Self Assessment

What am I good at?

·         http://canadiancareers.com/careerinfo.html

Try the on-line interest and skill tests.  Learn about current labour trends.

·         http://osca.ca

The Ontario School Counsellors’ Association site has a variety of interest tests to try. Go to For Students.

Choosing a School

·         http://schoolfinder.com

Find information on more than 1700 universities, colleges and career colleges in Canada, including admission requirements, costs, programs and contact details. View interactive virtual campus e-Tours™. Search by keyword for programs, schools, careers and scholarships.

·         http://ouac.on.ca/  – Ontario University Application Centre

·         http://ontariocolleges.caOntario Colleges

·         http://StudyinCanada.com   Find Canadian schools, programs and careers.

·         http://CampusAccess.com  This is a comprehensive resource guide and job list for university students.

Apprenticeship Websites

·         skillsontario.com – Skills Canada – Ontario

·         oyap.com – Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program

Finding a Job

Financing Your Education

    http://osap.gov.on.ca/

In May, many students start applying for educational funds through the Ontario Student Assistance Program.  There are no fees charged if you register on-line.

·         Free scholarship search engines to try:

  1. http://studentawards.com
  2. scholarshipscanada.com
  3. http://fastweb.com  (American site,  but helpful tips)
  4. http://outsidescholarships.org/

Many of these web sites will conduct a free search for you after you complete a questionnaire about yourself and your future goals.

Here are some more scholarship opportunities outside of Canada:

Final Checks

http://ontariosuniversities.ca

http://cudo.ouac.on.ca

Welcome to the site called CUDO – Common University Data Ontario.  This is a great information tool to compare universities and their various programs.