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International Student Orientation

Welcome to NAIT!

View the Winter 2020 handbook

We invite all new international students to attend Winter 2020 New Student & International Orientation on January 3, 2020. This event will give you the information, resources and tools to help you be successful as you transition to life as a student at NAIT and in Edmonton.

Join us for this great opportunity to meet new friends, International Centre staff and International Peer Mentors before classes start. We are looking forward to meeting you soon!


 What you'll learn at orientation:

In addition to what you will learn in our general NAIT orientation, our orientation for International and newcomer students will also help you:

  • Gain awareness of different services at NAIT
  • Learn about how to secure health care, banking and mobile services
  • Get to know your international student advisors and the International Centre
  • Develop relationships with peer mentors and other students
  • Learn important information about study permits and working in Canada
  • Learn about upcoming events, volunteering and opportunities to be engaged at NAIT

Note: Registration for NAIT New Student Orientation is now CLOSED.

Thank you for your interest in attending NAIT's New Student Orientation. Although registration is now closed, you are still welcome to attend. Please come to the CAT Building, Main Campus, on January 3rd, 8:00 a.m., and check in at the Orientation Information table.

Please contact StudentEngagement@nait.ca for more information.

Pre-arrival Webinars

View our series of webinars to prepare you for your transition to life in Canada.


Late Orientation for new international students (presentation & campus tour)

The International Centre is hosting a Late Orientation for new international students who are arriving Edmonton late and missed the New Student Orientation January 3, 2020. There will be a condensed presentation and campus tour to provide participants with essential information. If students have a schedule conflict with the Late Orientation, we would recommend the students to visit the International Centre in person (Room W101) and book a time to meet with their International Student Advisor. Here’s the event detail:

  • Date: January 15, 2020 (Wednesday)
  • Time: 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Location: International Centre (W101)

Register now

If you have any questions please contact the International Centre (in person at room W101 or via email InternationalCentre@nait.ca)