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Oct. 04, 2022

NAIT receives provincial funding to fast-track newcomers into meaningful trades careers

$1.5 million over three years to support an assessment-first approach to skilled trades training

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Sep. 29, 2022

Provincial funding supports three new NAIT micro-credential programs

$650,000 over two years to develop new programs to help Albertans reskill and upskill

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Sep. 23, 2022

NAIT receives funding to expand apprenticeship seats

Polytechnic receives over $760,000 to open 132 apprenticeship seats spanning five programs

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Sep. 21, 2022

Celebration and education at the centre of Aboriginal Culture Day at NAIT

Annual event provides opportunities for NAIT community to experience rich Indigenous culture

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Aug. 29, 2022

NAIT Student Orientation kicks off the 2022/23 school year

Students return to campus for first in-person orientation since 2019

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Aug. 15, 2022

NAIT welcomes new chair and members to board of governors

Entrepreneur and business leader Yasmin Jivraj assumes board chair role

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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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Sep. 26, 2022

NAIT launches Membrane Technology Assessment Program to test water treatment technologies

NAIT’s Technology Access Centre for Oil Sands Sustainability has developed a one-of-a-kind Membrane Technology Assessment Program, in partnership with Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance.

Sep. 26, 2022

Membrane Innovation Could Be Environmental Gamechanger

The new COSIA-supported Membrane Testing Lab is used to test reverse osmosis polymeric membranes in conditions relevant to oil sand facilities and other industries using water in their operations.

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Dec. 17, 2021

Local Solutions for Global Impact

Inter Pipeline’s partnership with NAIT is making significant progress in plastics research as it enters its second year.

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Nov. 29, 2021

Dr. Paolo Mussone named Ovintiv Applied Research Chair in Energy

NAIT’s Industry Solutions is pleased to announce Dr. Paolo Mussone has been named the Ovintiv Applied Research Chair in Energy

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Aug. 03, 2021

Dr. Quamrul Huda named JR Shaw Applied Research Chair in Industrial Automation

NAIT’s Industry Solutions is pleased to announce Dr. Quamrul Huda has been named the JR Shaw Applied Research Chair in Industrial Automation.

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Industry Solutions

Industry solutions is the newest branch of NAIT's partnership with industry, offering expert consulting services, space and facilities.

NAIT set to help newcomers put skills to work in building trades careers

Government of Alberta commits $1.5M to new approach based on skills assessment

Provincial funding supports three new micro-credential programs at NAIT

Government of Alberta commits $650,000 over two years

Humboldt Broncos tragedy survivor emerges as mental health champion

NAIT grad Tyler Smith advocates for vulnerability, support and self-care

Career Essentials podcast: Defining leadership, with Chief Billy Morin

After three terms as chief of Enoch Cree Nation, the NAIT grad reflects on the makings and actions of a strong leader

What should you do to recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation?

A conversation with staff from NAIT’s Nîsôhkamâtotân Centre about recognizing the day

Apprenticeship education at NAIT receives boost in government funding

Government of Alberta pledges more than $700,000 for 132 new seats

The Curious President Podcast

President and CEO Laura Jo Gunter explores the impact of the polytechnic

Olympics of meat: Corey Meyer puts his chops to the test at the World Butchers’ Challenge

Grad ‘meats’ his destiny at Canada’s first showing in international event

NAIT JR Shaw School of Business launches new course on intrapreneurship

“Intrapreneurship & Innovation” encourages grads and future employees to think more like entrepreneurs

North-side hustle: How Edmontonian Bill Karamouzis became a king of casual video games

NAIT grad’s $35-million sale of Addicting Games is just his latest level-up

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