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News Releases - 2011

Unique link creates student mobility between Ireland and Ontario

Colleges Ontario, the organization representing Ontario's 24 colleges, is joining forces with Institutes of Technology Ireland (IOTI) to sign a unique agreement that allows Ontario college students to complete degree programs in Ireland.


Kennedy, Martin, Trudeau and Davis to headline education summit in Toronto

Colleges Ontario's annual "Higher Education Summit" will feature three internationally known speakers, the 19th annual Premier's Awards and a special tribute to former Ontario Premier William G. Davis, the founder of Ontario's college system.


Greater numbers of students choosing college

Ontario's colleges have experienced their highest-ever first-year enrolment this year.


New ads promote Ontario colleges as the leading-edge choice

A new multi-media ad campaign launched today promotes an Ontario college education as the best path to many of the cutting-edge careers in the new knowledge economy.


Reforms needed to make higher education less costly and more efficient

Candidates in the upcoming provincial election must commit to helping students transfer between college and university without losing time or money.


Malvern Collegiate wins Down With Webster concert for prom night

Local heroes Down With Webster return to Toronto next month to perform at Malvern Collegiate Institute's spring prom – a result of Malvern winning the provincewide online contest, "College Sounds Great."


New ad campaign encourages Aboriginal Peoples to explore higher education

A new $400,000 multi-media advertising campaign launched today by Ontario's colleges is encouraging Aboriginal Peoples throughout the province to explore the career opportunities available through higher education.


Colleges praise province's commitment to colleges

Ontario's public colleges are pleased with the provincial budget's funding for literacy, instructional equipment and 60,000 new postsecondary places.


Colleges applaud government's commitment to higher education

Ontario's colleges are praising the government's announcement of 60,000 new spots for postsecondary education by 2015-16.


Colleges Ontario applauds federal commitments to college research

Colleges Ontario, which represents the province's 24 public colleges, applauds the federal government's budget for its commitments to higher education.


Colleges applaud credit transfer system

The Ontario government's announcement of a credit transfer system is a good first step towards saving postsecondary students time and money, says Colleges Ontario, which represents the province's 24 public colleges.


New online book gives journalists access to experts

Expert advice on everything from art history and acute care nursing to viral marketing and viticulture is now just a click away, thanks to a new online booklet produced by Ontario’s 24 public colleges.