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Lethbridge College Open House

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Lethbridge College, 3000 College Dr S, Lethbridge, AB T1K 1L6, Canada

Attendees will have the chance to meet their future instructors, munch on delicious treats, explore campus and take advantage of 50 per cent off application fees.

Explore over 60 academic programs and meet your expert instructors.

Keep an eye out for our event registration link, launching in January at lethbridgecollege.ca/future-students/open-house

https://lethbridgecollege.ca/future-students/open-house

Transition to Post-Secondary Education for Students Experiencing Disabilities

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: McGivney Hall (room M100), 14550 Bannister Rd SE, Calgary, AB T2X 1Z4, Canada

Transition to Post-Secondary Education
for Students Experiencing Disabilities


This event is an opportunity to obtain information about
accessing academic accommodations in the Post-Secondary
environment.

Who should attend?
• All prospective post-secondary students
• Parents
• Teachers
• Guidance counsellors


Presentation topics:

• Accessing academic accommodations
• Examples of academic accommodations
and required documentation
• Additional supports, services, resources
• Grant funding information


Student Panel Discussion:

Hear from current post-secondary students about their experiences with
using academic accommodations and have an opportunity to ask them
questions.

Presentation and Student Penal Discussion at 1pm followed by information booths.

Free accessible parking near McGivney Hall.

Partnering institutions:
St. Mary's University
Mt. Royal University of Calgary
SAIT
Bow Valley College
Ambrose University
Alberta University of the Arts
Olds College
Athabasca University
CanLearn Society
Learning Disabilities and ADHD Network
Sinneave Family Foundation

Inclusion and Accessibility on U.S. College Campuses - EducationUSA webinar

Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Inclusion and Accessibility on U.S. College Campuses

Wednesday, March 6, 5-6 pm ET

REGISTER HERE.

Join EducationUSA and a panel of U.S. university representatives to learn more about accessibility and inclusion on their campus, including initiatives, resources, centres, and more.

Olds College Transitional Vocational Program info webinar

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Come learn about the Transitional Employment program at Olds College of Agriculture & Technology. This program is designed to help students with developmental disabilities prepare for successful employment.

 Speak with our recruitment and admissions team and join in the faculty Q & A session. 

 Attendees will receive at $25 gift card to our Campus Store.

Register at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_oAqMyL3CS-W3XsccRhHVww#/registration.

Psychologist - Career Exploration Session

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

There are many directions you can take by pursuing a career as a Psychologist that can work within your interests and strengths. 

To be in a therapeutic position; teaching at a post-secondary level and conducting research; or administering many different types of assessments, the choice in direction is yours. This rewarding career not only helps others but is always expanding what we know about people and how we work! 

Our host, Leanna, will be here to answer your questions and tell you more. 

Register by clicking HERE

Lethbridge College Dual Credit Discovery Night

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dual Credit Discovery Night on March 7, 2024 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Come discover the wide range of Dual Credit opportunities at Lethbridge College, as we highlight new courses, explore career pathways and tour exciting campus locations.

Please encourage folks to register for this information session here and be part of the future of Dual Credit!

We look forward to welcoming you and your students on campus for this event! Be sure to reach out with any questions.

Bow Valley College Open House - multiple campuses

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Okotoks, Calgary, Cochrane and Airdrie

Airdrie campus: 121 - 104 1st Avenue NW
Cochrane campus: 305 1st Street E
Okotoks campus: 107 - 7 Riverside Drive W
Calgary Campus: 345 6 Ave SE

Register your interest


Get to know your future campus!

Meet current students, staff, faculty, and explore our classrooms and campus facilities.
Your future says thanks.

This event takes place at the Bow Valley College campus in Calgary, as well as each of our Regional Campuses.
Students, parents, guidance counsellors, and community partners are welcome to attend.


Why attend Open House?

At Bow Valley College's Open House, you can:
- Meet faculty and admissions staff
- Learn more about our programs
- Meet our Student Services team
- Take a campus tour
- Experience our commitment to make all learning count

Watch this video for a sneak peak into what you can expect at Open House.


BVC Open House Video 

SAIT Open House

Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: SAIT Campus Centre, 1301 16 Ave NW, Calgary, AB T2M 0L4, Canada

You know what’s better than researching SAIT? Experiencing it.  

