Career Fair

VFX, Video Games and Animation – MAY 14, 2016 – 2 PM to 4 PM – The Vancouver Convention Centre – Learn about the types of careers that are available in Vancouver’s creative, digital sectors. Meet the institutions that can prepare you for a rewarding and dynamic career, while getting a preview of the companies and studios that you can aspire to work for.  Learn about current and upcoming job openings, what studios are looking for in your portfolios, and meet face to face with the HR professionals who will be reading your future applications.   http://www.vancouvereconomic.com/careerfair/

UBC ‘Let’s Talk Bio-Engineering’

Friday May 27, 2016 – 8am to 4pm – FREE one day symposium focusing on theory and applications of bioengineering, providing insight into the field, introducing students to leading industry and academic professionals, and encouraging students to explore opportunities in science and engineering.  This event is geared towards young women in Grades 10 to 12, but is open to any student interested in participating.  Complete info at:  symposium.ubclts@gmail.com    Registration mandatory by April 30, 2016http://explorecuriocity.org/Explore/ArticleId/4442/lets-talk-about-bioengineering.aspx

Operation Med School (OMS) – One day medical conference for students

This year’s conference takes place on Sat., April 30 (9am to 5pm) at the University of British Columbia’s West Mall Swing Space Building (2175 West Mall, V6T 1Z4).  Learn more about the field of medicine through activities and lectures by medical experts.  Network with professionals, current medical students, and other aspiring young doctors.  Tickets are $25 and lunch will be provided.  A portion of this year’s proceeds will be donated to Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of Canada.  For more information visit www.operationmedschool.com/vancouver/

 

Upcoming U.S. and International Post Secondary Fairs

  • U. of Oxford (UK) info session – Collingwood School – Sat., April 23rd, 2016 – 2pm until 4pm
  • US College Expo – Hyatt Regency – Sat., April 23, 2016 – 10am-2pm – FREE uscollegeexpo.com
  • The Vancouver International Universities Fair and Workshops – Vancouver Convention Center –  Sat., May 07, 2016 – 1pm to 4pm – FREE  www.nationalcollegefairs.org

Veazey Scholarship Foundation

The Tom and Phyllis Veazey Scholarship is a fully funded (tuition, books and fees of an approximate value of $10,000 per year), four year scholarship to The University of British Columbia.  Please see Ms. Farnell as soon as possible if you would like to be nominated.  Some criteria:  demonstrated academic achievement, a history of and an intent to continue participating in and contributing to the community, and the promise of using your education to make a positive difference in the lives of others.  More info and application package here:  Veazey Scholarship Foundation 2016

University of Alberta – Registration 101 Workshops

Provides students with an opportunity to learn how to navigate the Bear Tracks system for course registration, build a first-year schedule, and ask UAlberta staff questions.  UAlberta representatives will be hosting Registration 101 Workshops in Vancouver on Saturday, April 09, 2016 at the Four Seasons Hotel.  Complete info at: http://www.admissions.ualberta.ca/admissions-101/registration-101/RSVP.aspx   Students are required to bring their own laptop to the sessions to be able to follow along with the demonstration and build a first year class schedule. If you would like to attend but do not have access to a laptop, please emailrecruitmentevents@ualberta.ca   Online sessions will also be available for students who are unable to attend in-person.  Online registration for Reg 101 workshops is now live! Students can view a complete listing of dates and locations as well as register for a workshop by visiting uab.ca/reg101.