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150 Mann Avenue
Ottawa ON Canada
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613-231-5150 ext. 117
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helping families in ottawa, canada become self-sufficient contributing members of society
Across Ottawa there are many community services available to assist young parents with the challenges they face:
1125 Colonel By Drive,
Offers a mature program for individuals who lack normal entrance requirements as published, but who will be 21 years of age or over by December 31st of the year in which they will enroll. May receive consideration for admission to a degree program either full-time or part-time.
University of Ottawa
550 Cumberland Street
For mature students who do not meet formal admission and have been out of full-time studies for two years after secondary school studies.
If university is the path you plan to take, here is some relevant information that will help you.
A local University information Program (UIP) will be held at Peterborough College form 7:00-9:00p.m. A representative from all Ontario Universities will be present to answer your questions. Students can attend specific university and gather school's calendars.
Begin your research using www.electronicinfo.ca - a great website for locating degrees, comparing universities, finding scholarship info and so on. Go onto www.auac.on.ca/101/ to begin the application process.
We recommend that you apply to OUAC by this date, as the nest 2 weeks are very busy.
On-line applications due to Ontario University Application Centre. We will forward your transcript, listing all courses you've taken in high school, with grades earned.
Recommended late for students to submit university or program changes for consideration for early admission.
Date by which all secondary school applicants shall expect one of the following: 1.) an offer of admission 2.) a refusal 3.) a deferral
The earliest date by which Ontario Universities may require a response to an offer of admission from students and may require financial commitment.
Online OSAP application available
The earlier offer date means that universities may use Gr. 11 and 12 marks.
Each university will set its own admission policies. Pay careful attention to these details by referring to the individual university's website, or OUAC's website www.electronicinfo.ca
Students should start researching their options in September to be sure their make will-informed decisions and to be ready to make decisions by mid December.
Fee is $100.00 to apply to three universities- each additional choice is $33.00. These additional choices can be submitted as part of the original application or as amendments to their application after it has been submitted.
OSAP is a program run by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, and funded by the provincial and federal governments.
OSAP is a needs-based program. This means that it provides loans, grants, scholarships and bursaries based on a formula that compares your educational costs to expected contributions from your parents or your spouse (if applicable) and your own income and assets.
OSAP provides eligible Ontario students with financial assistance to help pay for their tuition, books, mandatory fees, living costs and transportation.
19 publicly funded universities, plus the Ontario College of Art
3 or 4 year degree program (undergraduate) and 5 to 10 year graduate programs (Master's or PhD)
General Areas of Study: Agriculture and Biological Science, Education/Physical Education/Recreation. Engineering and Applied Science, Fine and Applied Arts, General Arts and Social Science (Humanities), General Science, Health Programs and Medical Science, Math and Physical Science and Business
Nature of Studies: Knowledge oriented with a focus on understanding theoretical principles, 0-15% of course work is practical, hands-on, does not necessarily lead to specific professions without additional study
High School Requirements (minimum): Diploma and 6 courses at the grade 12 University and/or Mixed-levels (required average and prerequisites vary with programs/universities)
Cost per Year (8 months): Varies greatly between programs and institutions. Check course calendars. Go to open house and information sessions. Check websites for most current information.