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.
- The college application seminar is October 4, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. in the auditorium
- A .pdf version of the presentation is here
- A video on how to apply using the ontariocolleges.ca website is here
- Review the colleges’ “How to apply” document here
- Download our college application tip sheet here
- Read an important message from the colleges on the new November 1 offer date here
Don’t forget to visit Mohawk College’s Open House nights at their three campuses between November 5 and 10. Details here!
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@example.com
- 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
- Credit Transfer Between Colleges and Universities in Ontario
- OCAS provides information on how to transfer college credit to a university in Ontario via www.ontransfer.ca
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?
- Check out the Mohawk College Graduate Employment Report
Private Career Colleges
Music and Multimedia Colleges
- Metalworks Institute has 1 year, 2 year, or certificate programs for students interested in music performance and technology and those interested in various aspects of the music industry.
- Recording Arts Canada Digital Arts College (RAC) has 3 programs of study: Sound and Music Recording, Digital Media, and Game Design.
- The Ontario Institute of Audio Recodring Technology – OIART has many courses to train students in areas of audio engineering, including Recording Technology, Music Production, and Live Sound
- The Toronto Film School has programs in Film Production, Acting, and Film and Television Writing.
- The Arts Institutes has courses in the areas of design, fashion, media arts and culinary.
Hair Design and Esthetics Colleges
- College of Makeup Art and Design – Makeup for Fashion, Photography, Special Effects, and Character Design.
- Marca College – a NEW Hamilton location is coming soon.
- Bruno’s School of Hair Design – 1500 hour course focuses on specifics of modern hair design.
Health and Dental Colleges
- Ontario College of Health & Technology: programs include Paramedic, Massage Therapy, Communications Dispatcher, Medical/Dental Office Administration
- Southern Ontario Dental College: programs in Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting – in Ancaster
- The Canadian Academy of Dental Health and Community Sciences :programs in Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting – in Mississauga
- Medix School: programs in Dental Assisting, Pharmacy Assistant, Community Service Worker, Personal Support Worker – in Brantford
- 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
- The Randolph Academy of Performing Arts in Toronto offers training in dance, vocal, and acting.
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.