March, 11 2014

Reflect. Unite. Celebrate. featured on the UofT Engineering homepage!

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NSBE High School Conference

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An Amazing Mentorship Opportunity!

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External Opportunities

Notices and Information about external events, scholarships, or programs.



GENIVAR Information Session - Wind Energy Systems Developer

Below is information about an upcoming event being run through the Central Career Centre. GENIVAR – a wind energy systems developer – is hosting an information session this Thursday (November 14th). GENIVAR is looking for interested students in their final year or whom have recently graduated.

If you are interested in attending, please follow the link below to register. There will be food and refreshments provided.


Date: Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Location: Galbraith Building room 244


SociaLIGHT - Entrepreneurship and Leadership Conference 

Dear NSBE at U of T,

My name is Ashley and I want to share a special opportunity with your members that may be interested in business and leadership. I am writing on behalf of the SociaLIGHT Conference (, one of Canada's premiere entrepreneurship and leadership events. It is a world class conference attracting global leaders including Sir Richard Branson (CEO of Virgin), Tony Hsieh (CEO, Mastin Kipp (The Daily Love), Seth Godin, and Robin Sharma to name a few.

This year it will be taking place on November 23 and 24, 2013 at the Metro Toronto Convention Center.

U of T students have been offered a 50% discount code: UOFTROCKS which will bring the cost per ticket down to $99. Please feel free to contact Ashley Teo for more information at

Here is a little video clip with conference highlights:


MICROSOFT Imagine Cup 2014 - Change your Life. Change the World.

Amazing ideas and innovations come from students just like you. Now it’s your turn. 
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Imagine Cup 2014 invites students around the world to use creativity and passion to create applications‚ games and integrated solutions that can change the way people live‚ work and play.

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This year‚ our proud national sponsor Intel will award each member of the three winning Canadian teams with one of the latest 2–in–1 touch–enabled PCs. In the past 10 years‚ Intel and the Intel Foundation have invested more than $1 billion‚ and Intel employees have donated close to 3 million volunteer hours‚ toward improving education in more than 60 countries.

One of the teams will also win a trip to the Microsoft headquarters in Seattle‚ Washington for the Imagine Cup World Finals‚ to compete for the coveted Imagine Cup trophy and$50‚000 grand prize. 

Wonder if a Canadian team can make a splash? 
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Just ask Team Sano from the University of Calgary. At the Imagine Cup 2013 Worldwide Finals‚ they took home the KFC Russia award. Their project will be featured at the Kentucky Fried Chicken flagship store in Moscow and they received a $10‚000 cash prize.

This year’s major competitions 
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Great games come from anywhere‚ and people play them everywhere. Build one and you could win big! 

We’re looking to see what amazing things you can do with Microsoft technology.

World Citizenship
This category asks what you can do to make the world a better place through technology.

Get the tools you need for free with DreamSpark! 
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Did you know that‚ as a student‚ you have access to a library of Microsoft professional-level developer and designer tools for freeLearn more about DreamSpark.

Are you ready to rock the world? 
Get your team together‚ learn about the competitions and register now.

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MICROSOFT Scholarship 

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Program Overview: Microsoft College Tuition Scholarships are to encourage students to pursue studies in Computer Science and related technical disciplines. Chosen applicants will be awarded scholarships in recognition of their love for software development, their academic excellence and their passion for making a difference in the software industry.

Microsoft places value in encouraging under-represented groups to pursue computer science and other technical degrees. As such, a large majority of our scholarships will be awarded to female students, under-represented minority students (African-American, Hispanic or Native American) or students with disabilities. We will review all applications and select final candidates on the basis of eligibility, quality of application, displayed interest in the software industry, commitment to leadership and financial need. Scholarship recipients will be announced the week of March 10th, 2014.

The Details: Scholarships are awarded in full or partial amounts for the 2014-2015 academic year. Full scholarships will cover tuition for the 2014-2015 academic year as posted by the financial aid office at your college or university. Microsoft will make payments to the designated school – these funds are not transferrable to other institutions and may be used for tuition only. All recipients of the scholarship will be required to apply for, and complete if offered, a salaried Summer Internship of 12 weeks or more at Microsoft here in Redmond, Wa. Microsoft reserves the right not to offer a position to the scholarship winner if an appropriate match cannot be found.

Criteria: Students must be enrolled full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at a 4-year college or university in the US, Canada or Mexico at the time the application is submitted. Students must have satisfactory progress toward an undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering or a related technical discipline such as math or physics with a demonstrated interest in computer science. The student must have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average out of possible 4.0, or 4.0 out of possible 5.0 scale.

Apply Today!

Applications must be received by our January 31st, 2014 Deadline. You must apply via email complete with the following items (all are required to be considered) to:

1. Resume:  including contact info, major & graduation date

2. A copy of your current academic Transcript

3. Answer the following:

a. What is your estimated tuition cost for 2014-2015 Academic Year and to demonstrate financial need, how are you currently funding your education?

b. Is your tuition in state, out of state, private or international?

c. Would receiving a Microsoft scholarship adversely impact any other financial aid you will be receive in this same academic year?

4. Short Answer Essay Questions:

a. Tell us why you deserve this scholarship!

b. How do you demonstrate passion for technology outside of the classroom?

c. Tell us about the toughest technical problem you’ve worked on, how you addressed it, your role (if team-based) in reaching the outcome, and the final solution.

d. Describe a situation which demonstrates your initiative and willingness to go above and beyond.

5. Letter of Referral: from a faculty member or academic advisor who knows your work (must come from faculty’s email) 6. Apply: for a Microsoft Summer Internship @ - please include a screenshot of your application confirmation

Optional: Gender/Ethnicity/Disability: if you would like this information to be considered with your application, feel free to include it.

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