Monday, December 14, 2015

EngAGE at Queen's University in Summer 2016!

EngAGE (the Queen’s Engineering Academy Guided Experience) is an engineering-focused educational summer program that exposes you to the main engineering fields of Chemical, Civil, Electrical & Computing, and Mechanical engineering.

EngAGE presents students with a broad engineering overview, using lab facilities and thought-provoking projects to inform and engage students without being technically overwhelming.

The program runs from July 18th to August 19th.  The residence program includes: on-campus residence with three meals/day, full time supervision and supervised activities each evening.

See Mr Pearce for more details or follow this link (this link has been updated with current info as of Dec. 15)

Monday, December 7, 2015

Oratorical Contest

Optimist Club of Oakville presents its annual oratorical contest.

The topic this year is "How My Best Brings Out the Best in Others".

Prepare a 4-5 minute speech on the above topic.  Further information and rules can be found on their website here

Cash prizes:
1st Place: $500.00
2nd Place: $350.00
3rd Place: $150.00

Deadline for entries is Monday March 14, 2016
Contest held on Monday March 21, 2016.

See Mr Pearce for further details!!

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Grade 11 Waterloo Unlimited Program!

Grade 11 Program: Theme of Design: March 14 - 18,  2016 (March Break for many schools) 

From engineering and the environment to science fiction and virtual reality, students will explore the theme of "Design" across disciplines.  Attending lectures, seminars, and workshops on the University campus, they will join a community of like-minded high school peers from across Canada as they learn the Design Process and its application.

Program fee: $500 includes meals
Supervised overnight shared hotel accommodation: $300

Details on all programs available here:

Application deadline: December 16th, 2015

Join a biodiversity research program this summer!!

  • 21 research programmes in 10 countries.
  • university course credit available
  • field DNA labs, etc.
  • academic collaborations with 150 university staff
  • specialist expeditions for high school students
Posters are up around the staircase.  Go see Mr. Nassara on the 3rd floor for more details!!