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.


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What's New?

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

The Wynne government is acting on a recommendation from Ontario's colleges to improve the help for survivors of sexual assaults.

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Kingston Whig-Standard - Ontario should approve stand-alone nursing degrees at colleges

A number of colleges are ready to offer their own nursing degree programs, says St. Lawrence College president Glenn Vollebregt.

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Cross Country Checkup (CBC) - Are young people getting the post-secondary education they need?

Rex Murphy was at Algonquin College's Pembroke campus to discuss the role colleges play in preparing people for successful careers.

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Toronto Star - Ontario colleges create sex assault policy

Campuses must be safe and welcoming and ensure there is immediate and effective help for victims, says Linda Franklin, the president and CEO of Colleges Ontario.

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London Free Press – Ontario colleges urging province to allow them to offer stand-alone nursing degrees

Allowing colleges to offer their own nursing degree programs will help create a more diverse health-care workforce.

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Globe and Mail - Switching colleges in Ontario just got easier

The announcement of the provincewide agreement that allows business students to transfer full years' credits is "an historic moment," says David Agnew, the president of Seneca College and chair of Colleges Ontario.

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Ontario honours outstanding college graduates

Seven exceptional colleges graduates were honoured with the 2014 Premier's Awards for their contributions to the province and the world.

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Quick Links


Book of Experts

November 16, 2015

College Centre of Board Excellence

Closing the Skills Gap

Opportunities in Ireland

Business, education and labour leaders unite to address Ontario's looming workforce shortage.