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Jo-Anna Meurs  

Walk-Ins are welcome. Appointments can be made by contacting me at jo-anna.meurs@pallisersd.ab.ca

October Schedule

Post-Secondary Fair



Job Shadow

Forms Due Oct. 17, 2018

Extra Forms are available in my office.

Open House Fall Schedule

This list encompasses the main colleges and universities in Alberta. Please research your options for out of province and private post secondary institutes. 

List of Universities in Canada (click here)

University of Calgary - Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018 | 10am-3pm (Calgary)

Olds College - Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 | 10am-3pm (Olds)

King's University - Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 | 10am-2pm (Edmonton)

SAIT - Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 & Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 | 9am-3pm (Calgary)

NAIT - Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 & Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 | 9am-3pm (Edmonton)

Lakeland College - Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 & Saturday Oct. 20, 2018 | 9am-3pm (Vermillion & Lloydminster) 

University of Lethbridge - Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 | 10am - 3pm (Lethbridge)

University of Alberta - Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 | 9am-3pm (Edmonton)

Study and Go Abroad Fair - Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 | 12pm-5pm (BMO Center, Calgary)

Out of Province University Fair - Wednesday, Oct. 24 | 6pm-8pm (Telus Convention Center, Calgary) 

Mount Royal University - Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 | 9:30am-3:30pm (Calgary)

Red Deer College - Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 | 9:30am-1:30pm (Red Deer) 

Grant MacEwan University - Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 | 9am-3pm (Edmonton)

Lethbridge College - Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 | 10am-2pm (Lethbridge)

Alberta College of Art + Design - Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018 | 10am-2pm (Calgary)


Admission Deadlines

Some schools offer scholarships and/or other perks for applying early. Please see the attached document(s) for application deadlines at the main Alberta colleges and universities. 

Also note that some programs have specific deadlines different to the rest of the institute. Please research your desired program and do not hesitate to ask questions! 

Student Loans

The Alberta and Canada governments provide student loans and grants to help you reach your post-secondary educational goals.

When you apply as a full-time student, you are considered for both Alberta and Canada student loans and grants. Financial assistance is also available for students studying part-time.


Alexander Rutherford Scholarship

Purpose: To recognize and reward academic achievement at the senior high school level and to encourage students to pursue post-secondary studies.

Value: Up to $2500

Eligibility: Apply once your final official high school transcript marks are available and when you are enrolled in full-time post-secondary studies. Anyone with averages of 75% or higher in any of Grade 10, 11 and 12 will recieve the scholarship. Make you sure you apply! 

How To Apply: https://studentaid.alberta.ca/applying-for-funding/how-to-apply.aspx

More info: https://studentaid.alberta.ca/scholarships/alberta-scholarships/alexander-rutherford-scholarship/

Apply Alberta

ApplyAlberta is an online application and transcript system that anyone can use to apply to undergraduate programs at one or more of Alberta's public post-secondary institutions.