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Ontario University & Colleges

Ontario Collegeshttps://www.ontariocolleges.ca/en/colleges

The Ontario College Virtual Fair:

Will be held November 4th, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and November 5th, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

If you are interested in attending the Ontario College Virtual Fair, you can register online starting the week of Monday, October 12, at www.ontariocollegefair.ca.

Ontario Universitieshttps://www.ontariouniversitiesinfo.ca/




Some Universities & Colleges that have visited WCSS
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Acadia University

See links below for information

Meet virtually with an Enrolment Advisor
Students can now book an appointment with an Enrolment Advisor. Students who sign-up for an advising meeting will receive on-the-spot admission assessment if they provide supporting documents. We will also waive the application fee for students who meet with us virtually.


https://www2.acadiau.ca/future-students.html

https://virtualtour.acadiau.ca/home.html
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Algonquin College


Algonquin College Pembroke 

Please register if you are interested in attending the zoom meet

> Below the zoom link to register for the student webinar/ interaction
 Oct 21, 2020 at 3:00 PM.

https://algonquincollege.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kmob-H13SWqRtqRZQ-WKAQ


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Daily Virtual Grade 12 Presentations:
Starting October into December, we will have reoccurring presentations daily (except Fridays) at 2:00 pm. There is no registration required and any student is welcome to attend.
*I will also do a repeat presentation on Mondays at 4:00pm (same link)


>> https://algonquincollege.zoom.us/j/97664524903?pwd=MFVzaHFURStjZkJVNlJIM3k2T0hpZz09

Each session will emulate our usual in-person Grade 12 presentation followed by a live Q&A. This will help students discover college programs, admission requirements and learn about services and life on campus.

Custom Viewbook: Students can customize their personal copy of our digital Viewbook.http://customviewbook.algonquincollege.com/connect  

One-on-One Meetings: Students can ask questions to their AC representative as well as seek assistance with their OCAS application.
www.AlgonquinCollege.com/BookTheBowTie   

Events:
https://www.algonquincollege.com/future-students/virtual-events/
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Brock University

https://discover.brocku.ca/tours/
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Cambrian College

https://cambriancollege.ca/book-a-tour/
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Canadore College


Canadore College Virtual Presentation

Monday November 2nd 2020 from 4:00-5:00pm. Please see link below. 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3816554153?pwd=Z2Y5OG9nN05QSlYxWlJGMm5XTXd5QT09

https://www.canadorecollege.ca/experience/join-us
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Carleton University  


Virtual Open Houses
 
October 24th and November 7th. You must register in advance for this. Please see the link below.

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https://admissions.carleton.ca/openhouse/



Admissions Information:

> https://admissions.carleton.ca/
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Concordia University

Open House Saturday October 24th
https://www.concordia.ca/admissions/open-house.html

https://www.concordia.ca/admissions.html
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Dalhousie University

As Dalhousie’s application opens next week on October 15th for Early Admissions

Admissions Information:

Recorded Dalhousie Recruitment Presentation (Must access through link): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dDvgddNIO8&feature=youtu.be

Online Viewbook: dal.ca/viewbook

Application checklist: dal.ca/applynow

Virtual Advising appointments:

Appointments with Jaxon during the workday (9-5): https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/BookanAppointmentwithJaxon@dalu.onmicrosoft.com/bookings/

Available Tuesday and Thursday evenings until 8PM: https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/EveningAppointments@dalu.onmicrosoft.com/bookings/

Virtual Events:

Open House – November 7th. Register Here: https://www.dal.ca/admissions/open_house/register.html

Virtual Campus Tours

https://www.dal.ca/admissions/campus-tours/halifax.html

Dal 101

We will be offering a virtual presentation session on all things Dalhousie two times a week. A morning session on Tuesday’s and an evening session on Wednesday’s! The sessions will begin after our application opens and info can be found on our website at https://www.dal.ca/admissions/upcoming-events-.html

Other ways to Connect:

Sign up for email Updates: Dal.ca/starthere

Email your advisor: Jaxon@dal.ca


https://www.dal.ca/admissions/campus-tours.html
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Fleming College

https://flemingcollege.ca/tours
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Lakehead University

https://www.lakeheadu.ca/admissions/campus-tours
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McMaster University


We have opened registration for our Mac Connections presentations. These presentations give your students a chance to connect with one of our recruiters in a small, virtual session.

