Category : Issues

NAIT industry research symposium

Industy comes to NAIT

NAIT is paving the way for Alberta’s competitiveness on several hot-button issues. On Nov. 2, NAIT held its second annual Research Symposium at the Shaw Theatre, focusing on a wide variety of issues, including future energy, digital economy and natural…

November 16, 2017

Kidnapping scheme alert

The Edmonton Police Service have issued a warning to NAIT students about a virtual kidnapping scheme impacting the Chinese community in British Columbia. In July of this year, RCMP in lower mainland British Columbia became aware of a fraud trend…

November 16, 2017

Mawji Centre Launch

Business for students

A $1 million donation has been made by Ashif Mawji towards establishing the new Mawji Centre, which will be home to the New Venture and Student Entrepreneurship resources. The centre will be dedicated to helping NAIT students in all fields…

November 16, 2017

NAIT students show in WorldSkills

Three of NAIT’s own have returned from representing Canada in the 2017 WorldSkills competition in Abu Dhabi with modest results. Canada sent 31 competitors who participated in over 25 different skilled trades and service industry tasks in Asia from Oct….

November 6, 2017

NAIT student senate

Two new student senators, two more needed

The NAIT Students’ Association Senate still has two vacant seats. On Monday Oct. 30, a special appointment meeting was held and two of the four open positions were filled. Scott Bowen was appointed to represent Skilled Trades and Apprenticeships and…

November 6, 2017

Time to grow your mo’

NAIT has a full month of Movember activities planned to raise awareness and funds for three important men’s health issues: testicular cancer, prostate cancer, plus mental health and suicide prevention. There will be four weeks of Movember events, with each…

November 6, 2017

Leftovers for Dinner at Ernest's

Leftovers – yummy!

On Friday, Oct. 20, Ernest’s played host to a feast of unique proportions. The “Leftovers for Dinner” event, spearheaded by Global Shapers Edmonton in partnership with Ernest’s, was a fundraising and awareness dinner for the charity Leftovers YEG. The evening’s…

November 6, 2017

Warm welcome, hot dinner

Thanksgiving dinner is the time of year families gather for a meal and all the joys that come with it. Now imagine you only met your family a month ago, and it consisted of 180 people from different countries, whom…

October 25, 2017

New student senators chosen

After a nearly week long campaign, the 2017-18 NAITSA Senators are confirmed but with spots still available. The results were announced Oct. 11, and now 14 of the 18 candidates representing the program groups at NAIT are locked into place….

October 25, 2017

A question of support

On Oct. 3, NAIT hosted the activation event for the 2017 #IBelieveYou Campaign. The campaign was created by the Alberta Association of Sexual Assault Services (AASAS) in 2015 as a means to encourage victims of sexual assault to come forward….

October 25, 2017