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How does Ontario benefit from more entrepreneurial students?

Economists have said economic growth depends on the injection of new start-ups and business innovation in the economy.

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Alternative text: What is the Council of Ontario Universities?

What is the Council of Ontario Universities?

The Council of Ontario Universities promotes university education and research and their role in preparing both undergraduate and graduate students for success in life and careers. A membership organization consisting of Ontario's 20 publicly supported universities and one associate member, the Royal Military College, COU works ...

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Alternative text: How much government funding do Ontario universities receive compared to universities in other parts of Canada?

How much government funding do Ontario universities receive compared to universities in other parts of Canada?

Ontario universities educate more students for less than universities in any other province. Provincial grants to Ontario universities, on a per-student basis, are the lowest in the country. In fact, ...

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What are some of the hot topics and issues in the postsecondary education sector?

Over the past year, there has been a great deal to celebrate at Ontario’s universities and the Council of Ontario Universities’ role in advocating for and promoting their progress. To find out about some of the hot topics and issues in the postsecondary ...

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Alternative text: What are COU’s priorities in terms of funding?

What are COU’s priorities in terms of funding?

Read COU’s pre-budget submission to find out about COU's funding priorities.

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Alternative text: What is COU’s mission and who does it serve?

What is COU’s mission and who does it serve?

The Council of Ontario Universities advances university education, promotes research and ensures student and graduate success at Ontario’s 21 publicly funded universities.

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