The International Centre is where you can receive support as you transition and settle in Canada. The International Centre and the International Student Services team are available to help you make the transition to Canada as easy as possible. It is a safe space to also get
Some of the main services the International Student Centre provides are
We offer a series of webinars to prepare you for your transition to life in Canada. Topics covered include housing, healthcare, culture and immigration.
You can watch our pre-arrival webinars
Have you ever wondered how a Canadian holiday dinner would be like? Have you considered joining a Canadian family during your winter break in Edmonton?
The International Centre is running a Holiday Host program to connect international/newcomer students with NAIT faculty members and staff to share the holiday spirit between December 21 and December 31, 2018. If you are interested in experiencing a Canadian holiday celebration, we will match you with a host after you have signed up as a student guest to the program. Only NAIT staff members are eligible to host a holiday dinner for international students during the holiday season.
Deadline to signup: December 11, 2018 (sign up early as space is limited!)
For more information, contact Freya Fu at firstname.lastname@example.org
NAIT International offers a warm welcome (and Airport Greeting Service) to new International students, outlining available support services,
NAIT International’s designated Immigration Consultant hosts workshops that cover topics such as studying and working as an international student and present pathways to permanent residency. In these workshops, you will gain extensive knowledge about Study Permits, Visas and various Work Permits.
We have a diverse, interculturally aware team dedicated to provide guidance on how to navigate NAIT, Edmonton, understand culture shock and increase your opportunities to succeed.
As one of Canada's leading polytechnics, we promise to provide you with essential skills for a rewarding experience in Canada through programs and activities like the Conversation Circle, Life After NAIT, Peer Mentor Program, and much more.
Subscribe to the bi-weekly NAIT International Newsletter to hear the latest update from us!
Volunteer for the NAIT International Centre
As a volunteer for the International Centre, you will be helping in various tasks including
- Assist in tasks at the centre
- Engage with students in the centre
- Assist events taking place in the centre
- Conversation Circles
- Assist Peer Mentor events