ON Universities Blog

Our blog captures a behind-the-scenes dialogue about the research, initiatives and programs that are so important to the postsecondary sector in Ontario.

Ontario’s students, colleges and universities call for action on student mental health
November 2 2017 | Council of Ontario Universities

The College Student Alliance, the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance, Colleges Ontario and the Council of Ontario Universities have come together to develop an action plan on post-secondary student mental health.

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New Report Highlights Ontario Universities’ Economic Impact, but Their Footprint in Communities Goes Much Farther
David Lindsay July 18, 2017

Today, the Council of ...

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University Consortium Expands Courses and Opens Doors for Internationally Trained Nurses in Ontario
Council of Ontario Universities May 9, 2017

Did you know that if you are a skilled, internationally ...

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Ontario Universities Strengthen Commitment to Going Green
Council of Ontario Universities November 29, 2016

There are no simple solutions. Much collaboration and passion is needed in the quest to make our planet a cleaner, greener place -- and ...

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Universities Helping Refugees Reach the Potential They See For Themselves and Their Families
David Lindsay March 21, 2016

Over the past few months, we’ve welcomed 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada ...

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Paving the Way to Reconciliation through Education
Council of Ontario Universities February 24, 2016

Universities are doing their part to improve the well-being and opportunities for Canada’s Aboriginal peoples – to enhance all levels of education and ...

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Guest Blog: Changing the Face of Aboriginal Education
Dr. Sheila Cote-Meek February 2, 2016

When I reflect on the changes I’ve seen in the postsecondary education sector, I’m immediately reminded of my grandparents -- of the great strength and ...

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Hang In There, New Grads!
Dayana Fraser September 1, 2015

So you want to get rid of your student debt, earn a great salary and land your dream job... Been there, done that. I know first-hand the difficulties of graduating with student loans, to struggle to ...

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Bonnie Patterson: Reflections on Leadership, Life and Losing a Friend
July 29, 2015

There are times when one gets to welcome a new member to a family or organization with great excitement and expectations ...

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COU releases its 2013-14 Annual Report to the community
Bonnie Patterson and Max Blouw June 19, 2015

Ontario’s universities are playing a critical role in the social, cultural and economic success of our province, and indeed our country. The past ...

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COU launches newly designed website, showcasing the value of a university education
June 16, 2015

We are delighted to share with you the Council of Ontario Universities’ (COU) newly ...

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Net Tuition at Ontario Universities
Council of Ontario Universities September 11, 2014

*** NOTE: A newer version of our Net Tuition Infographic - published in September 2016 - can be found here: http://cou.on.ca/infographic/net-tuition-explained/ *** The “sticker price” of ...

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COU launches report: Growing Greener Campuses at Ontario Universities
Council of Ontario Universities August 12, 2014

Several universities have developed ‘living laboratory programs’ in which research and learning takes place using the ...

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How one co-op student saved Shell Canada $1 million a year
March 27, 2014

Read more stories like Dominic's in COU's Experiential Learning report!

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COU launches blog to spark conversation about universities as gateway to success.
January 16, 2014

COU launches blog to spark conversation about universities as gateways to success. Photo Credit: ...

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