University Counselling

University Counselling: Thinking Ahead to Summer

Ms. Alison McCallum, head of University Counselling, offers some great advice for how to spend some of your time off in the summer

Choosing the Right High School Courses at SMUS

Senior School students will soon pick their classes for next year. Find out everything you need to know to help you choose the right high school courses

UK Universities on the Ground: Snapshot Impressions

I had the great fortune to be in the UK this past summer for nearly two weeks, touring a dozen university campuses from London...

East Coast Campus Visits Part II: Places and People of the Maritimes

SMUS University Counsellor Ms. Kate Knight visited universities on the east coast of Canada to learn about studying at schools in the Maritimes
letter of reference

How to Get a Great Letter of Reference from a Teacher

Asking a high school teacher for a letter of reference is a crucial step to help make your university or scholarship application stand out

University Options: Look Beyond the Usual Suspects

Earlier this week, the CUE (Canadian Universities Event) came to Victoria. This annual event is a fair format with representatives from about 50 Canadian...

Marching Toward Grad 2017

We hosted our annual Grade 12 Student and Parent Information Evening last week to help students and parents prepare for the year ahead. If...

Winding up to get back in the groove

Alison McCallum, Head of University Counselling, offers advice to Grade 12 students looking ahead at their post-secondary options