Young Entrepreneur Speed Networking Night

Young Entrepreneur Speed Networking Night
The Surrey Board of Trade is hosting its inaugural Young Entrepreneurs’ Speed Networking Night on March 4th, and we would like as many students as possible to join us!
Students and guests will have the opportunity to network and ask questions to Surrey’s top entrepreneurs and industry leaders. They will learn and get connected with the best and brightest leaders from across Surrey and the Lower Mainland.
Any young or aspiring entrepreneur looking for career advice and mentorship is invited. If they are unsure of their career path and would like the chance to explore different possibilities, they should definitely attend.
Why attend:
Connect with business leaders, mentors, and young professionals
Practice networking skills in a safe and fun environment
Get industry and career insights
How it works: Participants will rotate to different offices throughout the night, each hosted by a different industry leader who will be there to answer your questions and give you exclusive career insights!

Open House JIBC

Open House
715 McBride Boulevard, New Westminster, BC
March 4, 2020
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
JIBC continues to receive inquiries from high school counsellors, career advisors, educators, students and parents, like yourselves, who are interested in learning about the Institute and its programs that lead to careers in public safety. The focus of this event is to provide meaningful information to prospective students.
JIBC is a public post-secondary institution that offers innovative education and training in the fields of law enforcement, firefighting, paramedicine, corrections, emergency management, leadership, conflict resolution and other related disciplines.

Students will learn how JIBC programs can prepare them for a career in public safety.
Our programs are focused on applied learning and our expert faculty are active in their professional fields. We also provide a range of student support services that contribute to the success of our students.
Event highlights:
• Visit the career fair in the gymnasium between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
• Speak with Program Advisors from various JIBC programs and learn what it takes to be competitive in these careers
• Networking with recruiters from various public safety fields to learn what it takes to be competitive in these careers
• Take a tour of the New Westminster campus
• Watch one of our presentations in the theatre to learn about the many JIBC programs available in law enforcement, paramedicine, emergency management, firefighting, conflict resolution, leadership and more
• Watch live demonstrations from program areas in law enforcement, paramedicine, firefighting and emergency management
There is still time to register if you haven’t yet. If you have classes, groups of students, or staff that wish to attend, please register at

VADA Studios Teen Camp

Spring & Summer Acting Camps For Aspiring Teen Actors (Ages 15-18)
These camps offer teens a chance to gain the necessary skills to get started on their Film & TV acting careers. Students are challenged through hands-on training to cultivate the skills and confidence required to make the transition from stage acting to screen.
2020 Spring Break Camp (15-18) Application Form & Waivers
Spring Camp Dates: March 23rd – 27th, 2020
Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm (with a one hour break)
Application Fee: $25 (refundable if not accepted into camp)
Camp Fee: $395.00 + Tax (CDN)
Summer Camp Dates: August 17th – 21st, 2020
Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm (with a one hour break)
Application Fee: $25 (refundable if not accepted into camp)
Camp Fee: $395.00 + Tax (CDN)


BCIT Big Info Session

Wednesday, February 19 (4 – 6:30pm): BCIT BIG INFO SESSION
Location: BCIT Burnaby Campus SW1, SE2, and SE6
Meet faculty, students, and grads who will help you learn about over 300 programs to make your career a big deal. Check out interactive tech demos at the Welcome Showcase. Parking will be free on campus for the duration of the event.

Surrey fire Service Youth Day

We are pleased to offer a one-day boot camp experience for grade 11 and 12 students interested in a career in Fire Services. Please see the attachments above for the poster  for the Surrey Fire Service Youth Day.

Surrey Fire Service Youth Day
Wednesday April 22, 2020
8:30AM to 4:00PM
Location: Surrey Fire Service Training Centre (14923 64 Ave)

Application due date: April 9, 2020  see Mr. Fisher for application

2020 Fire Service Youth Day poster


Faser Valley Regional Skills Contests

Lower Fraser Valley Regional Contests

Registration for Skills Canada Regional Competitions is now open.
The Lower Fraser Valley Regional Contests are scheduled for March 5 & 6, 2020. Contests will be held at a couple of Surrey school sites and the KPU Cloverdale Trades Campus. Please check the SkillsBC website for exact dates and times of the competitions.
For more info, check the Skills Canada BC website. For contest scope documents, see scope.
To register students, please see Mr. Fisher visit Skills Registration.
The registration page will remain open until 4:00 pm on February 24, 2020.
Regional gold medal winners will move on to Provincial contests on April 15, 2020 at Tradex, Abbotsford. If our students are successful at Provincials, they could be invited to the Nationals which are in Vancouver this year, May 28 & 29, 2020.