Enrichment Opportunities

Brock University Scientifically Yours
OPEN TO GRADE 10 AND GRADE 11 STUDENTS

May 9-10, 2019

You will learn about diverse areas of science, discover careers in science-related fields and experience what university life has to offer.

The cost is $250 + HST and includes all activities, accommodations, meals and snacks.

During the Two Days You Will:

  • Perform hands-on science projects
  • Meet and network with professionals who work in the sciences
  • Learn about science-related career opportunities
  • Experience residence life
  • Expand your circle of friends

Contact Information:
Christene Carpenter-Cleland
Conference Co-chair 905-688-5550 x5788 or ccarpenterclela@brocku.ca

Interaction – University of Guelph

April 24 or 25, 2019

A full day conference for university-bound grade 10 and 11 students, introducing university living and learning.

Program Schedule

9:00 am – 10:00 am
Arrival and conference Pick-up

10:00 am – 11:00 am
Welcome and University 101

11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Session One

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
LUNCH

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Session Two

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Optional Guided Campus Tour

$30 per student (includes lunch)

For more information: asdmission.uoguelph.ca/interaction

Grade 10 Course Selection Presentation

University of Toronto Mississauga

On Thursday, April 27, 2017 we will be hosting a Grade 10/11 Information Night at the University of Toronto Mississauga. This event will provide students with the opportunity to engage with current UTM students to learn about university life and their experiences in a fun and interactive way. Parents/guardians will learn how to support their student throughout the university process, understand the costs associated with a university education, and learn about the resources available to help ensure that all needs are being met.

The Student Recruitment and Admissions Team

Course Selection

Course selection time is fast approaching! This recorded presentation serves as a guide for Grade 10 students and their parents as they plan their educational journey and career pathway.

YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46vBSjPhDgk&feature=youtu.be

Grade 10 Course Selection Presentation

Let’s Talk About Pathways!

It’s that time of year again and the deadline for course selections is fast approaching!

Grade 10 students and their parents are encouraged to watch the following recorded presentation: Let’s Talk About Pathways! to learn more about selecting the appropriate courses for their Grade 11 year, as they plan their educational journey and career pathway.

The deadline to submit student option sheets is: THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2018.

Students are encouraged to speak to our Student Services department, should they have any questions about course selections and choosing a pathway.

For more information, please visit: http://studentsuccess.hcdsb.org/

University of Waterloo

Kinesiology

High school Outreach

What: High School students visit the kinesiology labs and participate in three hands-on workshops.
Who: Grade 11 and 12 students
Details: Event runs from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm on eight days in mid-December. $15 per student

More Information visit: uwaterloo.ca/kinesiology/events/kinesiology-lab-days

University of Waterloo – Youth Social Action Retreat

The Youth Social Action Retreat is an overnight learning experience for carefully selected Grade 11 students. Teachers in social science disciplines are asked to nominate students to participate in the Youth Social Action Retreat. This event will bring 50 students to Renison University College at the University of Waterloo, where students will be surrounded by peers who share similar interests and leadership traits.

There is no cost for the event, but students are responsible for providing their own transportation to and from Rension. Participants are scheduled to arrive at 10:00 am on Saturday May 10 and leave noon on Sunday, May 11, 2019.

For more information visit uwaterloo.ca/reason/retreat

Rotary Youth Exchange 

It is that time once again to recruit students for the Rotary International Youth Exchange Program.  Rotary is seeking students between the ages of 15.5 and 18 on Sept 1, 2018, who might consider going on Rotary Youth exchange next school year.  We have excellent numbers of applicants and quality of applications from Burlington High Schools each year and this year the same looks to be reoccurring.

There will also be an information night at the Art Gallery in Burlington on Nov. 5th at 7 pm.

For more information visit: https://rotaryburlington.com/page/youth-exchange

EduTravel

EduTravel has an exciting opportunity during the March Break and Summer School. Students have the opportunity to travel to many exciting destinations and earn high school credits. Credits are issued in partnership with Ontario school boards. For more information, please visit Student Services or info@edutravel.com

Experience University for Grade 7 – 12 Students

For more than 30 years, the Enrichment Studies Unit (ESU) at Queen’s University has connected students in grades 7 – 12 with challenging and inspiring academics alongside the dynamic learning and living environment of university life. Providing an inclusive and unmatched mix of opportunities, ESU makes an unmistakable difference: nurturing curiosity, fostering development, and enriching the potential of all students.

Individual students and school groups are welcome to attend.

For more information about programs, financial aid or to book an in-person presentation visit esu.queensu.ca

University of Toronto

The Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences at the University of Toronto Mississauga is inviting high school students and their parents to an educational, fun-filled, and cost-free Science Night on February 21, 2019 from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm.

Students will spend time in the labs with Chemists, Earth Scientists, and Physicists to perform university-level labs. Parents will attend an information session about entrance requirements, available programs, and all the exciting learning opportunities we have.

Please share with your students and encourage them to register soon as space is limited! The deadline to register is February 1, 2019. For information and registration, visit uoft.me/sciencenight2019.

EduTravel

Focuses on creating quality, experiential learning programs for students in a fun and safe learning environment. EduTravel programs open up the world to students. In addition to earning OSSD credits, students learn valuable life skills that support their educational success and lead them towards their future careers.

For more information on course offerings and parent information nights please email: info@edutravel.com or call 416-923-4638

Parent Information Nights in our area:

Halton Region

Rescheduled from February 6, 2019
Bishop Reding Catholic S.S (1120 Main St E, Milton, ON L9T 6H7)
7pm-8pm

Wednesday April 17, 2019
Corpus Christi (5150 Upper Middle Rd, Burlington, ON L7L 0E5)
7pm-8pm

Summer Programs

University of Toronto – Faculty of Law and Faculty of Medicine

Youth Summer Program

The University of Toronto’s Youth Summer Program (YSP) offers high school students a glimpse into the life of a university student studying medicine or law. In partnership with the Faculty of Law and Faculty of Medicine, two of Canada’s foremost faculties, the Youth Summer Program provides access to the University’s distinguished academic and research professionals who lead hands-on academic programming.

Law YSP enables students to explore and apply advanced legal concepts in a variety of engaging stimulations, while Med YSP provides students the opportunity to carry out hands-on experiments in the realm of medicine and medical research.

YSP takes place in the months of July and August each summer at the downtown St. George campus, and range in length from one to six weeks.

For more information, please visit www.ysp.utoronto.ca

IVEY Business School – Summer Leadership Program

Ivey Business School at Western University is pleased to offer the Ivey Summer Leadership Program.

Ivey is a leading business school located in London, Ontario and is renowned for its case-study method of teaching. Ivey looks forward to welcoming students to our campus for nine days of intense, fast-paced learning and development with Ivey faculty, speakers and team projects all in Ivey’s iconic new building. Students will experience the difference learning with cases as they work in teams and tackle topics such as marketing, finance, disruption and innovation, and more.

For more information visit: ivey.ca/summerleadership

Who Should Apply?

Students currently in grades 10 and grade 11, please visit ivey.ca/summerleadership for new applicant information.

Application Deadline is March 13, 2019