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.
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.com. Here are the info session dates:
- February 17, 2017: 12:30PM – 2:00PM
- February 24, 2017: 12:30PM – 2:00PM
- March 24, 2017: 12:30PM – 2:00PM
- May 8, 2017: 12:30PM – 2:00PM
- May 29, 2017: 12:30PM – 2:00PM
If so, you and your parents are invited to attend the Information Session – Study Law, Health Sciences and Business in the UK on February 28th, 2017, 5:30-8:00pm at the BCIT Burnaby Campus – SE2: Town square D. To register for this free event go to: www.eventbrite.ca/e/study-law-health-sciences-and-business-in-the-uk-information-session-tickets-30895223445
To date, all grade 8 to 11 classes* have had counsellor visits and course selection presentations. Students should be completing their course selection forms, getting them signed by parents, entering their courses online according to the instructions they were given, and then returning the original forms to their teachers by the deadline given. If you missed your presentation or have questions about Course Selection, see your counsellor in room 317.
Note: Grade 8 students do not need to independently enter their selections online, as they will be doing so as a group in the computer lab on Feb 27th /28th.
*ELL students – your course selection presentation will take place next week (on Feb 20/21) in your ELL classroom.
*If you have any questions about course selection, please see your counsellor in Student Services, room 317.
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.
UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA is hosting two events in Vancouver:
- February 23: UofA Info Session for Grade 10 and 11 students wanting to learn more about program options and admission requirements. Learn more at: http://www.admissions.ualberta.ca/recruitment-events/vancouver-info-night
- February 24: UofA Advising Sessions are for Grade 12 students, one-on-one advising sessions with a faculty of choice. Register online at: http://www.admissions.ualberta.ca/recruitment-events/vancouver-advising-sessions
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/
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 8:00pm
ATTENTION GRADE 11’s: University of Alberta is hosting an event called Boarding UAlberta. It is open to Grade 11 students from across Canada who are interested in spending a weekend in May at the university to see first-hand if Edmonton and UofA are the right fit for them. There will be 20 Grade 11 students selected for this program, and costs will fully be covered (airfare, accommodation and events/activities). To apply, go to uab.ca/boarding.
Did you know that UBC has four small comprehensive one-year programs offered for first-year students? The Faculty of Arts offers the Arts One Program and the Coordinated Arts Program. The Faculty of Science offers the Science One Program and the Coordinated Science Program. These programs offer smaller learning communities in a concentrated theme area, and opportunities for more first-year support from professors. For more info see your counsellor in Student Services, or visit the UBC website at http://www.ubc.ca