Press Releases

UNB, Dr. Oetker and Shad promoting leadership in Victoria County

Dec. 11, 2018 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 ...
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Shad Secures $1M from RBC Foundation to Support STEAM Students

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 in support of RBC’s Future Launch initiative. The funds will provide access to ...
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Shad Canada Granted Viceregal Patronage from the Governor General of Canada

Shad is honoured to announce that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada has granted viceregal patronage of Shad. “We are thrilled to welcome Her Excellency as our patron. Her Excellency’s ...
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In the News

Shad program will take on waste reduction

July 5, 2019 - University of Waterloo Daily Bulletin This year's month-long Shad program began on Sunday, June 30 at the University of Waterloo with the arrival of 54 of the best and brightest high school students ...
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Young minds challenged to solve problems

July 3, 2019 - The Chronicle-Journal Lakehead University welcomed 65 young people from across Canada who are taking part in Shad this month at the university. Continue Reading ...
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Annual Shad Program Underway At LU

July 2, 2019 - Country 105 Shad is once again underway at Lakehead University, where dozens of students are learning how to create new products and business ideas. The program officially opened yesterday, and is ...
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Texas Instruments code Shads through simulated heart attacks and control robots

At Shad, hundreds of students are experiencing a crash course in coding—but instead of watching tutorials or flipping through textbook pages, they’re recreating traffic light signals, using robotic vehicles to draw, and even performing heart ...
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Canada’s nuclear waste management represents at Shad2019

This year, Shads are focused on reducing Canada’s waste and are learning first-hand the innovative ways hazardous waste is managed by putting their design thinking skills to the test. The Nuclear Waste Management Organization will ...
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1000 students design plans and prototypes to reduce waste this July

Canadians waste. We waste a lot. Landfills are filled with more and more items like food, single-use plastics, and anything else we discard after it’s served its purpose. But it is possible to reduce the ...
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Award Recipients

Loran Award Recipients

Get to know the Shad 2019 Loran Scholars
Get to know the Shad 2018 Loran Scholars

Schulich Leader Scholarships Recipients

Nine Shads receive prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships

Contact Information

Jennifer Ross
Director Marketing and Communications