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United Way funds Brock education initiative for Fort Erie youth

United Way funds Brock education initiative for Fort Erie youth

In a region where just 18 per cent of the population has achieved university as their highest level of education - compared to a national average of 26 per cent - Brock University’s Youth University is working with community partners to help boost these numbers in Niagara. The group’s research-based Neighbourhood Access Initiative is designed to support community development and grow the number of youth who go on to attend university or college.

Youth University summer programs begin

Youth University summer programs begin

They’re younger than your average university student. But just like some of their older counterparts, they’re spending their summer learning at Brock.

Youth University offers holiday camps

Youth University offers holiday camps

Children in grades 3 to 8 are invited to join the learning and fun on campus from Jan. 2 to 4 with Youth University.

Film festival encourages youth to stay in school

Film festival encourages youth to stay in school

Students from Fort Erie Elementary School recently hosted a film festival, showcasing their participation in an initiative to support and encourage youth from priority neighbourhoods in Niagara to go on to attend university or college.

Youth University launches research prize for grad students

Youth University launches research prize for grad students

Youth University has taken another step in its research mandate by establishing two new research prizes for Brock graduate students presenting at the annual Mapping the New Knowledges Graduate Student Research Conference. . . .

Initiative will connect Niagara youth with post-secondary education

Initiative will connect Niagara youth with post-secondary education

In a region where less than 10 per cent of the population has a university degree, Youth University is helping reverse this trend with the Neighbourhood Access Initiative.

Media Talk: ‘Youth U’ offered in Port Colborne

Media Talk: ‘Youth U’ offered in Port Colborne

Sonya Forsey and Kate Cassidy are quoted in the July 29 article “‘Youth U’ offered in Port Colborne”.

Teen girls learn self esteem at Brock

Teen girls learn self esteem at Brock

Youth University hosted 30 teenage girls this month as part of the annual Teen Esteem program.

“I just met a whole bunch of new friends today”

“I just met a whole bunch of new friends today”

Sonya Forsey, enrichment program manager at Youth University, discusses five days of March break programming, including building a LEGO Mindstorm robot in a robotics program and giving kids their own CSI experience. The article appeared in the St. Catharines Standard on March 16.

Interview skills, problem solving tackled in new Youth University series

Interview skills, problem solving tackled in new Youth University series

Youth University has launched a Lunch and Learn series on topics related to teaching and developing youth skills.

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