Welcome to our updates page. Please see our most recent news updates below. These updates are written by our office staff and are very important for those who want to keep up to date with events and announcements. If you, or someone you know is currently attending SOC, see below to see our school’s most recent news.

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Important Dates

  • 1 April – Easter Monday (no school)
  • 6 April – SOC hosts IELTS Examinations
  • 8 April – Total solar eclipse visible from Eastern Canada
  • 10 April – Eid al-Fitr
  • 11 April – SOC Speaker Series (11:00 – 11:50)
  • 12 April – Final Exams – 2nd Semester
  • 13 April – SOC hosts IELTS Examinations
  • 15 April – Final Exams – 2nd Semester
  • 19 April – Professional Activity Day (No school for students)
  • 22 April – First day of 3rd Semester
  • 27 April – SOC hosts IELTS Examinations

In this issue:

  • Important Dates
  • Message from the Principal
  • Counseling Corner
  • Expanding Horizons Through Athletics at SOC
  • SOC Student Council – Staying the Night
  • SOC Parent-Teacher Conference: A Sincere Thank You and Next Steps
  • Mr. Bilal’s Chemistry Classes
  • Fostering Engagement and Fun – The Southern Ontario Collegiate Student Council
  • Mr. Brandon’s Kinesiology Class
  • SOC Speaker Series
  • SOC on Social Media
  • Supporting Your School
  • Contact us

Previous Updates

Jan 2023 – SOC Representative in Vietnam


Trang Phan is an educational research and practice expert with more than 10 years of experience in this field. A graduate of Horizons University with a Masters of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Trang specializes in building and developing interactive content in ESL, with a specialty for young learners. She has organized more than 1000 webinars and workshops, taught more than 1000 students and now has more than 5000 followers on social media platforms.

She is currently the founder of UP Moving Forward and a representative of Southern Ontario Collegiate (SOC) in Vietnam. Along with that, she is the Teacher Community Manager of ClassIn – an online learning platform ranked in the top 50 global EdTech. She plays a very important role in the development of the product ‘Class Inspiring Teachers’ for ClassIn.

In addition, Ms. Trang is also the brand ambassador of Twinkl – the British leading online education publisher and has led the ambassador team in getting Twinkl to more than 4000 community members. In addition, Trang also appeared on VTV1 as a guest speaker of the program “For Vietnamese Stature”.

From August 2022, Trang has had the honor to be chosen to become the representative of SOC in Vietnam by the president – Mr. Muhammad Yusuf. Impressed by her dedication and passion for education, Mr. Muhamad has kindly had nice praise for her:
“Ms. Trang is someone you can trust with confidence that if any problems arise while working on a project, she will solve them in the most efficient way. As an education specialist, she has demonstrated her knowledge, skills and dedication to provide the best opportunities for children to learn and develop their full potential.”

With the reliable guidance of Ms. Trang, in this school year, the campus of SOC in Vietnam is expected to have new and engaging activities that will make a great impact in this new environment!

Previous updates

2024 Newsletter

2023 Update from the Principal

Feb., Mar., Apr., May, Jun., Aug., Sep., Oct., Nov., Dec.

2023 Guidance Newsletter

2022 Update from the Principal

Jan 5, Jan 20, Feb., Mar., Apr., May, Jun., Aug., Sep., Oct., Dec.

2022 Guidance Newsletter

September, November