Post-Secondary

College/University Virtual Information Sessions

Post-Secondary Presentation October 2019

 Before you start looking at where you want to go next...Make sure you are on track to graduate.

What do you need to graduate from high school?


College

Start by looking at what programs are available using OntarioColleges.ca. You should also look over the websites of the colleges you're thinking about, and plan a campus visit.
Apply online through OntarioColleges.ca. If you're applying to a college outside of Ontario, you'll need apply directly on their website.

University

Start by looking at what programs are available in Ontario as well as their prerequisites using Ontario Universities Info. You should also look over the websites of the universities you're thinking about, and plan a campus visit. Plan on attending the Ontario Universities' Fair each fall in Toronto or the University Information Program here in Ottawa. Looking at universities outside of Ontario? You'll need to read about them on their websites.

Apply online through the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC). If you're applying to a university outside of Ontario, you'll need apply directly on their website. 

Applying to the States? Most American universities require you to apply through the Common Application, while some will require you to apply directly on their websites. EducationUSA is a useful resource for Canadian students applying to the States. 

Applying to the UK?
 Most British universities require you to apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), while some will require you to apply directly on their websites. Across the Pond is a useful resource for Canadian students applying to the UK. Note: Get in touch with your Guidance Counsellor as early as possible if you're applying to the States or the UK.

Financial Assistance
Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)
OSAP is a financial aid program that can help you pay for college or university.   

Scholarships
Scholarships are awards that provide free money that can help you pay for college or university.  
ScholarshipsCanada.comScholarTree.ca and Scholarly.ca are useful scholarship search engines.

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