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 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.
January 29th: University of the Fraser Valley GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM INFO NIGHT — MISSION CAMPUS: Date(s): Tuesday, January 29, Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm: Location: : Mission Campus – Room D227; Hear from grads. Talk to students and see their work. Meet the instructors and share your work. BUILD a strong entrance portfolio for design school. JUMPSTART your creative career and get your DREAM job! For more information please visit: http://events.ufv.ca/events/mission-info-night/
January 31st Deadline: 2019 National Youth Engagement Week: Want to train like a Mountie for a week? National Youth Engagement Week is a unique opportunity to experience five days at Depot, the RCMP’s training academy in Regina. A select group of Grade 12 students from across Canada will experience what it’s like to be a cadet in training. If chosen, you will get the opportunity to interact with police officers from various RCMP units. Activities may include a fitness session, drill class, driving simulation, police defensive tactics, a tour of the RCMP Heritage Centre and much more. Date: March 25–29, 2019, Location: RCMP Depot Division in Regina, Saskatchewan, Cost: FREE! Travel, accommodation and meals will be provided by the RCMP. Am I eligible? To be considered, you must: be interested in a law enforcement career, be a Grade 12 student, be proficient in English and/or French. Request your application package: To receive a copy of the application, please email: rcmp.NYEW-SNEJ.firstname.lastname@example.org. Send in your application before January 31, 2019.
January 30th Deadline: Canadian Tourism College Discovery Night: Wednesday, February 13th. Career exploration for students and parents. The College has programs in Flight Attendant, Travel & Tourism and Hospitality. RSVP by January 30th to Tourismcollege.com/discoverynight. Guest speakers, program and career exploration presentation, q & a session and refreshments.
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.
February 12th: School District #42 Skilled Trades Information Session: Come out and find out about Electrical, Automotive, Steel Fabrication, Carpentry, Professional Cook, Plumbing/Fitting, Masonry, Horticulture, Hairdressing and more. The date is Tuesday, February 12th at Thomas Haney Secondary School from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Please register to attend at: https://apprenticeship.sd42.ca/
February 27th: Vancouver Community College: Find out if trades training is a fit for you. Students in grades 9 -12 are invited to VCC’s Broadway campus for a morning of hands-on learning. Explore careers in Transportation Trades, Technology, Design, Hospitality, and Hair and Esthetics, while being led through activities and projects. For more information please visit: https://www.vcc.ca/about/college-information/events/article/try-a-trade.html
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