Wednesday, November 06, 2019

U of S Early Admission and Scholarship Deadlines

Early admission deadline is December 1

December 1 is the deadline to apply for early admission* for the 2020 Fall Term (September) for:
*Students must submit transcripts and supporting documents by December 1 for early admission.






Combined Kinesiology and Education program

Students are now able to enter directly from high school into the Combined Bachelor of Science Kinesiology/Bachelor of Education program.

This five-year program is designed for students who intend to teach physical education at the Secondary level.

The benefit of this combined degree is that you will graduate in five years with two degrees with a concentrated knowledge of teaching physical education to high school students.

Visit our website to learn about admissions requirements and deadlines, program options and career opportunities for this program.


Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships

Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships are USask’s highest valued, renewable entrance scholarships and are awarded based on academics, leadership and contributions to school and community life. These scholarships are valued up to $40,000.

Five of these awards, known as the Circle of Honour Awards, are designated for Indigenous students.

Apply for admission and submit supplemental items like transcripts by: Dec 1
Apply for awards by: Dec 15
 


Monday, November 04, 2019

Spend-a-Day at Biggar Great Plains College


Spend-A-Day at our Biggar Campus is coming up on Monday, November 18, 2019. This is a day for students to spend the day in the classroom of a program that they are interested in. This day will include a tour, hands on activities, program information prizes and lunch!

Programs available at our Biggar Campus:
  • Continuing Care Assistant
  • Practical Nursing
  • Electrician


Friday, October 25, 2019

Applications for Education, U of R


Students applying to the four year Elementary, Secondary, and Arts Education programs, as well as the five year programs (B.Ed./B.Kin, B.Mus Ed, and B.Ed/B.Sci) no longer need to complete the Teacher Education Application Profile (TEAP). Removing the TEAP will allow greater access to the direct entry English program, attracting a more diverse group of future teachers with varied skill sets, experiences, and backgrounds. Please note, however, that students applying to le Bac, or the After Degree (BEAD) programs will still need to complete the TEAP. Also note that the B. Mus.Ed program still requires it's audition component prior to finalizing acceptances.
To apply to the four year Elementary, Secondary, and Arts Education programs, as well as the five year programs (B.Ed./B.Kin, B.Mus Ed,and B.Ed/B.Sci ) students must select their appropriate Application Type from the drop down menu (ex: High School Student, College/University Student, etc.) on the online application. They will then select their preferred program under the Planned Program of Study (ex: Secondary Social Studies Education). This is the same process your students applying to most of the programs at the U of R follow, such as those applying to Arts, Engineering, Kinesiology, etc. They are also able to complete the paper application for undergraduate admission, if they prefer.
Student applying to le Bac must select Baccalauréat en éducation as their Application Type from the drop down menu when completing the online application.

Upcoming Events at the U of Regina


DATE: November 7, 2019
TIME: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm


DATE: November 7, 2019
TIME: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm


DATE: November 8, 2019
TIME: 8:30 am - 2:45 pm


DATE: November 12, 2019
TIME: 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

"What is Engineering?"




Friday, November 15, 2019   ●   9 am–3:30 pm 
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon campus
 
At this event, students will learn what an engineer does, why engineering is about more than math and science and why employers want to hire USask engineers.

At "What is Engineering?" 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.
 


Questions? Please contact the Engineering Student Centre at 306-966-5274 or esc@usask.ca


Thursday, October 10, 2019

Updates from the University of Alberta

Applications are Open!
The Application for Admission is now open. Students can apply today using the online application portal and selecting the Fall 2020 application. Students are reminded to double check their marks to ensure they are reported accurately in the application system. For additional information about applying to the University of Alberta, please see uab.ca/adm101.
Open House
Open House 2019 will take place on Saturday, October 19! Join us for the most exciting day to see campus. Students will have the opportunity to discover everything the U of A has to offer and explore over 200 program options. Download the TV screen poster now. Learn more at uab.ca/openhouse.
Indigenous Student Experience at Open House
Students can see firsthand what it’s like to be an Indigenous student on campus at the Indigenous Student Experience booth at Open House. Learn more at uab.ca/openhouse and join us in the Butterdome on October 19!
Campus tours
Let us show you around! A campus tour is the best way to discover everything the U of A has to offer. Faculty and general one-on-one advising sessions are available, as well as individual and group tours. Learn more and book at uab.ca/tours.
Online events
Students can speak with UAlberta advisors without leaving their homes! We host online general chat sessions and presentation sessions throughout the year. See dates and topics online at uab.ca/chats.



Boarding UAlberta 2020
We invite students who are freethinkers, risk takers, and ambitious wanderers to experience a weekend adventure at the U of A! Grade 11 students from outside of Alberta are encouraged to apply for a weekend at the U of A from May 29-31, 2020. Learn more at uab.ca/boarding. 
Scholarships 101
Students who are planning to apply for Entrance Scholarships are invited to learn what it takes to write a competitive application! Registration for in-person and online sessions will open on Tuesday, October 15.
In-person session: Wednesday, November 6 at 6 p.m. MST
Online session: Wednesday, November 13 at 6 p.m. MST

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

U of R Events for Grade 11 and 12 Students


The University of Regina is inviting students in Grade 11 and 12 to spend the day exploring faculties and programs!  You can click on each event name below for more information and how to register.

