“College or University 101: The United States & CanadianSystems” workshop to be held on August 23

The Student Support Services Division (SSSD) of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport is organizing a free workshop entitled “College or University 101: The United States and Canadian Systems on Thursday, August 23, 2018.

This event will be held at the University of St. Martin, Room 202, from 5:00 P.M. to 7:15 P.M.

Students in their last two years of secondary school or recent graduates who are interested in studying in the United States of America (USA)or Canada are invited to come and get the information needed. Parents are also invited to attend this free and interactive workshop which aimsto ensure that attendants walk away with a better understanding of the U.S. and Canadian college and university educational systems.

The workshop will be conducted by SSSD’s Career Guidance Counselor and will be covering aspects from the first year, where key differences in comparison to our own educational system need to be addressed,  to the last year of college or university. Some social aspects will also be addressed.

Persons interested in attending this workshop on August 23, 2018 are urged to contact SSSD at Tel: 543-1235 should they have any questions. Come out and ensure that you have all of the necessary information as you make a choice in where you will pursue tertiary education. Persons are also urged to be on time.

The Student Support Services Division provides many services to students and their parents. These services include career guidance services, psychological services, educational diagnostic services, social work services, counseling services, speech language pathology service. SSSD also provides various programs including support groups for parents and free educational/informational workshops for parents.