Welcome to SHAD's media hub, your resource for SHAD's latest news releases, a collection of news features as well as resources for the media.
Can’t find what you’re looking for? SHAD's media team can assist you with all enquiries.
Be on the lookout for these Shad-superstars who just scored prestigious Loran Awards—a $100K investment for these future Change Makers.
Congratulations Jasleen Bahia, Everett Horner, Mesgna Mesgna and Gurnoor Minhas - we are #ShadProud of you. To date, 92 Shads that have earned Loran scholarships. The future is bright!
UNB and SHAD are working to bring new opportunities to students from the Grand Falls region through a grant from the Dr. Oetker Community Fund.
Exceptional high school students from Victoria County are encouraged to participate in the SHAD program, and once they graduate, to attend UNB as undergraduate students.
Made possible by a financial commitment from the Dr. Oetker Community Fund, successful applicants to the SHAD program will receive support toward their program fees, travel and incidental costs, thanks to a new awards program.
Students from underserved populations will have better access to SHAD’s STEAM enrichment program and network, thanks to $1-million in donations from RBC Foundation’s, RBC Future Launch initiative. The RBC grants are for driven students from lower income, rural and remote regions, or indigenous communities that lack the resources to participate in the month-long program.
“We are thrilled to welcome Her Excellency as our patron,” said Tim Jackson, President and CEO of SHAD Canada. “Her Excellency’s background as a scientist and astronaut is a perfect fit with our STEAM based program. She is an aspirational role model for the youth change makers who participate in the SHAD program – a majority of whom are female.”
More Prince Edward Island students than ever before participated in a nationwide young leaders program supported by the provincial government.
SHAD – named for the Aurora, Ontario creek where the program began – is a summer enrichment program hosted by 16 different universities each July that attracts top Canadian high school students. The Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning is providing $150,000 over three years to the program to ensure more Island students are able to participate.
1,000 of the top high school students in the country came up with some original ideas to answer a challenge from NASA and Canadian astronaut Drew Feustel. In early July, Feustel announced SHAD’s theme for its 2018 summer program via video message from the International Space Station.
“Canadians need to be ready for extreme events,” Feustel said. “This year’s challenge at SHAD is to come up with some kind of solution to help Canadian communities be more resilient in a natural disaster.”
NASA and Canadian astronaut Drew Feustel surprised the 1,000 high school students attending the SHAD program at university campuses from coast by coast by announcing the 2018 theme for the summer program via video message from the International Space Station.
An actor and a top prize winner from the Canada-Wide Science Fair will join about 1,000 students looking to become change makers this summer at the award-winning enrichment and entrepreneurship program SHAD.
This year’s SHAD program will take place at a record 16 host university campuses from coast to coast, with students being represented from all 10 provinces and three territories.
A new partnership between SHAD and Pathways to Education Canada will see 14 youth leaders from low-income communities attend the award-winning STEAM (science, tech, engineering, arts and math) based program this summer for the first time. The students will receive a full bursary including travel to attend the program
Bishop’s Falls teen determined to not let Tourette syndrome stand in his way
Two 'exceptional' students accepted at entrepreneurial program
Shad wants 'curious' Sault students for summer learning
Local student chosen to participate in SHAD summer program
Barrie North student honoured for character, leadership and community work
Four Manitoba students earn Loran scholarships
Schulich Leader credits scholarship for helping ignite her love of the innovation sector
The Power of the Timeless: 5 Reflections from SHAD|5
Tech Roundup for November 2018
'Jack of All Trades’ student wins prestigious scholarship
SHAD experience beat expectations for N.B. student
Halton SHAD fellow helps develop 10-day survival kit for diabetics in extreme weather conditions
Students design bracelet to measure poison air from wildfires
Whistler student returns from prestigious summer enrichment program
Young minds gather at UPEI to find solutions for natural disasters
Going to school this summer helps Woodbridge teenager effect change
Ideas help survive natural disasters
Top SHAD high school students take up astronaut’s challenge to help Canadians become moreresilient in natural disasters
SHAD students get the chance to tackle the world's biggest problems
Provincial government invests in nationwide SHAD program
Gifted High schoolers from across the country have finished up their time at Lakehead University
July 26, 2018 - CBC Here and Now (Video scroll to 19:00)
Dozens of brainy high school students from across Canada are at Memorial University
Students Celebrate End of SHAD Enrichment Program At MUN