If you are interested in joining one of our sessions, pass them along this link >> https://future.mcmaster.ca/domestic-students/register-for-a-webinar/


https://mcmasterviewbook.ca/
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Nipissing University

Access virtual events, resources & details in the link below

>> https://linktr.ee/nurecruitment


  • Nipissing's Virtual Open House - November 7, 2020 @ 10am
  • Campus Tours - Monday's @ 2pm & Wednesdays @ 4pm on Instagram LIVE
  • Applicant Information Sessions - Our General Presentations for students, parents and supporters, as well as teachers and guidance counsellors - Thursdays @ 6pm
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Northern College


http://www.northernc.on.ca/tours/
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Ontario Tech University


https://ontariotechu.ca/future-students/index.php

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Queen's University

https://www.queensubound.queensu.ca/
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Ryerson University


https://www.ryerson.ca/admissions/visits-tours/virtual/
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Saint Paul University

Saint Paul University’s liaison team is pleased to invite you to our virtual information session!
Join us on Friday, October 23, 2020 to learn more about our new programs and student services. 
 
When: Friday, October 23m from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Online

 
Please confirm your attendance by October 21 via link below
>> Register for info session with Saint Paul



>  https://ustpaul.ca/en/admissions-and-student-services-applications-a-step-by-step-guide_466_152.htm


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St. Francis Xavier

> https://www.stfx.ca/tour-campus/tour-booking

Every Wednesday from 2:30-3:30pm EST we will be hosting a 'Talk to Me' meeting where students in the Eastern Ontario and Quebec regions can pop in and ask any questions they may have face-to-face (virtually) with me over Zoom. If this time frame does not work for your students, there are other Student Success Leaders hosting meetings at different times/days that they are welcome to attend. General information about these meetings, as well as our team itself can be found here: Talk to Us.
In addition, if students are interested in meeting 1-on-1 with me (virtually), the link to do so is included here: One-to-One Meeting Link.


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St. Lawrence College

https://www.stlawrencecollege.ca/campuses-and-services/our-campuses-and-cities/
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Trent University


Virtual Viewings:

Before or after Fall Preview, students can join our enrolment advisors for interactive virtual presentations – offered twice daily, four times a week. We will be talking about programs, scholarships, student life and residence, guaranteed career experience, and so much more. Learn more and sign up at trentu.ca/virtual

Virtual Open House

On Saturday, November 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time), you're invited to explore Trent from home with our Virtual Open House. During this online event you can:

  • Sit in on academic information sessions and interact in real time with faculty and current students in your program of interest
  • Speak with our friendly and helpful staff in Admissions, Housing, and Scholarships during our Live Chat sessions
  • Attend Trent International sessions and learn more about topics related to international student applications, e.g. applying for study permit and living in Canada

Please register for this event by clicking the link below...
> http://www.trentu.ca/futurestudents/events/register/373


Don't
 forget to check out Trent's Peterborough and Durham GTA campuses through our virtual campus tours, featuring residences and student spaces

 
Learn how to Apply through drop-in sessions with our Admissions team who will help will you navigate your next steps - don't forget your OUAC access code!


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Tyndale University 

> https://www.tyndale.ca/
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University of Guelph

https://admission.uoguelph.ca/visit-u-g-virtually
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University of New Brunswick 

UNB OPEN HOUSE  

UNB will hold two online open houses this year, one for the Fredericton campus on Nov. 7 and one for Saint John on Nov. 14. During the day, you will be able to attend small group Q&As with faculties, attend sessions on scholarships, student life and more.  Students can RSVP online at: UNB Open House 

 

UNB Online Virtual Events  

Throughout the fall UNB is offering a weekly topic specific web-series, each episode is accompanied by Fast-Track admissions. Those who attend these events will have thier choice of a free gift to be mailed right to their home.  

