TORONTO, Jan. 20 /CNW/ - The OSAP reforms announced this morning by the
Minister of Training Colleges and Universities, John Milloy, are an
advancement that will benefit college students across Ontario. The
College Student Alliance (CSA) recognizes there is still much work
needed to improve financial aid; however acknowledges and appreciates
the government's continued efforts to better these measures.
"Ontario college students will welcome the changes as they will have a
greater understanding of their financial situation, earlier in the
year. For some it will mean the difference between returning to school
or not," states Justin Fox CSA President. He adds, "The new OSAP
website for part-time students is also beneficial as students will have
a dedicated website to accessing financial aid information."
There is still much work to be done with OSAP and improving student
affordability as well as accessibility. The CSA remains committed to
ensuring a fair and affordable education for all college students in
The College Student Alliance (CSA) is an advocacy and leadership
organization, which has been proudly serving Ontario's college and
college-university students since 1975. The CSA currently represents 17
colleges and 25 member councils with over 135,000 full-time student
members throughout the province.
SOURCE College Student Alliance
For further information:
College Student Alliance
T: 519-972-2727, ext. 4524