College System Events

College Dialogues

April 25, 2018 – Cambrian College
April 26, 2018 – Georgian College
May 15, 2018 – Loyalist College
May 16, 2018 – Ridgetown Campus, University of Guelph

Ontario College Dialogues provide an opportunity for high school guidance counsellors to meet representatives from Ontario's colleges and get information on degree, diploma, certificate and apprenticeship programs, admissions, financial aid, graduate success, new college facilities and more.

There will be opportunities to visit individual college booths during morning registration and lunch to obtain additional information on each college.

For further details on the College Dialogue event in your region and to register, visit

Skills Ontario Competition

May 7 - 9, 2018 – Toronto Congress Centre

The Skills Ontario Competition is Canada's largest skilled trades competition.  Over 1,900 students vie for medals in 67 remarkably diverse contest areas, as a crowd of 20,000 captivated visitors cheers them on.  The competition offers a unique opportunity for students who are pursuing a career in the skilled trades to excel, rise above the crowd, and demonstrate their skills and their enthusiasm for their career choices to educators, family and friends.

The Skills Ontario Competition offers many resources and insights into postsecondary options through the Career Exploration Showcase, where many of Ontario's colleges as well as have exhibit booths for students to visit.

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College Information Program (CIP)

2018 dates to be announced

Throughout the fall, guidance and employment counsellors, high school students, adult students and potential learners from across Ontario have the opportunity to meet representatives from the province's colleges through the College Information Program (CIP).

Ontario School Counsellors' Association (OSCA) Conference

2018 date to be announced

The Ontario School Counsellors' Association (OSCA) Conference provides professional development for high school guidance counsellors and career educators, student success teachers and other educators.  Over the course of the three-day conference, delegates have the opportunity to make new professional and personal contacts, network with other guidance and career educators and learn from dynamic keynote speakers.  Workshops and presentations give attendees opportunities to learn about innovative programs and resources that will benefit the students they assist.

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Quick Links

College Dialogues website
College Dialogues Poster (.pdf)
Skills Ontario website
OCIF website
OSCA website