Post-Secondary Planning

It's never too early to plan what you might want to do after high school. Do you want to go directly into the workplace? Pursue an apprenticeship? Go to College or University? Do you know what you need to do in high school so that you get to where you want after? Here are some resources for you and your family!

University Pathway:

The formal deadline for applications to University - OUAC is Jan. 15 for full consideration but more details can be found at the following OUAC link for any applications after that date. OUAC Deadlines

College Pathway:

The deadline for equal consideration for applications to College - OCAS - is Feb. 1. Applications details can be found at the OCAS website for applying for programs after this date. OCAS deadlines

Apprenticeships:

The need for skilled tradespeople is only going to increase as the current population ages. OYAP can help give you a boost. If you find a potential employer where you want to apprentice, share this government of Ontario "hire an apprentice" program with them!

Workplace:

Students planning on gonig straight into the workplace from high school should seriously consider taking Co-operative Education, as this can give students a head start on preparing for skills that are essential for the workplace.