Friday, September 28th, 2012

120,000 Parents and Students Expected at Ontario Universities’ Fair

Not sure where you want to go to university yet? You’re not alone. Over 120,000 parents and students are expected to flock to this weekend’s Ontario Universities’ Fair (OUF) in Toronto.

The fair will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from Friday, Sept. 28 to Sunday, Sept. 30.

“Universities have been collaborating on initiatives that prepare students for their university decision making since 1971, when they agreed to set up the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC), now recognized worldwide as one of the largest and most successful centres for processing university applications,” said Alastair Summerlee, Chair of the Council of Ontario Universities (COU) and President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Guelph.

“The university fair, information program and eINFO are all activities organized by OUAC for the benefit of students contemplating university education.”

The event will give young people and parents a chance to speak with Ontario university representatives about programs, extracurricular activities and campus life.

Some of the schools attending the fair include:

  • Algoma University
  • Brock University
  • Carleton University
  • University of Guelph
  • Lakehead University
  • Laurentian University
  • McMaster University
  • Nipissing University
  • OCAD University
  • University of Ottawa
  • Queen’s University
  • Royal Military College of Canada
  • Ryerson University
  • University of Toronto
  • Trent University
  • University of Ontario Institute of Technology
  • University of Waterloo
  • Western University
  • Wilfrid Laurier University
  • University of Windsor
  • York University
Ryan Leclaire
Author: Ryan Leclaire
Ryan has been writing for 7 years and has been featured in Chatelaine, Canadian Living and Cottage life.
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