Sanofi Biogenius Canada Competition
The Sanofi Biogenius Canada Competition is a one of a kind opportunity for students in Grades 9 -12.
Students will explore ideas that can help shape the future, while pursuing ground breaking research projects.
Students can enter as an individual or in pairs, if attending the same high school.
See here for more information.
Discovery Health Camp
Do you have an interest in a career in medicine, nursing, dentistry, paramedics, kinesiology or other healthcare professions? Then Discovery Healthcare Camp is the perfect opportunity for you.
Open to high school students, it offers an exciting week of activities led by medical students from the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University.
You will learn career opportunities in healthcare, the requirements to pursue this path and develop an understanding of the unique aspects of healthcare in the community, as well as take part in:
- Clinical skills sessions (suturing, casting, stethoscope activities, wound dressing)
- Talks from healthcare professionals and opportunities for clinical exposure (job shadowing)
- Discussions involving the path to various healthcare professions (medicine, nursing, pharmacy, EMS, and dentistry)
- Stand Up for Health (teaching Social Determinants of Health)
- An introduction to case-based learning and sample diagnostic cases
- Recreation sessions incorporating fun and team-building activities
Location: Lambton College
Dates: July 11 - 15, 2022, from 8:30 - 4:30 daily.
HOBY Youth Leadership
HOBY Youth Leadership is an organization dedicated to motivating and empowering individuals to make a positive difference in our global society. Each year, St. Pat's is able to send one Grade 10 student to the Youth Leadership Conference; this year's conference will be held April 29 - May 1, 2022. Please see here for more information. If you are interested in this opportunity, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by March 23, 2022.
University of Windsor - Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Info Week
All high school students are invited to join a virtual Zoom sessions from February 22nd to March 1st to learn about the different programs the University of Windsor offers within the Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. There will be sessions on: French Studies, Philosophy, Aeronautics, Creative Arts, Communication, Media & Film, Social Work, Psychology, Dramatic Art, English & Creative Writing.
Please click here to register.
Lambton College now offering Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing
This brand new, one-year Ontario College Certificate program was designed to cover the Level I in-school curriculum for the Plumbing Apprenticeship. Grads will have an understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of the plumbing trade and become familiar with the associated tools and materials in accordance with industry safety standards and the Ontario Plumbing Code.
In addition to vocational training, students will take courses in the areas of communication, mathematics and teamwork skills.
Applications are now open for September! Click here to learn more.
Go CODE Girl
Go CODE Girl provides an exciting opportunity for girls, including all who identify as female, in grades 7-11 across Ontario to learn about the exciting world of coding and software development and discover opportunities in computing and engineering fields.
Learning to code can lead to increased digital confidence, a different way of thinking about problems and the ability to understand and use technology to help develop creative solutions in almost any discipline.
CODE Girl will take place on March 5, 2022.
Click here to find out more about this opportunity or to register.
IVEY Virtual Case Class Events
Are you interested in business? Would you like a chance to participate in an authentic learning experience with others from Southwestern Ontario? Consider signing up for IVEY's Virtual Case Class Events. The event for the London and GTA area will take place on Saturday, February 14.
Click here for more details, or to register.
FREE Pre-Apprenticeship Program @ St. Clair College
If you've ever considered a career in skilled trades, this opportunity might be for you!
St. Clair College will once again be running our Pre-Apprenticeship program for the following proposed trades: Brick & Stone Masonry, CNC Precision Metal Cutting, and Truck & Coach Technician. If this appeals to you, consider attending one of our virtual information sessions to learn more about this FREE kick start to a new career!! Sessions run from January 25, 2022 - February 16, 2022.
For more information, or to register for an information session, click here.
Robotics Challenge with Canadore College
Canadore College is offering an exciting opportunity for students interested in robotics and STEM. The Virtual Robotics Training Academy (VRTA) competition enables you to design your very own virtual robot and compete against up to 200 participants for a chance to win prizes! The contest details are:
- Competitors work individually – no teams.
- Hosted online – only browser and internet connection required.
- Competitors will receive description of their challenge at the beginning of the event and will have one week to design and test their solutions.
- Flexible scheduling – work around your schedule!
The registration deadline is March 7, 2022, with the competition taking place March 25, 2022. Click here for more information.
Let's Talk Trades!!
Join a diverse group of college graduates showcasing their path to Skilled Trades! If you are in high school, and considering career options and unsure of what pathways are available to you (starting as early as high school), Skilled Trades are worth a second look! Consider a Lambton College Dual Credit course to get started all while you are still in high school! Check out this video to learn more!!
Women in Skilled Trades Event
On Thursday, October 26th from 6:00 - 7:30 pm the Sarnia Lambton Workforce Development Board is hosting a virtual
Women in Skilled Trades Event
There will be six female panelists representing a variety of skilled trades discussing their path to the skilled trades and valuable tips they learned along the way, followed by an interactive Q&A.
This event is free.
More information and registration details (click here)
Royal Canadian Legion Poster /Literature Contest
This year, contestants are challenged to exercise their creativity and submit a poster, a poem or an essay on the theme of REMEMBERANCE. This is a contest to select the most suitable posters and literary works submitted by students in the Canadian school system. The poster will be judged at the local branch and then the provincial level.
The 1st prize award for grades 10. 11 and 12 students is $1000; the award for 1st for grade 9's is $500. On notification of having been selected as a winner at the Dominion Command level, the artist or writer agrees to the full and exclusive non-profit use of the art of literary work by the Royal Canadian Legion for 1 year.
All entries must be submitted to email@example.com by November 10, 2021. Please click here for more information.