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Attention Grades 12’s applying to University/College!!!

Once you have applied, ensure that you are regularly logging in to checking your OCAS and OUAC accounts to verify that YOUR profile, course information, and marks are ACCURATE.  If you notice any errors, it is YOUR responsibility to report them to GUIDANCE immediately to ensure your application to University or College will be processed.

Important Documents Regarding Applications

This presentation reviews the basics and provides resources to post secondary pathways, scholarships and graduation requirements.

Grade-12 presentation 2021-2022

Use this Handy CHART to research and compare schools!

Post Secondary Research Chart

  • Research schools and programs & make choices for application
  • Fees should be paid at the time of application
  • University – $150 (additional choices-$50 each) – subject to change
  • College – $110 – subject to change
  • University application deadline – January 12, 2023      https://www.ouac.on.ca/
  • College application deadline – February 1, 2023    https://www.ontariocolleges.ca/en/

Applying to University or College

Students who are interested in applying to University or College for next September should do the following…


1) Ontario Universities’ Fair (OUF): Virtual options

Check out the dates for the universities virtual events!     https://www.ontariouniversitiesfair.ca/

Ontario Universities’ Fair (OUF)Date: October 1-2, 2022Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre

The OUF gathers Ontario’s universities in one place and it’s free!

Register for an OUF Pass.

2) Ontario Virtual College Fair (https://ocif.ca/

  • October 19th, 20th

Ontario College Fair – The one-stop event for all your college information needs

Ontario College Fair ‘HOW TO”

For information and updates on Ontario Colleges and Universities:

You must RESEARCH your program prerequisites, program requirements, etc. It is every student’s responsibility to get updated information about programs, especially the new mathematics prerequisites!  Post Secondary Research Chart
3) Student life Expo:
Saturday November 12th, 2022 – Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Explore all options – Universities, Colleges, Scholarships, Careers, Travel, Technology and much more!  Registration and Tickets – studentlifeEXPO.com

College Fairs on Tour!

  • Windsor – St. Clair College – Oct 12th – 10AM
  • Chatham – St. Clair College – Oct 12 – 5 PM
  • Sarnia – Lambton College – Oct 13 – 11:30 AM
  • London – Fanshawe College – Oct 14 – 9:00 AM
  • Welland – Niagara College – Oct 17 – 9:30 AM
  • Hamilton – Mohawk College – Oct 18 – 9:30 AM


Liaison /Recruitment meetings

Ontario’s Colleges will be hosting a virtual “College Mondays” event every Monday in November from 5:00pm – 6:00pm.  Students will be able to meet every week with a small group of College representatives to learn more about programs, services, and have their questions answered.   Great opportunity to learn More! Click here to register: https://www.ontariocolleges.ca/en/colleges/college-mondays

HURON College at Western – October 3rd, 12-1 pm (Saltfleet Learning Commons)
BROCK University – October 7th, 12-1pm (Saltfleet Learning Commons)
MCMASTER University – October 11th, 12-1pm (Saltfleet Learning Commons)
MOHAWK College – October 20th, 12-1PM (Saltfleet Learning Commons)
LAURENTIAN University – October 21, 12-1PM (Saltfleet Learning Commons)
LAKEHEAD University – October 25th, 12 – 1pM (Saltfleet Learning Commons)
FANSHAWE College – October 27th, 11:30 – 12:30 (Saltfleet Learning Commons)
TRENT Univeristy – October 31st, 12-1 PM (Saltfleet Learning Commons)
CARLETON University – November 2nd, 12 – 1 PM (Saltfleet Learning Commons)
YORK University – November 7th, 12-1PM (Saltfleet Learning Commons)
GUELPH University November 10th, 11:30 – 12:30 (Saltfleet Learning Commons)
WATERLOO University – November 14th, 12-1PM (Saltfleet Learning Commons)
WESTERN University – November 16th, 12-1PM (Saltfleet Learning Commons)
QUEENS University – November 22nd, 12-1PM (Saltfleet Learning Commons)
YORK university – November 28th – 12 – 1 PM (Saltfleet Learning Commons)
NIAGARA College – November 29th, 12:00 – 1:00 PM (Saltfleet Learning Commons)

Post-secondary Education

If you are searching for information regarding colleges, universities and how their programs may connect, the Ontario College-University Transfer Guide is your source.  This online tool outlines the options for transfer credit, transfer policies and articulation agreements between Ontario Colleges and Universities.  Check the site at https://www.ocutg.ca/

Why College is increasingly being seen as the smart choice! (Macleans article)

College: The Smart Choice

Considering an Apprenticeship:

Visit OYAP Website to learn more about how an apprenticeship works and the variety of offerings available.
Updated on Thursday, November 17, 2022.
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