Answers to your top questions
Our international team travels and supports applicants from countries around the world to find their best program. See below for their answers to your top questions about your future at NAIT and in Canada.
What can I study?
NAIT offers over 100 programs, and several of them are only available at our school. These programs include:
- Computers & IT
- Culinary & Hospitality
- Design & Communications
- Engineering Technologies
- English Language
See full list of international programs
How much will it cost to study?
Will I be able to immigrate after I graduate from NAIT?
NAIT is a designated learning institution (DLI# O18713200642) with programs eligible for the study permit and post-graduate work permit.
You will likely be able to apply for permanent residency if you:
NAIT has a team of licensed, immigration professionals on campus to help you with this process.
What is the English requirement for my country?
Can I work while I am studying at NAIT?
Can my spouse/family come with me?
Yes, if you are an international student studying full-time in an academic program (other than ESL and academic upgrading) with a valid study permit, your spouse or common-law partner can apply for an open work permit. Your spouse/partner can apply for a work permit before or after they arrive in Canada. This work permit will authorize the spouse to work full-time for any employer in Canada for the same period as their partner’s study permit. If both partners are interested in pursuing studies in Canada, they each must apply for separate study permits. All minor children are entitled to pursue education at the pre-school, primary, or secondary level of study provided one of their parents is authorized to work or study in Canada.
Where can I live?
Edmonton has many options for living Students can rent full houses, condominiums, apartments.
Many students meet their potential roommates at the International Centre, International Centre events, or on orientation day.
We also have contracts with two universities for student housing—you can stay in their residence and take the transit or bus directly to NAIT