WorkBC Career Trek

WorkBC’s Career Trek Videos bring career exploration to life by connecting students with British Columbians working in a wide range of careers. The wealth of information featured in this resource helps students identify personal skills and suitable occupations, supporting them to make decisions about their future careers.
The videos also introduce students to BC’s in-demand occupations. Students can search the videos in a number of ways, including by job title, key skills, salary range, field of work and education level.
For more information, see Career Trek Videos.

KPU Important News

Application Deadlines
While the application deadline for Limited Intake programs has passed, we have extended the deadline for select Limited Intake programs; an up-to-date list of extended application deadlines can be found at https://www.kpu.ca/admission/deadlines-extended.
Students applying to Open Intake programs may do so until August 1, 2020, but should note that offer letters have already gone out to students who applied before the March 1 early application deadline, so we encourage all prospective students to apply as soon as possible in order to receive priority registration.

Scholarships & Awards
The deadline to apply for Entrance Scholarships for Fall 2020 is April 6, 2020.
Scholarship applications are now available for students intending to begin their studies in January 2021.
https://www.kpu.ca/awards/entrance-scholarship

Future Business Leaders Conference May 1-2, 2020:
KPU is hosting a two-day business conference for Grade 11/12 high school students. Winners of the competition will be given an Entrance Scholarship to KPU’s School of Business and will be crowned the Future Business Leaders of 2020. High school business departments will also receive monetary awards if their students place in the top 3 of the competition. To register a student group: https://www.kpu.ca/futureleaders (space is limited).

Engineering Infomation Session

Engineering Information Session
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Building SE02, Town Square A/B
3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, BC
Welcome to our annual Engineering Information Session. This session will be featuring our degree programs: Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Mining and Building Science.
We will begin the session with a panel discussion asking questions of all the disciplines, anticipating your questions. We’ll open it up to a Q & A and then do a breakout session in the room where you will be able to discuss the programs with the respective representatives.
We look forward to seeing you.

Parents as Career Coaches

Parents as Education and Career Coaches
Parents as Education and Career Coaches is a three-hour interactive workshop designed to help secondary school parents become more effective career development allies for their children. They are introduced to the concepts of coaching and given practical tools and research skills to help them as they coach their youth.
 Tuesday, March 10th
6:30 – 9:30 pm
Surrey School District’s Resource and Education Centre
14123 92nd Avenue, Surrey, BC
To register, visit: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/parents-as-education-and-career-coaches-tickets-78900350071

Open House JIBC

Open House
715 McBride Boulevard, New Westminster, BC
March 4, 2020
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
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
Walk-ins are welcome!