Details and to RSVP can be found online at UNB.ca/FutureStudents 

 

Book a one-on-one meeting 

We may not be able to visit you in person this year, but that doesn’t mean we’re not here for you. You can book a one-on-one meeting with a UNB recruiter: Book a Meeting  


https://www.unb.ca/admissions/index.html


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University of Ottawa 

Post Secondary Survival Guide @ UOttawa
Overview:

Have you been stressing a bit about what post-high school life is like? We are here to ease your anxiousness and walk you through everything from applying to post-secondary institutions, important university tips such as how to study properly? The Afro-Caribbean Mentorship (ACMP) is putting together a significantly informative event on Saturday, October 24th, 2020. Anyone interested but worrying about post-secondary institutions, particularly in Ontario.


Who is this event for?

This event is open to all students from high school


Where: Virtually (***Zoom credentials will be provided the night before the event, Friday, October 23rd )  

When: Saturday, October 24th, 2020, 

Time: 4:00PM to 5:30PM

Cost: FREE

Capacity: Online Zoom meeting, capacity is “unlimited” 

Register TODAY through Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/post-secondary-survival-guide-tickets-123616208407


When?

The Post-Secondary Survival Guide event will be held on Saturday, October 24th from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM which will be a 1-hour and 30 mins event.

Virtual Open Houses

November 7th - 21st. You must register in advance for this. Please see the link below.




U of Ottawa admissions info below:


> https://www.uottawa.ca/undergraduate-admissions/
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University of Waterloo

Additional student resources:

 

·      Waterloo Wednesday Webinarson-going events every Wednesday from 5-6 p.m. including general and themed sessions 

·      Waterloo Virtual Fair – October 3connect with students, professors, and staff without the hassle of travel

·      Waterloo Virtual Open House – November 7connect with students, professors, and staff without the hassle of travel

·      On-demand liaison presentation: available anytime for your students

·      Q & A directly with liaison officers (email us)a private virtual session specifically for your students or a specific family

·      Virtual tourssee campus and learn about Waterloo from our ambassadors 

·      Brochure requestsorder or download any of our brochures



https://uwaterloo.ca/future-students/photospheres
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Western University


Huron at Western:

You are invited to a Zoom meeting!
When: Nov 19, 2020 01:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Please register in advance for this meeting using the link below:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


https://welcome.uwo.ca/visit/virtually.html
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Special Events and Virtual Tours 


Planning and Funding Post-Secondary


P&F


Please see link below for further details.

>>Parent Information Workshops




Worldwide College Tours

October 5-9 Virtual Fair

The time has finally arrived for our October Virtual Fair! We are bringing colleges and universities, from all over the world, to help students, parents, and guidance counselors gain all the information they may need to know about applying to an international post-secondary institution. We look forward to helping you explore new opportunities!

Registration link below 

>>> Worldwide College Tours Inc event registration

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The Queen's Student Diversity Project (QSDP) is presenting their 3rd annual conference

QSDP will be hosting our third annual conference from October 24th -25th.


This year's conference theme is “Finding & Fostering Community at Queen's”. The conference will take place on Zoom from 1pm-3:10pm on Saturday and 1pm-4:15pm on Sunday. Students and teachers can look forward to panel discussions featuring current Queen’s students and alumni, along with other interactive activities to encourage discussion on the various topics that will be addressed. Our guest speakers will use their personal experiences to depict their academic and social transitions after coming to Queen's. Topics that will be covered include creating change and being a leader within your community, as well as the resources available to overcome financial barriers at Queen’s.  

 

Students will be able to register for the conference at https://www.queensstudentdiversityproject.org/qsdp-conference. I have attached the itinerary to this email and hope you will share the invitation to our conference with your students.


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The University of Ottawa Healthcare Symposium (UOHS) -

The UOHS is an undergraduate conference dedicated to promoting student interest in healthcare. This is a club that is run by university students exclusively and this year we are welcoming high school students to UOHS. This a great learning opportunity for students who want to learn more about the different professions in healthcare. The seminar speakers over the years have been doctors, researchers, professors, epidemiologists, and more.


The University of Ottawa Healthcare Symposium (UOHS) is a series of six online seminars, held on the weekends of January and February 2021, with a goal of promoting student interest in the many aspects of healthcare. UOHS is an opportunity for students to learn about both the practical and research-based components of healthcare, as well as to explore the various interdisciplinary lenses within the Canadian healthcare system. Please contact us if you would like to attend as a classroom or if there are individual students interested in our online seminars.


