills workshops will be offered throughout the afternoon in Room X111, South Learning Centre. There will also be opportunities for both new and returning students to get their photo ID cards and U-Passes, sign up for parking and more. As well, the NAIT Bookstore will be open, giving students an opportunity to get their back-to-school shopping started before classes begin over the next two weeks. Specific start dates will vary depending on the program area.
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