KICKSTART 2019 - May 25, 2019
The first year of post-secondary studies can be an exciting time filled with new experiences and opportunities, but it can also be a lot to take in. This is why we are giving you the chance to connect with NAIT, before your New Student Orientation in the fall.
KICKSTART is a pre-orientation program for new students and provides a fantastic opportunity to make your transition to NAIT easier.
At KICKSTART, you will have the opportunity to:
- Get to know campus - take a tour
- Master navigation of NAIT's Student Portal
- Learn how to fund your education
- Identify key steps to support your academic success
- Meet other new students
- Get your questions answered by our panel of current students and NAIT leaders
|8:30 a.m. onwards||Light refreshments available throughout morning|
|8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.||one AT NAIT Card Services|
|9:30 - 10:15 a.m.||Classroom Opening Sessions|
|10:25 - 11:10 a.m.||Workshops, Block 1|
|11:20 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.||Workshops, Block 2|
|12:15 - 1:00 p.m.||Workshops, Block 3|
|10:00 - 10:45 a.m.||Supporting Your Learner Presentation (for supporters)|
NAIT LRT SERVICE SUSPENSION FROM APR. 28 - AUG 30
APRIL 26, 2019 13:33
Service to the NAIT LRT station will be suspended from Apr. 28 to Aug. 30. Riders taking the Metro Line to NAIT will need to disembark at the Kingsway/Royal Alex LRT station and take bus routes 8 or 9 the rest of the way to Main Campus. You can visit www.takeets.com and use the Transit Trip Planner service to find alternative routes to NAIT.
NOTE: As of May 7th, some workshops are already full. Register soon to ensure that you get into the workshops you want.
For each of the three workshop blocks, students have a choice of sessions to attend. The following is a brief description of those sessions, to help you with your choice of workshop when registering:
Financing Your Education
Funding and scholarships/bursaries experts will help you discover opportunities to support your financial success.
Learning Strategies for Academic Success
Learning Services will share information on services available as well as equip you with the tools you need to reach your educational goals. You will also learn some practical tips for studying and preparing for post-secondary school.
Navigating NAIT Online
Learn how to use NAIT's online essentials including the Student Portal (your home base while at NAIT), our mobile apps (NAIT Students & NAIT Alert apps), Moodle and more. You will learn a number of things to do over the summer, that will help you to get set up for your classes in the fall.
This workshop is all about managing your finances and money choices to keep money in your pocket. You will discover ways to maximize your fun and your $, which will also help to minimize stress, as you navigate your education.
Student Life Hacks/Student Life on Campus
Learn practical tips and information, from the student perspective, about student life on campus (ie) great study spaces, time management tips, etc. You will also learn about activities on campus and different things for students to do (e) clubs, sporting events, intramurals, etc.
Student Well-being for Academic Success
Learn the importance of taking care of your overall well-being and the impact this has on your academic success. You will also learn about services/resources/activities at NAIT that are available to help you to do this, and some tips on what you can do over the summer to prepare yourself for school in the fall.
Q&A Panel (only available in Block 3)
This is your opportunity to ask any questions that you may have about life at NAIT. A panel of NAIT representatives, including students and staff, will answer questions such as how to enroll in classes, what options are there for parking, program specific questions, etc.
Tour 1, Library & Learning Services
From borrowing books, discovering quiet study spaces, accessing free tutoring, to getting help with citations and learning where you can receive support for learning accommodations. Take this tour to learn more about these services and many more.
Tour 2, Recreation & Fitness
Discover where and how you can take care of your physical self, plus learn about NAIT's Athletic teams. Stops along this tour include the fitness centre, gym, arena and pool.
Tour 3, Student Wellness Resources
NAIT offers a variety of resources and services to support the well-being of NAIT students; take this campus tour to learn more about these areas! Some of the stops along this tour will be counselling, health services, reflection rooms and the well-being lounge.
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