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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Why paying for tuition no longer means carrying a pesky monkey on your back
Council of Ontario Universities May 16, 2017

Did you know, starting this September, students with financial need from families with incomes of less than ...

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Five things I wish my younger self knew
October 5, 2015

University was not on my radar screen when I was in high school. Having left home at 16, I was focused on my part-time job, paying my room and board, and finding a full-time job ...

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Breaking for water
Sharon Oosthoek August 6, 2015

A strenuous workout should be accompanied by frequent water breaks, right? Not so fast, says Brock University physiologist Stephen Cheung. While that certainly is the received wisdom, Cheung points out that ...

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Faculty jobs are rare, but Canada still needs its PhDs
Allison Sekuler September 11, 2014

Faculty jobs are rare, but Canada still needs its PhDsAllison Sekuler, McMaster University’s Associate Vice-President and Dean of Graduate Studies ...

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Matlock, mochas and metamorphosis: The journey from university life to my career
Lisa Krawiec January 28, 2014

Growing up, Ben Matlock (one of TV’s greatest defense attorneys) was my idol. He was charming and ...

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