Heads Up

Welcome to Heads Up, your one-stop source for news about your son’s upcoming activities and events.

Virtual university events for UCC students/families

Please join the admission officer who will read UCC student applications to learn more about their university, the application and admission process, and have the opportunity to ask questions.

Boston University: Tuesday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m.
Please log on to this link a few minutes early so you can answer the registration questions.
Register for Boston University Zoom event.

The University of Chicago: Wednesday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m.
University of Chicago Zoom event.
Passcode: 044117

The University of Southern California: Thursday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m.
Join the Zoom event. 

The University of Notre Dame | Monday, Oct. 18, 7 p.m.
Please register for this UCC-only presentation using the link below; after registering you will receive the Zoom link for the presentation.
Register for the UCC-only presentation here. 


Open virtual visits 

University of Edinburgh and King’s College London | Thursday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. EST.

Register for the event here!


University of Edinburgh virtual day | Saturday, Oct. 9.

Join the fabulous, University of Edinburgh for live sessions delivered by academic staff who will introduce studying each of our subject areas at Edinburgh, and include the opportunity to ask questions.

Join the Virtual open day session here.


Columbia University, the University of Chicago, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Michigan, and Yale University

Meet admission counsellors from all five institutions to discover the exceptional opportunities these schools have to offer. Information sessions will review the college admissions process and gives you an opportunity to reflect on your many options for the future.

Register for upcoming information sessions here!


Hamilton College, Macalester College, University of Richmond: Sewanee, The University of the South and Vanderbilt University will host group events with admission officers and current students for you to learn all about these southern universities.

Upcoming Virtual International Group sessions:
Monday, October 11, 8 a.m. EDT. | Register here!
Monday, October 18, 8 a.m. EDT. | Register here!
Monday, October 25, 8 a.m. EDT. | Register here!


Ryerson University | Nov. 22–27 and Nov. 29–Dec. 4 

You will be connected with current students, professors, and staff who support student success. It’s an opportunity to participate in undergraduate program information sessions, faculty-specific programming, admissions sessions, portfolio workshops, and more!

Save the date for upcoming open virtual events!


Scholarship information

No nomination required for the below scholarships — check them out!

U of T National Scholarship | Deadline to apply: October 21.

TD Scholarships for Community Leadership | Deadline to apply: November 15.

Emory University Woodruff Scholars Program | Deadline to apply: November 15

  • Those applying Early Decision must apply by November 1.

Robertson Scholars (Duke or The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) | Deadline to apply: November 15.