Explore Quantum Computing through a program based on fun, hands-on activities and projects, where concepts are made to be approachable.


How does it work?


Check back for more details soon.

What will I learn?


You will use IBM Quantum (a collection of online interactive quantum computing tools) and Python to do fun activities and complete projects.

You will also learn about the real-world applications of quantum computing and where a career can take you.

Who can participate?


Students eligible to participate in HighTechU programs must satisfy all of the following criteria:

☑️ Be a high-school student, or home-learner, in Grade 9-12 living & studying in British Columbia, Canada.

☑️ Have an interest in learning through/about technology.

☑️ Be committed to cultivating a positive, safe, & inclusive learning environment for everyone in accordance with our Core Values & Code of Conduct.

How do I apply?


Applications to the Quantum Academy will open soon. Shoot us an e-mail at hightechu@uvic.ca to get updates first hand!

When is the program?


Summer Cohort

July 6th to 19th | Monday to Friday | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Where does the program take place?


2022 HightechU Quantum program will be virtual, hosted in real-time on Zoom and using a collection of digital tools.

What skills will I need?


No experience in quantum computing or coding is necessary, only an interest! However, successful applicants will need strong math skills.

How much does it cost?


Check back soon!


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