Every summer 1,000 trailblazing students spend 27-days at a Canadian university in seminars, labs and hands-on learning. Oh, did we mention Shad is life-altering?Why Shad?
Shad’s signature design project. Design a prototype that solves a social issue in 27-days. Beyond the obvious thrill of this project, some provinces offer a full credit for participating in Shad’s program.About Shad
The Shad Network has over 19,000 Shad alumni across Canada. From rural and remote regions, suburbs and the downtown cores, it is not about where Shads come from but what their passion is fuelling
Shad alumni across North America, and around the world, are leading businesses, making discoveries, innovating and using STEAM as a force for good. Meet some of the alumni in our Network who are making a difference.
"Shad is an ingenious program that more Canadians need to know about. I wouldn’t start a university today without experiential learning for every student. The reason is, it combines theory and practice."The Right Honourable David Johnston, 28th Governor General of Canada