What is SOAR?

The SOAR Student Leadership Conference is an annual conference for student leaders at Carleton University. At SOAR, students are challenged and inspired to develop their leadership skills through informative and interactive workshops and presentations delivered by students, staff, faculty, and exciting guests.

SOAR 2017 will take place on Saturday, January 21, 2017. A detailed conference schedule will arrive on January 9, 2017. Our keynote speaker will be announced this October, 2016. (SOAR 2016’s keynote speaker was Craig Keilburger, founder of Free the Children and Me to We.)

Is SOAR for me?

If you are a Carleton student, SOAR is definitely for you. SOAR offers a variety of workshops and presentations aimed at new and experienced student leaders alike. SOAR 2016’s wide range of workshops included:

  • Remember Your Superhero
  • Lighten Up and Lead: Humour and Leadership
  • Intersectional Feminist Leadership
  • Time is Money
  • This is Your Brain on Leadership: The Neuroscience of Leadership
  • The Power of Knowing Yourself
  • The Boat War: Leading “Conflicting” Personalities
  • Rejection Therapy: How To Fail Like a Leader
  • Keepin’ it Real 101: The Importance of Authenticity as a Leader
  • Leadership Goes Global: Why International Experience Matters
  • The Power of Knowing Yourself

How do I register for SOAR?

SOAR 2017 registration is now open! The registration fee is $10 per student which includes your lunch, all conference materials and workshops, and the keynote presentation.

SOAR Sponsors

SOAR would not be possible without the dedication of its many sponsors. Our 2017 partners include:

  • Carleton University Student Association (CUSA)
  • Housing and Residence Life Services
  • Office of Student Affairs
  • Carleton University Alumni Association

More Information

If you would like to get in contact regarding SOAR, please e-mail leadership@carleton.ca