COU statement on the death of former COU President and Chair and McMaster University President Peter George
April 28, 2017
COU is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Peter James George, who served as President of the Council of Ontario Universities from 1991 to 1995 and who also served three terms as President and Vice-Chancellor of McMaster University before retiring in 2010.
Demand for Ontario’s universities up as postsecondary education recognized as key to brighter future
April 27, 2017
The number of high school students applying to Ontario’s universities is up 1.8 per cent over last year in spite of an overall decline in secondary school graduates, which demonstrates that postsecondary education is recognized as key to a brighter economic future for graduates, and for the province.
Ontario’s universities welcome partnerships with government, industry to help Ontario thrive in disruptive global economy
April 19, 2017
Ontario university students trying to land their first job and employers scouting for the talent they need to compete in the rapidly changing economy will each benefit from the new Career Kick-Start Strategy announced today by the provincial government.
Laurentian and Cambrian collaborate to boost research and innovation in Northern Ontario
April 17, 2017
Laurentian University and Cambrian College have formalized an agreement that facilitates the creation of collaborative partnerships and enables faculty, students, and staff at both institutions to pursue large-scale research projects –sharing professional expertise, facilities, equipment, and administrative services in order to boost innovation, productivity, and results.