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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: Why are youth unemployment rates so high if COU says graduates are getting jobs?

Why are youth unemployment rates so high if COU says graduates are getting jobs?

The youth unemployment rate captures youth between the ages of 15 and 24, many of whom are still in high school. Check out the quick facts below to read about the findings of a TD Economics report released in December 2014 on youth unemployment.

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Alternative text: Many employers expect graduates to have at least two years experience. What are universities doing to prepare students for the workplace in such a competitive market?

Many employers expect graduates to have at least two years experience. What are universities doing to prepare students for the workplace in such a competitive market?

All Ontario universities offer robust career services, where students can learn how to ...

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Alternative text: How are universities building up entrepreneurial skills in Ontario students?

How are universities building up entrepreneurial skills in Ontario students?

Entrepreneurship and business-related skills are becoming increasingly important in today’s economy as more and more people seek to create their own jobs. Universities are strong supporters of student innovation and entrepreneurship, and through courses, startup ...

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Alternative text: What are the employment prospects for university graduates?

What are the employment prospects for university graduates?

University graduates have higher employment outcomes than graduates with any of other level of education. According to an MTCU survey of Ontario bachelor degree graduates, 87.4% are employed six months after graduation and 93% two years after graduation. Recessions like the one in 2008 make the job ...

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Alternative text: What career services are available to university students and recent graduates?

What career services are available to university students and recent graduates?

Every Ontario university offers career services to university students and recent graduates to help them network with potential employers, build a strong portfolio, and find a job that fits with your interests and skill sets. You can find a list of university ...

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