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Main Schedule

Pre-Event: Planning your way | 9:30 a.m.
Location: PE250
Still not sure where your path will take you? We will provide insight into starting your career development journey. Experienced staff will offer suggestions to help you make the most of your Open House day!

Welcome | 10 a.m.
Location: 1st Choice Savings Centre (PE) Gymnasium
The kick-off to a great day! Join Provost & Vice-President (Academic) Andrew Hakin and student leaders as they welcome you to campus and the uLethbridge community. Learn about all the exciting things happening on campus today.

Student service booth fair | 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: 1st Choice Savings Center (PE) Foyer
Can’t make a session? Visit the Student Service booth fair for one-on-one attention. Connect with the student support and service providers that will help you to achieve your academic and personal goals at uLethbridge.

Experiential learning panel | 10:30 a.m.
Location: 1st Choice Savings Center (PE) Gymnasium
Students have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of experiential learning activities outside of the classroom, which are specifically designed to build on and enhance the learning inside the classroom.  This session will feature experts in many of our experiential learning options

On-the-spot admission | 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Location: E640 and AH147
On-the-spot admissions is available to qualified high school applicants.  Competitive programs excluded from on-the-spot admission are the Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Health Sciences (additions counselling and public health) programs.  Offers of admission for the following majors in the Faculty of Fine Arts will be conditional upon the submission and approval of the required portfolio prior to course registration:  digital audio arts, new media, art studio.  Offers of admission to the music major in the Faculty of Fine Arts (BMus, Pre-BMus/BEd) will be conditional upon a successful studio audition prior to course registration. Qualified applicants who apply during these sessions will be able to pick up their offers of admission at the Registrar’s Office (SU140) this afternoon. Applicants who apply for admission before or during Open House will be entered into a draw for one $1,500 tuition credit for the Fall 2017 term.

Application station | 1 to 3 p.m.
Location: AH147
Admissions and program experts will be available to give you an overview of the admission process, help you complete and submit your application, and answer all of your admissions questions. Applicants who apply for admission before or during Open House will be entered into a draw for one $1,500 tuition credit for the Fall 2017 term.

AGILITY – Your education in action! | 1:30 and 2:30 p.m.
Location: AH118
AGILITY is a new program at the University of Lethbridge that offers students experiences that support creative discovery and nurture innovation. Through a series of speaker events, workshops and seminars, students will be inspired and challenged to put their liberal education to work. Our combination curriculum, dedicated space and funding provide the support needed to help new ideas grow! Can’t make the session? Check out the AGILITY Idea Shop at M2039

The B-word | 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.
Location: PE261
The one word every uLethbridge student needs to know. No, it’s not backpack, bills, or bachelor’s degree. Join this session to learn the most important “B-word” and how we can help you keep money in your wallet.

Live in residence! Q & A with Housing Services | 1 and 2:30 p.m.
Location: B650 and B660
Whether you are new to post-secondary or transferring from another institution, make the most of your uLethbridge experience and live in residence! Residence Life programming transforms dorms, apartments and townhomes into a supportive and engaging environment where you are more likely to find personal and academic success. During this session we’ll discuss accommodation types, costs, dining plans, the room assignment process, and why you need to apply as soon as possible! (Residence is only available on the Lethbridge campus)

Education abroad | 12:30 p.m.
Location: AH118
Learn about exchanges, field studies, and internships available to students.

Meet and greet with your FNMI champions | 1 and 2:30 p.m.
Location: PE261
Curious what sort of programs and services are available for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students at uLethbridge?  Abby Morning Bull, our FNMI student recruitment officer and Ryan Crosschild, our program specialist from First Nations, Métis and Inuit Services will be available to give you an overview of admission requirements, programs, services and the FNMI community on campus. 

Finding your passion at university | 1:30 p.m.
Location: AH175
Uncertain about your career path? No problem. This session will provide you with some ideas on how to use your university experience to help you find your passion and create a great career.

Campus tours | 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Tours leave every half hour)
1st Choice Savings Centre (PE) Level 2 Foyer (Tour Booth)
Not familiar with campus? Let our student mentors show you around! Estimated tour length is 1 hour.

What is the ULSU? | 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.
Location: AH 175
Join our student leaders as they provide insight into what the University of Lethbridge Students’ Union (ULSU) is and how it works. Learn about the different positions, the breadth of work they are involved in, and the benefits of getting involved. 

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Management faculty hub | 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Markin Hall Atrium
A central location where future students can meet with faculty members and current students to ask questions about courses, projects, and expectations for the program.

Management 1000 mini-lecture | 11 to 11:30 a.m.
Location: M1060
Do you know what the difference is between business and management?  Whether you think they are the same, or not; come sample Management education by participating in our 1st-year introductory course called “Introduction to Management.”  You will be engaged in learning by participating in a 20-minute mini-lecture, followed by a question and answer period with a Management faculty member who enjoys regularly teaching Management 1000.

Experiential learning opportunities in Management | 11:30 a.m.
Location: M1060
In our Management programs, students have the chance to participate in a wide variety of experiential learning activities outside of the classroom, which are specifically designed to build on and enhance the learning student’s engage with inside the classroom.  This session will highlight a few experiential learning options, such as:

PDP - The Faculty of Management Student Professional Development Program (PDP) offers opportunities for students to further develop, free of charge. All students are invited to participate. The program is designed to provide students insight, knowledge, skills and experiences that will assist them throughout their academic career and beyond. Opportunities through the program include: industry networking and speaker events, interactive workshops, case competitions, our annual conference (small fee charged for this event), and there is funding available upon application to take part in external activities.

Co-operative Education - Management co-operative education (co-op) is an optional, value-add program offering Management students unique opportunities, developmental support, and work-integrated learning experiences relating to their field of study.  Co-op assists students in successfully transitioning to the work world after graduation.  Once accepted into the program, students receive job preparation workshops and support as they apply for co-op jobs with the goal of being hired for paid semesters of full-time employment with one of our great co-op employers.

IME - In our Integrated Management Experience courses (12 credits = 4 courses), students are exposed to the most current management industry practices via a highly interactive learning environment.  In the four IME classes that 3rd-year students enroll in over 2 terms, students learn about management theories and their practical business applications, engage with guest speakers, and case work.  IME students work on a live project for a local, not-for-profit organization to resolve a real-time problem they are facing, and help them determine and create the appropriate solution(s).

Trading Room simulation | 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: M2044
Visit the University of Lethbridge’s state-of-the-art Centre for Financial Market Research and Teaching, the first of its kind in an academic setting in Western Canada. Attendees will be introduced to the fundamentals of trading and market microstructure and have an opportunity to experience the room in action as we turn it into its own marketplace. Participants will trade commodities such as oil and gas against each other and will experience the effect changes in supply and demand can have on prices. 

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Fine Arts

Fine Arts faculty hub | 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: University Theater Lobby
A central location where future students can meet with faculty members and current students to ask questions about courses, projects, and expectations for the program.

Fine Arts additional portfolio requirements | 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Location: W561
Join us for a presentation that outlines fine arts programs and admissions requirements opportunities for you in art, digital audio arts, drama and new media. Get answers to your questions and receive feedback.

Music studio audition requirements | 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Location: Recital Hall, W570
Description: Join us for a presentation that outlines music studio audition requirements and opportunities for you in the music department. Get answers to your questions and receive feedback.

Faculty of Fine Arts tour | 12 p.m., and 2 p.m.
Location: University Theatre lobby
Check out the incredible fine arts facilities: art studios, wood shop, metal shop, foundry, printmaking studios, University Theatre, costume shop, scene and properties shops, Recital Hall, Studio 1, Audio Research Lab, Digital Cinema Suite, music practice rooms, green screen studio, history of gaming lab, and more!

Fine Arts lectures | 12 p.m.
A 45-minute lecture where future students and parents can get a taste for classes in various departments.
Experience fine arts — no supplies needed

Trickster transformations: Contemporary Indigenous Art
Location: W565
Learn more about contemporary Indigenous art. Explore new works of art and see how they relate to current affairs and important social, political and cultural issues that affect your life.

Explore Drama
Location: W420
Participate in what the world of drama has to offer.

You can do THAT with a bachelor’s degree in new media?
Location: W514
From 3D animation to YouTube stars, our graduates are taking the world by storm. Discover what new media is and see some of the exciting projects our students and graduates are working on.

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Health Sciences

Health Sciences faculty hub | 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Markin Hall Atrium
A central location where future students can meet with faculty members and ask specific program questions.

Discover nursing at uLethbridge | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location: M1040
This session will show you the strengths and unique qualities of our nursing program. Topics will include admission requirements, program delivery, practicum experience and career prospects.

Explore our addictions counselling lab | 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Location: M1004
Tour our addictions counselling Labs – the heart of the addictions counselling program. You will glimpse the individual, group and family counselling skills students learn to make a difference working in various addictions agencies in the community.

Nursing simulation lab tour | Open 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: M2018
Join instructors in the Simulation Health Centre to interact with high-fidelity patient simulators including adult, infant, and birthing simulators. Drop-in to find out about the nursing programs and the diverse learning approaches and experiences that are available.

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Arts and Science

Get to know Arts and Science | 11 a.m.
Location: B650
Experience three mini-lectures, get tips for
success, and hear about co-op and other programs that can offer you a head start.

Faculty hub | 12 to 2 p.m.
Location: University Hall Atrium
This is where you will find all your information around programs – meet professors, advisors, and learn about different opportunities for students within each faculty.

Lab tours | 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Location: University Hall Atrium
Join us for a brief tour of some of our amazing lab spaces on campus.

Augmented reality sandbox | 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: D633
Join the Department of Geography and experience an interactive augmented reality sandbox. Create different landscapes and watch them being mapped and displayed in real-time.

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Education faculty hub | 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: 1st Choice Savings Centre (PE) Foyer
Connect with the Faculty of Education – meet the professors and the Education Undergraduate Society.

What do your grades say about you? | 12 to 12:45 p.m.
Location:  TH201
Based on our grades many people—including university admission’s officers, parents, educators, and potential employers (to name just a few)—make high-stakes decisions about us. These decisions that can have life-altering consequences for us.  In this interactive lecture we will examine how you can determine if (a) those grades are fair, accurate, and trustworthy, (b) the decisions based on those grades can be justified, and (c) what you can do when they are not.  

Pathway to teaching | 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Location: TH201
Interested in becoming a teacher? Join us to learn more about our undergraduate Education program, what it has to offer, and how it works.    

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Graduate Students

 Access Graduate Studies Live Streams

Crafting a high-quality application package and exploring funding opportunities | 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Location: L1060
The information provided to prospective applicants will provide a general overview of graduate programs offered at the University of Lethbridge. The School of Graduate Studies will outline the admission requirements for master’s and doctoral programs and discuss the steps involved in applying to a graduate program. More specifically, we will also highlight key portions of the application, such as how to find a supervisor, and the application documentation that is required to submit your online application.

Degrees that take you somewhere: MA in counselling, social, and political thought (CSPT) | 12 to 1 p.m.
Location: L1050
If you are interested in pursuing your graduate program in social sciences or humanities, this session will explain the extraordinary opportunities available for you at the University of Lethbridge, School of Graduate Studies.II

Learn about science graduate programs at a research-intensive and comprehensive university | 1 to 2 p.m.
Location: L1060
University of Lethbridge has more than 15 research centres and institutes on campus. This session will help you to discover graduate offerings in sciences, computer science and mathematics, and types of research conducted on campus.

Discover your passion: Learn more about education graduate programs in the Faculty of Education | 12 to 1 p.m.
Location: L1060
Come and get all your questions answered with regards to the Master of Education programs we will be commencing in 2017.

Choice matters: Counselling Psychology graduate programs in the Faculty of Education | 1 to 2 p.m.
Location: L1050
Come learn about the differences between the Master of Counselling and Master of Education (Counselling Psychology) programs, as well as the careers these programs prepare you for.

Graduate opportunities in the Faculty of Health Sciences | 2 to 3 p.m.
Location: L1050
Are you interested in expanding your registered nurse role? Join us for a short presentation where you will learn about a new and innovative master of nursing program aimed at advancing students nursing practice. We will also go over the differences among addictions counselling, nursing, and health sciences majors delivered by the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Stimulate your intellectual curiosity with MSc Management | 2 to 3 p.m.
Location: L1060
Increase your knowledge of current management issues and expand your perspective through research. Let us help you successfully launch your career as an academic, consultant, educator, or research expert in the corporate world.

Becoming a professional artist: Learning the language of fine arts through mentorship and active engagement | 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Location: L1050
The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree program offers students the opportunity to pursue graduate study in the Departments of Art, New Media, or Theatre and Dramatic Arts. Join the session to learn more about admission requirements and application steps.

Student life | 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location: L1050
Join us to learn about graduate student life and experience on uLethbridge campus and various engagement opportunities.

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Open House Schedules