Postsecondary Research Tools

Students enrolled in Grade 10 through Grade 12 should have access to BridgeU, which CDNIS uses as its main post-secondary research tool and application management system. Students can login directly or contact their University Counsellor for more information if needed.


Study in Australia – Australian government website promoting education in Australia


EduCanada website – Canadian government platform for searching programmes and institutions across Canada

Macleans – an excellent, independent resource for looking at Canadian university options. Includes rankings on various criteria

Ontario University Information – main platform for searching programmes at universities within Ontario, Canada

Europe – a commercial site that allows searches for degrees taught in English – a good place to start for Europe in particular – a gateway to information on universities in Europe

Studylink – a search engine and application platform for applying to the Netherlands


Women’s Colleges in the USA Panel Presentation – please contact for access to the recording

Collegeboard – provides search engines and scholarship information for USA universities. It is also the registration location for SATs

Common App – the major application portal for US universities – includes a search engine for Common App universities only

University of California System – main platform for the UC system schools – creative lists and rankings, good tool for college research – creative lists and rankings, good tool for college research


UCAS – the main platform for finding UK courses and institutions and also for the application process

This list is not exhaustive and does not include many popular destinations. For schools and locations not listed here, students may be required to see their counsellors or visit the websites of specific schools.