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Welcome

Posted on April 17 2019

Our vision is to Ignite a Passion in Students for Lifelong Learning and Career Exploration. Explore our Off Campus programs to discover opportunities that capture your imagination.

Transitioning to Post-Secondary with Disabilities

Posted on February 18 2020

Transitioning from high school to post secondary can be particularly challenging for students with disabilities. Attend an information session to learn about accommodation processes, assistive technology,…

Peak Scholarship Season

Posted on February 17 2020

Did you know this is peak scholarship season for grade 12 students? Keep an eye on scholartree.ca for new scholarships being added every week. More scholarship resources are available at palliseroffcampus.ca/career-resources/finances. 

Health Care Career Essentials at SAIT

Posted on February 15 2020

Dual credit students at SAIT learning Healthcare Career Essentials - hands on learning at its best! If you'd like to know more about dual credit, contact Ms. Coutts or Mrs. Foster.

Green Certificate opportunities

Posted on February 14 2020

Green Certificate students earn up to 16 credits for hands on learning in a variety of agricultural specializations including cow-calf, dairy, equine, field crop, beekeeping and more. Contact Ms. Coutts…

EPIC Career Steps event in Lethbridge

Posted on February 13 2020

EPIC (Exploring Possible Industry and Careers) was hugely successful! Students are engaging in hands-on experiences with industry professionals in a wide range of careers. Thanks to the MANY sponsors,…

Calgary Law Day April 18

Posted on February 13 2020

Free Open House- Mock Trials- Tour the Courts Centre- 50+ booths and exhibits- Free legal consultations- Citizenship ceremony- Try a trialDetails at lawdayalberta.com.

$6000 for Grade 11 summer job

Posted on February 3 2020

Grade 11 students can earn a $6000 stipend for participating in the 6-week Alberta Innovates Heritage Youth Researcher Summer program - and gain excellent experience along the way! Get all the details…

$400 to Pursue Your Passion!

Posted on January 27 2020

Receive up to $400 to pursue your passion in Education, Athletics or the Arts. Note: this funding is NOT for post secondary education. Apply by Mar. 1 at www.johnhasselfield.com.  

Scholarships for Alberta students

Posted on January 27 2020

Find over 50 scholarships for Alberta students including the Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship for the brightest students (including international students) and some new athletic awards. Go to studentaid.alberta/scholarships.

Digital Art School

Posted on January 27 2020

Audio engineering? Digital film? Animation? Photography? Graphic design? Pursue any of these fields at the Centre for Arts and Technology in beautiful Kelowna, BC. Arrange to meet an admissions advisor…

CPA Alberta Scholarships

Posted on January 23 2020

CPA offers scholarships to outstanding grade 12 students ($1,500-$2,500). Apply by Feb. 28. Go to cpaalberta.ca/Scholarships. 

NCAA International Eligibility

Posted on January 13 2020

Hoping to play in the NCAA? Check out the latest Guide to International Academic Standards for Athletic Eligibility at bit.ly/NCAAInternational2020. @ncaa @palliserschools @ccssecondary @vulcancountycentral…

Rock Your Diploma!

Posted on January 7 2020

Are you ready to Rock The Diploma? Register for diploma prep in Lethbridge, Calgary, Edmonton and online at rockthediploma.com. @rtdexamprep #diploma #getready

US College Expo in Calgary

Posted on January 7 2020

If you’re considering studying in the US, don’t miss out on the opportunity to understand all aspects of the US College Admissions process, from selection, application, financing and student athlete…

Train like a Mountie

Posted on January 6 2020

Want to train like a Mountie for a week? For FREE? During Spring Break? Apply for this exciting opportunity to experience what’s it’s like to be a cadet in training. March 23-27 at RCMP Depot in Regina,…

U of A Calgary Info Week

Posted on January 3 2020

Have you applied to the University of Alberta? You're invited to our first ever Calgary Info Week from January 22 - 23, 2020 held at our Calgary Centre (333 5 Ave SW, Calgary). Participate in presentations…

2019

SAIT info sessions

Posted on December 18 2019

SAIT is running plenty of info sessions in the new year for programs including Business, Information Technologies, McPhail School of Energy, Aviation, Construction and more. Details and registration at SAIT.ca/future-students/visit-campus/information-sessions.…

Volunteering - learn and earn credits!

