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During the 2021/2022 school year, many post-secondary schools are hosting online information sessions that you can attend from the comfort of your home.  We encourage you to register for these events so you can learn about the many opportunities available to you after Grade 12.   Several of these sessions are open to parents too!  The list will be updated throughout the school year so check back often.


In addition to checking the list of events below, check the Post-Secondary BC Events page for a lengthy list of events being offered by BC post-secondary schools.


September

Candian Universities Event (CUE)
Virtual Events
All of the CUE Live Events will feature representatives from participating universities ready to answer questions, provide information and get connected. Just like individual universities, each live event will look a little bit different! Check out the descriptions on the live event page to find out more on what to expect. Student events will be taking place on the following days and times:

  • Monday, September 27: 4 pm – 7 pm (PDT)
  • Tuesday, September 28: 4 pm – 7 pm (PDT)
  • Wednesday, September 29:  4 pm – 7 pm (PDT)

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Discover UVic
If you’re thinking about applying for undergraduate studies at UVic, join UVic for an online Discover UVic event and learn what it really means to be a UVic student.
More than just getting into university, we’ll explore the possibilities and what your education can be. You’ll hear about UVic’s co-op program and why hands-on learning is so important, how you can engage with your surroundings, and how the UVic community can inspire you to succeed.

Events are scheduled in Pacific Time. Registration closes two hours in advance.

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Ryerson University:  Discover RU: Virtual Open House
Monday, September 27 – Saturday, October 2.
There are different sessions offered each day.  Here’s a sneak peek of some of the interactive sessions and opportunities :

  • RU 101: Get to Know Us
  • Faculty information sessions where you will learn more about the programs within each faculty
  • Presentations to help students explore their passions, including sessions on social change and climate justice, healthcare, and business
  • Virtual campus tours
  • And much more!

Be sure to explore the week’s agenda and register today by clicking HERE.

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Simon Fraser University Fall Webinars
SFU is hosting several webinars for potential future students from September to December.  Click the link above for details and to register.


October

Vancouver Island University: Experience VIU virtual event
Saturday, October 2
9:00am to 2:00pm
Learn all about becoming a VIU student and chat with representatives from different faculties.
For more details and to register, click HERE.

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University of Calgary Virtual Open House
Satursday, October 2
9:00am to 1:00pm (Sooke time)
Click HERE to register.

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University of Victoria Gustavson School of Business Virtual Info Session for EMCS students/parents
Tuesday, October 5
6:30 pm
Interested in learning about studying Business at UVIC?   This virtual session being offered just for EMCS students and parents/guardians.  You’ll learn all about the Bachelor of Commerce program and have an opportunity to connect with recruiters from the program, ask questions, etc.
This is a virtual event so you can participate from the comfort of home!
Click here to register and receive the Zoom link.

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Candian Universities Event (CUE)
Virtual Events
All of the CUE Live Events will feature representatives from participating universities ready to answer questions, provide information and get connected. Just like individual universities, each live event will look a little bit different! Check out the descriptions on the live event page to find out more on what to expect. Student events will be taking place on the following days and times:

  • Saturday, October 2: 10 am – 1 pm (PDT)
  • Monday, October 4: 4 pm – 7 pm (PDT)
  • Tuesday, October 5: 4 pm – 7 pm (PDT)
  • Wednesday, October 6: 4 pm – 7 pm (PDT)

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Simon Fraser University Fall Webinars
SFU is hosting several webinars for potential future students from September to December.  Click the link above for details and to register.

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University of Victoria Virtual Info Session for EMCS
Thursday, October 7
6:30pm
Stephanie Parker, our UVIC recruiter is hosting this virtual information session specifically for EMCS students (and parents/guardians).
You’ll learn about programs, admission requirements, the application process, co-op options, university athletics, scholarships, student housing, and more!
All EMCS students are welcome to attend.  It will be especially valuable for students in Grades 10 to 12.
To register in advance, click HERE.
There were some issues with the registration link.  They should be fixed now.  But, if you have trouble registering, just join the meeting at 6:30pm, Oct. 7 using this Zoom link:
Meeting Link: https://uvic.zoom.us/j/88980587055

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BC Post-Secondary Virtual Fair
7 days to choose from: October 7 & 19 / November 3, 9 & 18 / December 1 & 7
VIRTUAL FAIR OPEN FROM 9:00 am to 7:00 pm on these dates:

  • Live presentations from 29 BC post-secondary schools
  • Learn about schools, programs, entrance requirements, etc.
  • Connect with institutional reps through text and video chat
  • Download program information and watch additional video content
  • Sign up for more info from any institution of interest
  • Door prizes!

To register, click HERE.
For those of you who have not experienced the Virtual Fair registration, please note that it creates a ‘ticket’ but that is actually not needed. Once you have registered, the link to enter the platform and your password will be sent to you at the email address you entered when you registered.

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UBC Information Session for EMCS Students
Wednesday, October 13
7:00pm to 8:00pm by Zoom
All EMCS students and parents/guardians are invited to attend.
You’ll learn about both UBC’s Vancouver campus and the Okanagan campus, programs, admission requirements, scholarships, student housing, application process, and much more!
Zoom details:    URL to join. https://ubc.zoom.us/s/61464554975?pwd=MXMwNnREZXpaVkljK3NnTUxRcWxtdz09
Passcode: 929392
Students will be asked to register for the event using a very short survey, at the start of the event. Students are encouraged to arrive to the session right at the start time, to ensure that they have time to register before the session begins.

