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Lethbridge College Intro to the Trades Info Night

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Study and Go Abroad Fair (in person in Calgary)

Time: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: BMO Centre, 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary, AB T2G 2W1, Canada

We're excited to be back in-person!

The free Study and Go Abroad Fairs offers your students an opportunity to start planning their next step in education, whether it be at home or abroad. We have an exciting line up of universities and colleges exhibiting at the fairs, as well as volunteering, work abroad and other Gap Year specialists. Check the Exhibitors' List on our site to see who’s coming.

Free seminars will be held during the day, starting one hour before the fair opens with the Feature Seminar on finding scholarships. Check the seminar schedule here and sign up.

To help you get the word out to your students, here's a link to the Resource Section of our website, with downloadable posters and social media images. 

MEET OUR CALGARY EDUCATIONUSA ADVISOR, ZHAOYING, IN PERSON AT THE EVENT!
 
    Registration is free - Sign up here    

Here are some of the highlights:
Enjoy the Diverse Cultures of Europe
It’s easy to study in Europe as many universities now offer degree programs in English. Enjoy the history and culture, all while getting an international degree. Meet with universities from 13 European countries. Visit the Study in Germany, Study in France, Education in Ireland, Study in France and Embassy of Switzerland booths to find out about study options, visa requirements and scholarships in those countries.  
Top-Ranking UK Universities
Meet with representatives from universities located across the UK. Choose to study in a bustling, vibrant bigger city where the nightlife never stops, or in a traditional town in the countryside – it’s up to you! The UK is well known for the quality of its higher education and exhibitors at this fair will include a great line-up of UK universities, some of them ranking in the Top 100 worldwide.
Studies and Scholarships to Study in the USA
From the East to the West Coast, universities and colleges from across the United States will be exhibiting at the fair, promoting a wide range of programs.  Visit the EducationUSA booth for information on visas, scholarships, SAT requirements and to get tips on how to apply for universities in the USA.
Learn more about undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Australia and New Zealand. Universities will be available to answer questions on Law, Medicine, Engineering, Dentistry, Chiropractic Studies and many other subjects. Top-ranking universities, beaches, sunshine, nature and vibrant, cosmopolitan cities! What’s not to like? 
Study Medicine in the Caribbean
Almost a third of Canadians studying Medicine are studying outside of Canada, and a large percentage of those are studying in the Caribbean. We are excited to have four medical schools from the Caribbean exhibit with us at the fair.
Study Closer to Home in Canada
If you're looking to study closer to home, check out Canadian colleges and universities from Nova Scotia, Alberta and British Columbia, all offering truly unique study experiences. 
Looking for a scholarship?

Many universities at our fairs offer academic and/or sports scholarships –  chat to exhibitors about the scholarships they offer. You can also find this information on our site.

Visit the ScholarshipsCanada.com booth to find out what other scholarships are available. Did you know that every year millions of dollars in scholarships, bursaries and financial aid are left untouched!

Gap Year
Want to get some great life experience before or after university, and considering a Gap Year? Check out the Travel Zone at the fair, for Gap Year, language programs, volunteering, and work abroad opportunities. 
Check out the Seminars
Come early to catch our Feature Seminar on Scholarships, which starts one hour before the fair opens. Seminars take place throughout the day on a wide range of topics. Check out the schedule here to start planning your day, and pre-register.

See you soon!

Contact us on info@studyandgoabroad.com for more information.
 

    Register here for free    

Financial Security Advisor - Online Career Exploration Session (registration required)

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Registration required - click the appropriate link below 


We are pleased to announce the continuation of our popular Career Exploration Sessions into the 2022-2023 school year. The response to both the live sessions and the records afterwards has been tremendous! Thank you for directing your students to these valuable career exploration supports.

For those of you not familiar with Career Exploration Sessions, these virtual sessions invite local professionals to discuss their profession with registered students. They give a real-world insight into the reality of their job and that occupation. If students are not able to make the live session, recordings of the sessions are posted on the Career Transitions website about one week later. 

