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 ...

Work Story Wednesday: Finding an Articling Position

Work Story Wednesday: Finding an Articling Position
Ever wonder how to get an edge in the job hunt? Valerie Fernandes talks about how an experiential learning program – The Innocence Project – offered through Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, helped secure her an articling position with AIDWYC – the Association in Defense of the Wrongfully Convicted. Check out her story ...

Work Story Wednesday: Communications & Public Affairs Coordinator

Work Story Wednesday: Communications & Public Affairs Coordinator
Hashtags, Twitter handles, video editing and Facebook posts are a part of my daily job at the Council of Ontario Universities (COU). My path to this career was not straightforward, but I am certainly glad to have ended up where I am today. COU is a membership organization for the 20 provincially-assisted universities, advocating for ...

3 skills you need to learn as a graduate student

3 skills you need to learn as a graduate student
If you’re getting through your masters or PhD thesis, you’re either looking to continue in academia or enter into the business world. Besides your brilliant mind bursting with knowledge, there are a few essential skills that you’ll need to get yourself into the business world, says Isaiah Hankel, author and consultant of the Cheeky Scientist. ...

University Works: 2014 Employment Report

University Works: 2014 Employment Report
Some encouraging words to recent university graduates from the Council of Ontario Universities blog: A university education works. In a report prepared by the Council of Ontario University’s own Cecilia Brain, Economist and Senior Policy Analyst at COU, it’s clear that university students are well equipped for career success at the time of graduation. University ...