Guidance sends first electronic submission to OUAC & OCAS
OUAC - ONTARIO UNIVERSITY APPLICATION CENTRE
Guidance sends student demographics, grade 11 marks and current grade 12 courses electronically to OUAC.
OUAC pin numbers are available for Guidance staff to download shortly after this submission.
OCAS - ONTARIO COLLEGE APPLICATION SERVICES
Guidance sends student demographics, grade 11 marks and current grade 12 courses electronically to OCAS
Students will create their own logins & passwords for OCAS.
Introduction to Thunder 12's Website Presentation
Attend the 1st post-secondary application workshop from Guidance
All grade 12 students will be give a time to come down with their class and go through the application process whether they are interested in applying to College or University. This information session will provide students with the following paperwork.
University bound students
You can use this site to compare programs and degrees, find information about universities, admission requirements, search for scholarships. see entering averages, and much more. This site is a MUST for any student choosing to go to University.
Attend the UIP on November 8 from 12:30 -2:00 pm @SMCSS
"UIP" is the acronym for University Information program. The UIP allows you to gather information about Ontario’s 21 universities, including programs, campus life and anything else that may help you make a decision about which Ontario university to choose.
Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend!
College bound students
Learn about Ontario's colleges, search college programs and more. The Ontario College Application Service (OCAS), is the centralized application service for Ontario's 28 public colleges.
Attend the CIP on one of our bus trips!
"CIP" is the acronym for College Information Program. Each fall Guidance Counsellors take a bus to either Loyalist, Fleming or Durham Colleges to take part in the College Information Program that is hosted at all three of these schools. Don’t miss out on an awesome opportunity to meet with college reps and get the information you need to make your decision about post-secondary education.
Applying to schools in the US
Are you a varsity athlete?
Applying to Out-of-Province Universities?
If you intend on applying to a school in another Canadian province, please speak with Mr. Dunn in Guidance to help.
Click here to the website that lists all public Canadian Universities.
The OUAC assists the following out-of-province universities with collecting academic data for Ontario high school students who have applied through the OUAC:
Keep attending college/university presentations
Make sure to attend the main schools you are interested in. Come prepared to ask questions about the program you are interested in.
Check out campustours.ca to see a virtual view of school campuses
Do you need to write a "Personal Statement of Experience (PSE)"?
Keep using post-secondary organizer!
Keep focused on grades!
Keep focused until the end of June. Marks DO matter!
You will struggle in post-secondary if you do not get a background knowledge and work ethics in place during high school.
Take a look at this article that could help you improve grades.
14 ways to improve your grades if you are underperforming