Career & Post Secondary Planning

Student Services - Career and Educational Counselling

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Students at FFCA High School are provided with extensive help in the areas of career and educational development. These services include:

Career Counselling

  • Exploration of values, interests, abilities, and needs
  • Establishing career goals
  • Research and exploration of related occupations
  • Work Experience and Teacher Assistant programs

Educational Counselling

  • Inform students of information and regulations regarding high school diploma and post-secondary requirements
  • Selection of high school courses
  • Program planning
  • Student concerns regarding courses
  • Inquiries regarding course changes
  • Post high school educational planning
  • Displays and speakers from post-secondary institutions

Financial Assistance

  • Scholarship and bursary information
  • Loans and grant information for university and college
  • Ways to finance future schooling
Post-Secondary Update #11
05/23/2019
Greetings again from Ms. Geran. We are nearing the end of the school year – only five weeks left until the commencement ceremony on June 28
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Alberta Post-Secondary Institutions - START to apply for admission for the fall of 2019
04/25/2019
The following is a list of Alberta post-secondary institutions and when students can START to apply for admission for the fall of 2019. Students are strongly encouraged to apply EARLY to avoid missing application deadlines. UNIVERSITIES University…
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Post-Secondary Update #10
03/11/2019
Now that post-secondary institutions have received students’ first-semester diploma exam results, many students are receiving offers of admission. Congratulations!! This is amazing news. However, there are now many new tasks to start working…
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Post-Secondary Update #9
02/15/2019
Welcome to Semester 2! Students should have received their first-semester marks on myPass on February 14. Overall, it looks like students did very well on their January exams. However, courses are not finished until the end of June, so the hard…
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Post-Secondary Update #8
11/07/2018
Many Grade 12 students will be working on their post-secondary applications over the Fall Break. Here are a few important reminders: Make sure your Apply Alberta profile is complete. Please only include ALL Grade 12 courses with either final or…
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Post-Secondary Update #7
10/19/2018
Grade 12 students should be starting to work on their post-secondary applications. Please ask Ms. Geran any questions you may have before submitting the applications. MyPass Account: All Grade 12 students should have registered for a MyPass account. …
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Post-Secondary Update #6
10/15/2018
Last week, Ms. Geran led an assembly for all Grade 12 students on how to do post-secondary applications. Students now have a red file folder with timelines and tips on working on these applications. Ms. Geran is very happy to check over applications…
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Post-Secondary Update #5
10/10/2018
Last week, Ms. Geran attended counsellor update sessions for SAIT and Mount Royal University. Here is some information on each school. SAIT:SAIT offers students world-class technical training. Students experience action-based learning that gives…
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Post-Secondary Update #4
10/04/2018
Alberta is fortunate to have many types of post-secondary training for students. Here are updates on the University of Lethbridge and Bow Valley College.University of Lethbridge:The University of Lethbridge is located approximately two hours south of…
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Post-Secondary Update #3
09/26/2018
On September 20, I attended a counsellor update session at the University of Calgary. This is the most common destination for our FFCA graduates. Here are some interesting facts about the university: The university has 34,000 students; 27,000 are…
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Post Secondary Update #2
09/21/2018
Here are some new updates that may be of interest to Grade 12 families and students at FFCA High School. For questions on any of these items, please ask Ms. Geran. University of Alberta Update:On September 18, I attended a counsellor update from…
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Post Secondary Update #1
09/12/2018
Post-Secondary Update #1: Welcome back to the 2018-19 school year at FFCA High School. My name is Ms. Geran and I help students with the educational and career-related questions they ask. This is the first in a series of emails that will be sent…
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