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  • Social Service Worker program celebrates 45 years of caring
    Campus Shuttle OneCard Parking Residence Early Childhood Centres Campus Security Services Sheridan Stories Student Services Career Centre Co operative Education First Year Experience Tutoring Library Services Student Advisement Accessible Learning Services Counselling Health Student Leadership Student Rights Responsibilities Office Theatre at Sheridan Sheridan TV Current Students International Centre Prospective Students Research Contact the Office of Undergraduate Research News Events Partnering with Sheridan Success Stories About Us Active Research Resources SOURCE Sheridan s Institutional Repository Working at Sheridan About Human Resources Careers at Sheridan Faculty and Staff Directory Human Resources Employment Information Occupational Health and Safety Athletics Campus Recreation Contact Us Better Bruin Fitness News Events News Releases Sheridan in the News Events Prospective Students Current Students International Students Continuing Education Students Parents Alumni Donors Employers Home Alumni Alumni News Social Service Worker program celebrates 45 years of caring Alumni News Social Service Worker program celebrates 45 years of caring April 17 2015 Close to 200 alumni faculty former faculty students and community organizations gathered to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Sheridan s Social Service Worker SSW program last month The largest in Ontario the SSW program counts more than 950 organizations within its network of community partners Many graduates work with these social service partners as settlement workers crisis intervention counsellors intake workers and volunteer coordinators in a variety of settings such as shelters newcomer centres ethno specific agencies employment centres and other community based settings We are so proud of our graduates and for their contributions to creating healthier safer and more inclusive communities said Nicole Johnson SSW Program Coordinator pictured with Jeniece Nelson 2013 Alumni are just as proud of their association with the program offering many testimonials to the role that their Sheridan education has played in their life Sheridan s SSW program introduced me to myself

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  • Digital Defenders: Sheridan grads have what it takes to tackle cybercrime
    Services Student Advisement Accessible Learning Services Counselling Health Student Leadership Student Rights Responsibilities Office Theatre at Sheridan Sheridan TV Current Students International Centre Prospective Students Research Contact the Office of Undergraduate Research News Events Partnering with Sheridan Success Stories About Us Active Research Resources SOURCE Sheridan s Institutional Repository Working at Sheridan About Human Resources Careers at Sheridan Faculty and Staff Directory Human Resources Employment Information Occupational Health and Safety Athletics Campus Recreation Contact Us Better Bruin Fitness News Events News Releases Sheridan in the News Events Prospective Students Current Students International Students Continuing Education Students Parents Alumni Donors Employers Home Alumni Alumni News Digital Defenders Sheridan grads have what it takes to tackle cybercrime Alumni News Digital Defenders Sheridan grads have what it takes to tackle cybercrime April 17 2015 This May Sheridan will host a Cyber Security Symposium in partnership with leading Canadian IT services company Scalar Decisions The half day event will focus on the growing threat of cybercrime and what companies can do to protect themselves against it What makes Sheridan an ideal partner Our graduates for one reason Sheridan has an excellent alumni network who are well connected with industry says Aoife McMonagle Director of Marketing Communications at Scalar Decisions Denny Sousa is one of those alumni With Scalar since 2011 he graduated from Sheridan with a diploma in Telecommunications Technology in 2000 As Solutions Architect Sousa s job is to ensure that customers have the services and technologies most suitable to their needs You need to stay on top of the various technologies It s the day to day workload and diverse technology base that makes the work so great for me says Sousa The Official Supplier for IT security to the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Parapan Am Games Scalar was recently named one of Canada s top small and medium employers Sousa explains that security is a multi layered concept Security measures have to be deployed at various levels of a company There are ways of making a company secure encryption perimeter security firewalls and user authentication and intrusion detection are just some methods User education is also a crucial factor in safeguarding systems he says Believe it or not there are still easy to break passwords being set passwords being sent via email or saved on a public computer Never disclose passwords or password related information and don t keep passwords written down or on spreadsheets adds McMonagle Companies need to focus on a three pronged approach of people process and technology to ensure that they can adequately prepare defend and respond to cyber security threats In his time at Scalar Sousa has had the opportunity to work with Sheridan graduates who have been brought into the company From a technical stand point the college s telecommunications program is top notch he says Ryan Wilson Chief Security Advisor at Scalar and an impressive grad success story in his own right says he is constantly impressed by the quality of Sheridan alumni The

