What is Colleges Ontario?
Colleges Ontario is the advocacy organization for the province’s 24 colleges of applied arts and technology.
Colleges Ontario is committed to the future strength of the province and the country. We advance policies and awareness campaigns to ensure Ontario produces the highly skilled workforce that is essential to our province’s prosperity.
We are committed to an Ontario where everyone has the opportunity to succeed.
Highlights of the Ontario colleges' 50th anniversary
Learn all about the provincewide celebration of the Ontario college system's 50th anniversary in 2017.
Ontario colleges: Powering a high-performance economy
Colleges work closely with businesses to produce graduates with the professional qualifications for the new economy. Watch the video to learn more.
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A unique partnership between Ontario's colleges and McDonald's highlights the efforts to help people in the workforce build on their qualifications and expertise.
Be sure to check out the photos, tweets, opening video and more from the 2017 Premier's Awards gala for outstanding college graduates.
Learn about the six winners of the 2017 Premier's Awards for outstanding college graduates and the 2017 recipient of the Minister's Lifetime Achievement Award.
News release - College graduates' project to improve care for people with disabilities wins innovation contest
A unique proposal to improve care for people with disabilities won the $15,000 first prize in the William G. Davis Innovation Fund contest.
Colleges Ontario is looking for a new Vice-President of Research and Policy, and for a new Senior Research and Policy Advisor.
Ontario must strengthen the support provided to post-secondary students with mental health issues.
Graduates of the colleges' business programs find rewarding careers in a wide range of fields, says Linda Franklin, the president and CEO of Colleges Ontario.
News release - Essential supports for at-risk Ontario college students creates $160-million shortfall: Deloitte
A new report says colleges are spending $160 million above provincial funding for essential supports and services.