Upcoming Events, Info Sessions, and Open Houses for Students and Parents
KPU (Kwantlen Polytechnic University) is holding an open house at the following campuses: KPU Richmond: Oct 19th, KPU Tech Cloverdale: Nov 20, KPU Surrey: Feb 9th, and KPU Langley: May 11th. Meet faculty, students and advisors. Take a campus tour and see exhibits. Enter to win prizes, including free tuition. For more information, please visit: kpu.ca/openhouse.
UBC is presenting “Engineering Explorations” for girls in Grade 9. The date is on October 13th. Experience hands on workshops, tour engineering labs and meet engineering students. To register please visit: www.engcite.ca/engineering-explorations
October 20 – Esquimalt, BC – : Day Sail on a Royal Canadian Navy Warship (Girls only) Activities include tours of ship duty stations, crew quarters, war room and operational equipment; Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) joint search and rescue demonstration, ship firefighting simulation, simulated attack scenarios that demonstrate the warship’s impressive manoeuvring capabilities. Lunch will be provided. Minimum age – 12 years. For more information please visit: www.achieveanything.ca.
October 20th: University of the Fraser Valley’s Agriculture Centre is having a tour and info session from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For more information, please visit: http://events.ufv.ca/events/agriculture-centre-holds-tours-and-info-session-2/
October 21st: Study and Go Abroad Fair. Explore your future at Canada’s Largest International University and Student Travel Expo. This event is held at the Vancouver Convention Centre. For more information please visit: http://www.studyandgoabroad.com.
October 27th: UBC Engineering Explorations for Grade 12 girls. Register at: http://www.engcite.ca/engineering-explorations.
October 23rd: University of the Fraser Valley is hosting and information session for their Paralegal program. The time is from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For more information, please visit: http://events.ufv.ca/events/paralegal-info-session/
November 6th: UBC will be at Garibaldi Secondary from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. in the library. Parents welcome as well! Do you have questions about life as a student at UBC then put this date on your calendar and come prepared with questions.
November 10th: UBC Engineering Explorations for grades 11 girls. Register at: http://www.engcite.ca/engineering-explorations.
November 14th: Register for BIG Info Session: Date: Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 – Time 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Come out and explore all that BCIT has to offer! This free event is open to everyone & provides a unique opportunity for those interested in attending BCIT to find out more about our full-time, part-time and degree programs all in one place, at one time. Take advantage of this opportunity to meet our faculty & hear from past and current students For more information please visit: https://commons.bcit.ca/biginfo/
November 28th: SFU Surrey Program Fair is on Wednesday, November 28th starting at 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. For more information please visit: https://www.sfu.ca/students/events/sfu-program-fair.html.
November 28th: Explore CAPU Info Night: Capilano University is hosting an open house from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. RSVP at explorecapilano.ca for the chance to win exciting prizes including a $500 tuition waiver.
November 30th: Forum for Young Canadians is a week-long program which occurs three times per year in Ottawa. During each session young people aged 15 to 19 years discover federal and provincial Canadian politics thanks to activities and presentations on politics, policy, and international trade. February and March Sessions deadline: November 30, 2018. For more information please visit: forum.ca
December 4th: Discover UVIC. At Discover UVIC, you are your parents will learn about programs, admission requirements and student life. The date is: Tuesday, December 4th at the Executive Plaza Hotel. Register at: uvic.ca/discover
February 9th: Capilano University Film & Animation Open House. Come out to explore the School of Motion Picture Arts. For more information please visit: capilanou.ca/film
February 11th: University of Alberta will pay for 20 grade 11 students to visit their campus on May 24 – 26th. Your ticket will include your flight, accommodations and exciting events. Must apply by February 11th to be considered. Apply at uab.ca/boarding.
Douglas College Information Sessions ongoing for all Programs: http://www.douglascollege.ca/study-at-douglas/information-sessions
Langara College Information Sessions ongoing for all programs:http://langara.ca/news-and-events/information-sessions/
UNBC (University of Northern B.C.): Student for a Day is a day to spend at the campus, sit in some classes, receive a personal tour, visit residence, chat with a recruitment officer, and enjoy lunch free. Some travel cost will be reimbursed up to $500 for students in B.C. For more information please visit: unbc4u.unbc.ca/studentforday