- listen to engaging and inspirational keynote speakers;
- attend mock classes and interactive presentations by KPU instructors;
- meet Lekeyten, KPU's Elder-In-Residence and current Indigenous students;
- learn more about KPU's programs and student service areas, including Indigenous Services for students; and
- enjoy a breakfast and lunch.
KPU's Open Doors, Open Minds event for Indigenous high school students will be held at their Langley Campus on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. This is an all day events. Students will have the opportunity to:
Applications are now open for the Summer Science Program at UBC. The Summer Science Program is a one week cultural, heath and science program for Indigenous students going into grades 9 to 12 in the fall of 2020. Through firsthand experiences at UBC students learn about health and science programs.
When is it?
Session One: Grades 10 and 11 June 28th - July 4th, 2020
Session Two: Grades 8 and 9 July 5 - July 11, 2020
When students are accepted into the program, students must provide a $200.00 program fee. The fee goes towards accommodation and meals during the program. All other costs (example workshops, admission to museums or attractions, etc) are covered when the students are at UBC. The program fee does not include travel to and from Vancouver. Bursaries to cover the program fee of $200 can be available upon acceptance and as per request.
Below is the link the Summer Science School website. Students can also apply through this link.
[ https://health.aboriginal.ubc.ca/programming/summer-science/?utm_source=Aboriginal+Youth+Circle&utm_campaign=2c5a117167-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_01_31_08_31&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_ecf2cc0ab7-2c5a117167-91259541 ]https://health.aboriginal.ubc.ca/programming/summer-science/?utm_source=Aboriginal+Youth+Circle&utm_campaign=2c5a117167-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_01_31_08_31&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_ecf2cc0ab7-2c5a117167-91259541
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
As an Aboriginal student, you're invited to UBC's Vancouver campus to get a feel for what it's like to live and learn at UBC. You'll have the opportunity to connect with current Aboriginal undergraduates, tour the First Nations Longhouse, learn from a professor and discover what makes UBC a great place to study.
Lunch will be provided and a transportation subsidy is available.
Contact Monika Wilson at: email@example.com with questions or to register.
.:Are you an Indigenous student in Secondary School aged 13-18? An amazing evening of networking and learning has been planned for you at Science World on Jan. 13/20 from 4-7. Come hear amazing Indigenous speakers, participate in fun science workshops and meet Indigenous STEM University students and industry professionals. Dinner will be provided.
Registration is limited as this is a FREE event.
For further information contact Joel Liman - Senior Advisor and Recruiter for Indigenous Students - The Faculties of Science and Lanad and Food Systems at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Indigenous students will have an opportunity to participate in the Verna J. Kirkness Science & Engineering Education Program for a week in either February or May with a full scholarship. All associated costs including travel, accommodation (on campus) and meals are covered. Students will be chaperoned at all times by their faculty mentor or a teacher chaperone.
The deadline for application is December 20, 2019
The Verna J. Kirkness Science and Engineering Education Program was created to increase the number of Indigenous students going into Science and Engineering for their post secondary education. The focus is on grade 11 students but an exception could be made for Grade 12 students to attend if there is room. The Program is offered at 5 universities across Canada, including UBC and UVIC. For the May program, the students will be able to indicate their first choice. The Program in February will be offered at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Langley - February 18-22.
Please see Ms. Sansregret in the Career Centre if you are interested in this opportunity.