University of North Dakota
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Leaders can come from anywhere, but they go here.
The University of North Dakota is the state’s oldest and largest university. UND offers 250+ highly accredited on-campus and online degrees. Our students embark on a journey to become leaders. Not just in what they say but what they do. Through hard work and determination, we believe in work worth doing.
UND consistently ranks among the best for educational quality, affordability and career outcomes. The University of North Dakota has always been ahead of its time. UND continues to build on its record of developing future leaders. We have earned well-deserved national recognition for our academic programs.
A Moment with UND
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We Believe in Work
Our mission is to provide transformative learning, discovery and community engagement opportunities for developing tomorrow’s leaders.
We value community, discovery, diversity, inclusivity, liberal arts, and lifelong learning.
Every accredited college or university offers education, but not every school prepares students to make a real impact the way UND does. We consistently rank among the best for educational quality, affordability and career outcomes. Search our database of 225+ academic programs to find what interests you.
What’s a Pathway? (and what does it have to do with success?)
The first thing you should know about pathways is that they all lead to the same place: work. All work has value, and each of us has an important role to play in God’s creation.
The first couple of years in high school are a time to discover your own unique talents and think about careers that suit your interests. You might even start thinking about life after Grade 12 — apprenticeship, college, university, or work.
Your program pathway is your very own map that leads you to the career that’s right for you. It’s not necessarily a straight line! Your experiences in high school might lead you in a number of possible directions. You’ll try new things and discover more about yourself. And don’t worry about making a wrong turn — your guidance counsellor will be right there to guide you along the way!
Throughout high school, students are introduced to the many opportunities available in each career sector. The Career Studies course helps Grade 10 students explore career interests, pathway choices, and required education and training. Career and volunteer fairs introduce Grade 11 students to potential employers. Cooperative education and youth apprenticeship programs are popular ways to gain experience and learn more about a possible career choice.
Your parents, your teachers, your guidance counsellor and other people close to you can give you good advice.
Meet your guidance counsellor
When you start high school, you will be assigned a guidance counsellor, who will help you plan your courses and career options. Along with the other staff in the Student Services Department, your guidance counsellor takes care of new student registrations, arranges course timetables, keeps track of student records, and a whole lot more. If you have a personal problem, your guidance counsellor can help you work it out, either on your own or with support from the school chaplain, an outside agency or a social worker assigned to your school. Guidance counsellors can help you get extra help if you’re having trouble with your schoolwork, or if you need help preparing for exams. At any time, you or your parents can contact your guidance counsellor to discuss concerns or make important decisions.
Deciding whether to go to college, work, university or apprenticeship upon completion of secondary school is no easy task.
However, one thing is certain – good decisions are based on good planning. Choice of destination will be infl uenced by students’ interests and strengths, as well as course selection and achievement. Determining the appropriate level – applied, academic, essential; and later, college, workplace, or university – sets the stage for future career opportunities. In all cases, the need to plan ahead, research and investigate options is essential.
Where to go for more information
• Guidance counsellors, as well as computers and a list of helpful websites, are available in the Student Services office to aid you at your high school.
• Contact the colleges, or visit the website of the Ontario Application Services at Service Canada.
• Make an appointment at a local Career Resource Centre for assistance with resumes, interview techniques and job search skills.
• University representatives visit schools to do presentations for Grades 11 and 12 students, normally between September and November.
• Take a tour of the colleges or universities of interest to you.
• Contact OYAP Co-ordinator Carmine Romano 519-756-6505 ext. 246.
Check out these websites:
College and University websites
COMMUNITY AWARD APPLICATIONS:
- CFUW Trust Award A – 2021
The Canadian Federation of University Women Brantford offers a couple of awards in the school year. The Trust Award A is a minimum of $1,000 that can be awarded to a female student:
– graduating from a Brantford/Brant County Secondary School (although the application does not state this, the student must also reside in Brantford/Brant)Applications are to be sent by the students directly to CFUW as set out on the attached document. I will send transcripts as requested by CFUW as they receive applications.
– who has achieved at least 83% in six 4U/4M level credits
– who has applied to any accredited post-secondary program in Canada
– has demonstrated involvement in and commitment to extracurricular activities, and/or community volunteering and/or employment
These applications are not due to CFUW until April 30, 2021.
- Schulich Leader Scholarships 2020-2021 – St. John’s College Nomination Application – Typed nomination applications due to St. John’s College Student Services by Friday, January 18, 2021. Applications can be brought to the Student Services office or e-mailed to Mrs. Spiers at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Western National Scholarships 2020-2021 – Nomination applications are due to St. John’s College Student Services by Thursday, Janury 14, 2021. Applications can be dropped off at Student Services office or sent by e-mail to Mrs. Spiers at email@example.com
Financing Your Education
Scholarship & Bursary Information Package
Where do most students find $? At the College/University they attend. Each school has their own scholarships & awards. Some are entrance scholarships and may not require an application, others are prestigious awards that do require an application. Be sure to visit the website of the school you are interested in and check out the scholarships, bursaries and financial aid available!
The following are commonly used websites that will assist you as you research opportunities for financing your education:
www.electronicinfo.ca – Research University programs, scholarships, residence & admission requirements
www.ontariocolleges.ca – Research College programs, scholarships and admission requirements
www.osca.ca – ‘Master Encyclopedia’ regarding secondary and post-secondary education
osap.gov.on.ca – Applications will be available in April. Submit by June 15th
www.canlearn.ca – online budget planner for post-secondary education. Follow financial planner