Register now

Join us Saturday, March 9 from 10 am - 3 pm for Winter Open House and learn why a SAIT education gives graduates a competitive edge. Students, teachers, counsellors and parents are invited to:


  • Top 5 things to know for SAIT Winter Open House 🏠


    Students, parents, teachers and counsellors are invited to experience SAIT Winter Open House on Saturday, March 9, from 10 am - 3 pm. We’ve gathered the top five things you need to know to make it a great day. We also recommend downloading the schedule of tours and information sessions here to help you plan ahead.


    1. Take advantage of free parking 🚗


    Hooray for free parking! All three levels of our P6 parking garage, located on the south side of campus, will be free on a first-come, first-serve basis. You can access the parkade from 10 Street NW and check out our campus map for more information.


    2. Explore programs, connect with experts 🤝🏽


    Head to the Information Fair in the Irene Lewis Atrium where each SAIT School will have a booth along with representatives from Learning Services, Financial Aid and other supports too. Ask questions, connect with expert instructors and discover new programs.


    3. Go on a tour 📍


    Whether you want to check out our state-of-the-art classrooms or tour the campus, join a tour for a close up look at SAIT life. No need to register ahead of time. Simply show up at the Johnson Cobbe Energy Centre before the tour begins.


    4. Join an information session 🪑


    Know what program you’re interested in? Take a seat and learn more details. Join a career-specific session or check out Open House 101 to learn how to get the most out of your visit. For a full schedule of times for information sessions and tours, head to sait.ca/openhouse.


    5. Apply to SAIT 📝


    Ready to apply? Head to the application room in Heritage Hall AA105 and we’ll have a team ready to help with applying to your program. The fee is $120 for domestic and $150 for international. 

  • Register now

     

SAIT Parent and Supporter webinar

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


SAIT webinar - Parent & Supporter Session 💻


We’re excited to share a new event designed to help parents and supports of young adults pursuing post-secondary.


Join us for a free webinar on Wednesday, March 13 from 7 - 8 pm to discover how to help your child find success in life and school — outside traditional pathways. Join the conversation with academic advisor and author Ana Homayoun as she shares insights from her book, Erasing the Finish Line.

Register Now

World of Choices (Gr. 8-12) at SAIT

Time: 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location: SAIT Campus Centre, 1301 16 Ave NW, Calgary, AB T2M 0L4, Canada

Hosted by Junior Achievement of Southern Alberta, with support from RBC Future Launch, KPMG, Amazon and Avanade; this event is designed to empower junior high and high school students in grades 8-12 to reach their future career goals. The students will be participating in round table conversations with various local career mentors. Our goal is to educate and inspire young people by promoting self-confidence and showcasing boundless career opportunities available to them right here in our province.

They will be exposed to a variety of career possibilities, the training and education required and get a glimpse into what a typical day looks like on the job. Students will leave this forum excited about their future, and better equipped to meet the challenges of today’s work world. This event will inspire students to stay in school until they have acquired the knowledge, attitudes and skills to follow their chosen career path.



Air Traffic Controller - Career Exploration Session

Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Acareer as an AirTraffic Controlleris rewarding, exciting, and dynamic. The Air Traffic Controller is responsible for ensuring thesafe and efficient movement of aircraft in an assigned airspace. They monitorand direct aircraft, provide clear instructions to pilots, and coordinate withother air traffic control units.

Controllershave excellent communication skills, the ability to multitask, and make quickdecisions in high-pressure situations.

Join us with a representative from Elevate Aviation to learn more aboutthis interesting career. 


Register by clicking HERE

Skilled Trades and Internship Fair

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Notre Dame High School, 11900 Country Village Link NE, Calgary, AB T3K 6E4, Canada

CAREERS is opening the doors to paid internship opportunities linked to off-campus education.

Parents and students are invited to join a diverse group of employers to learn about career opportunities in the skilled trades and related occupations.  


To enter for door prizes please register here!

For more information call or email 
cquinteroso@careersnextgen.org, 1.888.747.7172
careersnextgen.ca

Art Gallery Associate Curator - Career Exploration Session

Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

More details to come! 

Click HERE to register.

Roofer - Career Exploration Session

Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

AView from the TOP!

Talkto a journeyman roofer and you will be surprised at the things they like aboutroofing.  Working in the sunshine andfresh air is the best part of leaving a desk job behind.  A new vista tolook at every few days appeals to roofers as well!  

JoinJP, from C and H Roofing, to find out more about this trade where you work ina team environment - with great pay as a bonus! 

