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We know that planning your post-secondary education can be stressful, so we want to arm you with as much information about your options as possible. That’s why for the past three years, we’ve invited colleges and universities to the VHS office to chat about admissions, programs, student life, and the unique opportunities they offer to … Read More
October is here, and the new school year is well underway. If you’re a graduating student you may be asking yourself some big questions. What should I do after high school? Should I go to college or university? Do an apprenticeship? Jump right into the workforce? Take a year off? Every graduating student faces these decisions. … Read More
Planning to attend university next year? Not sure which school is right for you? Be sure to check out the Ontario Universities’ Fair happening September 27–29, 2019 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily) at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. This is the only event where you can see ALL Ontario universities in one place at one time, and it … Read More
Preparing for Post-Secondary Through Online Learning
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- on August 2, 2019.
The transition from high school to college or university can be daunting. Some students struggle to adapt to different teaching styles and new academic responsibilities. Online learning in high school can ease this transition by helping students to develop important skills such as personal responsibility, effective study habits, and the ability to overcome academic challenges. … Read More
Fast Track Courses: Maximizing Success in Minimal Time
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- on June 17, 2019.
Every student encounters different challenges while striving to get into the post-secondary school of their choice or earn their OSSD. Virtual High School’s understanding of this resulted in their fundamental practice of offering self-paced, flexible—anywhere, anytime—OSSD credit courses. One significant challenge students encounter is that they need to earn a credit quickly. When this happens, … Read More
Are you worried that summer school is going to hinder your summer plans? Do you think taking courses over the summer is going to prevent you from getting outside and enjoying the beautiful weather? What if there were a way to further your education and still enjoy your summer holidays? There are many reasons why … Read More
University Programs with Availability for September 2019
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- on June 7, 2019.
Are you an Ontario secondary school student applying to an Ontario university and have not received an offer of admission? If so, check out the Admission Information Service! Education can take you in any number of different directions, so get in touch with the OUAC for more learning opportunities. The Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) … Read More
The University of Waterloo has deadlines approaching for two exciting workshops directed at young women. Think About Math The Think About Math workshop exposes young women to opportunities in the field of mathematics. Female UWaterloo math graduates will meet with participants and answer questions. Sessions run by faculty members will explore a variety of real-world … Read More
It’s important, and sometimes difficult, to decide which courses to take. The most important thing to do when selecting courses is to plan early. High school course decisions begin in Grade 8 as students prepare to enter Grade 9. The choice between applied and academic streams can significantly affect a student’s path throughout high school and during … Read More
To help inform our students about exciting post-secondary options, VHS hosted several live, online info sessions this fall with representatives from universities and colleges across Ontario. If you are interested in learning more about any of the post-secondary institutions below, be sure to watch the recorded info session and comment with any questions or feedback … Read More