Upcoming Events

Animal Program Information Night

March 22, 2018, 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Do you love animals but aren't sure what undergraduate program to take? High school students and their family are invited to the University of Guelph to learn more about Animal Science, Animal Biology and Equine Management programs. Participants will have the chance to connect with professors, undergraduate students, and alumni and learn about their experiences and expertise in each program. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided! 

Register for FREE here

Elora Research Field Day

May 8, 2018

Visit two of our research facilities located in Elora, Ontario. The Livestock Research and Innovation Centre (LRIC)-Dairy facility is a state-of-the-art 175,000 square foot facility for discovery, learning and outreach. Students will have the opportunity to learn about ongoing research and new technologies in the dairy industry. The second facility students will visit is the Soil Health and Interpretive Center (SHIC).  Learn about current research and data collection related to soil health using newly installed long-term soil lysimeter infrastructure to understand the environmental impacts of diverse cropping systems on different soil types. 

Due to popular demand this event is full and registration is closed.

SHSM Training Days


Specialist High Skills Major students are invited to the University of Guelph main campus to participate in our training days which will earn them three ‘certificates’ towards their SHSM major. Students will discover career and academic opportunities in the following streams: Agriculture, Environment, and Horticulture and landscaping. Registration will be open the week of Monday Feb. 5th. All sessions are subject to change. 

Agriculture SHSM Training Day

April 6, 2018

Sessions include Weed and Pest Identification, Seed Saving, and Livestock Production. Complete a Registration Request Form.

Environment SHSM Training Day

April 20, 2018

Tentative sessions include Watershed Management, Species Identification, and Plant & Animal Management.

This event is full. We are no longer accepting registration requests for this event. If you would like to be added to the wait list please contact oacliasn@uoguelph.ca.

Horticulture and Landscaping SHSM Training Day

May 3, 2018

Sessions include Grading and Drainage, Plant Layout, and Seed Saving. Complete a Registration Request Form


View photos from our past events here.