Concordia University




July 6-17, 2020

Summer Engineering and Technology Program

It’s not all applied math and science! Studying engineering and technology encourages creativity, innovation and leadership to make a difference in society.


This two-week program provides hands-on engineering experience for girls in grades 8 to 11 and first year of CEGEP. With design challenges, interactive labs and informative activities, GirlSET aims to encourage young women to pursue engineering as a career choice. 

The program is divided into 10-15 sessions with a new topic and discipline each session, giving students a thorough glimpse of engineering as a discipline.

Participants will work in an all-girls environment and will be mentored by Concordia University’s most innovative engineering students and faculty members.

In addition to building critical problem-solving, analytical thinking and innovative design skills, students will learn about solar energy generation, computer game creation, biotechnology and software engineering, among many other topics.

The session topics include:

  • Synthetic Biology and Engineering
  • Bridge Building
  • Sumo-Bots
  • Colour Music Visualizer
  • Water Treatment
  • Game Development
  • Data Analytics
  • Aerospace
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