(updated June 1/17)
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POST-SECONDARY RELATED INFO
Planning for studies in the USA? (reminder)
On Monday, June 5th... Burnett Secondary School is hosting a US Education Information Session at 6 pm. This event is open to all Richmond students and parents. The Education USA Advisor to Canada will discuss the process for Canadian students heading to a US college or university. Questions? See Ms. Bernard in the Career Centre. You are not required to register in advance for this session.
JUN 13/17 Kwantlen Nursing Information Session
Students in all grades are invited to learn more about the education/process towards a career in Nursing…from the Health Foundations start, to admissions into the Nursing Program at KPU.
Programs that will be covered include:
· Health Foundations (HF)
· Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
· Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing (BPN) Information Session
Date/time/location: June 13, 2017, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Langley Campus South Building Room 2875
Visit: http://www.kpu.ca/events/health-foundations-hf-bachelor-science-nursing-bsn-bachelor-psychiatric-nursing-bpn-3 Register at: http://www.kpu.ca/HF/BSN/BPN/infosession
JUN 14/17 UBC Pharmacy Information Session
All students are invited to attend the UBC Pharmacy Entry-to-Practice Program Information Evening on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 5:00-6:30 pm, in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Building, Vancouver Campus. This is a great session for grade 12 students who are starting to register for first-year courses and have questions about the admission requirements, but it is open to anyone who is interested in learning more about the program. For details and to register visit:
JUN 14/17 Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncture (TCM) Information Session
Sign up for KPU’s Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncture (TCM) Information Session to learn more about this program. This session will be held in the Richmond Campus in the TCM Lab (#3700) from 5:30pm to 7:00pm on June 14th. For program information visit: http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2016-17/health/traditionalchinesemedicine-acup/traditionalchinesemedicine-acupuncture-dip.html
Register at: https://www.kpu.ca/TCM/infosession
Grade 12's and post-secondary applications...
Many university application deadlines have passed but there is still time to apply to a number of institutions. See Ms. Bernard in the Career Centre if you have questions.
Did you fill in your PSI Selections On-line form?
Students must fill in this form for transcript information to be sent to post-secondary institutions. See the following website: http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/exams/tsw/tsw/student/
Accepted your offer of admission - now what?
Make sure you follow your post-secondary school's instructions exactly and pay your deposit to confirm acceptance.
Many colleges and universities offer workshops for new students. Topics may include:
~ First year course planning
~ Course Registration details
~ Tips for success
~ Campus Services
Questions…see Ms. Bernard or your Counsellor.
Post-Secondary Course Registration Dates
Students are reminded to check their college or university student account/portal for details regarding the date and time you can begin registering for courses. It is important to register for courses as soon as the system opens. Be prepared! View the many course and timetable options in advance.
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.
**New Rescheduled KPU Information Session Date @ McMath
Grade 12 students....Our KPU lunch-time information session has been rescheduled. The new date is on Friday, June 9th in our Conference Room. Dominic...our new Kwantlen representative... will be available to assist with the course registration process. If you have questions...see Ms. Bernard in the Career Centre.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University ~ Course Planning & Registration Assistance (reminder)
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. 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
Langara Course Planning for New & Prospective Arts and Science Students (reminder)
This 90-minute session (Langara campus) is designed to help students understand university transfer and entrance requirements. Due to high demand for one-on-one appointments, Counsellors at Langara require that students attend a course planning session before receiving individual assistance. See the website for up-coming sessions: www.langara.bc.ca/student-services/counselling/workshops-info-sessions/course-planning-sessions.html
Langara Registration Helpline ~ 604-323-5595
The Langara Registration Helpline assists students that have problems adding or dropping classes, signing in to register for courses, and any other registration-specific queries. Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
It’s not too late to apply to Douglas College!
The General Studies program is a great place to launch your post-secondary experience, and a strong pathway to university.
Douglas College now offers a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Criminology.
After completing an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree in the first two years, you can enter the Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology in your third year.
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology is offered jointly by Thompson Rivers University and Douglas College
The program now feeds into the Bachelor of Business Administration at Douglas College. Details at:
DC will be offering a restructured 4-year Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Nursing (BSPN) program with new admissions requirements. Students start in the Academic Foundations for Potential Psychiatric Nursing Applicants (AFPN).
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OTHER PERTINENT INFO
Richmond Virtual School Summer Registration is open
Registration details at: http://rvs.sd38.bc.ca/ Richmond Virtual School (RVS) offer academic and elective courses in grades 10 to 12. Regular classroom meetings are expected in most courses and typically occur once a week or once every two weeks in the fall and spring sessions (twice weekly in summer). Click on "Course Registration" under RVS Courses to begin.
Richmond School District Continuing Education
SUMMER LEARNING 2017 Academic Full Credit Courses
Details for Summer Learning are available at: http://ce.sd38.bc.ca/
GRADE 10-11 STUDENTS:
Now is the time to begin considering your career path possibilities. By getting involved in leadership, volunteering and work opportunities this summer, you will be involved in valuable experiences, be inspired by others and make connections that may help you learn about your own strengths. You may also use this valuable time to visit and tour post-secondary colleges and universities.
Volunteer information is available at Richmond Cares Richmond Gives. https://www.rcrg.org/WhatWeDo/RCRGPrograms/information-volunteer-centre
Summer STEP 2017 (for current Grade 11 students)
Re Are you currently completing your grade 11 year and wondering what to do this summer? If you love Horticulture and Landscaping, you are invited to apply to work as a youth apprentice with the Richmond School District. Applications for this Summer STEP program are available from Ms. Bernard in the Career Centre. The deadline for Grade 11’s to submit applications to the School Board Office is on Friday, June 9th at 3:30pm.