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  • Balancing the Books
    to Bring When You Write Your Test 2015 2016 Academic Calendar Fees and Finances Domestic Fee Guide Academic Fees How to Pay Your Fees T2202A Tax Credit Financial Aid Awards Financial Aid Deadlines Sheridan Student Assistance Program Financial Aid News OSAP Work Study Program Scholarships Awards and Bursaries Career Advisory Career Advising Services for Future Students Idea Generator Apply Now Book a tour Information for Parents Information for Counsellors Life at Sheridan About Toronto GTA Campus Services Bookstore Conference and Events Services DineOnCampus Grenville Inter Campus Shuttle OneCard Parking Residence Early Childhood Centres Campus Security Services Sheridan Stories Student Services Career Centre Co operative Education First Year Experience Tutoring Library Services Student Advisement Accessible Learning Services Counselling Health Student Leadership Student Rights Responsibilities Office Theatre at Sheridan Sheridan TV Current Students International Centre Prospective Students Research Contact the Office of Undergraduate Research News Events Partnering with Sheridan Success Stories About Us Active Research Resources SOURCE Sheridan s Institutional Repository Working at Sheridan About Human Resources Careers at Sheridan Faculty and Staff Directory Human Resources Employment Information Occupational Health and Safety Athletics Campus Recreation Contact Us Better Bruin Fitness News Events News Releases Sheridan in the News Events Prospective Students Current Students International Students Continuing Education Students Parents Alumni Donors Employers Home Alumni Alumni News Balancing the Books Alumni News Balancing the Books April 17 2015 On his first ever high school trip to the big city Nik Zabaljac fell in love with Toronto s financial district s lifestyle fast pace and the trading game Almost a decade later at 23 he is an Associate Financial Advisor with Raymond James Ltd an independent investment and wealth management firm His office is in the same building he visited with his aunt during that memorable trip Taking business courses in high school helped him get into Sheridan s Banking and Wealth Management Advanced Diploma from which he graduated last year He found the course work was just what he had been looking for According to Nik the co op placement was the best feature of the program along with the opportunity to develop communication and networking skills Not only did he study hard at Sheridan Nik also learned to spend his money wisely He believes young graduates can lose track of their money It s easy to spend on unnecessary expenses he says Getting caught up in debt is not difficult So budget and try to figure out what is essential and what you can do without Nik advises students to save spare cash for a rainy day If you have time to go party you have time to go work a three hour shift to earn money for lunch he adds stressing the importance of time management There are a number of apps online programs or even Microsoft Excel available to track spending and savings You sit down type in a few numbers and it does all the work for you Our biggest obstacle when it comes to putting money away is

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  • Looking ahead through the lens of experience
    Information for Parents Information for Counsellors Life at Sheridan About Toronto GTA Campus Services Bookstore Conference and Events Services DineOnCampus Grenville Inter Campus Shuttle OneCard Parking Residence Early Childhood Centres Campus Security Services Sheridan Stories Student Services Career Centre Co operative Education First Year Experience Tutoring Library Services Student Advisement Accessible Learning Services Counselling Health Student Leadership Student Rights Responsibilities Office Theatre at Sheridan Sheridan TV Current Students International Centre Prospective Students Research Contact the Office of Undergraduate Research News Events Partnering with Sheridan Success Stories About Us Active Research Resources SOURCE Sheridan s Institutional Repository Working at Sheridan About Human Resources Careers at Sheridan Faculty and Staff Directory Human Resources Employment Information Occupational Health and Safety Athletics Campus Recreation Contact Us Better Bruin Fitness News Events News Releases Sheridan in the News Events Prospective Students Current Students International Students Continuing Education Students Parents Alumni Donors Employers Home Alumni Alumni News Looking ahead through the lens of experience Alumni News Looking ahead through the lens of experience April 16 2015 Take an opportunity as soon as it comes knocking try and be different and never stereotype those you meet This was just some of the advice given accounting and finance students during a mentoring event organized by Sheridan s Career Centre and alumni office at the Hazel McCallion Campus on March 24 Pictured left to right Gertrude Mendoza Manager at RBC Insurance Business Administration Finance 2009 with finance students Sharanya Mallik and Kaushalsingh Devda It s sort of a day in the life of an industry professional or alumnus explained Kerri Zanatta Buehler Employment Development Specialist at the college We hope the students are able to call upon the connections they made afterwards to answer questions and offer further advice Mentors included eight industry specialists seven of whom were Sheridan alumni in the field of accounting and finance Each table seated three students and two mentors and they were given 10 minutes for each round of consultation at the end of which the mentors moved down to the next table to talk to a new set of students The rotations continued until everyone had had a chance to mingle With a short list of icebreaker questions provided by Zanatta Buehler students quickly warmed up to the concept and soon the room was abuzz with chatter They should take it one step at a time and aim for a designation said Justin Cote Senior Financial Analyst with Ecosynthetix Burlington Students shouldn t look too far ahead but definitely have a goal they can work toward The Business Administration Accounting 2006 graduate added that he has often found it easier to work with younger employees because they re eager to learn and are hungry for experience General themes that emerged from the discussions included preparing for an interview by researching the company asking questions and taking notes during an interview Mentors also advised new graduates to emphasize their soft skills because they are transferrable in any situation First year finance student Sepher

