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For Parents and Guardians
Resources to Prepare Students for Life After High School

Here you will find resources for supporting your child as they begin researching and/or applying to post-secondary institutions.

Below are two  important sites for beginning, continuing, or finalizing your post-secondary research.
  1. Ontario Colleges - research the most updated information on degree, diploma, and certification programs offered by Ontario colleges.
  2. eINFO - research the most updated information on degree programs offered by Ontario universities.​ 

Parent Information Night - November 8, 2016

Parent information night is an opportunity for parents/guardians to learn about the resources available at Bur Oak Secondary School and beyond to help students create educational plans. Information about post-secondary options for students and preparation advice can be found in our Trailblazers presentation

Students as Trailblazers - Designing Your Path

What can students do if they are interested in art and culture, applied science, manufacturing, health care, etc.? Bur Oak Secondary School has prepared detailed guides to help students plan their path, or trail, after high school and pursue their interests.

Course Selection Presentations

Bur Oak students receive presentations in February to help them make informed course selection decisions for their next school year. Find these presentations below:

Grade 9 Course Selection Presentation

Grade 10 Course Selection Presentation

Grade 11 Course Selection Presentation

Grade 12 Course Selection Presentation​

Other Resources to Use in Pathways Planning Research

Directory of Canadian Universities

Ontario Postsecondary Transfer Guide (ONTransfer)

Ontario University Links

University Support and Resources for Ontario High School students

Funding Your Child's Post-Secondary Education

Post-secondary education can be an expensive, but worthy, investment. Encourage your child to seek our scholarship and bursary opportunities. Scholarships Canada and Higher Ed Points has created a helpful parent guide for funding post-secondary education​.
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