We currently have 6 sessions booked for the fall (posters for each attached):Additionally, there are 34 recordings available on our website from past sessions.

Loran Scholarship webinar for students

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Welcome to the beginning of another exciting school year! With it comes our annual call for applicants for the 2023 Loran Award. We are committed to finding and supporting high school and Cegep students in Canada who are curious, unafraid to tackle big challenges, and motivated to make a positive difference in their communities.  

Join us for a webinar to learn more about the Loran Award, Canada’s largest and most comprehensive undergraduate merit award—and how to apply. 

If you are a student interested in learning more about the Loran Award and how to apply, join this optional webinars:

https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dsE9KfbbRkizPiCC6odIRw

Space is limited! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out by email to info@loranscholar.ca. If you would like a webinar recording, please complete this form.

Dreamer Day 2022

Time: All Day
Location: Virtual

Build a Dream is proud to present Dreamer Day Fest 2022 - A Celebration in Honour of International Day of the Girl! Meet with industry professionals, listen to our empowering Keynote speeches, learn more about new career paths, and dream as big as possible!

💛 TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW

Lethbridge College Open House

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Details and registration: https://explorelc.ca/

Therapist/Counsellor - Online Career Exploration Session (registration required)

Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Registration required - click the appropriate link below 


We are pleased to announce the continuation of our popular Career Exploration Sessions into the 2022-2023 school year. The response to both the live sessions and the records afterwards has been tremendous! Thank you for directing your students to these valuable career exploration supports.

For those of you not familiar with Career Exploration Sessions, these virtual sessions invite local professionals to discuss their profession with registered students. They give a real-world insight into the reality of their job and that occupation. If students are not able to make the live session, recordings of the sessions are posted on the Career Transitions website about one week later. 

We currently have 6 sessions booked for the fall (posters for each attached):Additionally, there are 34 recordings available on our website from past sessions.

Lethbridge Post-secondary fair (including scholarship workshop)

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Winston Churchill High School, 1605 15 Ave N, Lethbridge, AB T1H 1W4, Canada

We are excited to get back to an in-person Post-Secondary Fair with various institutions from across the province and beyond.

Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Time: 6:00-8:30pm
Location: Winston Churchill High School (1605 15 Ave N, Lethbridge)
Registration: No registration needed

The website is continually updated with a list of institutions planning on attending the event – check it out often!  careersteps.ca/post-secondary-fair

In addition to the various open booths provided by the institutions, there will also be presentations including:


5:00-5:30 – Transitioning to Post-Secondary
5:45-6:15 – Scholarship and Financial Aid
6:30-7:00 – Transitioning to Post-Secondary
7:15-7:45 – Scholarship and Financial Aid 



Here are just some of the institutions who will be at this event:


  • ABM College
  • Alberta RCMP Recruiting
  • Ambrose University
  • College of the Rockies
  • Concordia University of Edmonton
  • Lakeland College
  • Lethbridge College
  • MacEwan University
  • Medicine Hat College
  • Mount Royal University
  • NAIT
  • Prairie College
  • Red Deer Polytechnic
  • Reeves College
  • SAIT Polytechnic
  • Southern Alberta Institute of Massage
  • St. Mary’s University
  • The Howl Experience
  • The King’s University
  • Trinity Western University
  • Tutor Doctor Lethbrige
  • University of Alberta
  • University of Calgary
  • University of Lethbridge
  • Volunteer Lethbridge

UBC Engineering virtual open house

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Thursday, October 13, 6:00-8:00 pm PT

Friday, October 14, 4:00-6:15 pm PT

Saturday, October 15, 9:00-11:00am PT

The online UBC Engineering Open House will provide research spotlights and presentations about admissions, Co-op and the student experience. Students will get the best experience by attending all three days, though it is not required and recordings will be available. All of our engineering programs from both campuses will have virtual booths that are available for drop-in Q&A on October 14.



