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Don’t miss out on a chance to meet ALL Ontario colleges in one place! Attend the Ontario College Fair on October 19, 2022 from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. and/or October 20 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. This is a chance for meeting college recruiters, college staff, and college students.

**College Applications for the 2023-2024 School Year are Now Open! APPLY NOW!**

Applications to college must be complete and the $110 fee paid in full by the Ancaster High School deadline of December 16, 2022. The colleges have posted the Equal Consideration date of February 1, 2023.

Mohawk College

Don’t forget to visit Mohawk College’s Open House nights at their three campuses between November 5 and 10. Details here!

Need Help?

Students can contact OCAS in the following ways:

  • By phone, toll free (in Canada): 1-888-892-2228 or 1-519-763-4725
    • Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Via e-mail at [email protected]
  • Live chat Monday to Thursday (8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.) and Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

College to University Credit Transfer

Financial Aid for College

  • OSAP (Ontario Student Assistance Program) to apply for a student loan.  Students will require financial information from parents as well as the cost of tuition, residence/transportation, additional program fees…  All OSAP information will be handled through the Financial Aid Office of the college they will attend
  • OSAP Estimator will help determine what you will likely be eligible to receive in student loans

Do College Graduates get Jobs?

Private Career Colleges

Some students may want/need to access privately operated colleges that have very specific courses and programs leading directly to career paths. It is recommended that students get specific information about these colleges including whether or not they are registered and have approved programs with provincial government.  Students should also ask questions about job placement statistics and recognition of diplomas and certificates before enrolling in any private career college. For more information on Private Career Colleges, visit the Government of Ontario website https://www.ontario.ca/education-and-training/private-career-colleges .

Music and Multimedia Colleges

Hair Design and Esthetics Colleges

Health and Dental Colleges

Culinary Colleges

  • Stratford Chefs School – students are registered apprentices who train and attend classes through the school.
  • Liaison College – several programs with a variety of training provided.

Performing Arts Colleges

Multiple Diploma Options

  • triOS College Canada offers programs in areas of business, technology, law, and health care.
  • Westervelt College in London, Ontario provides programs in Business, Healthcare, Law, IT or the Service industry.
Updated on Tuesday, October 04, 2022.
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