Posted on December 16 2019

Volunteering helps you learn new skills and find out more about yourself. Did you know high school students can also earn high school credit for volunteering (or doing paid work). Look under the Work…

Customized Scholarship List

Posted on December 10 2019

Create a profile to get a customized list of scholarships and weekly reminders of deadlines at scholartree.ca. For a list of scholarships you can apply for during the holidays, go to bit.ly/holidayscholarships2019.…

Auditions for Summer Jobs at Calaway Park

Posted on December 9 2019

Do you love dancing or acting? Do you need a summer job? Details at calawaypark.com/auditions. @calawaypark @ccssecondary @cis_aj_campus @hca_calgary @masterscalgary @palliserschools #summerjob #yyc

Green and Gold Getaway

Posted on December 5 2019

Get away to the U of A! Grade 11 students can apply for one of 20 spots available for this unique experience May 22-24. Includes transportation reimbursement*, accommodation, and a whirlwind weekend of…

Cultiv8 Summit in March 2020

Posted on December 2 2019

Is SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE important to you? Get a team together from your school and attend this awesome summit. Apply by Dec. 31. Details at cultiv8summit.ca. #cultiv8 @insideeducation @palliserschools…

Nursing Applications accepted at 8:00am Moday

Posted on December 1 2019

8:00am Monday, Dec. 2. That’s when applications open for the Bow Valley College LPN program for January, 2021. (The program is full for Sept. 2020.). Interested applicants should apply at 8:00am. The…

Intro to Business as Dual Credit

Posted on November 25 2019

Interested in Business? High school students can take Intro to Business at Ambrose University through dual credit (and save $1200!). It’s offered second semester, 4:00-5:15 Monday and Wednesday afternoons.…

Tuition-free university education?

Posted on November 22 2019

Wishing you didn’t have to pay for university? This might be an option for you. @forcescanada

Did you get a U of C admissions offer?

Posted on November 22 2019

Did you receive an admissions offer from the University of Calgary? Congrats! Got questions? Find answers at ucalgary.ca/future-students/undergraduate/admitted. If you didn't get an offer, don't worry!…

Project ICE: Independence. Competency. Employment.

Posted on November 21 2019

Independence.  Competency.  Employment.  If you're 14 years or older and you could use help gaining these things, attend an information session to learn more about the Project ICE Employment Readiness…

Applying for LPN (and other programs) at Bow Valley…

Posted on November 20 2019

Are you interested in the Social Work or Practical Nurse programs at Bow Valley College?  They're full for September 2020, but applications for January 2021 open on December 2, 2019 at 8:00am.  Practical…

How competitive are Ontario Universities?

Posted on November 20 2019

Curious about what average you need to get into an Ontario University?  Want to compare admission requirements?  Check out Ontario University Information to get lots of useful information.  Go to ontariouniversitiesinfo.ca. 

$28,000 Terry Fox Humanitarian Award

Posted on November 19 2019

Do you know a student who is a true humanitarian - someone who is compassionate and altruistic in their intention to improve the lives of others?  Someone with the ability to inspire and make a positive…

Health Care Career Essentials Dual Credit Info Night

Posted on November 18 2019

The Health Care Career Essentials dual credit program can be the first step toward a wide variety of healthcare-related careers, by providing opportunities to develop essential knowledge and skills in…

Career Match presentation

Posted on November 16 2019

Here's a link to the slides I shared at the Career Match event at the Calgary Central Library on Saturday, November 16. Career Match Presentation - High School Planning

SAIT financial awards

Posted on November 13 2019

Are you going to SAIT next year?  Don't miss out on applying for financial awards - some deadlines have already passed! https://www.sait.ca/admissions/tuition-and-financial-aid/student-awards

BVC Info Night Wednesday

Posted on November 12 2019

Don't miss the Bow Valley College Dual Credit Info Night this Wednesday, November 13.   5:30pm - Health and Nursing programs (Theatre N124) 6:15pm - Justice course (N231) 7:00pm - Software Development…

SAIT Dual Credit Info Night

Posted on November 6 2019

Foundations in Emergency Care (pre-paramedic), Healthcare Career Essentials and Metal Trades Exploratory will all be featured at the info tonight at SAIT. Bring your questions (and your parents). @sait…

Applying to college in the US?

Posted on November 6 2019

Are you (or someone in your family) heading to school in the US? Find helpful checklists and tips at commonapp.org/family. @ccssecondary @cis_aj_campus @hca_calgary @masterscalgary @palliserschools #commonapp #SAT #ACT #applynow #scholarships

Burger King Scholarship

Posted on November 4 2019

If you're from Canada in grade 12 with OK grades (67% average), and you have work experience and community involvement, you can apply for a scholarship worth $1,000-50,000.  Apply by December 15.  Details…

Dual Credit Applications Now Open

Posted on November 1 2019

Applications are not being received for Semester 2 dual credit courses.  Choose from online and on campus programs in health, business, leadership, law and more.  Save money - post-secondary tuition…

Six Scholarship Mistakes

Posted on October 31 2019

According to ScholarTree.ca, "around 25% of scholarship applications are thrown away because of simple mistakes."  Check out their blog so you can avoid those mistakes!  bit.ly/6scholarshipmistakes

Summer STEAM and Entrepreneurship Program

Posted on October 29 2019

Does this cold weather have you thinking about summer?   Are you excited about STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)?  Check out this great opportunity for students  to participate…

Open House events

Posted on October 29 2019

Red Deer College, Ambrose University, St. Mary’s University and the University of Saskatchewan all have recruitment events taking place this Saturday, November 2.   Red Deer College -  Explore over…

Thompson Rivers and U of T events in Calgary

Posted on October 28 2019

Thompson Rivers University and the University of Toronto are both hosting recruitment events in Calgary on Wednesday evening. Details are available in the palliseroffcampus.ca calendar. 