Register to attend online

UBC Engineering virtual open house

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:15 pm



Thursday, October 13, 6:00-8:00 pm PT

Friday, October 14, 4:00-6:15 pm PT

Saturday, October 15, 9:00-11:00am PT

The online UBC Engineering Open House will provide research spotlights and presentations about admissions, Co-op and the student experience. Students will get the best experience by attending all three days, though it is not required and recordings will be available. All of our engineering programs from both campuses will have virtual booths that are available for drop-in Q&A on October 14.



Register to attend online

UBC Engineering virtual open house

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am



Thursday, October 13, 6:00-8:00 pm PT

Friday, October 14, 4:00-6:15 pm PT

Saturday, October 15, 9:00-11:00am PT

The online UBC Engineering Open House will provide research spotlights and presentations about admissions, Co-op and the student experience. Students will get the best experience by attending all three days, though it is not required and recordings will be available. All of our engineering programs from both campuses will have virtual booths that are available for drop-in Q&A on October 14.



Register to attend online

University of Alberta Open House (in person)

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Butterdome University Of Alberta, 11440 87 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9, Canada

In-person Open House is back!

Join us on Saturday, October 15 at the Butterdome on North Campus from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. for the best day to explore the U of A. Learn more about campus life and browse our programs and faculties. You won't want to miss it! Registration details will be available in September at uab.ca/openhouse.

Ambrose University Open House

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

https://ambrose.edu/openhouse

 Discover Your Future

 

We invite you and your loved ones to participate in our personalized open house experience, which includes program information, financial aid, community life, and more!

 Attend and earn a $300 scholarship at the event by exploring 3 feature areas

that include:

  • Meeting with faculty and exploring programs
  • Information and scholarship sessions
  • Campus and residence tours
  • Learning about Student Life and Student Academic Success
  • Connecting with Admissions staff and current students

Visitors who apply to Ambrose during their visit to the Open House will also have the opportunity to apply for free-saving you $90!  


FIND OUT MORE!

Bow Valley College Open House

Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

3D Tech Consultant - Online Career Exploration Session (registration required)

Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

3D Tech Consultant session details:We experience the world in three dimensions (3D). However, our computing devices from phones to big gaming computers have no innate understanding of our 3D world. Furthermore, most devices still use 2D screens for displaying 3D graphics. What does it take to capture the real world around us and turn it into a 3D virtual world and enter the metaverse? Find out with Tyler Forster from T Forster Technology!







Info about other Career Exploration Sessions:


We are pleased to announce the continuation of our popular Career Exploration Sessions into the 2022-2023 school year. The response to both the live sessions and the records afterwards has been tremendous! Thank you for directing your students to these valuable career exploration supports.

For those of you not familiar with Career Exploration Sessions, these virtual sessions invite local professionals to discuss their profession with registered students. They give a real-world insight into the reality of their job and that occupation. If students are not able to make the live session, recordings of the sessions are posted on the Career Transitions website about one week later. 

We currently have 6 sessions booked for the fall :Additionally, there are 34 recordings available on our  Add to Calendar

How to Find Scholarships Webinar

Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

You're invited to join a free online information session on How to Find Scholarships on Tuesday, October 18th at 7:00 p.m. ET. This info session is put on by Janet MacDonald from mycampusGPS.ca.

If you're a Canadian high school student, or the parent of one, you're probably starting to wonder, "How do I find all of this scholarship money I've been hearing about?"

Janet MacDonald is a former university admissions officer turned Scholarship Coach. Over the past 7 years, she's helped students win hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships.

In this session she'll tell you not only where to look for scholarships, but also when to look, and how to look.

You'll learn both the information and the strategy so you use your time in the most efficient and effect way.

This information could save you thousands of dollars!

Note: this session will not be recorded.


You can sign up via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/420679302117

General Practitioner Oncologist - Online Career Exploration Session (registration required)

Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

General Practitioner Oncologist session details:A general practitioner in oncology is a family doctor with extra training in cancer care Their broad training in numerous fields of medicine brings a unique perspective to cancer care They work in rural and urban cancer centres providing care for patients during and after their cancer journey GP Oncologists prescribe chemotherapy and other cancer drugs, supervise patients during and after treatment, and work alongside other health care providers in a team based environment.
Join Dr Andrea Haner from the Jack Ady Cancer Centre, to find out more about a career in GP Oncology


Information about Additional Career Exploration Sessions:


We are pleased to announce the continuation of our popular Career Exploration Sessions into the 2022-2023 school year. The response to both the live sessions and the records afterwards has been tremendous! Thank you for directing your students to these valuable career exploration supports.

