Where The Jobs Are

Where The Jobs Are
Labour market predictions show that the majority of future jobs will require a university degree. So where are the jobs? See the list of occupations that are predicted to experience labour shortages in the coming years in this infographic by the Council of Ontario Universities. Download an accessible PDF version here.

94% of Ontario university grads have secured well-paying jobs two years after graduation: government survey

94% of Ontario university grads have secured well-paying jobs two years after graduation: government survey
The vast majority of Ontario university undergraduates secure jobs just two years after graduation – jobs that are in their field, use the skills learned at university, and pay an average of more than $49,000, according to the 2015 Grad Survey. The survey of graduates of Ontario undergraduate programs conducted for Ontario’s Ministry of Training, ...

Applying Outside the (Online) Box: Daniel’s Engineering Story

Applying Outside the (Online) Box: Daniel's Engineering Story
I wanted to become when I grew up; a professional hockey player. Upon realizing just how realistic this dream was by the young age of 14, I thought it would be time to explore other career paths; perhaps an avalanche hunter in BC, guide in Yukon or a lobster fisherman on the east coast. I ...

Life decisions: The road from university to law school

Life decisions: The road from university to law school
Julian Tennent-Riddell, a Trent University graduate, talks about how his interdisciplinary university degree and volunteer experiences brought him to the decision of attending law school. Check out his inspirational story – filmed by the Council of Ontario Universities – below! And don’t forget to check out our partners over at WorkStory.net for more work stories ...

Ontario university graduates are getting jobs: 93 per cent in well-paying jobs two years after graduation, government survey shows

Ontario university graduates are getting jobs: 93 per cent in well-paying jobs two years after graduation, government survey shows
  Toronto, September 03, 2014— The vast majority of graduates of Ontario’s undergraduate university programs are getting well-paying jobs in their fields soon after graduation, the latest government survey shows. More than 93 per cent of 2011 undergrads had jobs two years after graduation, up from 87.4 per cent who were employed within six months ...