Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events, Info Sessions, and Open Houses for Students and Parents



February 17: Explore UVIC: Join us on campus to learn about our extraordinary environment, take a campus tour, hear from current students and speak with staff from our student support services. Register at uvic.ca/explore. If you are taking the ferry as a walk on, take the 7:00 a.m. ferry and when you arrive they will be there to pick you up. At the end of the day, they will return you to catch the 5:00 or 7:00 p.m sailing back to the mainland.

February 17: UBC Engineering for Girls in Grade 10. The instructors bring 1 to 1.5 hour workshops straight to the classroom with interactive demonstrations, activities and take home projects. Email workshops@geeringup.ca to register

February 21: UFV Health Studies Information Night. Feb 21, 6 PM – 8 PM. Hear from faculty and alumni about nursing, dental and health care program options. All welcome to attend! RSVP at

February 24: Capilano University’s School of Motion Picture Arts is holding an Open House Event for Film and Animation on Saturday February 24th, 2018 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.  More information can be found at: https://www.capilanou.ca/animation/events/Bosa-Centre-for-Film—Animation-Open-House/

February 24: Soldier For A Day: Interested in a little challenge & fun, the Army Reserve is hosting a Soldier for a Day program – February 24 in Vancouver. An introduction to the role of the Canadian Armed Forces both here in Canada & around the world. Gain 6.5 hrs of work experience. Visit the Career Centre.

February 24: KPU Surrey Open House from 11:00am – 3:00pm. Enjoy: Interactive exhibits & information sessions, connect with instructors, students, and alumni, explore their campus during student led tours, enjoy live music & entertainment and LOTS of prizes to be won, including 3 x $500 tuition waivers!*To register, please visit: https://www.kpu.ca/openhouse/surrey?utm_source=HomePage&utm_campaign=SurreyOpenHouse&utm_medium=Slider

February 24: Greenbricks: Green Collar Futures for students in grades 10 – 12. Chose interactive breakout sessions and explore careers in. the “green economy”. Lunch and prizes free. The date is February 24th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Hilton Metrotown. Registration is limited so register early at http://www.greenbricks.ca/Futures.

 February 28: Vancouver Community College is hosting an open house for students interested in the trades. This event is called Try-A-Trade and is for students in grades 9 to 12. The date is February 28th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Space is limited. Register now at vcc.ca.

February 28: University of the Fraser Valley is hosting a Trades Open House at their Trades & Technology Centre in Chilliwack. For more information please visit:  http://events.ufv.ca/events/trades-open-house-fun-free-and-family-friendly-2/

February 28: BCIT Big Info Night: Join them for the BCIT Big Info Night on Wednesday, February 28. Meet faculty, students, and grads who will help you learn about over 300 programs to make your career a big deal. Check out cool interactive tech demos at the Welcome Showcase. Free parking is available during the event. Register today for a chance to win 1 of 3 prizes of $1,000 in tuition. For more information, please visit: https://www.bcit.ca/ppl/biginfo/?icn=big+info+session&icl=keymatch-bcit

March 1: Explore Capilano Info Night is on Thursday March 1st, 2018 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm.  Attached is a copy of the event poster in PDF Format for you to inform your Grade 11 and 12 students and their parents.   Your students can also watch for an opportunity to RSVP for the event at: https://www.capilanou.ca/future/visit-cap/Explore-Capilano/

March 3: UBC Engineering for Girls in Grade 8. The instructors bring 1 to 1.5 hour workshops straight to the classroom with interactive demonstrations, activities and take home projects. Email workshops@geeringup.ca to register.

March 8: JIBC Law Enforcement Information Session: Curious about what it takes to be a Law Enforcement Officer. Attend this info session to have all of your questions answered. This takes place at the JIBC New West campus and runs from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more information or to register for this free event please go to: http://www.jibc.ca/programs-courses/schools-departments/school-criminal-justice-security/justice-public-safety-division/law-enforcement-studies-diploma

March 10 & 11: The Sky’s No Limit: Girls Fly Too: Free flights are available for females of all ages. This event takes place at Abbotsford Airport on March 10th and 11th from 9:00 to 5:30 p.m.  Join them for a variety of hands on displays and fun activities. This event hopes to encourage and inspire girls in the fields of Aviation, Aerospace, Marine and Defense and other STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) based fields.  For more information please visit http://www.achieveanything.ca. To book your free flight please visit: girlsfly2.ca/events.html.

Spring Break – Search and Rescue Academy: Are you interested in pursuing an adventurous future in search and rescue – love the outdoors or simply want to hone their survival skills? You wont want to miss this opportunity! Upon successful graduation, students will receive a Ground Search and Rescue Technician certificate from JIBC and earn six high school credits as well as a St. Johns Ambulance First Aid certificate. This program is open to all students in B.C. 16 years and up. Space is limited and fill up quickly. To register or for more information please visit: tribunebavoutdoored.ca/school-academies/.

Spring  Break: Emily Carr University is putting on many teen programs throughout the year. . There is a new spring break two day workshop in Soft Sculpture/Felting  on March 17 and 18 and also Life Drawing on March 24 and 25. The Junior Art Intensive in the summer is a two week exploration of 2D and 3D art making for youth ages 13 to 15. In the summer there is also the Summer Institute for Teens from July 3 to 17. This is a rigorous 4 week studio based program that prepares high school for a post secondary education at an art & design university. More information can be found at: teens.ecuad.ca.

The JIBC (Justice Institute of B.C.) is hosting an Open House to celebrate their 30th Anniversary. Visit the Career Fair, Speak with recruiters from various public safety fields and watch presentations on law enforcement, paramedicine, firefighting, conflict resolution, leadership and more. Registration deadline is February 23. This event takes place on May 23rd. For more information please visit: http://secure.campaigner.com/csb/Public/show/mlekq–eoq2b-5kpemm51

NAV Summer Camp for Grade 10 Girls presents “Explore Aviation Summer Camp”. Practice air traffic control and flight service sessions in real world training simulators, fly drones, Interact with guest speakers and take day trips. For more information please visit: http://www.navcanada.ca/EN/careers/Pages/Explore-Aviation-Summer-Camp.aspx

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



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