Mar 29

Summer School Information

Summer School Information has arrived!

Below is an attached link to Summer School courses being offered this summer in the Burnaby School District and registration process.  If you have any questions please see your counsellor in Student Services.

 

http://www.sd41.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/SummerSession2017_SecBrochure_17.03.22.pdf

 

Mar 29

KPU Updates

KPU UPDATES

April 11th is KPU’s Major Entrance Scholarship Deadline. Major Entrance Scholarships go up to $20,000, and students only have to apply once to be considered for all KPU entrance awards. More information can be found online at ca/awards

April 5th is Surrey Parent Night: KPU will be hosting an evening for parents from 5:30-7:30 at the Surrey campus. The event will include tours, a general KPU presentation, as well as a panel discussion that includes a current student, a parent, and a co-op employer. Parents can register online at ca/parentnight.

Extended Application Deadlines: Some limited intake programs have extended their deadlines for the Fall. The full listing can be found at ca/admission/deadlines-extended

Mar 29

Douglas College Updates

DOUGLAS COLLEGE UPDATES

UPDATE 1 – Financial Aid:  Applications for our Entrance Scholarships are open now!  

  • Deadline to submit application is April 1st 
  • Deadline to submit all supporting documents is April 7th
  • Once the student is admitted and has a student # they can access the application through My Account – Financial Aid – Award Applications – Entrance Awards Application
  • The student only needs to submit one application in order to be assessed for every award that they may be eligible for

 UPDATE 2 – Nursing:  There are a limited number of designated seats in the Academic Foundations for Potential Nursing Applicants program.

 UPDATE 3 – Psychiatric Nursing:  A limited number of seats in the Academic Foundations for Potential Psychiatric Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Nursing programs are designated for Aboriginal applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal, meet the academic and the final admission requirements. Aboriginal applicants must contact Dave Seaweed, Aboriginal Coordinator, at 604-527-5565 or Tanya Joostema, Aboriginal Student Advisor, at 604-777-6188 if interested in being considered for a designated seat in the AFPN or the BSPN program. 

 HAVEN’T YET APPLIED TO DOUGLAS? IT’S NOT TOO LATE! Seats are still available in open enrollment programs such as General Studies. As always, the simplified admissions process means you need to:

  1. Graduate from high school
  2. Have a C or higher in English 12, or B or higher in Communications 

Feb 25

Capilano Info Night

EXPLORE CAPILANO UNIVERSITY INFO NIGHT – March 2, 2017

Grade 11 and 12 students are invited to Capilano University’s North Vancouver campus for their annual Explore Capilano Info Night. This is a great opportunity to learn more about Capilano’s programs, entrance requirements, and university transfer options. Students are encouraged to RSVP at explorecapilano.ca for a chance to win prizes. Free parking will be also be available.

Thursday, March 2, 2017 –  5:30 to 8:00p

Feb 25

BCIT Info Session

B.C.I.T. BIG INFO SESSION – Wednesday, March 1st from 5:00-8:00pm

If you’re interested in learning more about the programs offered at  B.C.I.T., this is a great opportunity and you won’t want to miss it!  B.C.I.T. has more than 400 programs in the areas of technology, trades, business, computers and sciences. This open house will take place at the Burnaby Campus and all students and parents are welcome to attend.  

Feb 25

Vancouver International Universities Fair

VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITIES FAIR – April 30, 2017

 

This fair will take place on April 30th, 1-4pm at the Vancouver Convention Centre (East). This is a free event and open to all students and parents in B.C.  Last year, there were close to 200 post-secondary institutions from the US, Canada and abroad. ​ Students are encouraged to register in advance of the fair to be able to enter directly to the concourse on Fair day – otherwise they will have to register at the door, rather than enter immediately.

https://www.nacacfairs.org/attend/international-universities-fair/ 

Feb 25

UBC Sauder School of Business Info Sessions

UBC Sauder School of Business Info Sessions

Grade 8-12 students are invited to visit the UBC Vancouver campus and learn more about the BCom program and to explore career possibilities in business.  Additional information about each session and registration to attend can be found at the following link: sauderundergraduateoffice.eventbrite.comHere are the info session dates:

  • March 24, 2017: 12:30PM – 2:00PM
  • May 8, 2017: 12:30PM – 2:00PM
  • May 29, 2017: 12:30PM – 2:00PM

Feb 13

Vancouver International Universities Fair

VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITIES FAIR – April 30, 2017

This fair will take place on April 30th, 1-4pm at the Vancouver Convention Centre (East). This is a free event and open to all students and parents in B.C.  Last year, there were close to 200 post-secondary institutions from the US, Canada and abroad. ​ Students are encouraged to register in advance of the fair to be able to enter directly to the concourse on Fair day – otherwise they will have to register at the door, rather than enter immediately.

https://www.nacacfairs.org/attend/international-universities-fair

Feb 13

Interested in a Career in the Health Sciences?

INTERESTED IN A CAREER IN THE HEALTH SCIENCES?

Project Pulse Vancouver is hosting its annual conference where you can hear presentations and have discussions about the various career options and pathways available in health sciences. Here are the details:

  • DATE:  February 25th, 2017
  • WHERE: UBC AMS Student Nest (6133 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1)
  • TIME:  9 am – 4 pm
  • TICKETS: $20 (includes lunch)
  • For more info and to order tickets: https://www.facebook.com/events/350740845312361/

Feb 13

Course Selection Update!

  1. Friendly Reminder – Your Course Selection Sheet with a parent signature please hand in to your counsellor by FEB 28th and Online selection of courses is Due FEB 28th!
  2. Counsellors will be in the computer lab (Room 316) during lunch hour from Feb 20 to Feb 24th to assist students with their online course selection.
  3. Any Grade 10s or Gr 11s who missed the course selection presentation, a make up session will be held on  Feb 16th (Thursday) at 11:30 in the library.

 

Any questions, please see Ms Basran in Student Services.

 

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