Tools to Promote the Virtual Ontario Universities’ Fairs (OUFs)

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Overview and Key Messages

Dates:

  • Saturday, September 25, 2021, 12-2 pm (ET)
  • Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 5-7pm (ET)

Learn more about the OUFs at: www.ontariouniversitiesfair.ca.

Key Messages

  • These virtual events are free and anyone may attend. Students, parents, guardians and educators are welcome!
  • All Ontario universities will participate in these virtual events.
  • No travel is needed – you can participate from wherever you are.
  • Each event will be divided up into four 30-minute sessions, where you can learn about the universities of your choice and ask questions.
  • Get answers about programs, admission requirements, student life and much more.

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Follow Us on Social Media

Follow us on social media and share our posts as we lead up to the OUFs.

Twitter: @OntarioUnis
Facebook: OntarioUFair
Instagram: @ontariounifair

Be sure to use the hashtag #OUF2021!

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Timeline for Promotions

August

  • Follow the OUFs Twitter (@OntarioUnis), Facebook (OntarioUFair) and Instagram (@ontariounifair) accounts.
  • Share and comment on our posts to promote the OUFs to your audience.
  • Introduce the OUFs on your social media channels and school announcements.
  • Mention the OUFs in school newsletters and emails.
  • Share information about the OUFs with principals and parent councils.
  • Post the OUFs dates on the calendar or news/announcements section on your school website.
  • Sign up for event reminders by clicking “Get Event Reminders” on the OUFs website home page.

September-October

  • Promote the OUFs on morning announcements.
  • Continue to post about the OUFs on your social media channels.
  • Continue to mention the OUFs in school newsletters and emails.
  • Continue to share information about the OUFs with principals and parent councils.

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Promotional Material

You can pick and choose which OUFs ads you would like to share and when.

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Sample Messages

School Sign Display Messages

Looking for a message to post on your school sign?

Here are some examples that include the OUFs dates and website. You may also wish to include the official hashtag, #OUF2021, or come up with your own creative text!

Plan your future!
Virtual Ontario Universities’ Fairs:
Sept. 25 and Oct. 26
ontariouniversitiesfair.ca

THE virtual fairs to attend:
Ontario Universities’ Fairs
Sept. 25 and Oct. 26
ontariouniversitiesfair.ca

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School PA/Morning Announcements

Announcement – Both Events

Are you thinking about where to apply to university next year? Be sure to mark your calendar for the Ontario Universities’ Fairs, happening Saturday, September 25, from 12 to 2 pm, and Tuesday, October 26, from 5 to 7 pm. These virtual events are free and you don’t need to pre-register. Learn more at: www.ontariouniversitiesfair.ca.

Announcement – September Event

The first of 2 Ontario Universities’ Fairs is just a few weeks away, on Saturday, September 25, from 12 to 2 pm. This virtual event is free and you don’t need to pre-register. Learn more at: www.ontariouniversitiesfair.ca.

Announcement – October Event

The next Ontario Universities’ Fair is just a few weeks away, on Tuesday, October 26, from 5 to 7 pm. This virtual event is free and you don’t need to pre-register. Learn more at: www.ontariouniversitiesfair.ca.

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Remind App/School Portal Messaging

Save-the-Date Message – Both Events

Are you thinking about where to apply to university next year? Be sure to mark your calendar for the virtual Ontario Universities’ Fairs, happening Sat., Sep. 25, 12-2 pm, and Tues., Oct. 26, 5-7 pm. Learn more about the OUFs at: www.ontariouniversitiesfair.ca. Sign up for event reminders by clicking “Get Event Reminders” on the OUFs website home page.

Save-the-Date Message – September Event

The first of 2 Ontario Universities’ Fairs is just a few weeks away, on Saturday, September 25, 12- 2 pm. This virtual event is free and no pre-registration is required. Learn more at: www.ontariouniversitiesfair.ca.

Save-the-Date Message – October Event

The next Ontario Universities’ Fair is just a few weeks away, on Tuesday, October 26, 5-7 pm. This virtual event is free and no pre-registration is required. Learn more at: www.ontariouniversitiesfair.ca.

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School Tweets

Recommended: 1 or more tweets per week.

August-September

End of September-October

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School Facebook Posts

For sample posts containing hyperlinked text, please type “@” before typing the name of the organization/page.

For example, if you want to mention the OUFs Facebook page, type “@Ontario Universities’ Fair – OUF”.

Recommended: 2 or more posts per month.

August-September

End of September-October

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Student Hyperdoc [PDF] 
This document contains links to promotional material about applying to university that you can post for your Grade 12 students, and other important information, such as deadlines, university recruitment events and online resources like OUInfo and Ontario Universities’ Indigenous Student Resources. 
Resource Size
Student Hyperdoc [PDF] 
This document contains links to promotional material about applying to university that you can post for your Grade 12 students, and other important information, such as deadlines, university recruitment events and online resources like OUInfo and Ontario Universities’ Indigenous Student Resources. 

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