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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: Is it possible to transfer credits from one university to another?

Is it possible to transfer credits from one university to another?

Yes. Ontario’s universities are committed to increasing student mobility. Universities in Ontario work closely with each other and with colleges to ensure that students can pursue the educational pathway that’s right for them. To determine whether or not a course transfers to another ...

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Alternative text: How do university faculty divide their time between research, teaching and community service?

How do university faculty divide their time between research, teaching and community service?

On average, Ontario faculty members devote 40 per cent of work to teaching, 40 per cent to research, and 20 per cent to service, according to COU’s Faculty At Work report. The report was the first major study in Canada of faculty ...

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Alternative text: What are Ontario universities doing to address the shortage of family doctors?

What are Ontario universities doing to address the shortage of family doctors?

The number of family medicine residents has doubled as a result of a 10 year plan involving Ontario’s faculties of medicine and the province to address the family doctor shortage. The result is improved health-care delivery in more than 155 communities, according ...

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How do I find out what courses or programs are offered as online courses?

Ontario universities offer students a robust online learning experience. In 2012-13, about 195,000 undergraduate and graduate students registered in e-learning courses. As of 2014, more than 3,100 online courses and 133 fully online programs were available across Ontario’s ...

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Where do I find information on how to apply to university from high school?

All high school students apply to Ontario universities through the Ontario University Application Centre (OUAC). If you’re just getting started, you can visit eINFO, OUAC’s guide to Ontario universities - this online resource helps students choose the university that ...

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