Arriving in Edmonton

Welcome to NAIT!

NAIT is located in Edmonton, the capital city of the province of Alberta in Canada, one of the healthiest countries in the world. People in Alberta earn the highest wages in the country; enjoy the most days of sun per year and only pay 5% tax on consumer goods (saving money on things like books and groceries)! NAIT gives you a hands-on education and prepares you for a rewarding career.

We’ve put together a guide to help provide you with some important information you should know before coming to Canada, and arriving in Edmonton.

Did You Know

Alberta residents, including international students, receive free healthcare!

Living in Edmonton

There are plenty of fun and affordable things to see and do in Edmonton and Alberta.


There are tons of great housing options available in Edmonton. Explore the housing options available to NAIT students.


Find out how much it costs to live in Edmonton for a year.


Your health is important to your success as a student. Fortunately, as an international student, you have many great options for health and dental care in Alberta. It's important to note that your healthcare coverage will depend on the program you are enrolled in. All students who are enrolled in a credit program (degree, diploma or certificate) will automatically receive extended insurance coverage, which is included in your NAIT fees.

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Pre-arrival tips and resources

We offer several tips and resources to help you prepare for life in Canada, including: information about crossing the border, housing, healthcare and more.

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Pre-arrival Webinars
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