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News Releases - 2015

Ontario urged to expand engineering degree programs at colleges

The Wynne government is being urged to expand the number of specialized engineering degree programs offered at Ontarioís colleges.

MEDIA ADVISORY - Rick Hansen and David Frum to headline 2015 Higher Education Summit

More than 700 delegates from across Ontario will be attending the 2015 Higher Education Summit and Premierís Awards gala. The two-day conference runs Sunday, Nov. 15, and Monday, Nov. 16, at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.

Enrolment at Ontarioís colleges hits record level in 2015

Ontarioís colleges have set record enrolment levels this year with a 2.4 per cent increase in full-time enrolment over 2014.

Colleges call for improved support for applied research

Ontarioís colleges are urging parties in the federal election to commit to increased support for applied research that helps businesses become more innovative and take new products to market.

Colleges call for Ontario to focus on youth unemployment

Ontario’s colleges are urging the provincial government to work with educators and businesses to help address the shortage of good labour-market information. That is among the priorities in Fuelling Prosperity, the new strategic plan for Colleges Ontario.

Results show 84 per cent of college graduates find employment within six months

College education continues to provide an effective route into the workforce as results show 84 per cent of Ontario’s most recent graduates found employment within six months of graduation.

Colleges applaud government’s major investment in apprenticeship training in Ontario

Ontario’s colleges applaud Premier Kathleen Wynne’s announcement today of a major investment in apprenticeship programs to help greater numbers of people train for the skilled trades.

Ontario’s colleges finalize stand-alone policy on sexual assault and sexual violence

A finalized stand-alone policy and protocol on sexual assault and sexual violence is now publicly available at each of Ontario’s 24 colleges.

Colleges applaud commitment to improve help-line services for sexual assaults

Ontario’s colleges applaud the Wynne government’s announcement today that it will act on the colleges’ recommendation to improve provincial help-line services for survivors of sexual assaults.

Ontario’s colleges to publicize new sexual assault policies by March 31

Ontario’s colleges have begun local consultations to finalize a new stand-alone Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Policy and Protocol that will be publicly promoted at all colleges by March 31.

New report calls for stand-alone nursing degree programs at colleges

Ontario's colleges are urging the provincial government to allow colleges to offer stand-alone nursing degree programs, rather than requiring all nursing degree programs at colleges to be jointly offered with universities.