NAIT Wellness and Adversity Profiles

NAIT Wellness and Adversity Profiles

Willow Shelley Title: NAIT Students’ Association Vice President Student Services What you wouldn’t know about this person: When someone is organized, a high achiever and a perfectionist we often would not guess that they have ADHD. However, growing up Willow Shelley...
NAIT Wellness Week Events Nov. 17-24, 2018

NAIT Wellness Week Events Nov. 17-24, 2018

By Tora Matys Life gets busy sometimes, and far too often people forget to make time for themselves. Don’t worry, the NAIT Students’ Association has your back. They are offering a variety of events from Nov. 17-24 to help your physical and mental wellness.  Saturday...
Clubs and Wellness

Clubs and Wellness

By George Hong NAIT has 96 active campus clubs and students are able to start their own club by following the required steps on the NAIT Students’ Association website. Clubs Support Specialist, Laura Hebert, educates students how to start a club, advertise to increase...
Minimum Wage Increase Has a Downside

Minimum Wage Increase Has a Downside

By Joe Lipovski The Nest has eliminated two positions and decreased hours of operation to compensate for the provincial increase of minimum wage to $15. The Nest general manager, Michelle Dirksen, says that by December the restaurant will need to re-evaluate and, if...
Apprentices Need Opportunities

Apprentices Need Opportunities

By Zachary Flynn In less than 10 years, there will be an estimated need for 14,000 welders in Canada, yet NAIT’s welding program has decreased their intake significantly over the past few years. Spots in NAIT’s welding program have been reduced to less than a third of...
Lowest dropout rate…

Lowest dropout rate…

By: George Hong The Digital Media Information Technology (DMIT) program at NAIT has fewer dropouts than all other IT programs in North America. The Program Chair, Steve Chattergoon explains that most IT programs have only three graduates for every 10 registered...