Colleges Ontario is the advocacy voice for the province's 24 colleges.

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The Future of Ontario's Workers
The Future of Ontario's Workers
The StrategyCorp Institute of Public Policy and Economy has released a white paper about Ontario's workforce that recommends measures to promote economic recovery. Its recommendations include a call for colleges to get more autonomy to work with employers to create new programs that fulfil local demand.
Colleges praise decision to allow more students to complete their programs
Colleges praise decision to allow more students to complete their programs
The Ontario government has announced that in-person education and training at colleges will resume in July on a limited basis. This ensures more students will complete their programs and acquire the expertise sought by employers.
Statement from Ontario's college presidents - fall programs
Statement from Ontario's college presidents - fall programs
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.
Toronto Star - International students studying online will still qualify for Canadian work permits
Toronto Star - International students studying online will still qualify for Canadian work permits
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.
“86% of college graduates employed within six months”
– 2019 KPI survey results

Events


CANCELLED: 2020 Higher Education Summit
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.
CANCELLED: 2020 Premier's Awards
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.