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News Releases - 2014

New agreement lets college business students transfer full years' credits

Ontario's 24 colleges have signed the colleges' first-ever provincewide agreement that grants recognition for entire previous years' credits when a student in a business diploma program transfers to the same program at another college.

Jean Chrétien and Chris Hadfield to headline Higher Education Summit

More than 800 delegates from across Ontario will be attending the 2014 Higher Education Summit and Premier's Awards gala. The two-day conference runs Sunday, Nov. 23, and Monday, Nov. 24, at the Fairmont Royal York.

Colleges pleased with budget investments in critical maintenance repairs

Ontario’s colleges are pleased with the provincial government’s budget commitment to invest in critical maintenance repairs at colleges and universities.

Candidates urged to support expansion of degree programs at colleges

Ontario's colleges have launched an interactive website that promotes the sector's priorities in the Ontario election.

More than 83 per cent of college graduates find employment within six months

New data released today confirmed that a large majority of college graduates continue to find jobs shortly after they graduate.

Three-year degrees at Ontario colleges will help produce a stronger workforce

College presidents at Premier Kathleen Wynne's skills summit in Toronto call for the government to allow colleges to offer three-year degrees.

Universities and colleges must work with government to focus on youth unemployment

Colleges, universities, business leaders and government must work together to address the serious youth unemployment and underemployment problem in Ontario, says Linda Franklin, the president and CEO of Colleges Ontario.

Queen's Park must focus on youth unemployment: Ontario's colleges

Addressing youth unemployment and underemployment must be the focus of the Ontario government's spring session that starts tomorrow, say Ontario's colleges.

Ontario colleges experience highest-ever first-year enrolment

Enrolment in first-year full-time college programs has increased five per cent this year.