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InvestIN’s Summer Writing Competition Inbox Events Summer School

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Calling All Creative Minds: Writing To Reflect
Enter now for your chance to win a programme place and tablet!
At InvestIN, we want to finish the school year on a high by taking a moment to reflect on what we have gained this year, rather than what we have lost.

To celebrate National Writing Day, we’re calling on students aged 12-18 to enter our ‘Writing to Reflect’ competition.  We’re looking for positive, thoughtful submissions detailing a skill or life lesson students have learnt outside the classroom and how they think it will benefit their future.

Shortlisted entries will be judged by a professional writer and the winner will receive an Amazon Fire Tablet and a place on one of our ‘Live Online’ weekend programmes! For every entry, we’ll make a donation to UNICEF, whose life-changing work helps children across the world access education.

The deadline for entries is Friday 6th August and must be no more than 250 words. We kindly request you forward this email to students and parents so they can enter now.

Registration Open: Summer Workshops at Home – OCAD University

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Summer Workshops at Home
 
Have students who are looking to develop their portfolio? Push their creative thinking? Work with professional artists and designers and explore new mediums? Great! Registration for our Summer Workshops at Home is now open!

Students can join us on a three week-long studio experience dedicated to emerging artists and designers who are considering a post-secondary education in a creative industry or field. While most participants fall between the ages of 15 – 19, summer workshops are open to all.

Workshops will run from July 5 to July 30, 2021.

In this immersive online course series, students will work closely with, and learn from professional practicing artists and designers to further develop their skills in areas such as drawing, graphic design, digital media, environmental design and more!

This is a chance for students to work with OCAD U and create one or several finished works to add to their portfolio.

Encourage them to sign up now!

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University of Bath update

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I also wanted to let you know about a brand-new International Summer School for students looking to start their undergraduate degrees in 2022. Across the whole programme, we have 5 subject streams on offer:

  • Robotics Engineering
  • Education
  • Biosciences
  • Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • Business & Management (excluding Accounting & Finance).

The programme is virtual and free of charge and is open to all students who are academically able to study at Bath in their chosen subject. All students must also be able to show evidence of their English proficiency with an IELTS 5.5 overall or an equivalent qualification. If a student completes the International Summer School, including the sessions and activities that are included, they will be guaranteed to receive an offer for a place to study at Bath. This is on the condition that they meet the academic requirements necessary, a UCAS application is submitted by the UCAS equal consideration deadline and the subject stream they undertook as part of the International Summer School is for the degree they apply for.

I have attached more details and the link below – I would appreciate it if you are able to share this with any students that this may be of interest to. The deadline to apply is the 20th June and application outcomes will be communicated by 6th July.

We’re very keen to support your students, so please do let me know if I can be of assistance at all.

International Summer School Applications Open!
International Summer School
A free, online programme for Year 12 (or equivalent) international students during which they can find out what it’s like to be a student at the University.

The International Summer School is a free, online programme focusing on five course areas offered at the University, consisting of a programme of academic activities, general sessions on applying to and studying in the UK and having contact with current students at the University.

Students will also be able to engage with their peers looking to studying a similar course as them.

Successful completion of the programme will give them access to a guaranteed conditional offer for 2022 entry.

This year’s summer school will take place from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August 2021.

 

More information and how to apply here

 

 

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Innovation Competition Invitation from Iowa State University

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Iowa State University is organizing a series of innovation competitions for international students from the world. We would like to invite you and your school to join us for Innovation Fellows In Training: International Dash Series Summer 2021.

The International Dash Series includes a variety of workshops for international high school students to innovate alongside Iowa State faculty and students, and participate in Iowa State’s Innovation Fellows in Training Program.

As participants, students receive an innovation certificate, a t-shirt, and each workshop includes $4,500 in prizes (for a total of $27,000 in prizes).

 

Who Can Register:

High School Counselors, Administrators, or Teachers may register their school to participate in the upcoming series.  Participation is free. Schools may register for more than one workshop and must submit their registration details by June 4.

Some of the competitions are open to all students and some are open to students with interests in certain fields. Detailed information can be seen here https://www.admissions.iastate.edu/i-fit_challenges

Youth Leadership in Global Health eCourse

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Virtual work experience for aspiring law students

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Georgetown Pre-College Online Program

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Georgetown University

Georgetown University is a strong believer the value of mentorship

Mentors are an essential part of Georgetown University’s new Pre-College Online Program.

At Georgetown, we believe high school students should be supported as they explore their interests. When they enroll in one of our new online, pre-college courses, each student is assigned a mentor who helps guide the learning experience. Mentors are Georgetown students and alumni who are well-versed in the subject area of the course.

Mentors also answer questions about majors and careers in the field. They help with brainstorming and assignments.

This commitment to providing support for students is at the heart of the Georgetown approach. We follow the Jesuit tradition of cura personalis—care for the whole person—and our goal with this new program is to provide a holistic experience. Students deserve the opportunity to develop their own talents and dreams, and this program will help them do that.

Please share this link with your students.

Current courses offered:

Law: How to Think Like an Attorney

High school students are given an inside look at the profession. They practice creating evidence-based arguments, analyzing information, and discerning fact from opinion. Topics covered offer a good background for potential college majors and career paths related to law.

Medical Research: Clinical Trials Resulting in Medical Discoveries

High school students learn the processes researchers use to formulate and conduct studies, as well as evaluate the evidence gathered. Topics covered offer a good background for potential college majors and career paths related to STEM, medical research, pharmacology, and biostatistics.

