University and College Planning



University/College Preparation Plan
 
 
Grade 12 Newsletters
 
 
 
 
 
 
Seventh-day Adventist Universities & Colleges
 
·         Burman University's website.
 
·         This website lists all of the Seventh-day Adventist Universities & Colleges in North America. You can search various degrees and find out which university/college offers that degree. There are also links to each university/college website.
 
***      Kingsway College hosts a College fair in November where students and parents can meet with representatives from most of the Seventh-day Adventist Universities and Colleges. Students who apply to a university or college during this fair usually have the application fees waived. See the Kingsway calendar for the specific date (can be found on our website).
 
 
Ontario Universities
 
·         This website allows you to search for programs offered in Ontario Universities. It will tell you the prerequisites and grade requirements for each program. There is an important information tab that discusses campus visits, offers of admissions, language requirements, professional programs, residence information, how the university will treat failed and repeated courses, and contact information for each university.
 
·         This website is where you will apply to any university in Ontario. There is a wealth of information regarding how to apply, important dates, fees, etc.
 
·         This website provides a variety of tutorials including: how to use the electronic info website, how to apply to Ontario universities, how to review and change your completed application, and how to respond to offers of admission.
 
·         Grade 12 students and their families are invited to attend this free event where they can meet with representatives from all Ontario universities. Held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in late September.
 
·         Ontario’s universities travel across Ontario together during the fall, providing a “one stop shop” for you to hear about what the different universities offer.
 
 
Ontario Colleges
 
·         This website allows you to search for programs offered in Ontario Colleges.  It will tell you the prerequisites and grade requirements for each program.
 
·         This website provides a variety of tutorials including: how to find a program, and how to apply to Ontario colleges.
 
·         Grade 12 students and their families are invited to attend this free event where they can meet with representatives from all Ontario colleges. Held at the Direct Energy Centre at Exhibition Place in mid-October.
 
 
Apprenticeship Programs
 
·         This website provides information regarding becoming an apprentice in Ontario in the skilled trades.
 
·         This website provides a list of apprenticeship programs and courses in Ontario.
 
·         This website from Employment Ontario connects employers and apprentices across Ontario
 
Universities/Colleges in the United States
 
·         A general application used by many universities and colleges in the United States. If the university or college of your choice does not use the common application, you must apply directly to that university or college.
·         The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of tests in English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science. There is also an optional Writing section (check with the universities/colleges you are considering to determine if they require the writing section). The ACT is accepted by all universities/colleges in the United States. This website allows students to register for the ACT. It also provides an online test preparation for the ACT. Kingsway College is a national test centre for the ACT so students can plan to write the exam at Kingsway College.
 
·         The SAT is another national college admissions examination. This website allows students to register for the SAT. Practice questions are provided to help prepare for the SAT.
 
·         This website provides a comprehensive test preparation for both the ACT and the SAT.
 
 
Scholarships
 
·         This website provides a list of scholarships available at Ontario universities.
 
·         This website provides information on thousands of scholarships, grants and cash awards.
 
·         This website is an extensive database of scholarship, bursaries and grants.
 
·     This website provides information of scholarships, grants, bursary funding and employment opportunities.
 
***      The Records office at Kingsway College has a book that lists the majority of scholarships available in Canada. Seventh-day Adventist universities and colleges also provide their own scholarships. Please contact the university or college for more details.
 
 
Student Loans
 

·         This website provides information about the Ontario student assistance program. It explains how OSAP works and discusses what types of financial aid is available.  It provides an aid estimator, a repayment calculator, and allows you to apply for loans online.

Academic Invest

·         This website provides a list of scholarships available at Ontario universities.