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The OSSD Program

The Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), which is the Canadian’s Ministry of Education’s certificate for completion of the high school curriculum in the province of Ontario. It reflects the standards and requirements of the publicly funded province-wide school system. We have partnered with a reputable school in Hamilton Ontario, Canada to ensure that our students are taught with a curriculum that is approved by the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) right here in Nigeria; which is the Canadian’s ministry of Education’s certificate from completion of the high school curriculum in the province of Ontario. It reflects the standards and requirements of the publicly funded province-wide school system.

Requirements to Obtain Certificate

To obtain the OSSD a student must complete a total of 30 high school credit courses (18 compulsory courses and 12 optional courses), pass the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT), an English Language proficiency test developed by the Ministry of Education of Ontario, and complete 40 hours of community service. The OSSD gets the same level of International recognition as other diplomas like IB, A-level, and AP. Students that have obtained the OSSD easily get admitted into universities in Europe, North America, and Australia than their counterparts who don’t have the OSSD certificate.
For University Placement
Students are awarded the OSSD which is accepted by all universities in North America and world-wide.

Eligibility for the OSSD Program

Application into the OSSD program is open to Grade 11 and 12 students with sufficient academic background and good English proficiency, post-WAEC students with plans of schooling outside Nigeria. . Pre-U program is your link to university in Canada. The duration of the program at SOC will be determined by the number of equivalent credits granted by the Canadian Ministry of Education. Students in SS2, SS3, or with at least five credits in WAEC are eligible to apply.

Partner Schools

Southern Ontario College is a private secondary school in Hamilton Ontario, with an established track record of getting our students into prestigious universities in Canada, USA, and around the world. Since their inception in 1980, they have grown exponentially with continued focus on honing our student’s skills and guiding them along the way. Southern Ontario College, as a top tier education provider, attracts top universities across the country. Every year, over 20 universities visit to recruit talented young people from SOC.
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our program

Spring Valley Pre-University College offers two major Programs;

the ossd program

the gap year program