UNIVERSITY GUIDANCE

Our University Guidance office works with students to find a university that suits them well—but it’s also an opportunity for students to reflect, grow and learn about who they are. Students are at the center of this process from beginning to end, and we expect them to take responsibility for meeting deadlines, researching schools, registering for tests and completing applications. We are here to support, encourage and counsel students as they navigate their many available post-secondary options.


While we spend a great deal of time working with students in Grades 11 and 12, we make our initial contact with our students in Grade 9. In addition to regularly scheduled individual meetings, we also hold group meetings related to the university search and application processes. We also host evening sessions for parents each fall and spring to cover the fundamentals of applying to Canadian, American and International schools.

University Acceptances

A Collingwood education is designed to challenge each individual student to venture into the unknown and become a discerning, resilient and contributing citizen of the world. As a result, our students are prepared for the challenges ahead as they expand their horizons across the globe in pursuit of promising and meaningful futures.

School Profile

More than 50% of our graduates apply internationally.

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Events

We host over 60 universities each year to provide students the opportunity to meet university admission representatives to learn about the most up to date programs and admission information.

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Academic Approach Prep Course Information

In conjunction with Academic Approach, we offer preparation courses during the school year for students aiming to write university admission tests.

KEY CONTACTS

Michelle Embury
Director of University Guidance
michelle.embury@collingwood.org
604.925.3331 x2274

Brian McDonald
Director of University Guidance
brian.mcdonald@collingwood.org
604.925.3331 x2225

Derek Wong
Associate Director of University Guidance
derek.wong@collingwood.org
604.925.3331 x2005

CEEB CODE

821749

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