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Northern Alberta Institute Of Technology Canada

Welcome to the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) - a large Canadian publicly funded polytechnic / trade institution located in Alberta, Canada. With over 40 years of experience in teaching and training, we are an outstanding polytechnic institute committed to student success in a global economy. NAIT is located in Edmonton a city renowned as one of the most prosperous cities in Canada. Currently, more than 600 international students across the globe enjoy our high quality of education on our nine campuses.

The city of Edmonton is the capital of the province of Alberta, and is home to approximately one million people. And, city is known as the City of Champions provides numerous opportunities for students to participate in festivals, multicultural activities and sports. With four distinct seasons and plenty of sunshine year round, Edmonton residents focus on outdoor fun. They are also proud supporters of several professional sports teams, including the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey team. The city of Edmonton is located on the western Canadian prairies, just east of the Rocky Mountains. It is only a few-hours drive to two of the world known National Parks: Jasper and Banff National Parks. NAIT students enjoy visiting Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper to try skiing, snowboarding and hiking in Canada's mountain playground.

NAIT's Exciting Range of Programs
We offer an amazing array of programs leading to certificates (one year), diplomas (two years) and degrees (four years) in a wide range of areas: business, IT and Communications, engineering technologies, environmental management, hospitality, health science and English as a Second Language (ESL). Our class sizes are kept small so that students get personal attention from instructors and can take full advantage of the hands-on approach to learning that leads to success.
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Practical Training = Job-Ready
NAIT students get the skills that are in demand. That means our students are job-ready upon graduation. More than 90 per cent of our graduates are employed soon after graduation. And employees are pleased with our grads jog readiness; 97 per cent of employers say they would hire a NAIT graduate again. NAIT's international students are eligible to work in the Province of Alberta for up to two years after graduation.
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Leading-edge Learning Facilities
NAIT's Main Campus continues to expand and improve to provide our students with the very best learning facilities. The NAIT HP Centre for Information and Communications Technologyis Western Canada's premier destination for IT training. Here NAIT students can complete their assignments and do on-line research in the 110-station computer commons, open around the clock. With dozens of different NAIT courses involving work in chemistry labs, our chemistry facilities have to be among the best. NAIT students learn in the Centre for Chemical Studies, a wing of 11 labs fitted with advanced equipment for physical and biochemistry. The Hokason Centre for Culinary Artsis NAIT's world-class training facility for the chefs of tomorrow. Labs feature computerized workstations, programmable appliances and demonstration areas fitted with cameras and overhead plasma screens.

A Friendly and Lively Campus
The city of Edmonton is a friendly, active, multicultural community, and the NAIT campus reflects that same personality. International students are welcome from all comers of the globe, fitting in and making new friends easily with their Canadian colleagues. Their NAIT experience goes well beyond labs and classrooms. Opportunities are endless for active involvement in special events, social activities and intramural and intercollegiate sports. Student looking for fun and fitness finds it in our 50-meter pool, ice arena, gymnasium, well-equipped weight room and racquetball and squash courts. More serious athletes can try out for NAIT's intercollegiate men's and wemen's teams, called the NAIT Ooks. The Ooks have 13 teams in nice different sports. Off campus, students enjoy many activities in Edmonton's busy community centres and beautiful river valley parks, such as biking, hiking and ice skating. And of course, the Rocky Mountains are just a shot drive away, offering world-class scenery and four seasons of active fun.

International Student Services
The International Student Centre is a special gathering place on campus. At the centre, we have helpful staff dedicated to our international students. They can assist you with your academic, social and cultural experience to make it the experience of a lifetime.

NIC(NAIT International Student Club) is an association created by international students, for international students to make NAIT a positive experience, and to integrate and harmonize their culture with Canadian society. They organize fun social and cultural events for international students and welcome all of you to have an active role in the NAIT community.
International Education, Student Recruitment Centre O117, 11762-106 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5G 2R1
Phone: +1.780.375.5060
Fax: +1.780.471.8448


International Education, Student Recruitment Centre O117, 11762-106 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5G 2R1
Phone: +1.780.375.5060
Fax: +1.780.471.8448


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