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Outreach and Community Engagement

Step into a world of innovation and discovery with the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences! Our dynamic outreach programs and engaging events are designed to ignite curiosity, inspire creativity, and foster a passion for STEM among students and the broader community.

Through our outreach initiatives, we extend our academic expertise beyond the campus, reaching out to schools and educational institutions to encourage engagement with science and engineering. With interactive workshops and demonstrations, students get hands-on experience to tackle real-world challenges.

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  • University Open Houses: Explore campus life, academic programs, and meet faculty and students. Get insights into admissions, financial aid, and research opportunities. Discover your future in higher education.
  • Ontario Universities Fair: Meet representatives from all Ontario universities, explore diverse programs, and get answers on admissions and scholarships.
  • Current Student Features/Testimonials: Hear from our students themselves! Discover their transformative experiences, diverse perspectives, and personal journeys in their own words. Gain insights into campus life, extracurricular activities, and the vibrant community.
  • International StudentsHear firsthand accounts from international students about their admissions process and settling into Canadian university life. Gain valuable insights into the diverse academic programs, cross-cultural experiences, and support services.

Questions? Contact our recruitment officer (

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Bring your class to the UofG:

Experience campus life firsthand. Attend real classes, interact with professors, and mingle with students.

  • Battle STEM: Our annual STEM outreach competition, students from around Ontario are invited to participate in engaging workshops, hands-on activities, and captivating demos.
  • Open Houses: Explore our campus & programs, meet faculty, students, and get application insights.

Bring the UofG to your class:

  • Creative Encounters: Unleash creativity in science through Creative Encounters. Experience hands-on experiments and innovative challenges in the comfort of your own classroom.
  • Let's Talk Science: Experience a wide variety of meaningful STEM learning experiences in both school and community settings.

Questions? Contact our recruitment officer (

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Camps/Day Activities:

  • Creative Encounters: Promoting interest in STEM among youth living in Guelph and beyond by providing dynamic and hands-on learning experiences.
  • After School STEM clubs: Grades 2-8 are welcome to explore STEM, run by our award winning Creative Encounters program.
  • Go Code Girl: Open to girls and non-binary youth in grades 7-10 across Canada, Go Code Girl gives students the opportunity to discover the digital skills that will drive tomorrow’s coolest communications, most imaginative innovations, and most essential societal improvements.
  • Go ENG Girl: A free annual event organized by Canada’s top universities, Go ENG Girl offers girls and non-binary youth in grades 7-10 the chance to learn more about engineering through a series of fun hands-on activities and exhibits.

Conferences/Special Events:

Questions? Contact our outreach manager (