Green Bricks TWO $500 scholarships

We are now raffling off TWO $500 scholarships so please share with your students. Thank you!

Green Bricks is very pleased to offer to grade 10-12 students FREE participation in the Green Collar Futures Career Conference on Saturday February 20, 2021 held virtually this year.   Space is VERY LIMITED so students can register at  Students MUST be registered by February 16, 2021 (or earlier as spaces will fill up) to attend this event. We are now 70% “sold out” so register as soon as possible.

Are you a student in grades 10-12?

Explore your options at this FREE green collar career conference for secondary students on Saturday February 20, 2021 from 9:00 – 2:30 held virtually this year.

The “green economy” is changing the face of the workplace in BC and around the world. This day is dedicated to students in secondary school to learn about exciting and endless career opportunities. Futures is much more than a career fair as it allows you to interact with career mentors from various sustainability related careers who have excelled in and are passionate about their green careers.

This interactive career workshop will be offered free of charge to 150 young people and will allow participants the opportunity to:

  • Meet and interact with amazing and successful people who will share their sustainability career paths in breakout sessions where career mentors will share their career journeys
  • Learn about emerging sustainability career opportunities in B.C. and internationally
  • Listen to an inspirational keynote address from Dr. Nicholas Dulvy, SFU Professor of Marine Biodiversity & Conservation
  • Meet the engaging Marissa Bergeron, founder of Eat the Dishes: a local, zero waste and 100% vegan food catering company
  • Find out what it takes to reach your goals

The workshop will conclude with a wrap-up session and a chance for the participants to win prizes, including TWO $500 scholarship. You must be registered to attend. Register early as space is very limited.

Virtual Information Sessions SFU Beedie

Virtual Information Sessions SFU Beedie is home to those who believe that business has the power to spark new ideas, fuel social innovations and advance society. Through teaching and learning powered by world-class research, meaningful community engagement, and global outlook, we take business education beyond the walls of academia. We empower people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives to reimagine the role that business plays in tackling society’s most significant challenges. Attend an upcoming information webinar to learn more about our program and admission requirements, get answers to your questions, and decide on whether SFU Beedie is the right place for you. Register

SFU Beedie – High School Webinar Registration, Multiple Dates | Eventbrite

 

 

Parents as Education and Career Coaches

Parents as Education and Career Coaches
Tuesday, March 2nd
6:30 – 8:00 pm
Parents as Education Career Coaches is an interactive workshop designed to help secondary school parents become more effective career development allies for their children and to understand the post-secondary environment.
The workshop will include: – A review of all the resources that are available on EducationPlannerBC.ca – Supports available from post-secondary institution – Tips on scholarships and financial aid – Time for questions! Your questions will be answered in real-time during this virtual session.
To register, visit: https://sfu.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5Aud–hrzooH9b-8u2WxOf9r2_OxSVcSLqB

Parents Virtual Presentation

MORE THAN MARKS
Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Cost: FREE
Parents are invited to attend this virtual presentation to learn why good grades aren’t the golden ticket they used to be and what they can do help their children prepare for employment in today’s market.
In collaboration with the Surrey Schools Career Education Department, join Navid Nathoo, successful tech entrepreneur and co-founder of The Knowledge Society (TKS), and Damian Matheson of myBlueprint, on February 23, 2021 at 6:00 pm (PST) for an informal fireside chat.
Learn how mindset, character and a network are more important that a polished resume or straight A’s when it comes to landing a job in 2021.
As well, information about District Partnership Programs and Academic Dual Credit opportunities will be shared during this session.
Register – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/more-than-marks-tickets-138695268281

SkillsBC Online Challenges Series

SkillsBC Online Challenges Series
This winter, Skills Canada BC will continue to host a series of online challenges that students can do from home and at school. #SkillsBC Online Challenges Series.
• This week, we are offering a new online challenge – Popsicle Stick Box
Use your “Essential Skills” to create your Popsicle Stikc project and enter for your chance to win a $50 E-Gift Card!

UVIC

Just a quick update to the information shared last week regarding late application deadlines. Late applications for the Faculties of Humanities, Social Sciences and Sciences will be available on the online application platform for the two week period (until February 14th) following posted deadline of January 31st with a late application fee. Students interested in submitting a late application for any other faculty are requested to contact our office with these requests.

Post-Secondary Education Event

Black Press Central Mainland Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event
Black Press is hosting a virtual career and post-secondary education event from February 1st, 2021 to February 5th, 2021.
To register for career and post-secondary education webinars, visit Black Press Central Mainland Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event.

Green Bricks Career Conference 

Green Bricks is very pleased to offer to grade 10-12 students FREE participation in the Green Collar Futures Career Conference on Saturday February 20, 2021 held virtually this year.

Space is VERY LIMITED so students can register at  Students MUST be registered by February 16, 2021 (or earlier as spaces will fill up) to attend this event.

 

Are you a student in grades 10-12?

Explore your options at this FREE green collar career conference for secondary students on Saturday February 20, 2021 from 9:00 – 2:30 held virtually this year.

The “green economy” is changing the face of the workplace in BC and around the world. This day is dedicated to students in secondary school to learn about exciting and endless career opportunities. Futures is much more than a career fair as it allows you to interact with career mentors from various sustainability related careers who have excelled in and are passionate about their green careers.

This interactive career workshop will be offered free of charge to 150 young people and will allow participants the opportunity to:

  • Meet and interact with amazing and successful people who will share their sustainability career paths in breakout sessions where career mentors will share their career journeys
  • Learn about emerging sustainability career opportunities in B.C. and internationally
  • Listen to an inspirational keynote address from Dr. Nicholas Dulvy, SFU Professor of Marine Biodiversity & Conservation
  • Meet the engaging Marissa Bergeron, founder of Eat the Dishes: a local, zero waste and 100% vegan food catering company
  • Find out what it takes to reach your goals

The workshop will conclude with a wrap-up session and a chance for the participants to win prizes, including a $500 scholarship. You must be registered to attend. Register early as space is very limited.

This conference is made possible by the support of our event sponsors:

BC Hydro

Hamber Foundation

Canadian Universities Event

As you may already know, the Canadian Universities Event (CUE) will be hosting its first ever winter event next week. On Wednesday, January 20th and Thursday, January 21st between 4:00 and 7:00 PM (PST), 48 post-secondaries from across Canada will be available to BC high school students to answer questions and provide information. These sessions are Q&A style – presentations will not be offered. Students are encouraged to drop in and ask questions to representatives from institutions.
In order to access the event, students must register at cuebc.org. Students who registered for CUE in Fall 2020 can continue to use the same login information to access CUE in winter through cuebc.org.

2021 Student Safety Video Contest

2021 Student Safety Video Contest website and invite students to submit their entries!
Here are some important points about this year’s contest:
• The contest website, including full details, rules, and the contest entry form can be found here

• The theme of this year’s contest is I am doing my part (focused on how young workers can do their part to stop the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases in the workplace)
• Contest is open to students in grades 8-12
• To ensure health protocols are followed, students must work independently and film the videos themselves rather than as part of a team. These self-filmed entries can be live action, documentary-style, animation, stop motion…whatever creative style your students can imagine!
• Entries are to be submitted by the teacher sponsor
• Contest deadline is 5 pm, Wednesday, March 31, 2021