Who is Kinesiology and Health Studies?

DATE: November 7, 2019
TIME: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Students will hear from faculty members, learn about degree programs, certifications and community connections, explore our research labs and engage in unique sporting experiences!
*Space is limited to 55 participants - students should register now!

What is Business Administration?

DATE: November 7, 2019
TIME: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
This is an event where students are given a taste of what it is like to be a business student. Students get to experience mini-lectures in different areas of study by professors. Student groups and alumni are also on hand to talk about their experience in the Faculty and how new students can get involved.
*Registration will be open until 4:30pm on November 4

What is Engineering?

DATE: November 8, 2019
TIME: 8:30 am - 2:45 pm
Do you have students considering a degree in Engineering? Students are invited to campus on November 8 to explore the engineering profession and the programs offered at the University of Regina. They will explore our labs and learn about all of our different programs.
*Registration will be open until 12:00pm on Nov 1

Social Work Information Night

DATE: November 12, 2019
TIME: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Tell your students who are interested in Social Work to attend the upcoming Social Work Information Night! They will learn about the profession and the programs offered at the U of R. The event will include a mini lecture so they can experience what it would be like to take social work classes.
*All are welcome - no need to register for the event


Friday, October 04, 2019

Schulich Leader Scholarships



2019-2020 Academic Year

Schulich Leader Scholarships are the largest and most prestigious undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) scholarships in Canada, with a value of up to $100,000 each. Fifty students receive this celebrated award each year.
Every high school in Canada may nominate one student per academic year.
  1. Nomination deadline is January 29, 2020
  2. For further information, check out:
    1. 2020 Nominee Application Guide
    2. Key highlights of the 2019 class of Schulich Leader scholarship recipients
    3. Link to 2020 Nomination Form

University of Regina Updates


2019 FALL OPEN HOUSE

Fall Open House will take place on Saturday, October 19 and registration is now live! Students will be able to check out campus, win prizes, learn about our programs, visit with academic advisors, and have the opportunity to be admitted to the U of R that day!
New AOTS Updates!
Admission on the Spot ONLINE Application
Students have the opportunity to complete the Admission on the Spot application online before the event. This will allow them to collect their admission package when they arrive at the event without having to wait in line to submit and pay for their application. This also means they will be able to attend more of the Fall Open House sessions. Plus, students who complete the online application will also receive an additional $20 discount on their application fee, making their application fee only $50.
Students can fill out the Admission on the Spot Online Application between October 1 and October 15. The application can be found here. Students must select "AOTS Main Application-Oct19" as the "Application Type". After they submit your application, they will need to send us their most recent printout of their marks. You can help them out with this by either providiing the student with the unofficial transcript (for them to send to us) or sending it directly to us at enrolment.services@uregina.ca by October 15.

Faculty of Education No Longer Requires the TEAP
Students applying into the Faculty of Education do not need to complete the Teacher Education Application Profile (TEAP). To apply for Education, students can simply complete the regular University of Regina application. Removing the TEAP will allow greater access to the direct entry English program, attracting a more diverse group of future teachers with varied skill sets, experiences, and backgrounds.
*Students applying into le Bac or the After Degree (BEAD) still need to complete the TEAP.


Updates from the U of Saskatchewan

Applications are open for the 2020-21 academic year!
Applications for the 2020-21 academic year are now open! Visit admissions website to explore the academic programs that USask offers in more than 150 areas of study.

Review step-by-step instructions on how to apply.


Early admission deadline is December 1
December 1 is the deadline to apply for early admission* for the 2020 Fall Term (September) for:
*Students must submit transcripts and supporting documents by December 1 for early admission.

Entrance Scholarships

Applications are open for USask entrance scholarships!
Guaranteed Entrance Scholarships
Prospective students will automatically be considered for a Guaranteed Entrance Scholarship when they apply for admission. These scholarships recognize academic achievements and are awarded based on admission average

Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships
Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarships are USask’s highest valued, renewable entrance scholarships and are awarded based on academics, leadership and contributions to school and community life. Five of these awards, known as the Circle of Honour Awards, are designated for Indigenous students.

Apply for admission by: December 1
Apply for awards by: December 15

Competitive Entrance Awards
Competitive Entrance Awards include numerous scholarships and bursaries that can be accessed by many students with diverse experiences. Consideration is based on academic achievement, financial need and/or contributions to school and community life. Some awards recognize particular backgrounds, acknowledge contributions to certain clubs or reward achievement in music and athletics.

Apply for admission by: February 15
Apply for awards by: March 1

At USask, entering students are eligible to receive a Guaranteed Entrance Scholarship in addition to a Best and Brightest Entrance Scholarship or Competitive Entrance Award.

Explore more scholarships, bursaries and awards

$1 Million in Bursaries to Attend SHAD

Shad Canada is a STEAM and entrepreneurship program for students in grade 10 and 11. 

Shad Canada’s program attracts students with high aptitudes for risk taking, curiosity, excellence and resilience, and prepares them to take on social and economic challenges. The month-long program includes a real-world design challenge that asks students to work on issues such as food security, water management and waste.
For more information, click HERE.