For more information about UOHS please visit our website: https://www.uohs-csuo.com/


We look forward to hearing back from you!



 

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Ten Tips for Choosing a University published in the Ottawa Citizen

Article written by Roseann O'Reilly Runte  


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Ontario Colleges Information


Apply to college as soon as the online application becomes available in October.
Complete and pay for your application on or before February 1 in order to receive equal consideration for admission to programs beginning the following September.

The following dates apply to programs starting in the fall of 2021. The application process at ontariocolleges.ca follows an annual cycle, based on the academic year (August to July). For programs beginning at other times of the year, please contact the individual colleges for more information about application processing dates.

Early October 2020: Online Application Opens

In early October, access to the online college application becomes available for programs beginning in the following academic year (August to July). You may create an account and begin your application.

February 1, 2021: Equal Consideration Date

 

Apply on or before this date in order to receive equal consideration for admission to programs starting the following fall. After this date, colleges consider applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until programs are full.

Note that applications to Highly Competitive Programs must be received by this date in order to be considered. As these programs receive a high volume of applicants, all seats may be filled by February 1.

Applicants are encouraged to complete their applications well before the Equal Consideration Date, as website volumes on the online application are at their highest at this time.

Many programs continue to accept applicants after February 1. Use our Find a Program tool at any time to find programs that are still open.

February 1, 2021: Earliest Offer Date

 

This is the earliest date that colleges may begin to send offers of admission to programs for the upcoming academic year. Offers will continue to be issued until programs are filled or wait-lists are established.

May 1, 2021: Deadline to Confirm Offers of Admission

 

Applicants must confirm their acceptance of an offer of admission by this date. Log in to your ontariocolleges.ca account to confirm your offer.

Colleges may extend offers of admission after this date. Each college will set the deadline to confirm offers made after May 1, and this deadline will be communicated to you with your offer.

June 2021: Tuition Deposit Due at the Colleges

 

The colleges require payment of a tuition deposit in June to secure your spot in your program. Each college sets its own tuition deposit amount and payment deadline. This information will be communicated to you by the college.


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ONTARIO UNIVERSITY INFORMATION

Important Dates to Remember:

November 2020

You will need your PIN number to apply.  your pin. - information to come.

 

* *January 15, 2021 is the Deadline *

DEADLINE TO APPLY TO ONTARIO UNIVERSITIES  www.ouac.on.ca


February , 2021

If you have applied by the deadline then this is the recommended last date to submit university and program changes.

May  2021

The latest date you can expect a response from an Ontario university. This may include an offer of admission; a refusal; or a deferral, once additional information is received.

June  2021

Earliest date you may be required to respond to an Ontario university offer of admission and give a financial commitment (i.e. registration deposit, residence deposit etc).
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OSAP Ontario Student Assistance Plan  Loan information and application. 

Free Tuition for eligible students.


GAP YEAR

Guided Gap Year -  Information for graduating students and their parents.  Important and innovative gap year program for young adults in Ontario.

Please click this link Discovery Year to read about taking a Gap Year!

Click this link for information Gap Year Bursaries for Canadians


National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces

For student interested in National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces please click on the link below:

National Defence Canadian Armed Forces


Post Secondary Information

ONTransfer The Ontario Post Secondary Transfer Guide (ONTransfer) is your resource for information on credit transfer within the province of Ontario. 

http://www.cou.on.ca/key-issues/student-services/university-college-partnerships examples of college and university partnerships

http://www.ontario.ca/education-and-training/go-college-or-university-ontario - information on post secondary

http://www.ontariocolleges.ca – a guide to Ontario colleges and application

http://www.ouac.on.ca – Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC)

http://www.scholarshipscanada.com – scholarship database

http://www.ontario.ca/page/student-loans-grants-scholarships-and-bursaries - ideas of how to fund post secondary education

http://www.ontario.ca/tcu – Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

http://www.ontario.ca/apprenticeship – apprenticeship info

http://www.canlearn.ca – information and tools to help you plan and finance your education

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