USASK Express - Admission decision in 2 weeks!

Posted on October 25 2019

Apply to the University of Saskatchewan and find out within two weeks if you're admitted.  Register for an admission workshop and info session on Saturday, November 2 in Calgary.  Check the calendar…

Canadian Christian Universities on tour

Posted on October 24 2019

Representatives from nine Canadian Christian Universities came to talk with our students at Calgary Christian School and at Heritage Christian Academy about opportunities at each of their schools.  Check…

Calgary Out of Province Fair - Wed. Oct. 23

Posted on October 22 2019

Don't miss the Calgary Out Of Province Fair!  Connect with over 40 post-secondary representatives from across Canada and learn more about your out-of-province post-secondary options. Friends and family…

Lethbridge Post-Secondary Fair at Chinook High School

Posted on October 22 2019

Don't miss the 2019 Regional Post-Secondary Fair, which is being hosted by Career Transitions at Chinook High School in Lethbridge on October 23 from 6-8:30pm. There are over 35 post-secondary and community…

SAIT Open House - apply for FREE!

Posted on October 14 2019

Apply for FREE during the SAIT Open House on October 18 and 19.  Check out the video at bit.ly/SAITopenhousevideo2019.  Information Fair, Try-A-Skill booths, tours, apply for free and much more. …

World of Choices - Nov 6

Posted on October 11 2019

High schools girls are invited to take part in the conference, World of Choice. Students will have the opportunity to sit down with mentors from a variety of different career sectors to learn what…

Don't miss the Iron Workers Info Sessions!

Posted on October 11 2019

Are you interested in the Iron Working trade? The Ironworkers Local 725, in conjunction with Career Transitions is pleased to offer an open house (click here for event poster) to learn more about this…

Discover Queen's

Posted on October 10 2019

Interested in Queen's University?  Be sure to check out their recruitment event in Calgary on Tuesday, October 15 Studio Bell, Skybridge, Calgary, AB.   There's a brief presentation from 6:00pm-6:30pm…

Lethbridge College Open House - Nov 7, 2019

Posted on October 10 2019

Lethbridge College Open House Fall 2019 Thursday, Nov. 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Val Matteotti GymnasiumHighlights: Students in Grade 12 (or graduated) can apply on-the-spot and the application fee…

Psychology @ Ambrose

Posted on October 7 2019

Did you know you can now take a BA in Psychology at Ambrose? Minimum average of 60% required.  Details are at ambrose.edu/program/psychology. 

Digital Bootcamp

Posted on October 7 2019

Thinking about Spring Break already? Check out the digital Boot Camp for an immersive experience in animation, photography, interior design, audio engineering, film, photography and more! Details at digitalartschool.com/bootcamp. @digiartscat @cis_aj_campus @ccssecondary @hca_calgary @cchs.interactions @palliserschools #figitalarts #springbreak #applynow

Can you afford to study in the US?

Posted on October 5 2019

Check out this list of US schools that offer scholarships and reduced tuition for Canadian students. @educationusa @palliserschools #applynow #scholarships #studyintheUS

University of Calgary Open House

Posted on October 2 2019

Don't forget about the University of Calgary Open House on Saturday, October 5.  Details at ucalgary.ca/future-students/undergraduate/events/open-house. @ucalgary @cis_aj_campus @ccssecondary @hca_calgary @cchs.interactions @palliserschools @masterscalgary 

Kate Andrews Fire Academy makes its debut!

Posted on October 2 2019

Click on the link below to see how students across Palliser are "Ready to Blaze a New Trail." The program, being offered for the first time in Palliser Regional Schools this fall, provides high school…

Study and Go Abroad Fair September 28

Posted on September 25 2019

Explore opportunities to study, travel, work or volunteer abroad at the Study and Go Abroad Fair at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre on Saturday, September 28. Check out the list of exhibitors at https://www.studyandgoabroad.com/exhibitor-list/.…

Post-secondary Open House Calendar

Posted on September 10 2019

Open House events are great ways to get on post-secondary campuses and gather information to help you make choices about your steps after High School.  Here is compilation of this year's open house events. …

Dual Credit applications are due Friday, May 10

Posted on May 3 2019

Check out the complete list of programs and submit your online application. Applications for programs starting second semester will be due in November.