A friendly reminder that the WCS application deadline for the LORAN national scholarship is October 7th at 3 pm MDT. While the formal LORAN scholarship deadline is October 15, 2020, the internal deadline allows time for the WCS Nomination Committee to review applications and select the 3 school-nominated candidates. For applications that are not selected for the school-nomination, they will [...]
The Government of Alberta Transition Planning Guide: Career and Education Planning for Students with Disabilities
The following guides offer practical ideas and resources to help parents support their teens as they explore career options and make informed career decisions. https://alis.alberta.ca/media/698312/change-transitions.pdf https://alis.alberta.ca/media/698505/careercoach.pdf
ADLC: Alberta Distance Learning Centre https://www.adlc.ca/ Thinking of taking an extra course on-line via ADLC? Please note that ADLC has made policy changes that may impact decisions around taking courses via ADLC. Timelines and submission deadlines have become rather firm in support of consistent student work. Know the facts before you commit!
University Scholarship / Bursary applications are mostly around December 1st, 2019. Please check individual school websites for school-specific Scholarships and Bursary deadlines. Did you know that the majority of Canadian universities / colleges have robust bursary programs? What’s a bursary you ask? A bursary is a monetary award made by an institution to individuals or groups of people who cannot afford to [...]
I have/had accommodations in high school. How do I get accommodations at University / College? For most academic institutions, students must register with Accessibility Services at the respective post-secondary school and provide appropriate documentation of their learning need(s), after receiving an offer of admission. For students attending post-secondary schools in the fall of 2020, meetings and coordination with Accessibility Services [...]
Deadline to accept offers of admission: May 1 or June 1 (NOTE: Refer to the precise date indicated in your student services centre account) Next steps for newly admitted students: You’ve been admitted? Now what?? See UBC’s step-by-step guide and video to help admitted students plan finances, secure housing and figure out course planning. To qualify for first-year housing guarantee [...]
For students getting ready to write Grade 12 diploma exams, diploma preparation courses are now available here. You may now register for your prep courses online. www.diplomaprep.com Other exam prep sources of interest: Abacus for math www.abacus.ooo Alberta Education – Writing Diploma Exams (guides, exemplars) https://education.alberta.ca/writing-diploma-exams/ Renert Centre www.renertonline.com