Virtual Graphic Design Information Session

Virtual Graphic Design Information Session
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
VCC’s Graphic Design Diploma program concentrates on conceptual thinking, understanding audience,
problem solving, design theory, technical expertise in Adobe Creative Cloud, and both print and web
development.
This two-year, full-time program takes place at VCC’s Mac lab overlooking beautiful downtown
Vancouver. Courses are taught by experienced professionals using a practical curriculum relevant to
today’s fast-changing graphic design industry.
Register

KPU Fall Applicant Night

It’s that time again – another year of working remote, another virtual event. We are virtually hosting Fall Applicant Night on Wednesday, May 12 from 6:30-8:00pm. If you have any students that have already applied to KPU and received their offer letter but are unsure if they want to accept, we encourage you to invite them to our event. They’ll get the opportunity to network with faculty, academic advisors, staff, and also enter in to win one of two prizes of $250 in free tuition.

Jobs with the fastest-growing demand

Jobs with the fastest-growing demand
Roles with greatest month-over-month increase in LinkedIn job posts (February 2021 to March 2021)

  1. Receptionist (+1,453%)
  2. Tax Specialist (+1,119%)
  3. Pharmacy Technician (+267%)
  4. Marketing Strategist (+195%)
  5. Teller (+172%)
  6. Technical System Specialist (+138%)
  7. Pharmacist (+136%)
  8. Accounting Specialist (+128%)
  9. Food Service Worker (+118%)
  10. E-commerce Developer (+106%)

SFU’s Faculty of Applied Sciences STEM workshop

Upcoming STEM workshops and events happening at our faculty for students and parents/guardians.  


Upcoming STEM workshops & events
STEM Speaker Series: Computer ScienceDate: May 29, 2021 (Saturday)Time: 1:00-2:00 pmLocation: Virtual via ZoomGrade: 9-12Sign up link: http://websurvey.sfu.ca/survey/399170365
SFU Invent the FutureDate: July 19-30, 2021 (Weekdays only)Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (PST)Grade: 10-11 students who identify as female/non-binaryDelivery: Online with remote supportProgram fee: $500 (Financial bursary available)
Website: https://www.sfu.ca/computing/inventthefuture.html (also see 2020 program booklet attached)Application deadline: Sunday, May 16, 2021 5:00 pm (PST)
Application link: https://coursys.sfu.ca/forms/apsc-sfu-ai4all-invent-the-future-student-applicat/
SFU Invent the Future: Info sessionTo learn more about the program, you can attend our info session. If you’re an educator and wish to attend this info session, please contact Eva at sacoord@sfu.ca.
Date: May 13, 2021 (Thursday)Time: 5-6 pmGrade: 10-11 students who identify as female/non-binary
Location: Virtual via ZoomSign up link: http://websurvey.sfu.ca/survey/400825147
SFU Invent the Future: Application help session
Need help with submitting your application? Sign up to attend a help session. See details below.
Date: May 14, 2021 (Friday)Time: 5-6:30 pmGrade: 10-11 students who identify as female/non-binary
Location: Virtual via ZoomSign up link: http://websurvey.sfu.ca/survey/400859707

U of T Information Session for BC Students

U of T Information Session for BC Students
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
7:00 PM until 8:00 PM (EDT)
Join us to learn more about the University of Toronto! This webcast will feature an overview of U of T,
our three campuses, 700+ academic program options, and the wealth of opportunities we offer inside
and outside the classroom. You’ll also learn all about the application process and have a chance to ask
all of your questions.
Register please

The Knowledge Society Business Challenge

Work with international tech companies on real business challenges before you turn 18!
Applications are open to The Knowledge Society and they’re looking for curious and passionate
students from Surrey Schools to apply!
Students at TKS have access to 40+ online learning modules for self-study and attend sessions to work
on tech projects with other students who want to accomplish big things, guided by world-class
mentors and coaches.
TKS students and alumni speak at international conferences, receive high-profile tech internships, and
start their own companies.
The Knowledge Society trains high school students to solve the world’s biggest problems with emerging
technologies. During a 10-month program, students learn how to build masters/PhD-level projects,
level up their presentation and problem-solving skills, and meet like-minded young people who want
to do big things. TKS is founded by successful tech entrepreneurs and business leaders, and modeled
after curriculums from Stanford, Harvard, and MIT.
TKS offers ample Tuition Support and Scholarships for any student who is accepted into the program.

Learn more at tks.world/vancouver