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

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Jun. 15, 2022

6 NAIT students medal at national Skills Canada competition; 3 make Team Canada

Competitors showcase skills and technical knowledge on the national stage

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May. 18, 2022

NAIT students bring solar power to Peru primary school

Alternative Energy Technology students install off-grid solar power system in the polytechnic’s first student international project since 2019

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May. 12, 2022

5 programs receive government funding for expansion

Polytechnic to be better positioned to meet current and future labour demands

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May. 02, 2022

In-person celebrations return for NAIT Convocation 2022

6,587 graduating students recognized for their success

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NAIT is a Top Employer

For 11 consecutive years, NAIT has been named one of Alberta's top employers.

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