About NAIT  

About NAIT

NAIT’s hands-on, technology-based education and applied research are essential to the productivity and prosperity of Alberta. Graduates have the knowledge and skills employers want. They leave NAIT confident, prepared and in demand.

NAIT's Institutional Strategic Plan

The NAIT Effect, our new vision and strategic plan, gives us and our stakeholders a clear sense of the positive impacts we will have and what we must do in order to make them happen.

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What makes a polytechnic different? The people

Read the inspiring stories of NAIT alumni who are making a difference in their communities and across Canada.

Rebuilding with care

Carolyn Kincade creates dental implants for cancer survivors following treatment.

Leading with resilience

Tara Chahl’s resolve sets her down a path from the military to marathons to managing pipeline projects.

Rethinking solar solutions

Renewable energy technologist Csilla Harsasi leads the way with portable, off-grid solar project.

Advancing industry solutions

Heather Kaminsky works with industry to tackle oil sands tailings.

Venturing into virtual

Entrepreneur Kyle Gagnon is building a real future in virtual and augmented reality.

Energizing communities

NAIT grad Jordan Jolicoeur shines light on opportunities for Métis and Indigenous communities.

Meeting Alberta’s Needs

95% of employers are satisfied with the performance of NAIT graduates

Lasting Careers

5 years after graduation, NAIT grads have near-zero unemployment

Ready for the Workforce

86% of grads are employed within 9 months after graduation

What's new at NAIT

Jun. 13, 2024

Four exemplary individuals to receive NAIT’s highest honour at 2024 Convocation celebrations

Honorary degree and diploma recipients acknowledged for their societal contributions and achievements

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May. 28, 2024

Planning underway for new trades and technology facility, NAIT’s largest-ever project

Government of Alberta commits $43 million for design phase

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May. 24, 2024

Can dogs soothe stressed students following simulation learning?

Flynn the therapy dog enlisted to improve student learning and future patient care

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May. 23, 2024

NAIT team develops first-of-its-kind approach to studying microplastics in rivers

Applied Research Clean Technologies innovation being used across North America

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NAIT is a Top Employer

For 12 consecutive years, NAIT has been named one of Alberta's top employers.

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