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Mar 19, 2019, 13:15 ET Ontario Student Survey on Sexual Violence: Media Availability

TORONTO, March 19, 2019 /CNW/ - The Council of Ontario Universities will be holding a conference call for media with Dr. Sandy Welsh, who leads the Ontario Universities' Reference Group on Sexual...


Sep 27, 2018, 09:15 ET Ontario universities hold Canada's largest educational fair this weekend

TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - This weekend an estimated 140,000 students and their parents will come together at the annual Ontario Universities' Fair (OUF), where admissions officers, current...


Aug 30, 2018, 17:33 ET COU Statement: Ontario universities share goal of protecting freedom of expression on campus, will work closely with government

TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2018 /CNW/ - "Ontario universities share the Ontario government's interest in protecting freedom of expression, and are committed to working with all stakeholders, including...


Jun 29, 2018, 14:00 ET Universities look forward to working with Premier Ford's first cabinet to build a better future for the people of Ontario

TORONTO, June 29, 2018 /CNW/ - Ontario's universities congratulate the ministers sworn in today to the cabinet of Premier Doug Ford, and we look forward to working with the new government as partners ...


Jun 08, 2018, 09:58 ET Ontario's universities congratulate Doug Ford and the PCs on winning the provincial election

TORONTO, June 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Ontario's universities congratulate Premier-elect Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservative Party on a successful campaign in the provincial election. We look forward...


Mar 28, 2018, 18:50 ET Universities on Budget 2018: Strong postsecondary institutions will ensure a strong Ontario

TORONTO, March 28, 2018 /CNW/ - Ontario universities appreciate that today's budget recognizes that one of Ontario's strongest assets is our people, and that postsecondary education is key to a...


Nov 28, 2017, 07:30 ET Ontario's universities launch commitments to Partner for a Better Future for Ontario in new report

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario's universities laid out today their role as active and willing partners in securing a more vibrant and prosperous future for students, communities and the...


Nov 15, 2017, 10:30 ET Excellence in Ontario university research honoured as the Polanyi Prizes turn 30

TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2017 /CNW/ - The Polanyi Prizes celebrate today three decades of recognizing ground-breaking Ontario university research, with the announcement of the five 2017 winners of the...


Nov 02, 2017, 07:00 ET Ontario students and post-secondary institutions make immediate call for new, integrated mental health strategy

TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario's students, colleges and universities are calling on the province to take immediate action on the growing problem of student mental health with an integrated...


Oct 18, 2017, 13:22 ET Ontario's universities welcome new investment in STEM graduates to boost talent pipeline: Statement by COU President David Lindsay

TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - "Universities are pleased to partner with the Ontario government to increase the number of postsecondary students graduating in STEM by 25 per cent over the next five...


Sep 18, 2017, 11:13 ET More than 130,000 students and parents to descend on the Ontario Universities' Fair this weekend

TORONTO, Sept.18, 2017 /CNW/ - High school students looking to take the next step to university can get all the answers at the Ontario Universities' Fair (OUF) this weekend, when the province's 21...


Apr 27, 2017, 19:08 ET Demand for Ontario's universities up as postsecondary education recognized as key to brighter future

Ontario's universities look forward to investments to support growth and quality TORONTO, April 27, 2017 /CNW/ - The number of high school students applying to Ontario's universities is up 1.8 per...


Apr 19, 2017, 15:53 ET Ontario's universities welcome partnerships with government, industry to help Ontario thrive in disruptive global economy

TORONTO, April 19, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario university students trying to land their first job and employers scouting for the talent they need to compete in the rapidly changing economy will benefit from ...


Sep 23, 2016, 07:00 ET Ontario's Universities Spark Conversation about the Future - Are You Ready?

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2016 /CNW/ - Ontario's universities are asking students and their parents what excites them and what concerns them about the future, to spark a province-wide conversation about how ...


Sep 20, 2016, 07:00 ET More than 120,000 university hopefuls and parents to load up on info at the Ontario Universities' Fair this weekend

TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2016 /CNW/ - It could be an intriguing program, a campus in a dream location, after-school sports and activities - or all of the above. Whatever high school students have on their...


Sep 19, 2016, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - Ontario's Universities to Make Announcement at Universities' Fair

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2016 /CNW/ - On behalf of Ontario's universities, David Lindsay, President and CEO of the Council of Ontario Universities, will make an announcement about the future of Ontario....


Mar 22, 2016, 18:23 ET COU Statement: 2016 Federal Budget Recognizes Value of Strong Postsecondary Institutions to Canada

TORONTO, March 22, 2016 /CNW/ - "The federal government has signaled in the 2016 Budget its belief that investing in students and research and innovation is key to well-being and prosperity in...


Mar 18, 2016, 06:00 ET COU Statement: Free Tuition Will Remove Barriers to Postsecondary Education for Low-income Families

TORONTO, March 18, 2016 /CNW/ - "Ontario universities can assure students and parents that low-income students wishing to attend entry-level university or college programs will indeed be entitled to...


Mar 08, 2016, 13:09 ET COU Statement: Universities Welcome Passage of Ontario's Sexual Violence and Harassment Act

TORONTO, March 8, 2016 /CNW/ - On Dec. 6, 1989, 14 women were senselessly murdered at Montreal's École Polytechnique and now, more than a quarter of a century later, Ontario universities mark...


Feb 25, 2016, 17:16 ET Financial Aid Just Got Easier for Students Who Need It, and Ontario's Universities are in Full Support

TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2016 /CNW/ - The Council of Ontario Universities (COU) commends a budget measure introduced today to the province's generous student assistance program. These changes will result in ...


Feb 17, 2016, 17:25 ET COU Statement: Ontario Universities Expanding Knowledge of Indigenous History into Curriculum for New Teachers

TORONTO, Feb. 17, 2016 /CNW/ - "Ontario universities welcome the government's initiatives to create a better future for all Ontarians by fostering a deeper understanding of Indigenous peoples. We...


Jan 18, 2016, 12:00 ET Ontario Universities Still in High Demand, Despite Dip in University-Age Population

TORONTO, Jan. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - Applications by high school students to Ontario universities remained at last year's high level, even though the number of university-aged people is shrinking. Almost...


Jan 14, 2016, 07:00 ET David Lindsay Begins Term as New President and CEO of the Council of Ontario Universities

TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2016 /CNW/ - The Council of Ontario Universities (COU) welcomes as its new President and CEO David Lindsay, who brings a wealth of public policy experience and a proven track record ...


Dec 10, 2015, 11:01 ET Ontario Universities Support Work Done on Issues around New Funding Model

Universities across the province look forward to collaboration on future options TORONTO, Dec. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Ontario universities appreciate the broad consultation and balanced report released...


Nov 17, 2015, 11:11 ET Polanyi Prizes Celebrate Five Ontario Researchers for their Outstanding Achievements

Five of Ontario's brightest researchers to receive prestigious Polanyi Prizes honouring Nobel winner TORONTO, Nov. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Today five researchers, from a number of Ontario's leading...