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Be sure to check the Grade 12 Planning Guide below to keep track of important deadlines that you shouldn't miss!


Grade 12 Planning 2018-19.pdf


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Find all of the information you need to apply to an Ontario university, including the online application, here:

www.ouac.on.ca/ouac-101/

Click here to find some How-to Videos.


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Visit eINFO to search for your ideal program and find out the information you need to apply, like prerequisites, grade requirements and more.  You can also rate and compare your choices.

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12U Info 2018.pptx

12U Info 2018.pdf

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College and university rep visits to O.S.S.

Grade 12 students who are considering college or university next year may be interested to hear presentations by college and university reps who will discuss things like:  campus life, scholarships, programs, residence, etc.

Please note the date and time of each visit and be sure to sign up in Guidance if you are interested in attending any presentation.  The rep will answer your questions about programs, residence, scholarships, sports and general campus life.

You will notice that, in an attempt to reduce the number of classes missed, some visits have been scheduled over the lunch-hour.  For those visits, the representative may set up a display in the front forum area and you will be able to ask questions and/or pick up a viewbook at that time.

Please remember to sign up in Guidance for every presentation you wish to attend!  The number of students attending will determine what type of presentation will be made.

This year, OSS is pleased to be hosting:

  * APSIP, the Aboriginal Post-Secondary Information Program on Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Twin Lakes Secondary School will be hosting the University Information Program (UIP) on Thursday, October 25, 2018, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Visit www.ouf.ca/uip/ for more information.

Calendar of Visits to OSS:

The entire calendar of visits to OSS by university and college liaisons/representatives will be sent to your school email accounts and posted here soon.  In the meantime, here are the currently scheduled September visits:

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The best way to decide if a university is right for you is to visit the campus.  Check the universities' website to see if when they are holding an Open House or Fall Preview Day.  You should also be able to book a campus tour.

Since not all event information was available at the time of the production of the handout below, remember to check the universities’ websites for more information about Preview Days, Open Houses and Campus Tours.  You can also check http://www.electronicinfo.ca/ for a list of Campus Visits & Events, as well as a lot of other valuable information!Open House 2.jpg



Below you will find some scanned posters of Fall Preview Days and Open Houses for universities, i.e.)

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Carleton University.pdf

Fall Preview U of Guelph.pdf




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To help with your research for your post-secondary plans, you can use the Transition Resource Guide that you will find at this website.​

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Fee Schedule and Payment Options

Payment Details

All fees are non-refundable.  Your application will not be forwarded to any universities until you submit full payment to the OUAC.  Fees for withdrawn university choices are not refunded.

Reminder:  If you make a change after you have paid, there may be additional fees.

All fees are listed in Canadian dollars.

Base Application Fee: $150
For the initial 3 university/program choices.

Additional Choice Fee: $50/choice
For each additional program choice beyond the first 3 (e.g., if you add 2 additional university choices, you must pay $100 in addition to the base application fee).

There is no fee for modifying a program choice within the same university.

Note: You may apply to as many Ontario universities/programs as you wish; however, you are limited to a maximum of 3 program choices at any 1 university (including its affiliates). Some universities may further limit the number of programs you can apply to.

International Service Fee: $10
If you are not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.

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Important dates to remember

September 28 - 30, 2018 - Ontario Universities' Fair

All 21 Ontario universities in one place.  Just for you!  Faculty, academics and knowledgeable representatives are ready to answer your questions.  Click here for more information.

 

Thursday, October, 25, 2018 - University Information Program

Twin Lakes Secondary School is hosting UIP on the evening of October 25th, 6:30 p.m to 8:30 p.m.  The UIP allows you to gather information about Ontario’s 21 universities, including programs, campus life and other important information that may help you decide which Ontario university to choose. No fee or pre-registration is required to attend the UIP in your area.  If you are unable to attend, click here for the dates and locations of other UIPs across the province.

 

January 16, 2019 - Apply online through the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) by this date. www.ouac.on.ca  6

 

February 5, 2019 - Recommended last date to submit all information to the OUAC to be considered for early admission.  This information includes university and program changes, and additional choices

Note:  This is a recommended deadline; the OUAC will still accept and process changes at any time.

 

May 29, 2019 - You can expect an admission response from an Ontario university by this date.

 

June 3, 2019 - The earliest date you may be required to respond to an offer of admission.

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Campus Vibez

This educational tool gives a well-rounded view of all major Canadian universities and colleges through videos (both staff and student curated).

The videos:

  • Show the student perspective on each university/college
  • Provide in depth campus tours for students who are unable to visit campuses
  • Reduce student anxiety about the “unknown” as they can now experience university/college life beforehand
  • Are a great tool for parents