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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 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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Alternative text: I’ve heard about something called the IDeA competition? What is that, and how do I get involved?

I’ve heard about something called the IDeA competition? What is that, and how do I get involved?

IDeA - Innovative Designs for Accessibility - is an annual student competition hosted by COU, in partnership with the government of Ontario, that challenges students to find innovative, cost-effective and practical ...

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Alternative text: What services are available at universities to promote good mental health among students?

What services are available at universities to promote good mental health among students?

Ontario universities are committed to encouraging good mental health practices and to supporting students with mental illness to help them realize their academic and professional goals. With support from the Ministry of Economic ...

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Alternative text: How much is available from Ontario universities for student bursaries and scholarships?

How much is available from Ontario universities for student bursaries and scholarships?

Ontario universities provided $887 million in 2014-15 to students in non-repayable bursaries and scholarships. This compares to about $278 million in 2000-01 (COFO-UO data, 2014-15).

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Alternative text: Is it true that Ontario students can pay the highest tuition in Canada?

Is it true that Ontario students can pay the highest tuition in Canada?

Wrong! Thanks to one of the strongest financial support systems in the country, many Ontario university students pay tuition costs that are much lower than the sticker price.

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Alternative text: What help do universities offer to those who have experienced sexual violence?

What help do universities offer to those who have experienced sexual violence?

Ontario universities take the issue of sexual violence very seriously. All 20 universities have posted a special web page on their sites offering a clear path to help for anyone who has experienced sexual violence. All universities in Ontario offer the following ...

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