(updated May 19/17)
This weekly document contains new, incoming information only.
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POST-SECONDARY RELATED INFO
MAY 30/17 ‘Explore Capilano’ Info Night
Attend Explore CapU on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the North Vancouver Campus (Birch building, atrium). Find out how to apply to Cap and register for courses, Learn about financial aid, student loans & awards, Chat with instructors & hear about student life, Learn about the support services available to help you - See more at: https://www.capilanou.ca/future/visit-cap/Explore-Capilano/#sthash.NquUOeJU.dpuf
JUN 5/17 Study In The U.S.A. ~ Information Night at Burnett Secondary
This is your opportunity to visit with the Canadian US Embassy Education Advisor to Canada
DATE: June 5, Monday
TIME: 6:00 – 7:00 P.M.
LOCATION: J.N. Burnett Secondary School Multi-Purpose Hall, 5011 Granville, Ave, Richmond, BC
Learn about the SAT/ACT, admission requirements, tuition, application deadlines, scholarships, student activities, residence, and more. All grades (parents) are invited to attend.
JUN 7/17 Douglas College Jump Start Orientation Event at the Coquitlam Campus
This event is for students registered for Fall 2017. Get insider info from current Douglas College students, learn the basics on student loans, scholarships, and bursaries, connect with other new Douglas College students, participate in hands-on workshops that walk you through registration, and have a chance to win an Apple iPad Mini!
*Arrive by 4:45 pm if you are attending the Financial Aid Session. All others should arrive by 5:15 pm, as programming starts promptly at 5:30 pm. Registration is requested. For details and to register:
StudentAid BC ~ Student Loan Information
Applications for full-time and part-time studies for the 2017/2018 program year will be available mid-June, 2017. A 2017/2018 program year application is for classes that start between August 1, 2017 and July 31, 2018. Be Prepared…..You can get ready now by registering with StudentAid BC and creating a StudentAid BC Dashboard Account. https://studentaidbc.ca/news/general/important-information-students-applying-20172018-program-year
Questions? Toll-free Canada/USA: 1-800-561-1818, Monday to Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm PST.
MAY 30/17 KPU Registration Information Session @ McMath (reminder)
Grade 12 students...are you going KPU in September? If so... plan to attend the upcoming 'Course Registration' information session. This meeting will give you 'helpful hints' regarding the process of online course selection and registration. See Ms. Bernard in the Career Centre to sign up for this session. The meeting will be held during lunch on Tuesday, May 30th, in our Conference Room.
KPU ~ Course Planning & Registration Assistance @ KPU
KPU’s academic advisors and the Future Students’ Office will be hosting drop-in hours for new students to get one-on-one academic advising and registration assistance. Go see the advisors on campus if you need help! Registration assistance is available at the following locations:
KPU Surrey – Main Bldg. Room 160, Tues. & Thurs. 1:00pm - 4:00pm
KPU Langley – Student enrollment Services Office, We. 1:00pm - 3:00pm
KPU Richmond - Room 1560, Mon. & Fri. 1:00pm-3:30pm
Check out the New Students website for the next steps: http://www.kpu.ca/advising/new-students
Still Accepting Applications @ KPU ~ Fall 2017
All KPU open intake programs are still taking applications until August 1st, and some of their limited intake program have extended their deadlines past the early application deadline. Find more information at: http://www.kpu.ca/admission/deadlines-extended
KPU Summer Orientation
Family Orientation Schedule for New Students and Parents:
KPU Langley: June 20, evening
KPU Richmond: June 21, evening
KPU Surrey: June 27, evening
General New Student Orientation (Domestic and International):
KPU Langley: August 29
KPU Richmond: August 30
KPU Surrey: August 31
International Student Orientation (International & Exchange Only):
KPU Richmond: September 1
KPU Surrey: September 1
For more information and to register for the sessions above, see: http://www.kpu.ca/orientation
SEPT 22-24/17 Ontario Universities' Fair 2017
If you’re thinking about attending an Ontario university, and will be in Toronto during this time, consider attending the Ontario Universities’ Fair – visit all 21 Ontario universities in one place! You can talk personally with students, professors and senior university reps, get answers about programs, admission requirements, student life and more. The OUF will be held on September 22-24, 2017, and admission is free. The event is open from 10am until 5pm daily. Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Start your Ontario University research with: http://www.electronicinfo.ca/ For more information regarding the Ontario Universities’ Fair, visit: http://www.ouf.ca/
*note that many of these Ontario universities will be visiting Richmond, BC during the Canadian Universities Event 2017.
CUE 2017 will be held at R.A. McMath Secondary, on Tuesday, September 26th…from 6:30 until 8:30pm, and is open to all grade 11 and 12 students ( and parents) in Richmond.
Grade 10 and 11 students...Visit Post-Secondary Colleges & Universities
A variety of information sessions are held at our local post-secondary colleges in May, June, and throughout the summer. This is a good time for you to explore your post secondary options. To view the list on the Career Centre website...see the Calendar section at: http://sd38careercentre.weebly.com/calendar.html
Capilano University, Vancouver Community College, Douglas College, and BCIT, are just a few, that invite you to visit or tour their campus. See Ms. Bernard in the Career Centre if you have questions.
Langara Course Planning Sessions ~ New and Prospective Arts & Science Students
Selecting courses and understanding how to transfer from Langara to university can be confusing for new students. This 90-minute session is designed to help you understand university transfer and entrance requirements Advisors will also discuss prerequisites, diagnostic tests and course registration.
* Note - Sessions are offered year-round at Langara. Due to high demand for one-on-one appointments, Langara Advisors require that you attend a course planning session before receiving individual assistance. As appointments are limited, they strongly recommend you start your educational planning early. You do not need to pre-register for these sessions, however, it is a good idea to arrive early as seating is limited.
· May 25 from 4:00-5:30 pm in room B023
· May 30 from 4:00-5:30 pm in room B023
· Jun 1 from 4:00-5:30 pm in room A122a
· Jun 5 from 4:00-5:30 pm in room A136a
· Jun 9 from 1:00-2:30 pm in room A136a
· Jun 12 from 4:00-5:30 pm in room A136a
OTHER PERTINENT INFO
JUN 1/17 Ministry of Education & Sport Branch approved External Credits Sport Program
~ application deadline
Gain coaching skills, volunteer experience and school credit! The Richmond Oval Summer Leadership Program is for highly motivated young adults who are passionate about sport and want to build their coaching and leadership experience. The Leadership Program involves two stages:
1 – Coaching workshops and volunteer training
Two National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) workshops: Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS) and Making Ethical Decisions (MED)
· Training and feedback on job application and interview skills
· Training in coaching strategies, lesson planning, and child care safety
2 – Practical experience coaching and leading Oval Sport Camps alongside Oval Sport Camp Leaders.
· Mentorship by Oval Sport Camp Leaders and NCCP Level 2 Coaches
· Practical experience leading games and activities for children
•Students must have completed Grade 9 to apply
•Send a cover letter and resume by June 1st, 2017
Cost of program: $250 Non-Member $225 Member For more details see: