KIN WEEK November 22nd – 26th!

Hey Everyone, just wanted to let you all know, The BPKSA is very EXCITED to announce that KIN WEEK is back November 22nd – 26th!!

Get to know more about Kinesiology, Studying Overseas , How to get involved in Research in BPK , and much much more!!!

There will be daily presentations from our partners; The Canadian Kinesiologist Alliance to teach you more about the importance of Kinesiology, The BC Association of Kinesiologists on how to become a member and start practicing as a Kinesiologist, Oztrekk will guide you through the process of applying and studying abroad. Thursday is Navigating Research Day, get to know your BPK Professors who run labs and learn more about the research opportunities available to you. The Oztrekk and Research Event will be most useful to all students in science not just BPK as you can hear from profs and students volunteering in labs and studying abroad for grad school.

Please register to all our amazing event through our eventbrite found in our linktree! Linktr.ee -> https://linktr.ee/bpksa_sfu. We hope to see you there!

Accessible Course Practices Campaign

Make it happen in 2 easy steps:

1. Check the Accessible Courses Practices Open Letter to SFU Administration, Deans, and all Faculty by going to the link below.

2. Fill in the form to show your support!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc1D1KvJlGzrCnDU3KtJy_GCALPMoyKCNLhBlb2QrP_icQQhw/viewform

Spring 2022 Semester in Dialogue

The Spring 2022 Semester in Dialogue: Navigating Complexity to your networks deadline to apply is Monday, November 15, 2021. Check their website for more info: https://www.sfu.ca/dialogue/semester.html

Fall 2021 Meeting Times

Join us for our virtual weekly BPKSA meetings now on Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30 pm.

Email bpksa@sfu.ca to be added to the mailing list to receive zoom meeting links and meeting agendas!

Convergence Committee Opportunity

Convergence is a nonprofit that aims to help high school students discover their passion by connecting them with community members.

They are organizing a new community event, the University Experience Panel, aimed at simplifying post-secondary programs for students in Grades 11 and 12. They are currently looking to recruit post-secondary students in the Faculty of Science. Panel members who are selected will participate in a virtual event in late January or February 2022 during after-school hours (after 3 PM). Panellists will be asked to share aspects of their post-secondary program and engage in group discussions during this event.

RSVP: https://forms.gle/6Gg8HJKa8ayB9xc5A

Deadline to RSVP: Monday, November 1st @ 11:59 pm PST

OzTREKK Virtual Fair on October 27th

If you’re interested in a professional program – learn about your options in Australia! Medicine? Dentistry? Vet? Physiotherapy? No matter what your interest – join the OzTREKK Virtual Fair on October 27th from 5-9pm EST! Chat live with OzTREKK, university representatives, current students and alumni and don’t forget to check out the full presentation schedule too! Register at https://study.oztrekk.com/october-2021-virtual-fair/

Princeton Review MCAT Event

Are you thinking about applying to Medical School? We’ve got some upcoming virtual events that we think would be perfect for you!
 
Virtual Mock MCAT Day
Join us for a free practice MCAT with The Princeton Review on Saturday, November 6th, 2021 from 9am-4:30pm PST. You will be virtually proctored by one of our awesome reps! After the test, you will get free access to a detailed, interactive score report.
 
Virtual Medical School Symposium
In addition, The Princeton Review will be hosting a virtual Medical School Symposium on Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021 from 6:00pm-9:00pm PST.
 
This exciting event includes:

 

  • Overview of the application process to medical school
  • Strategy Session for the MCAT
  • Q&A panel of med students and med school graduates

 

To register for both of these events, please visit: www.princetonreview.com/medicaleventscanada
Find the 6-digit course ID for your campus events and enter it here: https://secure.princetonreview.com/free-event-enrollment
 
Questions?
Call 1-800-273-8439 ext: 1207.

Halloween Treat Bag Giveaway

We are very EXCITED to announce that we will be giving Goodie Bags (in-person) in the BPK Lounge on October 27th 11:30 am – 2:00 pm! 🍫🍭🍬

Come drop by and say Hi to some of our execs! We look forward to seeing you there! ☺️

Please adhere to in-person COVID safety guidelines.

Halloween Games Night

We are EXCITED to announce that we’re hosting a Games Night with BNSS on Monday, October 25th from 5 pm to 7 pm. 🎮
The event is on Zoom and you can register on the eventbrite link below:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/games-night-tickets-190806125257
We encourage everyone to dress up in Halloween costumes! In the meantime, Good Luck on all your Midterms! We hope to see you there☺️

Health Sciences Undergraduate Journal

The SFU Health Sciences Journal is now accepting submissions! We’re accepting literature reviews, policy briefs, podcasts, research notes, and opinion pieces related to public health, health equity, mental health, global health, and health promotion. If you would like to learn more about the journal or submit your work, visit https://journals.lib.sfu.ca/index.php/healthsciences/index Feel free to email us at sfuhscijournal@gmail.com