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Student Activities (SA)

This page contains information on the IEEE Student Activities in Region 7 (Canada), including information on IEEE Student Awards and Competitions, running a Student Branch (SB), Student Activities Committee (SAC) contacts and more. The Student Awards and Competitions are open to IEEE Student Members (see additional conditions) and we encourage you to apply!



» George Armitage Outstanding Student Branch Award

The University of British Columbia IEEE Student Branch has been selected as the winner of the 2010/2011 competition. Congratulations UBC; keep up all the great activities.

» IEEE Regional Exemplary Student Branch Award

The winners of the 2010/2011 competition are

1st: Carleton University

2nd: University of Ottawa

The first place winner, Carleton University, will compete with winners from each of the nine other Regions for the IEEE Outstanding Student Branch Award. Congratulations to both Student Branches.

» IEEE Canada Women In Engineering Prize

The deadline for submissions of nominations has been extended to August 15, 2011. The purpose of the award is to recognize excellence in young women engineering professionals and to support the Women In Engineering programme within IEEE in Canada. Click here for more information.

» Annual Membership Development (MD) Kit

Student Branch officers can now order the Annual Membership Development (MD) Kit for the 2012 membership year. The MD Kit, which consists of member recruitment printed materials, member applications, giveaways, and information pieces, will be shipped out in August 2011. Click here to reserve your 2012 kit now.

» Engineering Wellness & Goodlife Fitness

An Engineer Wellness corporate program at GoodLife Fitness Canada (Energie Cardio in Quebec, Nubody in BC), is available to all members of EIC Member Societies, including student members, and their family members living under the same roof at a preferred rate. The announcement was made on the EIC website

As an IEEE Student Member, you are eligible to benefit from this offer.
Visit Engineering Goodlife for more information. The required user name and password can be obtained by emailing:

» 2011 IEEE Canada Student Branch Website Contest

We are pleased to announce the Website Contest Winners for Canada (the first place winner goes on to the Global competition)

1st: Carleton University

2nd: British Columbia Institute of Technology

3rd: UBC Okanagan

Thank you for all the submissions

» Larry K. Wilson Regional Student Activities Award

We are pleased to announce that Laxman Pradhan from Carleton University Student Branch has been selected as the winner of Larry K. Wilson Regional Student Activities Award 2011

The following volunteers have been selected for Runner-up awards.

  • Lydia Chioukh, Ecole Polytechnique, Montreal
  • Daniel Godfrey, University of Ottawa
  • Maxime Beaudry Lemay, University of Quebec at Trois-Rivières

» New Deadlines for Website Contest and Regional Student Awards

Website Contest
The deadline for website submission for the IEEE Canada Website Contest has been extended to April 30, 2011. For full contest details, visit the MGA SAC Website.

Regional Student Awards
You have put in a lot of effort over the year. Now, get recognized for your achievements. A number of awards are available for Student Branches, and we have consolidated all the deadlines into a single date, May 15, 2011.

Upcoming awards

More information can be found in the IEEE Awards section

» New Student Branch and Chapter Announcement 2011

Congratulations to the University of Nothern British Columbia, Prince George and Concordia University-College of Alberta, Edmonton for forming new Student Branches and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver for forming a Power and Energy Society Student Branch Chapter.

» ICF Scholarships and Grants Deadline (March 15, 2011)

The next deadline for IEEE Canadian Foundation Scholarships and Grants is March 15, 2011. Up to five ICF scholarships valued $5000 or $2500 for active IEEE Student volunteers, ICF Special Grants valued between $500 and $3000, and up to two Vehicular Technology Travel Grants valued up to $1200 are available.
Click here for more information

» IEEE MGA Website Contest 2010

Region 7 Student Activities Committee is delighted to announce that the Carleton University Student Branch has won the Third Place in the Global Website Contest. The University of Ottawa Student Branch has been placed Runner-up.
Congratulations to both Student Branches!

» IEEE Blog, Tweet & Win ! Contest

IEEE has been spearheading engineering innovation for 125 years and we all have been a part of this revolutionary organization. So what is your IEEE story? Lets share our IEEE experiences, success stories, how we use IEEE products and services in our educational or professional lives. And you stand a chance to win cool IEEE goodies, and conference sponsorship!

  • Blog anywhere on the Internet about your IEEE story, IEEE Service and Resources, Membership Benefits or anything you feel worth to express about IEEE.
  • Tweet about your blog using the "#ieee" tag (Optional but prize winning!)

Submit you blog posts at

» IEEEXtreme Programming Competition 4.0

Think you can code? Wanna test your skills against other student programmers around the world? Register your team of up to three IEEE Student Members before October 8, 2010. Visit

» 2010 Student Branch Workshop

The Annual Student Branch Workshop was held in Mississauga, ON, Sept. 17 - 19, 2010. There were about 25 attendees from Student Branches from across Canada. All training materials can be found here.

» 2010 IEEE Canada Student Branch Website Contest

We are pleased to announce the SB Website Contest Winners for Canada (the first and the second place winners go on to the Global competition)

1st: Carleton University

2nd: University of Ottawa

3rd: University of Waterloo

Great work everyone!!!!

» 2010 New Student Branch Announcement

UBC Okanagan has successfully formed a new Student Branch effective January this year! We look forward to working with them!

» 2009 IEEE Canada Student Paper Contest

We are pleased to announce the results of the Student Paper Contest for 2009:

Western Area:
1st Place ($500 Life Member Award)
"Neck Muscles EMG-Controlled Power Wheelchair", Saul Godkewitsch, Tom Tran, Ben Liu, Ephrem Takele Zewdie and Ali Hassan, University of Alberta.

Central Area:
1st Place ($500 Life Member Award)
"Monarch Project", Srdjan Damjanovic, Conestoga College

Eastern Area:
1st Place ($500 Life Member Award)
"Integrated 60GHz Radio Transceiver for WPAN Communication", Kiril Kidisyuk and Stefan Shopov, Carleton University
2nd Place ($250 Palin Award)
"Wireless Connectivity for Remote Objective Monitoring of Bio-Signals", Aswin Aristama, Algonquin College

Congratulations to all contestants!

» 2009 IEEE Canada Student Branch Website Contest

We are pleased to announce the SB Website Contest Winners for Canada (the first place winner goes on to the Global competition!):

1st: Carelton University:

2nd: UOIT:

3rd: Algonquin College:

Great work everyone!!!!

» 2009 UVS Canada Mark Cuss Scholarship

An annual scholarship of $2500 is available to all students working in the unmanned vehicle area; some conditions apply.   Deadline for applications is August 31 each year.  Click here for more information and to apply.

» 2009 IEEE Canada - TELUS Innovation Award Confirmed

The TELUS Innovation Award competition presentations and final judging will again be held in conjunction with the annual Student Congress in Mississauga ON in Sept.  See here for more information.


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