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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.

OSAP Information Session


Please come to an important information session on Friday April 28th to learn about OSAP, how to apply, who qualifies and much more.

Thursday April 25th, 12:00 Noon, Guidance office

Important Documents Regarding Applications

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

Grade-12 presentation

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 – $155 (additional choices-$50 each)
  • College – $95
  • Apply by deadlines given
  • University – January 16, 2019 (Feb 5 – changes)
  • College – February 1, 2019
  • Please apply before Christmas Break!

Applying to University or College

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

  • make sure you will complete diploma requirements by June
  • for university programs – check for prerequisites, will have six 4U/4M courses
  • sign up for the liaison visits when they come to the school; please refer to the Calendar posted in the Guidance office.
  • be prepared to apply to post-secondary before Christmas holiday
  • submit an up-to-date “Scholarship Profile” to Ms. Susi to be considered for school sponsored awards/scholarships found on the Awards & Scholarships Page.
  • Check university admission requirements for program prerequisites at www.ouac.on.ca
  • Compare universities and programs at www.electronicinfo.ca

Schedule of Liaison visits at Saltfleet – Important Dates
1) Ontario Universities’ Fair (OUF): September 28-30, 2018
The OUF is the only event where you can see all 21 Ontario universities in one place! It’s a once-a-year, free event where attendees can talk directly with senior university faculty and representatives. The OUF takes place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Admission is free.Visit: www.ouf.ca
Follow the OUF on Twitter: @OntarioUniFair, #OUF2018
Like the OUF on Facebook: www.facebook.com/OntarioUFair

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

October 23  5-9pm, October 24 9am – 2pm, Enercare Centre Toronto, Free admission!

3) Westdale is hosting a Post Secondary Fair on Monday, November 5, 2018 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. See flyer for additional details!

2018 westdale post secondary fair


College/University Visits to Saltfleet

Date School Time Location
Sept 10 U of Guelph-Humber Noon Guidance
Sept 20 U of Waterloo Noon Guidance
Sept 25 Brescia University College 12:15 Guidance
Sept 26 Lakehead University Noon Guidance
October 2 Georgian College Noon Guidance
October 9 Niagara College Noon Guidance
October 10 Brock University Noon Guidance
October 15 Laurentian University Noon Guidance
October 24 U of Windsor Noon Guidance
October 25 Lambton College Noon Guidance
October 26 Trent University 9:30 AM Guidance
October 29 U of Guelph Noon Guidance
October 30 Mohawk College Noon Guidance
October 31 Canadore College Noon Guidance
November 5 Kings University Noon Guidance
November 5 Queens University 12:45 Guidance
November 6  Wilfred Laurier Noon Guidance
November 8 University of Ottawa Noon Guidance
November 9 McMaster University Noon Guidance
November 12 Western University Noon Guidance
November 19 Fanshawe College Noon Guidance


For information and updates on Ontario Colleges and Universities:

You must RESEARCH your own program prerequisites, program requirements, etc. It is every student’s responsibility to get updated information about programs, especially the new mathematics prerequisites!

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 Tuesday, February 19, 2019.
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