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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PhDs are Important Contributors to Ontario’s Success – and Not Just in Universities.
Michael Snowdon January 26, 2016

I have a PhD… in the Humanities… and I’m employed. Gainfully employed, in fact – ...

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Get to know the Council of Ontario University’s new President and CEO: David Lindsay
Council of Ontario Universities January 14, 2016

David Lindsay, a veteran leader in public policy and business who brings a wealth ...

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Why shutting out 30% of Canadians from university doesn’t make sense
April 15, 2015

The following commentary by COU President and CEO Bonnie M. Patterson was published in the Toronto Star  on April 13, ...

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Why turning diplomas into degrees is a bad idea
October 14, 2014

October 10, 2014 Bonnie Patterson Posted with permission from QP Briefing The following is an op-ed column from Bonnie Patterson, president and chief ...

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Let your university education speak for itself
October 9, 2014

Blog originally posted on The Huffington Post The fall back-to-school period is always so infused with optimism. The fresh-faced first-year students descend in ...

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Queen’s commerce student blogs about transformative internship in Bangkok
Jennifer Huang October 7, 2014

Bangkok, Thailand After an eye-opening internship abroad, I’ve recently arrived back in Kingston to start ...

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Your 9-step guide to finding a summer job
Rachel Gardner May 21, 2014

If you're late in your search for a summer job, then take a look through the guide below! The summer job hunt is already well underway for many students. With exams finished ...

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A university education works
Council of Ontario Universities February 25, 2014

A university education works. In a report prepared by the Council of Ontario University’s own Cecilia Brain, Economist and Senior Policy Analyst at COU, it’s clear that university students are ...

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