Register by clicking HERE

US College Expo in Calgary

Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Arts Commons, 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0K9, Canada

US College Expo:
  • 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 and student athlete considerations!
Student or Parent Registration

This is an amazing opportunity for students who are interested in pursuing higher education in the United States. The US College Expo 2024 is a one-day event
in Toronto & Calgary where you can meet with special guests and representatives from US colleges, gather information about their programs, and get answers to your questions about the admissions process. 

The US College Expo will feature a wealth of information, guest speakers, and opportunities to engage with representatives from various US colleges. It's an event tailored to empower students as they navigate the exciting path toward higher education. Don't miss this chance to learn about your options for studying in the US and to have some fun while doing it! 

Register now for free at https://uscollegeexpo.com/register and we'll see you at the US College Expo.

Hack and Seek: Alberta XR Career Quest

Time: All Day

Lethbridge College’s Spatial Technologies Applied Research and Training (START) Centre, the hub for Alberta’s extended reality (XR) tech sector, presents a first-in-Alberta opportunity for your high school students with an interest in technology and a drive to compete.

 

HACK AND SEEK: ALBERTA XR CAREER QUEST

May 3-5, 2024

A competition held simultaneously in Lethbridge, Calgary and Edmonton

 

Any Grade 10, 11 or 12 student in Alberta can apply now for the chance to compete.

If selected, students will:

  • Be provided three training workshops to get familiar with development tools
  • Be assigned to a team of three to create a virtual reality (VR) application for use in a real-world scenario
  • Present their design to a panel of industry experts who will pick Alberta’s first Hack and Seek champion

 

Students don’t need experience coding or developing apps in extended reality (XR) to compete for bragging rights and prizes. Selected students will leave this free event with valuable experience collaborating, competing, developing and pitching their ideas.

 

Please encourage your tech-interested students to apply at Lethbridgecollege.ca/hackandseek

This opportunity for career exploration, competition and fun is brought to you by Lethbridge College, Bow Valley College, NAIT, Alberta Innovates, Digital Alberta and our sponsors.

 

Space is limited and applications close on March 11, 2024.

High Level Innovation Conference - Tech, Tourism and Gaming

Time: All Day
Location: Lethbridge & District Exhibition, 3401 Parkside Dr S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 4R3, Canada

We are excited to invite the community, your students, and you to attend our upcoming event this May 3rd & 4th to enjoy the High Level Innovation Conference.   

The conference is focused on tech, tourism, and gaming. We anticipate approximately 80 Exhibitors in tourism, food and agriculture, the trades, BIPOC businesses, gaming and emerging tech.  In addition, we have partnered with the Alberta Esports Championship (AEC2024) which is hosting a provincial championship for High School Esports teams from across Alberta for the first time in Lethbridge.  The organizing committee has also partnered with a by donation event called the Geek Fest 2024 on the Saturday (May 4th) which you are welcome to attend in conjunction with this event if returning on the weekend date. Our High Level Innovation Conference is an excellent opportunity for your students to learn about, and experience, all things technology, business, and innovation!

The High Level Innovation conference will be held at The Lethbridge District & Exhibition at the new Agrifood Hub.  On Friday, May 3rd, the first two hours of the conference are reserved for youth and students from 10am to 12pm. 

Having the conference all to themselves, they can deep dive into everything the exhibitors, speaker sessions, and connections have to offer.  The hiring hangar starts at noon as well just afterwards, so bring those resumes! Youth under 18 are FREE to attend and have the chance of winning valuable door prizes just by showing up. This is a perfect opportunity for your students to connect with potential future employers and the RAP program, cheer on their peers at the Alberta Esports Championship, and become immersed in tech, tourism, business, and innovation.

See the two day agenda at www.bit.ly/highlevelinnovation2024.

We are excited to have you and your students attend the High Level Innovation Conference, as there is so much value to be gained. To confirm attendance and reserve the tickets for you and your students, please follow these steps:

Steps for Attending Independently / Non-Class Organized:

  1. Visit www.bit.ly/highlevelinnovation2024 and process your single or multi-day passes
  2. Arrive at the Conference on May 3rd at 10am and provide proof of pass purchase + ID
    that you are under 18 years of age or an accompanying parent/guardian over 18 and are
    attending for the exclusive under 18 first 2-hours of the conference
  3. You are welcome to stay and enjoy the rest of the conference all day Friday and Saturday.
  4. Don't forget to bring resumes if you are job-seeking!

For more information please visit www.highlevelinnovation.com or reach out to us at info@highlevelevents.ca. We look forward to hearing from you soon!