Stumped about student loans?

Stumped about student loans?

By: Emily Olsen As tuition prices evolve, student loans have become a major part of the post-secondary experience for many students. The process of application, budgeting and paying off these loans is a large undertaking for many students. However, after speaking to...
No credits for ESL

No credits for ESL

By George Hong Mastering a second language is hard and English is considered one of the most difficult. The English as a Second Language (ESL) program at NAIT doesn’t count for credit toward a diploma or degree, but the students can benefit for a lifetime. The ESL...
Banking the ‘unbanked’

Banking the ‘unbanked’

By: Zachary Flynn ATB Financial has been reinventing the way people look at traditional banking. The Alberta bank has a number of pilot projects on the go that each take a different approach on how they work with customers. ATB’s Four Directions branch works with...
NAIT campaign raises $125M

NAIT campaign raises $125M

By: Eryn Pinksen NAIT’s Essential Campaign raised $125 million in donations with $5 million given by students through the largest donation in NAITSA’s history. Half of this went to the Centre for Applied Technology, the remainder will be paid over 5 years. Jason Roth...
Students regret taking loans

Students regret taking loans

By: Eryn Pinksen Student loans are a common financial assistance plan for many post-secondary students, however a survey compiled by a Canadian accounting network states that three in four Canadian graduates regret the decision to take out loans. In 2017, this poll...
Economy affecting carpenters

Economy affecting carpenters

By: George Hong The Alberta economy is down and NAIT’s carpentry program is down 25% but all the classes are fully booked with waiting lists. Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Office provides funding for all the apprenticeship programs in the province. The...