NAIT Convocation 2024

More than 4,000 students (and community members) proudly earned degrees, diplomas and certificates

This summer the NAIT community gathered, as it does each year, to celebrate the highmark of student success: Convocation. More than 4,000 students succcessfully completed degrees, diplomas and certificates.

“We are proud of each graduate on this remarkable achievement and the bright futures that lie ahead,” says Peter Leclaire, vice-president academic.

But before they move on, we pause for a look back. Check out this selection of stories about inspiring student accomplishments, a recap of the recipients of honorary degrees and diplomas, and photo highlights of NAIT's most exciting event.

Convocation 2024 in pictures

photo of NAIT grads outside at convocation 2024

The smiles, the ceremony, the memories! Check out these stellar images from Convocation 2024, held June 24, 25 and 26 at the Edmonton Convention Centre.

International students see futures in Canada thanks to trades diploma

photo of international students from NAIT

How Alex Konde and Dong-Hyun Lee, immigrants from Uganda and South Korea, are pursuing new opportunities in a new home thanks to a new pathway to apprenticeship.

Students take on project in aid of wheelchair users

Mechanical Engineering Technology capstone shows impact of designing with wellness and accessibility in mind.

Mikayla Balfour finds her fit as snowboard clothing company founder

photo of mikayla balfour on a snowy hill with spruce trees in the background

JR Shaw School of Business student navigates the ups and downs of entrepreneurship with her company Nexarina.

How Tamara Rose found opportunity in disaster

photo of tamara rose, nait disaster and emergency management student at communicare 2024

Grad reimagines her future as a Disaster and Emergency Management professional.

Meet the 2024 NAIT honorary degree and diploma recipients

photo of nait's 2024 honorary degree and diploma recipients

Artist Jason Carter, military health-care leader Suzanne McAdam, and entrepreneurs Mark McNeill and Arnold Rumbold receive the polytechnic's highest honour.

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