Further Education links

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Gold star icon Links with with a gold star icon are recommended sites.

Personal Statements

eduERS.com - How to Write a Personal Statement: Examples and Tips

Features examples of personal statements from many fields of study.

Effective Admissions Letters - From Writing Support at the University of TorontoGold star iconCanadian site icon

A collection of helpful tips and links related to writing successful admission letters for graduate school.

Studential.com - Writing a Personal Statement

Suggestions on what to include in your personal statement. Look at samples statements from over 30 different disciplines.

Curriculum Vitae / CV

Find Academic Work - St. George Career Centre

Advice on preparing for an academic work search, with relevance to applying to graduate school and writing a CV.

Applying to Graduate School - UTM Career Centre

A how-to application guide, including guidance on writing a CV.

Curriculum Vitae (CV) - UWO

Writing guidance and samples.

Curriculum Vitae Resources - Guelph-Humber

Writing guidance and an undergraduate sample.

How is a CV different from a resume? - UBC

Writing guidance and a sample.

Bachelor students applying to Master’s programs can also find examples of undergraduate CVs by Google searching “curriculum vitae undergraduate example” or similar. 

Canada

Canadian Virtual University (C.V.U)Canadian site icon

Distance education and online program. Students enroll in CVU, but the degree is granted from one of the CVU partner universities - so you can earn a recognized credential from an established university.

Training Places (Career Colleges)

This site connects you with private training and professional development schools within Canada. It contains program information, enrollment requirements and links to various websites. 

Further Education - University of Waterloo Career WebsitesCanadian site icon

This site features information on applying to university at the undergrad and graduate level, links to admission test prep, and continuing education.

Ontario College University Transfer GuideGold star iconCanadian site icon

Find out what you need to know about transfering from University to College or vice versa.

Ontario College Application ServiceCanadian site icon

This site has everything you need to apply online for programs at Ontario Colleges, including a program search engine.

SchoolfinderGold star iconCanadian site icon

School Finder is a search engine for English - language colleges and universities around the world. The site describes each institution in detail, a link to the school's web site, and in some cases an application form is available. The search engine is user friendly and investigations can be based on institution size, location, language of instruction, and programs offered.

UC411.comCanadian site icon

This site offers a complete listing of all the universities and colleges in Canada. Search by program, location, school name, or distance learning courses. Information on internships, scholarships and financial aid is also available.

Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada

Program Finder for Professional and Academic Master’s level programs, Graduate Diplomas and Certificates. All programs here are offered by Canadian universities. There is wonderful research going on, and excellent training available, across Canada.

Association of Canadian Community Colleges

List of Graduate Certificate programs offered by Canadian colleges. There is excellent training available across Canada.

North America

College Board

Register online for the SAT or use the college search engine to find colleges and universities in the United States. Compare colleges by major, financial aid, or admission requirements to yield your own personal results with this easy-to-use site.

Graduate School Information

Search graduate programs in Canada and the USA by subject or by school.

Peterson's Guides to Post Secondary Schools/Programs

Good for researching professional and graduate programs by specific discipline in North America.

PhD’s.org – Getting in Graduate School

Advice on how to get into grad school, whether or not to consider grad school, what to expect as a grad student.

USNews.com's America's Best Colleges

If you are considering studying at a U.S. college or grad school, consider reviewing these rankings as one part of your decision-making process. Try using the Custom Finder to specify by location, academic program, sports or financial aid.

U.S. Universities by State

Quick reference links to all American universities by state.

International

Braintrack

This site is a world-wide University index containing information about Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges and other higher educational institutions from all over the world.

College and University RankingsGold star icon

This site contains links to many ranking sites (both USA and international) along with information explaining how the rankings work.

EuroEducation

Search for courses or read about education systems in each country.

General Education Online

A collection of links to universities around the world, sorted by country.

List of Universities of the World – International Association of Universities

Features a list of all universities around the world – searchable by country.

International Graduate Schools

Search a large database of international graduate programs.