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Discover UVIC
If you’re thinking about applying for undergraduate studies at UVic, join UVic for an online Discover UVic event and learn what it really means to be a UVic student.
More than just getting into university, we’ll explore the possibilities and what your education can be. You’ll hear about UVic’s co-op program and why hands-on learning is so important, how you can engage with your surroundings, and how the UVic community can inspire you to succeed.

Events are scheduled in Pacific Time. Registration closes two hours in advance.

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Quest University Virtual Info Session (just for EMCS students & parents/guardians)
Thursday, October 14
5:30pm
Click HERE to join the Zoom meeting.
Update… Quest had a technical problem with their Zoom meeting link which made it impossible to join the session.  If you would like to connect with the Quest recruiter by phone, email, or text, please see Mr. Phipps

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University of Alberta Virtual Open House
Saturday, October 16
8:00am to 3:00pm (Sooke time)
Click HERE to register.

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University of Calgary Info Session at EMCS

  • Tuesday, October 19
  • 2:00pm
  • Library Seminar Room

A U of C representative will be at EMCS to meet with any Grade 11 & 12 students interested in learning about post-secondary opportunities at U of C.  Come and learn about programs, scholarships, entrance requirements, student housing, and more!   If you are interested in attending the session, email Mr. Phipps (aphipps@sd62.bc.ca) by Tuesday morning to register.

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Justice Institute of BC Law Enforcement Studies Online Info Session
Learn about the JIBC Law Enforcement Studies Diploma and Bachelor of Law Enforcement Studies programs.
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Click HERE to register.

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UBC Medical School Virtual Info Session (just for EMCS students & parents/guardians)
Tuesday, October 26
7:00pm
UBC Medical School Students are hosting this special virtual session for EMCS students interested in learning about becoming a medical doctor.  Parents/guardians are welcome to join the session as well.   This event is open to all EMCS students (grade 9 to 12) and parents/guardians.

Join Zoom Meeting  https://ubc.zoom.us/j/66381078280?pwd=anpsNXVTeEdlZDZvS1FYbFYzU1NOdz09

Meeting ID: 663 8107 8280

Passcode: 123456

Also, UBC will be using Slido.com for students to interact with the presenter on “questions and answers”.  The event code is Outreach.

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Langara College
Drop-In Sessions
Langara Recruitment Officers are hosting online drop-in sessions to answer your questions about applying to Langara. Drop-in sessions are held via Zoom Monday-Friday from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm.
Join the Zoom Meeting:  https://langara.zoom.us/j/67030601916

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Thompson Rivers University
Open House Virtual Information Series

October 26 to December 9
Click the link above to see the list of program-specific virtual info sessions and register.


November

Vancouver Island University Virtual Info Session (for EMCS Students & Parents/Guardians)
Tuesday, November 2
7:00pm
Our VIU recruiter will be hosting a virtual info session to share information about VIU programs, admission requirements, the application process, student housing, scholarships, and more!
VIU is hosting this special event just for EMCS students and parents/guardians.  All students in Gr. 10-12 are welcome to attend (along with parents/guardians).
To register click HERE.

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Justice Institute of BC Law Enforcement Studies Online Info Session
Learn about the JIBC Law Enforcement Studies Diploma and Bachelor of Law Enforcement Studies programs.
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
10:00am to 11:30am
Click HERE to register.

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Simon Fraser University Fall Webinars
SFU is hosting several webinars for potential future students from September to December.  Click the link above for details and to register.

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Simon Fraser University Webinar for Vancouver Island Students
November 15, 12:00pm to 1:00 PM & 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Registration details for this presentation will be available mid-October.

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Discover UVic
If you’re thinking about applying for undergraduate studies at UVic, join UVic for an online Discover UVic event and learn what it really means to be a UVic student.
More than just getting into university, we’ll explore the possibilities and what your education can be. You’ll hear about UVic’s co-op program and why hands-on learning is so important, how you can engage with your surroundings, and how the UVic community can inspire you to succeed.

Events are scheduled in Pacific Time. Registration closes two hours in advance.

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BC Post-Secondary Virtual Fair
7 days to choose from: October 7 & 19 / November 3, 9 & 18 / December 1 & 7
VIRTUAL FAIR OPEN FROM 9:00 am to 7:00 pm on these dates:

  • Live presentations from 29 BC post-secondary schools
  • Learn about schools, programs, entrance requirements, etc.
  • Connect with institutional reps through text and video chat
  • Download program information and watch additional video content
  • Sign up for more info from any institution of interest
  • Door prizes!

To register, click HERE.
For those of you who have not experienced the Virtual Fair registration, please note that it creates a ‘ticket’ but that is actually not needed. Once you have registered, the link to enter the platform and your password will be sent to you at the email address you entered when you registered.

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December

BC Post-Secondary Virtual Fair
7 days to choose from: October 7 & 19 / November 3, 9 & 18 / December 1 & 7
VIRTUAL FAIR OPEN FROM 9:00 am to 7:00 pm on these dates:

  • Live presentations from 29 BC post-secondary schools
  • Learn about schools, programs, entrance requirements, etc.
  • Connect with institutional reps through text and video chat
  • Download program information and watch additional video content
  • Sign up for more info from any institution of interest
  • Door prizes!

To register, click HERE.
For those of you who have not experienced the Virtual Fair registration, please note that it creates a ‘ticket’ but that is actually not needed. Once you have registered, the link to enter the platform and your password will be sent to you at the email address you entered when you registered.

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Simon Fraser University Fall Webinars
SFU is hosting several webinars for potential future students from September to December.  Click the link above for details and to register.

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