Monthly Archives: January 2012

Study and Go Abroad Fairs

The Study and Go Abroad Fair offers students an opportunity to meet directly with top-ranked universities and colleges from around the world, as well as with organizations offering internships, volunteer programs, work abroad, and adventure and language travel.

Admission to the fair is free. You can register on the day or pre-register at www.studyandgoabroad.com .

Toronto: March 4, 2012 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre

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U of T Law and Medicine Youth Summer Programs

This summer, step into the University of Toronto and explore the world of law and medicine.

Medicine:

From its home in the University of Toronto’s Medical Sciences Building, in the heart of Toronto’s “Medical Discovery District”, the Med YSP offers students currently enrolled in grades 10 and 11 four unique one-week modules that each introduces a major medical discipline.

During the Med YSP you will…

  • Be a student at one of the world’s finest medical schools
  • Experience what it is like to be a medical researcher
  • Learn from some of the world’s leading doctors and research professionals
  • Work in cutting-edge laboratories
  • Gain a deep understanding of how the body works
  • Receive valuable academic enrichment and career guidance

Law:

During the Law YSP, students currently enrolled in grades 10 through 12 can spend between one and five weeks at the Faculty of Law discussing advanced legal concepts, learning about the reality of the Canadian legal system, and applying their knowledge in a variety of stimulating environments.

During the Law YSP you will:

  • Step into the shoes of a lawyer and immerse yourself in the practice of law
  • Hone your debating and analytic skills, and start “thinking like a lawyer”
  • Immerse yourself in the practice of law
  • Go behind the scenes at some of Canada’s largest courts and most prestigious law firms
  • Share ideas with other high school students from across Canada and around the world
  • Apply what you learn through immersive, realistic, and complex legal simulations
  • Receive valuable academic enrichment and career guidance

For more information and the application, go to www.ysp.utoronto.ca .

Ontario Tuition Grant

Attention Graduating Students:

The Queen Elizabeth II Aiming for the Top Scholarship Program has been discontinued.

However, there is a new program, the Ontario Tuition Grant, which will provide many high school graduates with approximately 30% of their tuition costs for an Ontario college or university.

You are eligible for this grant if:
– you are a full-time student at a public college or university in Ontario
– it’s been less than four years since you left high school
– you’re in a program that you can apply to directly from high school
– your parents’ gross income is $160 000 or less

Go to https://osap.gov.on.ca/OSAPPortal/en/PostsecondaryEducation/Tuition/index.htm for more information on how and when to apply for this grant.