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.

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

Did you know, starting this September, students with financial need from families with incomes of less than $50,000 per year will have average tuition fully covered by the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)?

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Take heart university students, the odds are in your favour
September 4, 2015

This week, the Council of Ontario Universities released an annual survey conducted on behalf of the Ontario government on the employment ...

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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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Celebrating nursing week at Ontario university schools of nursing
Alice Ormiston May 14, 2015

Nursing week is a great opportunity to celebrate the many innovative programs and collaborative initiatives going on at ...

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Storify: Premier’s tour of Ontario postsecondary
Council of Ontario Universities January 20, 2015

Premier Wynne kicked off her 10-day tour of Ontario campuses. First stop - Laurentian University's Model Parliament in Ottawa!  

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Leveraging skills and talent of Ontarians key to economic growth, says Premier Wynne
Council of Ontario Universities January 9, 2015

Education is a cornerstone of Canadian democracy, and leveraging the skills and talent 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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