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Resources

Scroll for links to helpful information on: College, University, Apprenticeship, Financial Aid, GAP Year, Researching Occupations.

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College and University

College in Ontario

Ontario colleges search and application site - www.ontariocolleges.ca

University in Ontario

program search -   www.ontariouniversitiesinfo.ca

application site -   www.ouac.on.ca

Universities in Canada

 Info on Canadian universities, programs, scholarships, etc.

https://www.univcan.ca/universities/member-universities/

https://www.universitystudy.ca/

Collaborative University/College programs, Ontario

https://www.ouac.on.ca/guide/collaborative-university-college-programs/

Ontario Transfer Guide

-info on pathways between high school, college, university

www.ontransfer.ca

Apprenticeship

Apprenticesearch

Info on apprenticeships - the trades, how to become involved, etc.

www.apprenticesearch.com

Trades at a glance 

https://oyap.ca/en/skilled_trades/trades_at_a_glance/

Skilled Trades Ontario - Starting Your Apprenticeship

https://www.skilledtradesontario.ca/apprenticeship/starting-your-apprenticeship/


 

What is OYAP?

https://oyap.ca/en/about_oyap/what_is_oyap/


 

Trades Programs at Ontario Colleges

https://www.ontariocolleges.ca/en/apply/skilled-trades

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Financial Aid

OSAP - Ontario Student Assistance Program (student loan)

www.osap.gov.on.ca

 

Scholarships Canada

https://www.scholarshipscanada.com

 

Scholar Tree

https://scholartree.ca

 

School Finder

https://schoolfinder.com

 

Unlock Your Future

https://www.keytoscholarships.com

 

Yconic

(formerly Student Awards)

https://yconic.com

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What is a GAP year and should you take one?

Check out this article and take the quiz:

https://www.schoolfinder.com/Discover/Article/1/5698/What-s-a-Gap-Year?-Should-You-Take-a-Gap-Year-in-2022

There are many options for a GAP year:

  • build skills

  • work

  • travel

  • study

  • volunteer

  • go on exchange

Here are just 2 of the many resources available:

  • Cangap - Canadian Gap Year Association

       https://www.cangap.ca

  • Discover Year

       https://www.discoveryear.ca

GAP Year

Researching Occupations

Canadian Occupational Projection System

-info on future trends of job openings and job seekers

https://occupations.esdc.gc.ca/sppc-cops/w.2lc.4m.2@-eng.jsp

Ontario Job Profiles

-”You can look at different jobs in Ontario, their yearly income, the average growth rate, and the number of openings in Ontario today.”

https://www.services.labour.gov.on.ca/labourmarket-ui/search

PathwaysToJobs.com

Career profiles and videos; schools in Canada and U.S.; scholarship info; "Careers in Action" for the civic-minded

https://pathwaystojobs.ca

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