For those of you not familiar with Career Exploration Sessions, these virtual sessions invite local professionals to discuss their profession with registered students. They give a real-world insight into the reality of their job and that occupation. If students are not able to make the live session, recordings of the sessions are posted on the Career Transitions website about one week later. 

We currently have 6 sessions booked for the fall:Additionally, there are 34 recordings available on our  Add to Calendar

Home Stager/Interior Decorator - Online Career Exploration Session (registration required)

Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Home Stager/Interior Decorator session details:A Home Stager prepares a private residence for sale in the real estate marketplace The goal of staging is to increase the desirability of the home and appeal to a high number of potential buyers Stagers showcase a lifestyle that piques the interest in people who view the property.
An Interior Decorator is much like a Personal Stylist They create an atmosphere within the home that aligns with the client’s personal style creating a visual aesthetic the owner loves.
Join Wendy to find out more about these careers, where you can explore and share your creative freedom


Additional Career Information Sessions:


We are pleased to announce the continuation of our popular Career Exploration Sessions into the 2022-2023 school year. The response to both the live sessions and the records afterwards has been tremendous! Thank you for directing your students to these valuable career exploration supports.

For those of you not familiar with Career Exploration Sessions, these virtual sessions invite local professionals to discuss their profession with registered students. They give a real-world insight into the reality of their job and that occupation. If students are not able to make the live session, recordings of the sessions are posted on the Career Transitions website about one week later. 

We currently have 6 sessions booked for the fall:Additionally, there are 34 recordings available on our  Add to Calendar

University of Alberta Augustana Campus Preview Day (similar to an open house)

Time: All Day

University of Calgary Open House

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada

Details and pre-registration at ucalgary.ca/openhouse.

Engineering Award Prep 101 (virtual event, U of C)

Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Virtual

Engineering for Humanity


If you are curious about the way engineers make the world a better place, eager to know how the biomedical field is changing with new engineer-driven technology, or interested in a nontraditional career path, this exciting new event series is for you!

The Schulich School of Engineering is pleased to invite students in Grades 10-12 to join us to learn about Engineering for Humanity Lecture Series.

Engineers develop technologies that connect people and communities, protect society from natural and unnatural disasters, turn waste into fuel, make cancer detection faster and more accurate, and much more. With the world’s challenges becoming increasingly complex, engineers are required to be more innovative, collaborative and empathetic than ever before.

The Engineering for Humanity event series explores how engineering solutions are developed around the world, and how engineering impacts our society and improves lives. You will interact with our current students to learn about their perspectives, including how internship, student clubs, and global and experiential learning opportunities enrich their experience and shape their goals. We are also inviting industry experts and researchers to share their findings and latest trends in the engineering world.

This year we will be offering a mix of in-person sessions and virtual events. To find out more and to register your attendance please follow the link below. All registrants who attend the events will be entered to win win a prize valued at least CAD$200. We will be announcing a winner in December and June!

Register now

SAIT Open House

Time: 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

University of Lethbridge Open ahouse

Time: All Day

Mount Royal University Open House

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

SAIT Open House

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Librarian - Online Career Exploration Session (registration required)

Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Registration required - click the appropriate link below 


We are pleased to announce the continuation of our popular Career Exploration Sessions into the 2022-2023 school year. The response to both the live sessions and the records afterwards has been tremendous! Thank you for directing your students to these valuable career exploration supports.

For those of you not familiar with Career Exploration Sessions, these virtual sessions invite local professionals to discuss their profession with registered students. They give a real-world insight into the reality of their job and that occupation. If students are not able to make the live session, recordings of the sessions are posted on the Career Transitions website about one week later. 

