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.

 

Feb 13

Course Selection Presentations

Course selection has begun!!!

Below is the schedule for the upcoming Course Selection Presentations.  We encourage students to see their counsellor for individual consultation if they have questions regarding the course selection process, needing guidance regarding selection of courses and any discussion about post- secondary and career plans.  Students will be selecting their courses online, the portal will open up from Feb 6th to Feb 28th. Course Selection forms will also be given to students, which requires a parents signature and are Due FEB 28th and to be handed in to their counsellor.

FEB 7, 8, 9,10 –    Senior Presentations  Grs 10s in Period 1  &  Gr 11s in Periods  2
Feb 14, 15, 16 –   Junior Presentations  Gr 8s in Period 3 & Gr 9s in Period  4
Feb 20 French Immersion
Feb 21 Mini School
Feb 22 ELL

Counsellors will also be in the computer lab (Room 316) from Feb 20 to 24,  to help any students who need assistance to select their courses online or missed their course selection presentation.

If there are any further questions or clarification needed, please contact me anytime.

Ms. Basran

Feb 05

FREE Green Collar Careers Conference for Students

Green Bricks is very pleased to offer to grade 10-12 students FREE participation in the 4th Annual Green Collar Futures Career Conference on Saturday February 18, 2017 at the Hilton Metrotown, Burnaby. 

*Space is VERY LIMITED (and a school limit may apply) so students can register at http://www.greenbricks.ca/futures/register.php.  Students MUST be registered by February 15, 2017 to attend this event but as it “sold out” last year we recommend registering as early as possible. 

What do YOU want to BE when you finish school?

Explore your options on February 18, 2017 at this FREE green career conference for youth in grades 10-12. 

The “green economy” is changing the face of the workplace in BC and around the world. This day is dedicated to students in grades 10 – 12 to learn about exciting and endless career opportunities. Futures is much more than a career fair as it allows you to interact with career mentors from various sustainability related careers who have excelled in and are passionate about their green careers.

This interactive career workshop will be offered free of charge to 150 young people in grade 10-12 and will allow participants the opportunity to:

            • Meet and interact with amazing and successful people who will share their sustainability career paths in 5 breakout, roundtable sessions 
            • Learn about emerging sustainability career opportunities in BC and Internationally
            • Listen to an inspirational keynote address from Dr. Nicholas Coops, UBC Professor and Canada Research Chair in Remote Sensing for forest productivity and conservation
            • Meet the engaging green entrepreneur – founder of Abeego Designs Inc., Toni Desrosiers
            • Find out what it takes to reach your goals

The conference will begin with an inspirational keynote address. The workshop will conclude with a wrap-up session and a chance for the participants to win prizes. Register early as space is very limited. For more information, visit http://www.greenbricks.ca/futures/index.php
           
This conference is made possible by the support of our event sponsors! 
BC Hydro * Kane Consulting * Orr Development * D.Kelly Environmental * Retread Solutions * Green Bricks Member Donations * 

Any further questions please connect with your counsellor in Student Services.

Feb 05

Canadian Armed Forces Info Session – Feb 9th, 2017

The Canadian Armed Forces Recruiting Centre Detachment Vancouver will be holding an information session on Thursday, February 9th  at 6 PM at our Recruitment Centre located at 620 Royal Ave, New Westminster, BC. This will be a general information session on employment opportunities within the Canadian Armed Forces and how to join our organization. As our fiscal year starts April 1st, majority of our occupations open on that date, and so this is an excellent time to submit an application or learn more about the CAF. There will also be an opportunity to speak to a recruiter and to ask any questions you may have.

Any further questions, please see your counsellor in Student Services.

 

Feb 05

SFU Presentation – Feb 10

SFU Presentation at Alpha – Feb 10, 2017

 

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