Teens gather to develop life-saving ideas
SHAD students seek to help with natural disasters
Teens at UW's SHAD camp imagine using drones to evacuate areas during natural disasters
Jordan Takkiruq’s eventful summer
School's in for summer: High school students from across Canada at UPEI for SHAD program
SHAD UPEI featured on CBC PEI News at 6
High-achieving high school students spend part of their summer at the U of S
Helping prospective students reach their potential
What did you do on your summer vacation? These students solved natural disasters
P.E.I. students to attend SHAD
Students from across the country got to pick the brain of Saskatchewan's Education Minister
Handsworth students spread their wings
#MtAllison is presently hosting 48 high school students from across Canada as part of SHAD
Natural forces help Point Pleasant rebound 15 years after Juan
48 of the brightest high school students in the country are spending the month at Mount Allison University
Esquimalt High student gaining STEAM experience this summer
Students learn how Point Pleasant Park bounced back after Hurricane Juan
Botwood and Grand Falls-Windsor students heading to SHAD enrichment program
McGill welcomes top high school students as part of SHAD program
High School Students Shine at Carleton Summer Program
SHAD 2018 design theme and other declarations
High school students from across the country are in Calgary to work on some personal growth this month
SHAD President and CEO Tim Jackson speaks about the SHAD 2018 theme
SHAD summer program focused on how Canadians can be resilient in a natural disaster
Astronaut announces theme for SHAD summer program from the International Space Station
SHAD UBC 2018
KDSS student accepted into summer enrichment program at McGill
‘High-potential’ students arrive for SHAD program
Gander Collegiate student taking part in prestigious SHAD program
Summerford student off to Queen's University
Few local students off to university this month
The SHAD Students Are Back For Another Summer
The latest from summer camp for some of the best young minds in Canada
July 2, 2018: Canada Day festivities
Memorial University one of 16 sites to host SHAD program
Grade 11 student ready to make the world a better place
Summer adventure for girl guide siblings
Canada’s Brightest Youth Set to Arrive at SHAD UPEI for Month of Intense Enrichment and Entrepreneurship
Program offers 'everything and anything'
SHAD Waterloo 2018 program about to commence
Canada’s brightest youth set to arrive at SHAD Mount Allison for month of intense enrichment and entrepreneurship
Cochrane students take to the east coast for SHAD
University of Calgary hosts 64 of Canada's brightest teens at SHAD summer program
Four Stratford high school students selected to participate in Canadian enrichment program
Delta students earns spots in national enrichment program
NationTalk speaks with Eva Greyeyes about her positive experience with SHAD
Students Looking Forward To Becoming Leaders through a Summer of Enrichment At SHAD
Holy Names student snags Schulich scholarship
Two local students, both friends, selected for national program
Kamloops student quartet will have busy summer
Summerside student heads to SHAD for transformational month
Red Deer high school student psyched for SHAD
Okanagan students accepted into prestigious summer program
Conception Bay, Placentia area students selected for summer enrichment program at Canadian universities
Fort St. John students selected for SHAD program
Ancaster, Dundas students accepted for SHAD enrichment and entrepreneurship program
Almaguin student accepted into program for best and brightest in Canada
Canada needs its youth to show swagger to be global leaders in the entrepreneurship and innovation game
Marystown students selected for SHAD program
Two St. Pat’s students participating in enrichment and entrepreneurship program
SHAD High School Summer Program Looking for Timmins Applicants
Widdifield student heading to Western University
Student of the Month
SHAD and Pathways to Education Canada partner to send 14 youth to Canada’s premier high school enrichment and entrepreneurship program this July
Osoyoos youth, Jacob Campol, 16, chosen to participate in SHAD program for high achievers
Prestigious SHAD program accepts two local students
Enfield high school student wins scholarship for LGBTQ+ efforts
SHAD comes to Yellowknife to help shape students' futures
Caledon's John Milkovich named as one of 34 Loran Scholars
North Peace Secondary student Jessica Telizyn wins prestigious $100,000 Loran scholarship
Toronto scholarship winner hopes to help other low-income youth
Shahan Mahmood is one of 80 recipients of the $5,000 Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship.
How a team of GTA students put distance and rivalry aside to help a group of students from a remote indigenous community thrive
SHAD Network recognizes N.L. students’ success
King's Point girl proud to be part of Premier's Youth Council | Council recognized as one of SHAD's top stories
SHAD Fellows named top story of 2017 for inspiring change in their communities
Former CEC student nominated for Top 17 of 2017
Students are reinventing the roofs over our heads
Helping Canada’s top youth reach their potential
SHAD Carleton smashes award record
Cambridge teen wins big in innovation competition
Westisle student named SHAD Innovator of the Year