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Clubs Fair

Time: 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location: Lobby of Bahen Centre for Information Technology

Description: An event where UofT students can come and learn about what Hi-SkuleTM does in the SkuleTM community.

Mentorship Coffeehouse

11:30 AM – 4:00 PM on Saturday, September 30th, 2023, in the Galbraith Building – Room 202

Mentorship Coffeehouse Overview

Hi Skule is excited to present the Mentorship Coffee House for students in grades 9-12! The Mentorship Coffeehouse is an amazing opportunity to learn more about UofT Engineering design teams, SkuleTM spirit, hear from professors and current students, and participate in fun activities! We are looking forward to having you on September 30th, 2023!

What to expect at the Mentorship Coffee House

  • You will hear from Professor Emily Moore who is the Director of ILead at the University of Toronto
  • Spark design team will share insights to how they design cool displays for the UofT Engineering community
  • There will be an opportunity to meet students from different highschools
  • Current UofT Engineering students will be there for you to network with!
  • A chance to hear from SkuleNite about how you can get involved with the annual UofT Engineering sketch comedy, entirely written, directed and performed by UofT Engineering students!

Keynote Speakers

Professor Emily Moore

Ph.D, Oxford University
B.A.Sc, Queen’s University

Professor and Academic Director of Troost ILead

Professor Emily Moore is currently the Director of Troost ILead. Starting her career at the Xerox Research Centre of Canada, Prof Moore learned a great deal about leading teams and developing new products, becoming a manager and Principal Engineer. At her next company, Hatch, she led international teams to develop new product and service offerings and to deliver major projects, first as the Director of Technology Development and then as Managing Director, Water. Prof Moore holds a Bachelor Degree in Engineering Chemistry from Queen’s University and completed a Doctorate in Physical Chemistry from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. In 2016 Prof Moore was recognized as one of 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining and received the SCI Canada Kalev Pugi Award. Her research interests lie in engineering leadership, engineering team dynamics and system mapping.

Skule Nite

Skule Nite is the University of Toronto’s world-famous engineering sketch comedy musical and revue. It is entirely written, created, and produced by engineering students, for engineering students.

UofT Spark Design Club

James and Yiran are co-captains of The University of Toronto Spark Design Team. This design team builds interactive displays that are displayed all around our campus. The club is run by a team of executives from various engineering disciplines who plan and design the displays. Every semester, workshops are conducted where the general members help in making amazing displays.

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University of Toronto High School Design Competition (UTHSDC)

9:30 AM – 5:00 PM on Saturday, November 25th, 2023, in the Medical Sciences Building, University Of Toronto (Rooms: MS3154 MS3153 MS3278)

University of Toronto Highschool Design Competition Overview

Hi-Skule is excited to present the University of Toronto High School Design Competition (UTHSDC) for students in grades 9-12! UTHSDC is an amazing opportunity to work in a team to engineer a solution to a problem. No design experience is necessary as current UofT Engineering students will be guiding students through the engineering design process. The designs will then be judged by a panel of alumni and graduate students. If you have a laptop or tablet, we recommend that you bring one, but you can still participate without it. Lunch and snacks will be provided to keep you energized as you and your team design a solution!

Keynote Speakers (TBD)

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9:30 AM – 4:00 PM on Saturday, February 24th, 2024, in Bahen Center for Information Technology (BA 1210, 1220, 1240 for workshops)

Designapalooza Overview

Hi-Skule is excited to welcome you all to our new and improved engineering workshop event, Designapalooza. This event is for students in elementary and high school where they will get the chance to participate in more intricate workshops presented by our outstanding design teams and industry professionals.

Guest Speakers


UTWind is a student group at the University of Toronto on a mission to design and build a small scale wind turbine! Students from a wide variety of backgrounds across engineering and environmental sciences are working to make this project come together. Their vision is to bring wind energy to light for students at the University of Toronto, so they will be prepared and inspired to light up the world in a sustainable way.


Arduina Tutorial Workshop

Step into the realm of innovation with our Arduino Tutorial Workshop, featuring the Arduino Nano! Discover the intricacies of embedded software, learn programming fundamentals, and get hands-on experience building circuits! Whether you’re a novice or have tinkered with an Arduino before, all skill levels are welcome. Join us for an electrifying experience in Electrical and Computer Engineering!

Wind Turbine Workshop

Harness the mighty power of the wind with our Wind Turbine Workshop! Delve into the fascinating world of Mechanical Engineering principles, including aerodynamics and environmental sustainability as you craft your very own mini turbine. You’ll definitely be a big FAN of renewable energy after this workshop!

Structural Design Workshop

Are you ready to shape the future? Join our Structural Design Workshop! Gain insights into design principles, hone your skills in construction management, and put your knowledge to the test as you build durable structures to be tested against the elements. Unleash your creativity in a hands-on exploration of Civil Engineering and have a ton of fun- truss me!

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FAQ Section

Q. Can I sign-up with my own team?

For this event, there will NOT be a direct team selection. In the Zeffy Registration, students will be asked to rank the workshops they’d like to attend. On the day of the event, during registration, we’ll let you know which workshops you have and in those rooms, you’re welcome to work with whomever you want! Note that we can not guarantee a student’s top choices of workshop, but we’ll do our best to accommodate choices.

Q. Can I choose which workshops I go to?

Yes! In the Zeffy Registration, students will be asked to rank the workshops they’d like to attend. We will assign you 2 workshops based on your answer and let you know during registration. Note that we can not guarantee a student’s top choices of workshop, but we’ll do our best to accommodate choices.