We currently have 6 sessions booked for the fall (posters for each attached):Additionally, there are 34 recordings available on our website from past sessions.

Dual Credit Information Night (online)

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Indigenous Ways of Knowing in Engineering (in person, University of Calgary)

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: ENG207, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada

Engineering for Humanity


If you are curious about the way engineers make the world a better place, eager to know how the biomedical field is changing with new engineer-driven technology, or interested in a nontraditional career path, this exciting new event series is for you!

The Schulich School of Engineering is pleased to invite students in Grades 10-12 to join us to learn about Engineering for Humanity Lecture Series.

Engineers develop technologies that connect people and communities, protect society from natural and unnatural disasters, turn waste into fuel, make cancer detection faster and more accurate, and much more. With the world’s challenges becoming increasingly complex, engineers are required to be more innovative, collaborative and empathetic than ever before.

The Engineering for Humanity event series explores how engineering solutions are developed around the world, and how engineering impacts our society and improves lives. You will interact with our current students to learn about their perspectives, including how internship, student clubs, and global and experiential learning opportunities enrich their experience and shape their goals. We are also inviting industry experts and researchers to share their findings and latest trends in the engineering world.

This year we will be offering a mix of in-person sessions and virtual events. To find out more and to register your attendance please follow the link below. All registrants who attend the events will be entered to win win a prize valued at least CAD$200. We will be announcing a winner in December and June!

Register now

Dual Credit applications are due

Time: All Day

Engineering the Program for You (virtual, U of C)

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Virtual - register for link

This virtual panel features brief presentations from department ambassadors, student teams and our leadership programs! They share insights into their own department and program helping you get an overview of the SSE and what stream works best for you.


Engineering for Humanity


If you are curious about the way engineers make the world a better place, eager to know how the biomedical field is changing with new engineer-driven technology, or interested in a nontraditional career path, this exciting new event series is for you!

The Schulich School of Engineering is pleased to invite students in Grades 10-12 to join us to learn about Engineering for Humanity Lecture Series.

Engineers develop technologies that connect people and communities, protect society from natural and unnatural disasters, turn waste into fuel, make cancer detection faster and more accurate, and much more. With the world’s challenges becoming increasingly complex, engineers are required to be more innovative, collaborative and empathetic than ever before.

The Engineering for Humanity event series explores how engineering solutions are developed around the world, and how engineering impacts our society and improves lives. You will interact with our current students to learn about their perspectives, including how internship, student clubs, and global and experiential learning opportunities enrich their experience and shape their goals. We are also inviting industry experts and researchers to share their findings and latest trends in the engineering world.

This year we will be offering a mix of in-person sessions and virtual events. To find out more and to register your attendance please follow the link below. All registrants who attend the events will be entered to win win a prize valued at least CAD$200. We will be announcing a winner in December and June!

Register now

Women in Technology (in person, University of Calgary)

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: ENG 207, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada

Engineering for Humanity


If you are curious about the way engineers make the world a better place, eager to know how the biomedical field is changing with new engineer-driven technology, or interested in a nontraditional career path, this exciting new event series is for you!

The Schulich School of Engineering is pleased to invite students in Grades 10-12 to join us to learn about Engineering for Humanity Lecture Series.

Engineers develop technologies that connect people and communities, protect society from natural and unnatural disasters, turn waste into fuel, make cancer detection faster and more accurate, and much more. With the world’s challenges becoming increasingly complex, engineers are required to be more innovative, collaborative and empathetic than ever before.

The Engineering for Humanity event series explores how engineering solutions are developed around the world, and how engineering impacts our society and improves lives. You will interact with our current students to learn about their perspectives, including how internship, student clubs, and global and experiential learning opportunities enrich their experience and shape their goals. We are also inviting industry experts and researchers to share their findings and latest trends in the engineering world.

This year we will be offering a mix of in-person sessions and virtual events. To find out more and to register your attendance please follow the link below. All registrants who attend the events will be entered to win win a prize valued at least CAD$200. We will be announcing a winner in December and June!

Register now