UBC Updates

BC and Yukon Applicants: Important admissions dates BY JESSICA ALLEN ON FEBRUARY 2, 2018 If you’re a Grade 12 student in BC or the Yukon, here are some important dates and deadlines to mark on your calendar. February 15 If you entered the BC/Yukon school system after Grade 9, February 15 is the deadline for your counsellor or principal to … Continue reading

Thompson Community Association Phil Brown Memorial Scholarship

APR 16/18 – 2018 Thompson Community Association Phil Brown Memorial Scholarship deadline The Thompson Community Association provides the annual Phil Brown Memorial scholarship to a graduating Richmond student who demonstrates leadership and a commitment to volunteerism by service to the community. Priority consideration will be given to applicants who 1.  Will attend post-secondary in 2018-2019 2.  Have volunteered/contributed to Thompson Community Association and/or the community … Continue reading

UBC Online Presentations for International Students

UBC Online Presentations for International Students UBC advisors and students host regular online events to connect with you.  The following UBC online sessions are available for International students. To register for the online sessions, visit:   http://you.ubc.ca/tours-info-sessions/online-sessions/#canadian Session topics: I’ve applied. Now what?   February 9, 2018    5:00 – 6:30 pm (PST) Ask a UBC student   February 15, 2018    4:00 … Continue reading

UBC Campus Tours  (walking and/or virtual)

UBC Campus Tours  (walking and/or virtual) A UBC campus tour is one of the best ways to discover whether this is the right place for you. Knowledgeable current students walk you through a guided tour of either the Vancouver or the Okanagan campus. To register for a tour, visit:   https://account.you.ubc.ca/ubc/tour/campustours.ezc Note that tours held during … Continue reading

Recent Updates from Simon Fraser University

Recent Updates from Simon Fraser University Grade 11 students…New Admission Requirements at SFU for Fall 2019 Note the upcoming changes to SFU’s admission requirements for students applying for Fall 2019 and onwards. The new admission model will be phased in over two years; detailed information is available at: http://www.sfu.ca/students/adm-req-2019-2020.html Fall 2018 Admission Update Grade 12 students….The self-reporting grades … Continue reading

KPU Product Design: Portfolio-Builder Workshops ‘Foarm It’

FEB 17/18  Product Design: Portfolio-Builder Workshops ‘Foarm It’ The instructor for this workshop is a teacher for the “Design Studio” in the KPU Product Design program.  In this workshop students will learn how to transform an idea from a drawing into an object. ‘We will learn a bit of design history and then we will … Continue reading

JIBC 40th Anniversary Open House & Career Fair

MAY 23/18   JIBC 40th Anniversary Open House & Career Fair The Justice Institute of British Columbia will celebrate its 40th Anniversary in 2018.  JIBC is a public post-secondary institution that offers education and training in the fields of law enforcement, firefighting, paramedicine, corrections, emergency management, leadership, conflict resolution and other related disciplines.  Everyone is invited … Continue reading

University of Ottawa ~ Spring Open House 2018

MAR 17/18   University of Ottawa ~ Spring Open House 2018 Take part in a variety of activities at the upcoming University of Ottawa Open House (in Ottawa, Ontario).  You will have the opportunity to speak with representatives and learn more about steps in the admission process. Open House events include: ■Faculty presentations on programs ■Tours … Continue reading

Western University ~ March Break Open House 2018

MAR 10/18   Western University ~ March Break Open House 2018 Join students, and staff for Western’s March Break Open House (in London, Ontario) on Saturday, March 10 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. You will have the opportunity to: Meet Western students and professors Attend mini-lectures about your program Get to know campus Ask your … Continue reading

US College Expo in Vancouver

APR 22/18   US College Expo in Vancouver What is the US College Expo? A one day event in four cities across Canada (Sunday, April 22nd in Vancouver) Connect in person with US college representatives Explore US college options Listen and learn from guest speakers Understand all aspects of the US admissions process, from selection, application, financing … Continue reading