College Dialogues On Demand
Ontario College Dialogues On Demand provides an opportunity for high school guidance counsellors to virtually meet representatives from Ontario's colleges and get information on degree, diploma, certificate and apprenticeship programs, admissions, financial aid, graduate success, new college facilities and more.
To get started, visit the College Dialogues On Demand website.
Skills Ontario Competition
May 1st-3rd, 2023
The Skills Ontario Competition is Canada's largest skilled trades competition. Over 2,400 students vie for medals in 70 remarkably diverse contest areas, as a crowd of 35,000+ captivated visitors cheers them on. The competition offers a unique opportunity for students who are pursuing a career in the skilled trades to excel, rise above the crowd, and demonstrate their skills and their enthusiasm for their career choices to educators, family and friends.
The Skills Ontario Competition offers many resources and insights into postsecondary options through the Career Exploration Showcase, where many of Ontario's colleges as well as ontariocolleges.ca have exhibit booths for students to visit.
For more information, visit skillsontario.com.
College Information Program (CIP)
Throughout the fall, guidance and employment counsellors, high school students, adult students and potential learners from across Ontario have the opportunity to meet representatives from the province's colleges through the College Information Program (CIP).
January 16th, January 30th, February 13th, February 27th, 2023
Starting Monday, January 16th, every two weeks there will be four panel groups running simultaneously on Zoom, each made up of six to seven colleges.
Each group will provide:
- A brief overview of the Ontario community college system
- Highlights from each college on the panel
- Time to ask your questions to individual college representatives
For more information, click here.
Ontario School Counsellors' Association (OSCA) Conference
To be announced
The Ontario School Counsellors' Association (OSCA) Conference provides professional development for high school guidance counsellors and career educators, student success teachers and other educators. Over the course of the three-day conference, delegates have the opportunity to make new professional and personal contacts, network with other guidance and career educators and learn from dynamic keynote speakers. Workshops and presentations give attendees opportunities to learn about innovative programs and resources that will benefit the students they assist.
For further details, visit osca.ca.
Ontario College Fair
October 18th – 19th, 2023
The annual Ontario College Fair is an in-person event that brings together all Ontario Colleges in one location. You can meet with college representatives to gather information about programs, campuses, and admission requirements. You can even learn how to apply to college from the event.
The Ontario College Fair is a great place to start exploring all that college has to offer. For more information, visit the Ontario College Fair website.