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Connections - Queen's Engineering Experience Program

What is Connections?

Connections is Queen's Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Educational Outreach Program. We provide Queen's Engineering students with the opportunity to raise awareness of Engineering as a career choice among kids, youth, teachers and the community.

 

Connections is also a proud member of the Actua network

Actua provides training, resources and support to its national network of members located at universities and colleges across Canada in the delivery of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education outreach programming. Each year, these members engage over 225,000 youth in 500 communities nationwide. Please visit Actua at www.actua.ca.

A network member of actua.ca - Youth, STEM, Innovation

2017 Actua National Funders
Government of Canada
Google
Suncor Energy Foundation
General Electric
NSERC CRSNG
Toyota Foundation
TD
Lockheed Martin
Imperial
2017 Actua Ontario Funders
Ontario Trillium Foundation
Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund
Teachers
Teachers

Find out how Engineering-based challenges in your classroom help give you the power to transform student engagement and aid in the development of essential critical thinking skills.

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Parents
Parents

Connections can help you help your children to excel in math, science, and critical thinking skills, which will stand to them in whatever future they choose.

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Kids & Youth
Kids & Youth

Want to find out more about what Engineers do? Want to play some games? Get help with your homework? Well then, come on in!

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Queen's Students
Queen's Students

Connections is always looking for friendly students to help out with the activities and programs that we run. If you like meeting new people, working with kids and youth, or you just want to try something different, then Connections is for you.

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Queen's Summer Engineering Academy
Queen's Summer Engineering Academy

Queen’s Summer Engineering Academy (QSEA) offers an introductory engineering experience for students in grades 7 to 12.  With both residential and day options available, QSEA is an engineering-focused educational summer camp that exposes your child to the fields of Chemical, Civil, Electrical & Computing, Geological, and Mechanical engineering.  

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Community Partners
Community Partners

We know that we are not alone in our aim to raise interest and confidence in STEM. Let's work together! Connections can bring a wealth of expertise in Engineering, which is a very important part of STEM, the part that makes science and math relevant to the real world

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Industry Partners
Industry Partners

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