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  • Sheridan interns find more than academic advantages
    OneCard Parking Residence Early Childhood Centres Campus Security Services Sheridan Stories Student Services Career Centre Co operative Education First Year Experience Tutoring Library Services Student Advisement Accessible Learning Services Counselling Health Student Leadership Student Rights Responsibilities Office Theatre at Sheridan Sheridan TV Current Students International Centre Prospective Students Research Contact the Office of Undergraduate Research News Events Partnering with Sheridan Success Stories About Us Active Research Resources SOURCE Sheridan s Institutional Repository Working at Sheridan About Human Resources Careers at Sheridan Faculty and Staff Directory Human Resources Employment Information Occupational Health and Safety Athletics Campus Recreation Contact Us Better Bruin Fitness News Events News Releases Sheridan in the News Events Prospective Students Current Students International Students Continuing Education Students Parents Alumni Donors Employers Home Alumni Alumni News Sheridan interns find more than academic advantages Alumni News Sheridan interns find more than academic advantages March 19 2015 For some students working on campus while studying adds to their value as graduates Christine Wong Michelle Leng and Mehreen Shahid interns with the Alumni Office at Sheridan know this first hand Michelle who is working toward a graduate certificate in Marketing Management also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration 2013 from Brock University I d already worked at Brock for five years and was looking for an on campus job that would add value to my resume Mehreen a second year Journalism Print student was pointed toward this job by her professor The work is right up my alley because I love meeting new people and writing about them A 2012 Visual Creative Arts VCA graduate Christine came back to Sheridan to study animation I joined the Alumni Office in my second year of VCA and this is my third year The experience has been a really good one For all three working

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  • A message from our affinity partner Canada Life: Do I need life insurance if I have no dependents?
    Conference and Events Services DineOnCampus Grenville Inter Campus Shuttle OneCard Parking Residence Early Childhood Centres Campus Security Services Sheridan Stories Student Services Career Centre Co operative Education First Year Experience Tutoring Library Services Student Advisement Accessible Learning Services Counselling Health Student Leadership Student Rights Responsibilities Office Theatre at Sheridan Sheridan TV Current Students International Centre Prospective Students Research Contact the Office of Undergraduate Research News Events Partnering with Sheridan Success Stories About Us Active Research Resources SOURCE Sheridan s Institutional Repository Working at Sheridan About Human Resources Careers at Sheridan Faculty and Staff Directory Human Resources Employment Information Occupational Health and Safety Athletics Campus Recreation Contact Us Better Bruin Fitness News Events News Releases Sheridan in the News Events Prospective Students Current Students International Students Continuing Education Students Parents Alumni Donors Employers Home Alumni Alumni News A message from our affinity partner Canada Life Do I need life insurance if I have no dependents Alumni News A message from our affinity partner Canada Life Do I need life insurance if I have no dependents March 19 2015 Life insurance can play an important role even for those of us without dependents Whether you are single or both you and your partner work the reality is most of us carry at least some debt and all of us will have final expenses that must be addressed after we are gone These final expenses may include the cost of a funeral unpaid credit card balances utilities and even your final income tax payment to name a few Having a life insurance plan in place is an effective way to help ensure these expenses are covered and to minimize the impact on those left behind Another thing to keep in mind is that things can change and even if you do not have

