OVS BLOG & NEWSLETTERS

12 Reasons Taking an Online Course is the Perfect New Year’s Resolution

With the start of a new year just around the corner, it seems like everyone is reflecting on what they want to accomplish in 2020. In this week’s blog, OVS unwraps the top 12 reasons we believe taking an online course is the perfect new year’s resolution!

Thinking Ahead: 10 Ways to Prepare for Post-Secondary Today

Before you even complete your applications, there are many small things you can be doing to prepare for a smooth transition into post-secondary. In this week’s blog, we’ve put together some positive practices and goals you can put into action even now to help you gradually adapt to the increased demands of post-secondary!

Demystifying the World of OUAC

Are you applying to university but unclear how OUAC works? Not to worry, OVS has created a comprehensive FAQ to help you navigate this all-important process!

Creating a Study Schedule as a Full-Time Online Student

Are you, or are you thinking of becoming, a full-time student with OVS? Do you find the thought of zero deadlines a little intimidating? Never fear, OVS is here with a guide to help walk you through the process of designing your very own e-learning schedule!

Are You a Self-Directed Learner?

Do you have what it takes to succeed in our online courses? We’ve listed the top 10 qualities of successful self-directed learners: see how you measure up!

5 Real-World Skills e-Learning Teaches You

As we’ve noted before, skills are the bread and butter of resume building – the more you have, the better your odds of success become. And, while field-specific skills are important, employers also place great value on ‘real-world’ soft skills, which are far more difficult to teach. Want to know a great way to learn

OUAC Applications 2020

The 2020 OUAC Application Deadline is January 15, 2020

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OCAS Applications 2020

February 1, 2020 is OCAS’s Deadline for Equal Consideration by Ontario Colleges

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Holiday Hours

The OVS office will be open throughout much of the Winter holidays to better support you as you work through your courses over the Winter break.  We will be closed for Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, and will be closing at 4pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. All other days will be

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New Office Hours

The OVS Office will now be open 8am-8pm, Monday-Friday!

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October Newsletter

Find out more about the new courses on offer at OVS, including how to register for our new completely FREE grade 9 course!

September Newsletter

At OVS, the learning never stops, but welcome back to class for those of you following a semestered schedule! Are you ready for the University Fair this month?

August Newsletter

Check out this month’s newsletter for more information about our Open House & to meet our new principal!