Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

U of R Early Admission

Monday, November 16th, 2020

Early Admission Days (November 25th – December 2nd) is a special application period to help high school students fill out their University of Regina application. Students who send in their unofficial transcript and reduced application fee by Wednesday, December 2 will have their application processed within a week, and if admissible, will receive conditional acceptance. Students will also be contacted to choose a virtual appointment time in order to ‘pick up’ their admission package and discuss their admission decision! For additional information, please go to https://urconnected.uregina.ca/events/eadays.ezc

U of S: What is Engineering?

Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

The College of Engineering is hosting a virtual edition of “What is Engineering?” on Tuesday, November 17th from 3pm to 7pm. The presentation will include a virtual tour of the Engineering Building and a talk with the dean of engineering, faculty and instructors about what engineers do and how versatile an engineering degree is. As well, participants will learn about the completely redesigned first-year engineering program called RE-ENGINEERED with key priorities of student success and wellness. For additional information, or to register, please go to https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/what-is-engineering-learn-about-first-year-engineering-at-usask-tickets-124339664283

Sask Polytech Virtual Open House

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020

Saskatchewan Polytechnic will be holding a Virtual Open House Monday, October 19th to Thursday, October 22nd from 4:00 – 9:00 p.m. daily.  Students and parents are invited to attend to find out more about the programs and services that Sask Polytech offers.  Individuals can register by going to www.saskpolytech.ca/openhouse. An agenda will be available closer to the date, and links for the sessions will be live the day of the events.

Virtual SUTIL Event

Monday, October 5th, 2020

VIRTUAL SUITL

SUTIL (Saskatchewan Universities and Technical Institute Liaison) will be hosting virtual Booths, Presentations and Drop-in Conversations for Saskatchewan high school students about the post-secondary options within Western Canada and the US.  The event date for the Saskatchewan Rivers School Division, Prince Albert Catholic School Division, and PAGC is Thursday, October 22nd, 2020. To participate, students will need to download the FREE Zoom App to their desktops or phones, but are not required to have a Zoom account. For more information about the virtual Booths, Presentations and Drop-In Conversations, as well as planning for the October 22nd event, please go to http://pa.pursueonline.com/index.php/community/

Virtual PrepConnect 2020

Thursday, September 17th, 2020
Are you considering attending a Private School, Boarding School, US Prep School, International Baccalaureate School, specialized programs or a US College/University?  If so, attend the virtual Admissions Networking event on Saturday, September 19, 2020 from 1:45 pm – 6:00 pm EST. The topics to be discussed include “Private School Admissions – Prep Success Roadmap: Holistic Admissions & Finding the Right Fit”, “Single Gender vs CoEd Schools ~ Benefits or Limitations?”, “Boarding School Advantages ~ Why it’s worth considering”, “Top 10 Interview Questions for Students & Parents ~ The Insider Scoop”, American Prep Schools ~ Pathway to US Colleges?”, “Financing Private School – Scholarships, Financial Aid and Tax breaks” and more! Admission is free. To register, go to https://www.accelevents.com/e/u/checkout/prepconnect2020/tickets/order

Saskatchewan Elocution and Debate Association: FREE Virtual Summer Classes

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

The Saskatchewan Elocution and Debate Association (SEDA) is a charitable, non-profit organization that equips and supports young people (grades 5 to 12) in becoming effective communicators, deep thinkers, and engaged community members.  SEDA hosts workshops, tournaments, and debate camps and provides resources to teachers and coaches. In lieu of our traditional summer camp, SEDA is continuing to bring fun and engaging virtual speech and debate classes into the summer!  All the information about July classes and how to register is available on the front page of our website, www.saskdebate.ca  The classes are a fun and engaging way to build skills and continuing learning in the summer. Now more than ever, critical thinking and citizenship are skills we should be encouraging in our youth. For additional information, please email info@saskdebate.com .

Sask Polytech Virtual Program Info Sessions

Thursday, June 18th, 2020

SASK POLYTECH VIRTUAL PROGRAM INFO SESSIONS

Sask Polytech is having a few virtual program info sessions next week that your students may want to register for Events tab at https://saskpolytech.ca/ under the Events tab. Detailed information about the virtual sessions can be viewed by selecting the links below:

Design Manufacturing Engineering Technology – Thursday June 25th

https://saskpolytech.ca/events/design-manufacturing-engineering-technology-info-session.aspx

Bachelor or Construction – Thursday June 25th

https://saskpolytech.ca/events/construction-management-info-session.aspx

Emergency Services (Regina EMS, Police, Firefighter) – Friday June 26th.

To register for EMS email brittany.grimsdale@saskplytech.ca

Free Online Creative Writing Summer Workshop

Saturday, June 13th, 2020

Sage Hill Writing is a not-for-profit writing education organization offering a FREE five-day summer creative writing workshop to teens aged 14-18. The workshop gives students the opportunity to work with a published author. For additional information, or to apply, please visit www.sagehillwriting.ca/teens or email info.sagehill@sasktel.net

U of S Online Pre-Orientation: May 25 – June 12

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

U-Start is an online pre-orientation to help new U of S (USask) students prepare for university. New students can participate in U-Start by joining online sessions and by engaging in online resources (videos, podcasts, etc.). We strongly encourage all new students participate in U-Start, regardless of what term they plan to begin their studies at USask. By joining online sessions, regardless of what term they plan to begin their studies at USask, students will be able to connect with their classmates, advisors, and student service providers to ask questions and learn more important information. If students have any questions about U-Start, they are encouraged to contact the U of S at ustart@usask.ca

Computer Game Programming Workshop

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

Students in Grade 9 – Grade 12 who are interested in coding are encouraged to register for a computer game programming workshop offered by SaskPolytech involving instructor-led coding developments and licensing. The workshop will be offered Wednesday, June 17th – Friday, June 19th from 10 am – 3 pm. The cost of the workshop is $70 and only 20 participants will be accepted so register early (deadline is June 10th). For more information, and to register, please go to www.saskpolytech.ca/WITT or contact Gavin Osbourne at  osbourne@saskpolytech.ca