The Ontario College Application Service (OCAS) has launched a new page on its applicant-facing website specifically for immigrant applicants. The new page, titled Applying to College as an Immigrant Student, is available in English and French and provides information to aid immigrants in the application process, including programs and services, what to expect during the application process, financial aid opportunities, language proficiency requirements, and links to government resources. The online resource was developed in partnership with the Colleges Ontario College Sector Immigrant Programs and Services Committee (CSIPS), and consists of information based on discussions with focus groups with immigrant students and college staff.
TCS Insights: The OCAS is working to ease the process of applying to schools in a new country for immigrants. By relieving some of the stress associated with this task, students have even more of a reason to consider furthering their studies in Ontario.