Grade 11

Post Secondary Events

September 24th: Study and Go Abroad Fair. Vancouver Convention Centre. Go to: www.studyandgoabroad.com/student-expo for more information.

September 25th @ 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.: UK University Fair, Mulgrave School, 2330 Cypress Lane, West Vancouver. RSVP at http://bit.ly/ukfair2017.

October 3rd @ 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.: Canadian University Fair - Public Event - Hilton Vancouver Metrotown (VC will not be hosting a fair this year).

October 5th, 2017 @ 1:20 p.m.: Catholic Pacific College, Student Services Centre.

October 10th, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.: University of Chicago. St. George's School. Register at:

https://prospects.uchicago.edu/register/vancouver

October 12th, 2017 @ 6:30 p.m.: University of British Columbia. Alumni Room.

October 17th, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.: US University Presentation: Brown University, Dartmouth University, Columbia University, Harvard University, Stanford University, Yale University, University of Pennsylvania, and Princeton University. St. George's School. Register at:

https://key.admissions.upenn.edu/register/vancouve...

October 21st & March 24th: Thompson Rivers University Open House. For more information go to: www.tru.ca/openhouse.

November 1st, 2017 @ 1:20 p.m.: Ryerson University. Alumni Room.

November 15th, 2017 @ 1:20 p.m.: Simon Fraser University. Alumni Room.

November 15th, 2017: BCIT Big Info Session. BCIT Campus Burnaby: bcit.ca/infosessions.

November 20th, 2017 @ 9:30 - 11:30: PSIBC Fair: BC Post-Secondary Institutions. Gym.

November 27th, 2017 @ 1:15 p.m.: University of Calgary. Alumni Room.

December 4th, 2017 @ 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Discover UVic. Hilton Vancouver Metrotown, Burnaby. Register at: uvic.ca/discover.

Columbus Seniors' Residence

Student volunteers (age 16 or older), who are willing to make a six month commitment, are needed to spend at least an hour and a half each weekend, at morning socials with the seniors at Columbus Residence, located at 704 West 69th Avenue in Vancouver. Volunteers will visit with and play simple games with residents. Interested students can contact Kelsie Tham at kelsiet98@gmailcom.

Bumpin Bakery

Bumpin Bakery is a student founded and run non-profit organization serving coffee and muffins every Sunday morning at the corner of Main and Hastings. Student volunteers are needed to donate muffins and/or serve muffins, coffee, and kindness to those in need in the downtown east side. One dozen muffins donated equals one service hour for VC students. For more information to to www.bumpinbakery.ca.

Post-Secondary Guidance and Counselling

Ms. Beck and Mr. Accili provide a presentation on post-secondary research and selection in the spring of grade 11 to students and their parents . We provide four presentations to grade 12 students in the fall. These presentations cover: post-secondary research and selection, post-secondary application, scholarships and financial aid, and the personal profile. We are available to meet with students, as well as their parents, to assist with research, planning and general application guidance. Detailed information many of this topics is available on the Post-Secondary link.

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