3 Simple Productivity Tips to Ace Midterm Season

When midterms arrive, many students make resolutions to ideally better themselves, whether that be academically or non-academically. One common goal is to be more productive, in both aspects. However, much like New Year’s resolutions, it is easy to fail in mere days or weeks, which is why it is important to be disciplined and persistent.

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An Interview with Aneta Bajic, Law & Society Graduate

Our September 2017 Leader in the Spotlight features Aneta Bajic, a recent York University BA graduate from the Law and Society program. Aneta is a member of the Golden Key International Honous Society, and was a member of York’s Law and Society Student’s Association. In an insightful interview, Aneta shares her tips on improving oral

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Opportunities to Look for in October

This October brings multiple opportunities to get involved in hackathons, and more! THacks 2 The Toronto Hacker Club is hosting their second annual hackathon THacks 2 on October 21-22, 2017 at the U of T Bahen Center. The event will feature a startup valley, keynote speakers, workshops, free food, networking, pitching, and prizes! For more

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August Opportunities Newsletter 2017 I Powered by Project Sigma

Innovate at MedHacks 2017 with the Brightest Minds MedHacks is a hackathon hosted on September 8-10, 2017 at the John Hopkins University. The hackathon will feature global experts on medical fields! Non-travel reimbursement applications are due August 25, 2017. The applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so if you are interested, feel free to

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The New York Academy of Sciences: Two Centuries of Promoting Excellence in Science

The institution that precedes the National Academy of Sciences by 20 years- the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) celebrated its 200th anniversary on May 8th! What is the New York Academy of Sciences? The NYAS has always been a focal point for the brightest minds. For good reason, they call themselves the world’s smartest

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Opportunities in June

The month of June has numerous opportunities for high school and university students. This update will encompass many opportunities that have new hiring cycles, and conferences to attend both high school and university students. Toronto FinTech Conference: The Toronto FinTech Conference, featuring the best Canadian and US Fintech leaders, is a one day conference in

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The Founding of Here For You With Loukman Ghouti

Newcomers to Canada encounter challenges in daily things that we often take for granted- whether it’s the language barrier and understanding colloquialisms, or navigating their new home. To ease the transition of refugees and international students to Halifax, our National Young Leader, Loukman Ghouti, co-founded Here For You. Loukman describes his new initiative in the

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How to Make the Most Out of Your Summer Research Position

Congratulations on acquiring an undergraduate summer research position! Paid or unpaid, this can be a great chance to explore what academic research is like and acquire skills both at the bench and beyond. In this article, I will primarily address how those in experimental life sciences can make the most of their summer; however, many

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Ryan Li, Serial Entrepreneur & Innovative App Developer

Our April Leader in the Spotlight features our Regional Ambassador, Ryan Li. Ryan is an accomplished high school student at the Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts, with a keen interest in entrepreneurship and volunteerism. Ryan has founded several organizations, including uNyte, PeaceofMind, Complaints to Solutions, and Project Sigma, which strives to share opportunities with

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Advice from 56 Paper Clips Co-Founder & Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 Tobias Carryer

Recently, I had a chance to chat with Tobias Carryer, an ambitious high school student from South Surrey, BC and winner of Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 award. With a vision of empowering teens and helping them discover opportunities, Tobias founded 56 Paper Clips. In our interview, he describes 56 Paper Clips’ initiatives and shares

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