So you’ve decided you want to become an engineer – what’s the next step? Looking at universities and colleges is a good bet, but all the fees attached can sometimes feel overwhelming. To help ease your fears, here are 5 scholarships that exist for helping Canadian high school students just like you pursue a STEM […]
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As a girl, it can be intimidating to study a profession that is very male-dominated. Thankfully, universities are making an effort to ensure that any of their female engineering students feel supported and empowered throughout their university career. Here are 3 ways that universities are making this possible: Women in Engineering Societies Societies (similar to […]
Women in Engineering (WiE) is a common society within university engineering faculties, providing female engineering students with networking opportunities and exposure to the workforce. While joining WiE seems like an obvious choice for students hoping to develop their professional skills, the group is also an important resource for female students to build a community for […]
What is one thing you wish you knew about engineering when you were in high school? When I was in high school, I wish I had more knowledge on the various disciplines beyond the generic answer that civil builds bridges, mechanical builds cars, mechatronics builds robots, etc. The disciplines are all so much more than […]
The First Black Woman to Join an International Space Station Crew Astronaut Jeanette Epps is making history by joining NASA’s Boeing Starliner-1 mission, planned to take off in 2021. This is pretty groundbreaking – she will be the first Black woman to be a part of an International Space Station crew as well as the […]
2020 has been an eye-opening year for many of us, teaching us how to work remotely, attend school virtually and communicate with our loved ones from a distance. STEM fields also learned lot this year as they adapted to the global pandemic. Here are a few of the biggest lessons that the world of STEM […]