U of S Medical Student Presentation

December 4th, 2019

The Canadian Federation of Medical Students invites interested student to attend a presentation Wednesday, December 11, 2019. The presentation will be over the lunch hour in the conference room by the main office. The presentation will provide information about the College of Medicine and encourages students to consider a career in Medicine. Please see Mrs. Rapin in Student Services to sign up if you are interested in attending.

 

U of S Residence Applications Now Open

December 4th, 2019

Applications to live in the University of Saskatchewan (USask) Residences for Fall 2020 are now open. Students should apply to live in Residence as early as possible. Applications are considered on a first come, first served basis, regardless of students’ admission status.
First year students
Students entering their first year of studies at USask will receive guaranteed placement at Voyageur Place Residence if they apply for Residence before January 31, 2020.
How to apply for Residence
1) Log into PAWS using your NSID and password that you receive when you apply for admission.
2) Type Residence into the PAWS search bar. The Residence PAWS channel will appear.
3) Create a Residence account. Once your account is complete, you will be redirected to the Residence Housing Portal to compete your application.
Questions
If you or your students have any questions about Residence, please contact the Residence Services Office at residence@usask.ca.

 

The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award

December 4th, 2019

The Terry Fox Humanitarian Award ($28,000 dispersed over four years) is open to students of all abilities who are pursuing a degree or diploma at a Canadian post-secondary institution. Recipients are selected for their dedication to the humanitarian ideals of Terry Fox to improve human welfare, make a difference, and have a positive impact on community and others, their courage in overcoming obstacles (physical, financial, etc.), and definite marks of distinction and persistence in the pursuit of excellence in academic, athletic, and civic life. The application deadline is February 1st, 2020. Additional information and application forms are available at www.terryfoxawards.ca

 

Schulich Leader Scholarship

December 4th, 2019

The Schulich Leader Scholarship is a prestigious entrance scholarship awarded to a high school graduate enrolling in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) program at partner universities. The nominated student has the opportunity to win a $100,000 or $80,000 scholarship. The criteria include: academic excellence, leadership, and financial need.  St. Mary High School can only nominate one candidate and nomination is competitive. Please provide a list of school/community involvement, leadership activities, and a statement about financial need to Mrs. Rapin in Student Services by Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 to be considered for nomination. To find out more about the Schulich Leader Scholarship visit http://www.schulichleaders.com or  info@uja.schulichleader.com

 

Lives That Make a Difference Essay Contest

November 7th, 2019

Students in Grade 5- Grade 12 may enter the contest by writing an essay (300 words or less) based on someone they think made the biggest impact (positive or negative) on Canadian society in 2018. Prizes are awarded in two grade levels: Grade 5-8 and Grade 9-12. Two winners will be selected in each level: Grand Prize is $3,000 for the student and $1000 for the Department/Classroom of the teacher. First Prize is $2,000 for the student and $1000 for the Department/Classroom of the teacher. The deadline to enter is December 31st, 2019. For more information, as well as rules and teacher resources, please visit http://www.livesthatmakeadifference.com/

 

U of R: La Cité Presentation

November 6th, 2019

Come learn about what you can do in French at the University of Regina with La Cité! The U of R will be at École St. Mary High School on Thursday, November 14, 2019 during Period 5 to present to students. The U of R has the largest selection of study options in French in Saskatchewan, with programs in French and Francophone Intercultural Studies, Education and Nursing. Other opportunities for students include studying abroad, internships, residence, scholarships, and more. Discover why La Cité is the place to live and learn in French. Students can see Mrs. Rapin in Student Services to sign up if they are interested in attending. 

 

Vimy Pilgrimage Award

November 5th, 2019

The Vimy Pilgrimage Award consists of a fully funded week-long educational program in Belgium and France to study Canada’s tremendous First World War contribution. The program, scheduled for April 2–10, 2020, is offered by the Vimy Foundation and features daily visits to important First World War sites including museums, cemeteries, and historic battlefields. A total of 20 students will be selected for the 2020 program. Applicants are required to submit a 500-word essay describing their volunteer work; a 500 word essay on a specific question or subject posted in the application form; a personal statement video; a resume detailing achievements, awards, and notable activities; and a reference letter from a teacher, guidance counselor or principal, service club, volunteer organization, etc. In choosing Award winners, the Award Committee will take into consideration all elements submitted for the application with special emphasis placed on the applicant’s volunteer work and service to their communities. For additional information, please go to

https://www.vimyfoundation.ca/programs/vimy-pilgrimage-award/

 

USask Express: Admissions Workshop & Information Sessions

October 28th, 2019

Already know that you want to be a University of Saskatchewan student? Want help with submitting your application? Join us at one of our USASK EXPRESS Admissions Workshop & Information Sessions to apply on the spot! We will have USask admissions staff help you with your application and answer any questions you may have. We will process your application within two weeks; you could be the first of your friends to get into university! There are two sessions available at Ecole St. Mary High School on Saturday, November 23rd, 2019.

For more information visit https://admissions.usask.ca/tours-and-events/events.php#USASKEXPRESSAdmissionsworkshopandinformationsessions

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U of S “What is Engineering?”

October 23rd, 2019

The event will be on the U of S campus on Friday, November 15th from  9:00 am – 3:30 pm. Students will learn what an engineer does, why engineering is about more than math and science, and why employers want to hire USask engineers. As well, students will experience hands-on activities; discussions with engineering students, current engineers, and our professors; a building tour; and a sample engineering lecture from an award-winning professor. Guidance counsellors, parents, and other advisors are invited to attend a special question-and-answer session to learn more about USask Engineering. You can learn more and register at  https://engineering.usask.ca/events-calendar/2019/11/what-is-engineering-2019.php or contact the Engineering Student Centre at 306-966-5274 or esc@usask.ca.

 

U of R Open House

October 16th, 2019

Explore your options as a future University of Regina student! On Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. check out the U of R campus, win prizes, learn about programs, visit with academic advisors, and best of all, have the opportunity to be admitted to the U of R that day! No more waiting for weeks in anticipation! ADMISSIONS ON THE SPOT – Eligible students can be admitted to the University of Regina ON-THE SPOT. See Mrs. Rapin in student services for more information.