Press Releases

Laurier selected as Shad Canada university partner

WATERLOO – Wilfrid Laurier University will become one of Shad Canada’s newest university partners in 2020. As a Shad campus, Laurier will run Shad’s STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) and entrepreneurship program for ...
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Laurentian University Set to Host Top Canadian High School Students at New Tricultural Summer Program

Laurentian University is thrilled to announce a new collaboration with Shad Canada, a Waterloo-based charity which runs education programs in science and entrepreneurship for Grade 10 and 11 students. Together, our organizations have created a ...
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Shad Press Release

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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In the News

Student awarded largest Canadian STEM scholarship

May 25, 2020 - Winnipeg Free Press When a private phone number appeared on the screen of Shubhkarman Jaura’s cell phone in mid-April, the Maples Collegiate student almost didn’t pick up. Little did he know, ...
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Timmins teen wins prestigious national award worth $100K

May 13, 2020 - Timmins Today When a Grade 12 student Magalie Durepos-Létourneau learned she won a prestigious national award, she says she couldn't believe it. Durepos-Létourneau, 17, who attends École secondaire catholique Thériault, has ...
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Shad in the news

City Student Receives Huge Scholarship

May 1, 2020 - Country105 A Thunder Bay student is getting a prestigious $80,000 scholarship from the Schulich Foundation. Kiara Bergagnini tells us she is excited to study science at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia ...
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Ali Asaria

Transforming Business with CEO and Founder of Tulip Retail

More than 20 years ago, Ali Asaria and peers developed a rooftop garden concept for Shad’s Real-World Design Challenge. They pitched their idea to a panel of investors after a month of hard work and ...
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CEO shares importance of collaboration, exploring business and technology at Shad

Andrew Sloss has always been fascinated with technology and business. This passion inspired him to attend the University of Waterloo for Systems Design Engineering, to pursue roles at fast-growing, technology-driven companies, and to even start ...
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STAN Shad Panelists

Shad Speaks at STAN – Calgary, Alberta

In February, Kara Pettinger, Shad’s Director of Strategic Initiatives moderated a panel discussing the gender impact on STEAM and entrepreneurship programs at STAN’s 2020 Conference: Sparking Curiosity. Joining Kara onstage as our panelists were three ...
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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