Upcoming Events, Info Sessions, and Open Houses for Students and Parents
June 20th: KPU Family Orientation – KPU Langley Campus from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. KPU’s Family Orientation gives supporters the opportunity to discover the academic, social and financial resources available to their students with exciting keynote speakers and KPU representatives. Please visit http://www.kpu.ca/orientation/family to register and for more information.
July 1st Deadline : UBC’s First-Year Orientation Programs: UBC offers first-year orientation and transition programs that allow students to move in early, get to know campus, and build connections before the academic term begins. For eligiblity and program information on the Vancouver campus, visit https://students.ubc.ca/new-to-ubc/orientations/jump-start. The deadline to register is July 1. To learn more about the Okanagan campus, visit students.ok.ubc.ca/newtoubc/orientations/jumpstar. Deadline to register is July 31.
July 18th: : Douglas College Parent & Supporter Orientation: This orientation is from 5:30 to 8:35 p.m. at their New Westminster campus. They know that college can be just as exciting and nerve wracking for parents as it is for student. Parent and supporter orientation will answer your questions and address your concerns, offer suggestions and strategies on how to encourage and guide your student. For more information and to register please visit: http://www.douglascollege.ca/study-at-douglas/office-for-new-students/douglas-college-orientation/parent-orientation
Aug 24 & Sept 5th: KPU Career Choices & Life Successes for Women: Are you a recent grad or going to graduate soon and are looking to explore career options before choosing and area of study? This course may be for you. For more information please visit: http://www.kpu.ca/ccls.
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
Ridge Meadows Youth Impact Summit is a weekend filled with inspiration, passion, and new friendships. it is an opportunity for 60 – 70 students in grade 9 – 12 to experience something that very few can. Participates will engage in a variety of leadership activities, hear from professional speakers and be given the chance to network with other participants and leaders in their community. The dates are September 22 to 24th. Apply now at www.rmyouth.com or call 1-877-565-2799.
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/
August 21 – 25th: Capilano University is presented GenesKool Summer Science Program for Teens. Explore genomics and solve a puzzling forensics mystery. Fee is $275. For students who have completed Science 9 or higher. For more information please visit: http://www.genomebc.ca/education/outreach-programs/summer-science-program/
Summer UBC Future Global Leaders is a two-week, pre-university program at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Designed for teens ages 15-18, this intensive academic program helps you develop critical skills to succeed in an academic environment, and encourages you to aspire to be a leader in our increasingly global world. You also have a lot of fun. Attend classes taught by UBC professors and instructors, develop your intercultural communication and leadership skills, and participate in social and cultural activities with other students from a wide range of backgrounds, countries, and cultures. For summer 2017, choose from seventeen two-week academic courses. Opt to stay in a UBC campus residence, or commute to campus daily. Deadline for Applications: Residence deadline: April 30, 2017, Non-residence deadline: June 15, 2017. Some courses fill up quickly. We invite you to submit a second choice and/or apply to our waitlist. For more information please visit: https://cstudies.ubc.ca/programs/future-global-leaders
Summer Jazz Intensive at Douglas College: For students 14 years and up who have had at least 3 years of playing experience. This program runs the third week of August. Students will focus on improvisation and solo opportunities in small groups and the big band, as well as lessons on jazz literature. For more information please visit: douglascollege.ca/cms.
Summer Studies: University of Toronto YSP: Summer Youth courses in their Law and Medicine faculty’s. For more information please visit: http://www.ysp.utoronto.ca.
Summer Studies: Quest University offers a week long summer retreat that includes classes, outdoor learning, opportunities to reflect your passions and goals. For more information please visit: Questu.ca/summer.
Summer Camps: Langara College offers summer camps for teens wanting the opportunity to develop new skills and experience. Along with exciting topics, camp favorites graphic novels and manga, digital music production and coding will be offered. Visit the website to register: http://www.langara.ca/summer-camps. Dates are July 4 to August 11th. One and two week camps offered.