 

Two Key Advantages for Students
  • Flexible learning: Course lessons are delivered by renowned professors through dynamic videos, allowing students to study anytime that fits their schedule.
  • Certificate of Completion from Georgetown University: High school students earn this recognition when they finish the course successfully.

Please share this email with your students today.

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Engineering Experience – Loughborough University

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Engineering Experience

28th June to the 4th July 2021

A free, virtual event for students interested in studying Engineering at university, aimed at those finishing their GCSEs (or equivalent) or above.

This will include a series of live sessions led by engineering professional, academics and researchers and alumni looking at why engineering matters and their own career paths, alongside a wealth of materials about engineering degrees and conversations with current engineering students.

 

Engineering Experience

In 2021 the Engineering Experience will be a week long virtual event running from the 28th June to the 4th July 2021.

Who is the virtual event for

The event is for students who want to find out more about studying engineering at university, it is aimed in particular at the following groups

  • Year 12 and BTEC Year 1 students
  • Year 11 students

The event will include

  • A series of live sessions delivered by academics, researchers, engineers and alumni exploring why engineering is important and helping you to look at which branch of engineering might suit your interests.
  • Content to help you explore the degree programmes on offer at one of the UK’s largest engineering universities.
  • Live webchats with current students so you can ask questions about studying and living at Loughborough University.
  • An optional project to help participants develop academic skills.

How will the event work?

  • Most of the live sessions will be in the evenings (28th June – 2nd July) or on the Saturday morning (3rd).
  • The programme of live sessions will be circulated to all registered participants before the event (to register please follow the link below).
  • Participants will sign up for the specific sessions they are interested in.
  • Live sessions will be delivered on MS Teams, a link will be sent to the email address you registered with.
  • Each live session has a maximum capacity of 300 participants but the sessions will be recorded and made available to all participants so if you miss a session or the session is oversubscribed you can catch it later.

How will the optional project work?

  • A live introductory session for the project is planned for the Monday evening.
  • Additional live sessions will take place throughout the week aimed at supporting participants to further develop their academic writing and presentation skills.
  • The project will invite students to develop either an academic report or a research poster around a specified theme.
  • Participants will have a month to complete their project and submit it by email for review by the panel.
  • Feedback will be given for each submitted project.
  • A prize will be awarded for both the best report and best poster.

How do I register for the event?

You can express interest in the event by completing the form through the link below.

If you have any questions please email Lisa on engexp@lboro.ac.uk

REGISTER INTEREST FOR ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE 2021

ENGINEERING AT LOUGHBOROUGH

2021 CDNIS Cambridge Remote Summer Programme

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2021 CDNIS Cambridge Remote Summer Programme –

Some courses are full but there are still spaces on many.

Your authentic Cambridge experience starts here. Students ages 15 – 18 may sign up for this unique online summer school experience and develop their critical thinking skills with some of the finest Cambridge instructors. Courses run from Monday, July 26 to Saturday, July 30. Courses are priced at an affordable HKD4,500 per 10hour course.  Students may choose from 28 courses in Medicine, Law, Engineering; Science & Technology; Mathematics; Social Sciences & Humanities. All students will receive a certificate and an invitation to attend an online Cambridge admissions talk on July 31. Email activities@cdnis.edu.hk for more information or visit the CDNIS Cambridge Summer Programme Site to enrol before spaces fill up!

 

OCAD U Summer Workshops at Home

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Summer Workshops at Home

Are your students looking to push their creativity? Explore new media? Get experience working with professional creatives? OCAD University’s Summer Workshops are online running July 5th through 30th! Encourage them to sign up and get notified when registration opens here.

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Being an artist or designer is not just about acquiring technical skill, it is also about being a strong critical, conceptual and creative thinker. At OCAD University, we teach our students how to be well rounded artists and designers who can talk about their work, write about their work, present themselves, and market themselves. We set out to help them find their place in a larger community of creative makers and thinkers by encouraging them to seek out opportunities to participate, connect and collaborate with one another.

So when you are preparing your portfolio, we want to know what motivates and excites you, where your ideas come from and most importantly, who you are. With that in mind, we developed the Summer Workshops at Home.

OCAD University’s Summer Workshops at Home are 3-week long studio experiences dedicated to help you create a finished work, or several finished pieces, for your portfolio! This programming is made for emerging artist and designers looking to pursue post-secondary education in the creative field.

While the workshops are geared towards ages 15-19, anyone is welcome to join!

Work closely with and learn from professional artists and designers to further develop your creative skills. Each course, facilitated online, is approximately 6 to 9 hours per week and offered synchronously.

Connect with your peers and instructor while working towards a finished or several finished works to add to your portfolio.

The course offerings are diverse, and you are welcome to choose your own schedule by signing up for more than one! Develop your current skills and understandings or explore new styles and mediums!

We hope that you join us in supporting your studio art or design practice!

Features include:

  • Fully online – join from your living room!
  • 6-9 hours of instruction per week. The length of each course varies.
  • Synchronous instruction (you’ll be live online with your instructor).
  • Assignments between each class that can take up to 5 hours of offline creation time.

With Summer Workshops at Home, you can:

  • Build your own schedule – register for more than one!
  • Work towards a finished or several finished works for your portfolio!
  • Explore a new path: Courses are diverse! Pick ones that deepen your understanding of a discipline or connect with other interests.
  • Submit your work to an online gallery! Get the chance to show off your creations!

Dates:

July 5 to July 30, 2021

Cost:

Cost per workshop ranges from $100 – $200 CAD, depending on the length of the course.

SIGN UP TO BE NOTIFIED WHEN REGISTRATION IS OPEN HERE