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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 – $95 – subject to change
  • University application deadline – January 13, 2022      https://www.ouac.on.ca/
  • College application deadline – February 1, 2022    https://www.ontariocolleges.ca/en/
  • 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…


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

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

  • Saturday, September 25, 12-2 pm (ET)  OUInfo website
  • Tuesday, October 26, 5-7 pm (ET)

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

https://ontariocollegefair.ca/ – virtual options available

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

Virtual Recruitment Meetings

Western University Department of French

Dear Students:

Are you thinking about taking French courses in university next year?

The Department of French Studies at Western is hosting an online information session to give you an overview of our course offerings and programs, and to answer any questions that you might have concerning levels, prerequisites, course selection, majors, minors, options, and diplomas.

When: Sunday, November 28, 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Where:   ZOOMMeeting ID: 944 0610 1642Invite Link:  https://westernuniversity.zoom.us/j/94406101642

Venez nombreux! We look forward to meeting you,

Prof. Jean LeclercProf. John Nassichuk

McMaster Recruitment

  • Faculty ShowcaseHappening from November 1-11, our Showcase is a one-stop (virtual) shop for students looking for more information about our different programs. Please pass along this link for students to register for the events!
  • McMaster presentation: Looking for one of our McMaster representatives to connect with your students? You can still book an in-person or virtual presentation. For the virtual option, please fill out this form. For the in-person option, please email guidance@mcmaster.ca.
  • MAC Connect: Your students could also sign up for their own McMaster presentation at their own time.
  • 2022 Viewbook: We are digital once again. Your students can fill out this form and a viewbook will be emailed to them in seconds!
  • Campus Tours (virtually or in-person): Taking in our campus is a great way for students to find out if Mac is the right fit for them. Our in-person tours are currently booked up but students can register for virtual tours here.

Conestoga College presentations: Fall / Winter

Trades & Apprenticeships – 5-Oct, 5 pm AND 18-Nov – 4 pm

Applied Computer Science & IT – 12-Oct, 7 pm AND 11-Nov – 7 pm

Business  19-Oct – 6 pm AND  4-Nov 4pm

Interdisciplinary  14-Oct 6 pm AND 26-Oct, 4 pm

Hospitality & Culinary Arts 2-Nov, 4pm AND 25-Nov, 6pm

Community  9-Nov, 6 pm AND  2-Dec 4 pm

Creative Industries, 28-Oct, 7pm AND 16-Nov 7 pm

Health & Life Sciences 7-Oct, 6 pm AND  23-Nov, 4 pm

Engineering & Technology  21-Oct, 6pm AND 30-Nov, 4 pm

Carleton Virtual Information Session

Carleton University’s Fall Open House is JUST around the corner, and we want to make sure you don’t miss out!

November 6 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (ET).


Carleton University’s Fall Open House is JUST around the corner, and we want to make sure you don’t miss out!

This signature event is a truly important step for anyone considering joining our Carleton community. Here, you can visualize your life at Carleton by experiencing everything we have to offer in one exciting virtual space.


●        Visit our online booths to chat with professors and student services staff about our extensive programs and network of support;

●        Attend live, virtual information sessions to find out which Carleton programs they’re interested in; and

●        Access helpful online resources such as our new virtual tour, videos and more!

We have so many events happening all year including in-person open houses, tours and presentations. Visit admissions.carleton.ca/events for more information.

Brock Virtual Information Session

Visit brocku.ca/discover/experience regularly for more Experience Brock sessions and registration for both virtual and in-person tours.

Seneca Open House

This year Seneca’s Virtual Open House is hosted earlier than we usually do. We look forward to welcoming future students to our Virtual Open House this Saturday, October 16th between 8am – 1pm! Please share this invitation with your students who are interested in Seneca’s Diploma and/or Degree Programs.


  • Learn about services and supports: Connect with Seneca experts at our Services & Supports booths to find out how we can support your studies.
  • Attend live presentations: Watch for details on our live presentations and plan to attend.
  • Watch a variety of on-demand videos: View welcome videos, helpful tips, student testimonials and more.
  • Take a virtual campus tour: Tour Seneca labs and facilities by campus or area of study.
  • Get support: Our dedicated team will be available to help during Virtual Open House.
  • Register for Open House: Virtual Open House Webpage

Mohawk Open House

Mohawk’s online Open House+ is right around the corner and our event schedule has gone live. With a combination of daily social media and Zoom events, students will have the opportunity to get their questions answered and learn what life at Mohawk is like.  Many events happening through the year!  Please check out their website for events that run through to June!

Mohawk College

Upcoming online sessions:

  • Program information sessions
  • College information session
  • Introduction to Accessible Learning Services
  • Applying to college
  • How to pay for college

Students will also have a chance to WIN some amazing prizes throughout the week. Be sure to follow us on Instagram to participate in our giveaways.


Be sure to check out our calendar of live events as new sessions are being added regularly.


Live GH Talks: High School Applicants webinar on Tuesday November 9th at 7 p.m.

This informative presentation features the University of Guelph-Humber programs, services, scholarships and awards, student experience, along with a live guided campus tour and Q&A period hosted by our Student Recruitment Officer and Justice Studies alum, Rachel Oudit.

For more information, we encourage students to download our 2021/2022 Viewbook or book a one-on-one advising session with our Student Recruitment Officers.

Ridgetown Virtual Open House

We invite your students to join us for our upcoming virtual open houses:
  • Tuesday November 9 | 5:00 – 6:00 PM | Agriculture🚜, Horticulture🌱, Environmental Management🌳
  • Wednesday November 10 | 5:00 – 6:00 PM | Veterinary Technology🐕, Veterinary Assistant and Office Administration🐈
  • Wednesday November 24 | 4:00 – 5:00 PM | Equine Care and Management🐎
  • Thursday November 25 | 5:00 – 6:00 PM | Dairy Herdsperson Apprenticeship🐄


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 Friday, May 27, 2022.
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