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.

 

Saskatchewan Universities & Technical Institutes (SUTL)

October 16th, 2019

SUTL will be at École St. Mary High School on Thursday, October 24, 2019 to present to all grade 12 students in period 3. The hour-long presentation includes admissions information from U of S, and U of R, Sask Polytechnic, Sask Apprenticeship, and Lakeland College. SUTL will also have information booths set up in the Common over the lunch hour to meet with students individually.

 

Official Languages Programs

October 16th, 2019

Explore Youth Initiative (13-15 years old), Explore (16 years and older) and Destination Clic,offer youth the opportunity to travel and learn French. The deadlines to apply are February 15, 2020 (Explore) and March 31, 2020 (Destination Clic). Information brochures are available on the websites https://www.myexplore.ca/en/ and https://www.destinationclic.ca/fr/

 

U of S Scholarships & Awards

October 8th, 2019

Students entering the U of S are eligible for numerous scholarships and awards. Students can see Mrs. Rapin in Student Services if they have any questions.

1)     Guaranteed Entrance Scholarships – Students will be considered for a Guaranteed Entrance Scholarship when they apply for admissions. These scholarships recognize academic achievements and are awarded based on the calculated admission average.

2)     Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships – (Apply for admissions by Dec 1 & Apply for awards by Dec 15) These include USask’s highest valued, renewable entrance scholarships and are awarded based on academics, leadership and contributions to school and community life. These scholarships require the submission of a separate awards application after students apply for admissions.

3)     Competitive Entrance Awards – (Apply for admissions by Feb 15 & Apply for awards by March 1) These include numerous scholarships and bursaries that can be accessed by many students with diverse experiences. Applicants can be considered based on academic achievement, financial need and/or contributions to school and community life. All entering students are encouraged to apply.

 

U of S Early Admissions

October 8th, 2019

Students applying to earn a Bachelor of EducationBachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a Bachelor of Science in Animal Bioscience are encouraged to apply by December 1st, 2019 for early admission for the 2020 Fall Term in September. Students must submit transcripts and supporting documents by December 1 for early admission.