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  • Sixteen Sheridan graduates take home Canadian Screen Awards
    and behind the scenes in film television and digital media The 2015 CSAs were presented at a series of week long events culminating in the final broadcast gala on March 1 in Toronto This year s alumni winners represent a range of Sheridan programs including advanced television and film animation bachelor of design honours communication culture and information technology interactive multimedia and media arts Their graduation years range from 1989 to 2009 Among the highlights Stephen Barden Coordinator of Sheridan s new Bachelor of Film and Television program shared the award for Achievement in Sound Editing for the film Pompeii with three other media arts graduates Alex Bullick J R Fountain and Jill Purdy Receiving awards for this work is a humbling experience said Fountain There are many talented sound designers working around this country and elsewhere Films like Pompeii don t always come around he said but when they do suddenly all of the time you ve spent diligently plying your craft pays off on a much larger scale But getting noticed really isn t the goal added Fountain It s certainly an honour to have our teams recognized in this way though and I m grateful to those who have provided me the opportunities to be a part of such great projects Other CSA winners included Ryan Andal and Pietro Gagliano of Toronto digital agency Secret Location who took home three awards in Best Cross Platform Project categories Andal is a 2005 graduate of Sheridan s interactive multimedia program and Gagliano earned a bachelor of design honours in 2006 Several animation graduates were among the Sheridan winners including Mauro Casalese animation 1989 who received the CSA for Best Animated Program or Series for Rocket Monkeys Matt Ferguson classical animation 2001 won for Best Direction in an Animated Program or Series for The Day my Butt Went Psycho The award for Best Performance in an Animated Program or Series went to Justin Time the hit pre school series from Toronto s Guru Studio home to many Sheridan graduates including studio founder Frank Falcone art art history 1992 computer animation 1992 and Justin Time creator Brandon James Scott bachelor of applied arts animation 2007 Michael Fukushima another Sheridan animation alumnus 1985 was the executive producer of Me and My Moulton which received the CSA for Best Animated Short Many of this year s Sheridan alumni winners have received Canadian Screen Awards in the past Previous recipients include Ryan Andal Pietro Gagliano Maria Gordon Peter Persaud Scott Riopelle as well as four grads from Toronto s Sound Dogs studio Stephen Barden Alex Bullick J R Fountain and Jill Purdy Both Fountain and Purdy expressed much pride in being part of Barden s multi award winning alumni team Sound Dogs sound supervisors and editors are a special breed of creative powerhouses I think the fact that many of the dogs are Sheridan graduates is no coincidence said Purdy We have worked together for so long that workflow and communication are given entities

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  • Developing the Future of Design
    Student Testing What to Bring When You Write Your Test 2015 2016 Academic Calendar Fees and Finances Domestic Fee Guide Academic Fees How to Pay Your Fees T2202A Tax Credit Financial Aid Awards Financial Aid Deadlines Sheridan Student Assistance Program Financial Aid News OSAP Work Study Program Scholarships Awards and Bursaries Career Advisory Career Advising Services for Future Students Idea Generator Apply Now Book a tour Information for Parents Information for Counsellors Life at Sheridan About Toronto GTA Campus Services Bookstore Conference and Events Services DineOnCampus Grenville Inter Campus Shuttle OneCard Parking Residence Early Childhood Centres Campus Security Services Sheridan Stories Student Services Career Centre Co operative Education First Year Experience Tutoring Library Services Student Advisement Accessible Learning Services Counselling Health Student Leadership Student Rights Responsibilities Office Theatre at Sheridan Sheridan TV Current Students International Centre Prospective Students Research Contact the Office of Undergraduate Research News Events Partnering with Sheridan Success Stories About Us Active Research Resources SOURCE Sheridan s Institutional Repository Working at Sheridan About Human Resources Careers at Sheridan Faculty and Staff Directory Human Resources Employment Information Occupational Health and Safety Athletics Campus Recreation Contact Us Better Bruin Fitness News Events News Releases Sheridan in the News Events Prospective Students Current Students International Students Continuing Education Students Parents Alumni Donors Employers Home Alumni Alumni News Developing the Future of Design Alumni News Developing the Future of Design March 18 2015 For Matt Wiechec finding solutions and using creativity to solve problems had always been appealing It led to the creation of his iPhone app Marco Polo A 2010 graduate of Sheridan s Bachelor of Design Honours program he says the app was a creative solution he came up with to help locate his own misplaced phone According to Matt the app has done better than he expected becoming Canada s 1 Paid App in Apple s App Store this winter The simplicity of the app is charming It uses the built in microphone to detect speech recognition patterns that help locate the phone Latest versions of the app allow users to change the input keywords and response phrases You launch the app and it runs in the background The microphone can hear what you re saying so if you shout Marco or whatever key phrase you have set it ll do some speech recognition and shout back to you Polo or whatever you ve set it to respond as he explains Matt says it was all made possible by his Sheridan education I learned a lot about the industry and about the business side of things and being responsible for my own business says the 29 year old As soon as Matt graduated he was approached by companies that had seen his work at the year end project display I picked up some contract work and did some freelancing One of the biggest projects I did was with the Children s Hospital in Philadelphia while working as Flash developer and designer Forge Media Design He helped design an

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