WE Canadore Student Leadership Program Application

Canadore College has partnered with Me to WE to create a learning community focused on supporting leadership development both on campus and within the local and regional communities. The leadership program brings students together from different cultures and empower them to become better local and regional citizens. We are currently seeking students in good academic standing that would like to participate in the leadership program.

Application Process
Please submit your application by April 12, 2019.

Those selected will be invited to attend an interview (in person, Skype or Facebook) will be notified by email. Applicants not been selected will be notified. Please direct all questions regarding the application, the selection process, or the program content to Laurie Purtell (WE Canadore Advisor) – laurie.purtell@canadorecollege.ca.
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  • Please choose two out of the six questions and submit a photo essay, poetry, short story or written essay. If you choose to submit a written essay or short story it should be no longer than 250 words.

    1. What 3 characteristics do you feel make a good leader?

    2. Please describe a challenge that you faced recently, and how you successfully handled/overcame the challenge.

    3. Please identify a social justice issue that you care about, affecting either your local community or the global community, and describe why you are passionate about this issue.

    4. Please identify an individual or group that you believe has changed the world in a significant way and describe 3 key attributes that were critical to their success.

    5. Social media is increasingly being used as a platform to discuss social justice issues and raise awareness. What role, if any do you think social media plays in addressing social justice issues?

    6. What do you hope to gain from attending this Leadership Training Program?
  • if you hereby, unconditionally consent to, and authorize, the use and reproduction by CANADORE COLLEGE, its employees, agents, or servants, of any likeness or dialogue which has this day, been recorded of me for any educational, promotional or marketable purpose whatsoever without further compensation. All audio, video and digital recordings, negatives and / or slides, together with any prints, shall constitute the property of CANADORE COLLEGE solely and completely.
  • Please note: Student leaders must be available during Leadership Training (8 days in 2019/20 Academic Year: August 29, 30, October Reading week (4 days) and February Reading week (2 days)); Leaders may be selected to participate in WE Day in November 2019.

    Canadore College is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal information. In accordance with Section 39(2) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. F.31, this is to advise you that your personal information is collected under the legal authority of the Ontario Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology Act, 2002, and may be used and/or disclosed for administrative, statistical and/or research purposes of the college and/or ministries and agencies of the government of Ontario and the government of Canada, including, but not limited to, tabulating and reporting data on Key Performance Indicators.