The Higher Education Summit is an annual event that explores the top issues affecting post-secondary education today. The 2020 conference is cancelled to allow the colleges to manage the ongoing challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Check back for details on the 2021 conference.
Ontario’s colleges are getting ready for the fall semester. Colleges remain committed to providing safe environments for students and employees while ensuring learning continues.
Ottawa has confirmed that students outside the country who study Canadian post-secondary courses online can still qualify for a post-graduation permit to work in Canada.
(Toronto, May 12, 2020) – As colleges manage the wide-ranging and ongoing challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, Colleges Ontario has confirmed it has cancelled the Higher Education Summit and Premier’s Awards gala in 2020.
Colleges Ontario's 2019-20 annual report highlights many of the achievements from the past year and describes how the policy changes help ensure colleges will be at the forefront of Ontario's economic recovery efforts.
“86% of college graduates employed within six months”
– 2019 KPI survey results
Getting frank with Franklin
Planning for the fall is well underway. The No. 1 priority continues to be protecting the safety of students, staff and everyone who visits college campuses while ensuring students continue to have access to high-quality programs.
The Premier’s Awards honour the important social and economic contribution that college graduates make to Ontario and throughout the world. The 2020 event has been cancelled due to the ongoing efforts to manage COVID-19. The nomination process and awards gala are also cancelled this year. Check back for details on the 2021 awards gala.