Frequently Asked Questions: Other

How will my GPA for my foreign institutions be calculated?

Grades from institutions outside of Canada and the United States are not included in the GPA calculations.

I have a disability and require assistance to complete the application. How can you help me?

Applications: Undergrad (101), Undergrad (105) Categories: Other

If you require assistance with your application, please contact Applicant Services at 519-823-1063. You may also visit Accessibility to request a document in an accessible format.

I may need financial assistance to attend university. What about scholarships?

Applications: Undergrad (101), Undergrad (105) Categories: Other

Applicants can take advantage of a variety of scholarships available at all Ontario universities. The Ontario Government also has a financial aid program to assist students in need of funding in order to pursue a university education. Some university scholarships are available for applicants entering their first year of study and some are renewable for…

Is it worth it?

Applications: Undergrad (101), Undergrad (105) Categories: Other

University study continues to be one of life’s most important, rewarding and exciting experiences. The knowledge that you gain at university, the friends that you make and the variety of experiences that you have will be with you all your life. Year after year the employment rate is higher for those with a university degree…

What is the OUAC and what does it do?

Applications: Teacher (TEAS), Undergrad (101), Undergrad (105) Categories: Other

“OUAC” is the acronym for the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre. The OUAC is a centralized processing centre for applications for undergraduate admission to the universities of Ontario. The OUAC, which is located in Guelph, Ontario, receives your application, processes it and transfers the information to the universities you have selected. The OUAC does not make…