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Sep 25, 2019, 09:30 ET Over 86 per cent of Ontario college graduates find employment within six months

TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - College graduates continue to succeed in the new economy as over 86 per cent of Ontario's most recent graduates found employment within six months of graduation....


Apr 11, 2019, 17:05 ET Colleges applaud Ontario budget commitment to modernize apprenticeship training

TORONTO, April 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The 2019 Ontario Budget commitment to create a one-window digital portal for apprentices will produce a more highly qualified workforce, Ontario's colleges said today. ...


Mar 19, 2019, 14:44 ET New investments in campus safety will help prevent sexual violence at colleges

TORONTO, March 19, 2019 /CNW/ - The Ford government's announcement of new investments in the Women's Campus Safety Grant will help strengthen measures at Ontario's colleges to prevent sexual violence....


Dec 17, 2018, 09:30 ET Ontario's 24 colleges approve new free speech policy

TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2018 /CNW/ - The presidents of Ontario's 24 colleges have approved a new free speech policy that will be publicly posted at each college by Jan. 1, 2019. "Freedom of expression is...


Dec 05, 2018, 09:00 ET New online program provides management training to tradespeople

TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Ontario's colleges have launched a new online business program that teaches management and entrepreneurial skills to certified tradespeople who are looking to run their...


Nov 25, 2018, 09:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Former Obama White House adviser Van Jones to headline 2018 Higher Education Summit/

TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Van Jones, a CNN correspondent and former Obama White House adviser, will assess America's political climate when he appears as the keynote speaker at the 2018 Higher...


Nov 22, 2018, 09:43 ET Media Advisory - Former Obama White House adviser Van Jones to headline 2018 Higher Education Summit

TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Van Jones, a CNN correspondent and former Obama White House adviser, will assess America's political climate when he appears as the keynote speaker at the 2018 Higher...


Nov 19, 2018, 12:37 ET Research shows 86 per cent of college graduates employed within six months

TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2018 /CNW/ - College education continues to provide a clear gateway to employment as about 86 per cent of Ontario's most recently surveyed college graduates found employment within...


Oct 23, 2018, 12:07 ET Colleges Ontario applauds Ford government's actions to improve skills training

TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - Measures announced by the Ford government today to improve skills training in the province will go a tremendous way towards producing a more highly qualified workforce, ...


Jul 04, 2018, 10:30 ET Durham College president Don Lovisa is new chair of Colleges Ontario

TORONTO, July 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Colleges Ontario is pleased to announce that Don Lovisa, the president and CEO of Durham College, has started a two-year term as the new chair of Colleges Ontario, the...


May 07, 2018, 09:47 ET Political parties urged to enrich Ontario by strengthening college education

TORONTO, May 7, 2018 /CNW/ - New measures to enhance career-specific degree programs at colleges, strengthen mental health supports for students and transform apprenticeship training are among the...


May 03, 2018, 14:59 ET New international strategy for post-secondary education will enrich learning

TORONTO, May 3, 2018 /CNW/ - The province's newly released international strategy for post-secondary education, Educating Global Citizens, will enrich the learning environment at Ontario's public...


Feb 26, 2018, 11:00 ET David Fulford named new vice-president of research and policy at Colleges Ontario

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2018 /CNW/ - David Fulford, a former assistant deputy minister at the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, will become the new vice-president of research and...


Feb 12, 2018, 11:18 ET Ontario colleges praise new funding to cut carbon emissions

TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Ontario's colleges are praising the provincial government's investment into a comprehensive strategy to reduce carbon emissions throughout the college system. "Our...


Nov 26, 2017, 13:00 ET College graduates' project to improve care for people with disabilities wins innovation contest

TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2017 /CNW/ - A unique proposal by some Ottawa college graduates to help people with disabilities get improved access to developmental services has won the $15,000 first prize in the ...


Oct 10, 2017, 10:14 ET Essential supports for at-risk Ontario college students creates $160-million shortfall: Deloitte

TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - Providing essential supports and services for at-risk students at Ontario's colleges has created a funding shortfall of over $160 million a year, says a new report by...


Jun 06, 2017, 11:00 ET Four colleges launch pilot projects to bring more local food to campuses

TORONTO, June 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Four Ontario colleges are launching pilot projects aimed at having more locally grown food available for students on campus. The pilot projects are part of a local food...


May 09, 2017, 09:47 ET Ontario colleges celebrate nurses' achievements

TORONTO, May 9, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario's colleges are marking National Nursing Week by honouring the nurses who have dedicated their careers to caring for others and setting the highest standards for...


Apr 27, 2017, 17:00 ET Ontario's colleges say budget commitments will produce a more highly skilled workforce

TORONTO, April 27, 2017 /CNW/ - Measures announced in the 2017 Ontario Budget will allow more students to acquire the professional and technical qualifications to pursue rewarding careers, Ontario's...


Apr 19, 2017, 14:28 ET New funding helps more college students get valuable workplace experience

TORONTO, April 19, 2017 /CNW/ - The announcement today of $190 million in provincial funding to help more students get meaningful work placements is an important step in creating a more highly...


Apr 19, 2017, 09:30 ET Research reveals 83 per cent of college graduates secure employment within six months

TORONTO, April 19, 2017 /CNW/ - As Ontario's college system celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, new research confirms college education continues to be an effective and swift route to...


Apr 03, 2017, 09:41 ET New $50-million investment into Ontario's colleges will strengthen programs for students

TORONTO, April 3, 2017 /CNW/ - The Ontario government's announcement today of $50 million in one-time capital grants for Ontario's colleges will strengthen the quality of post-secondary programs...


Apr 03, 2017, 07:28 ET Community events and provincial tributes celebrate Colleges Week in Ontario

TORONTO, April 3, 2017 /CNW/ - Community events, tributes at Queen's Park and special receptions that promote students' innovations and achievements will help mark today's official kickoff of...


Feb 01, 2017, 08:30 ET New William G. Davis Innovation Fund encourages college students to pitch creative projects

Students and alumni to compete for cash prizes TORONTO, Feb. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - To help mark the Ontario colleges' 50th anniversary celebrations in 2017, colleges have launched a new William G. Davis...


Jan 30, 2017, 08:00 ET Colleges seek urgent meeting with Premier Wynne on $1.9-billion funding shortfall

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario's 24 colleges are seeking an urgent meeting with Premier Kathleen Wynne to address the funding crisis that has colleges facing what could be a cumulative...