International and Newcomer Student Orientation
Congratulations! Your first semester at NAIT will begin soon and you must have many questions about your time at NAIT. Winter Orientation for International & Newcomer Students will be taking place on Jan 3rd and 4th, 2018. There will be 2 days of informative and fun activities to welcome international and newcomer students. Please arrive at 9 a.m. on Jan 3rd at CAT 191 on NAIT main campus.
We are looking forward to meeting you in January!
The International Centre staff
International & Newcomer Student Orientation schedule
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
- 9:00 a.m. Registration (CAT191)
- 9:30 a.m. Meet your Peer Mentors and Intl. Student Advisors
- 10:30 a.m. Orientation presentation
- 12:30 p.m. Lunch (lunch will be provided)
- 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Settlement Fair (There will be government service department representatives, banks, and mobile service providers on site to provide new students with essential services)
- 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Meet and Greet (Takes place at the same location of the Settlement Fair. Students will have an opportunity to meet with faculty and NAIT staff members before classes start.)
- 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Campus Tour 1
- 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Campus Tour 2
Thursday, January 4, 2018
- 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Q&A with International Student Advisors (International Centre, W101)
- 9:30 a.m. Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP) registration. If you are new to Alberta and have not signed up for the AHCIP, we will be taking new students in a group to a Registry office and register for it.
- 11:00 a.m. City Hall Tour. We are taking students to the Edmonton City Hall for a guided tour. Students will get to discover more about Edmonton!
- 1:30 p.m. The day will continue on to a mini golf tournament at the West Edmonton Mall! We will be taking the Edmonton Public Transit to travel from the City Hall to West Edmonton Mall.
- 4:00 p.m. The end of the day. We will be traveling back to NAIT main campus by taking the Edmonton Public Transit.
Watch our pre-arrival webinars below. We will send you an email with a link to any upcoming sessions so you can join us.
(Please note: All webinars will be delivered at 8:30 a.m. Edmonton time)
|URL for viewing|
|Meet the NAIT International Centre Team||Friday, December 01, 2017||https://adobeconnect.nait.ca/p141zlzcjzj/|
|Services at NAIT||Wednesday, December 06, 2017||https://adobeconnect.nait.ca/p2sbcj6u93c/|
|Health and Housing||Friday, December 08, 2017|
|Register and Prepare for Classes||Wednesday, December 13th 2017||https://adobeconnect.nait.ca/p6erdeeavt3/|
|Immigration||Friday, December 15th 2017|
|Bank and Cellphone Information||Wednesday, December 20th 2017||https://adobeconnect.nait.ca/p5vma55343t/|
|Adapting to Canada||Thursday, December 21st 2017||https://adobeconnect.nait.ca/p494q6tb2m7/|