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, ...

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 ...

Ten tax tips for post-secondary students and their parents

Ten tax tips for post-secondary students and their parents
  1. Claim tuition and education credits. A student is generally entitled to a tax credit for tuition paid, plus an education credit based on $400 a month of full-time ($120 for part-time) attendance in school. If she doesn’t need the credits to reduce her taxes to nil, she can transfer up to $5,000 of ...

B.A. grads have better pay and more career options

B.A. grads have better pay and more career options
“A university education is still a solid path to high employment and high earnings for those who want those rewards,” says Economist Cecilia Brain in the Globe and Mail. Want to read more about what recent university grads can expect to find in the job market as convocation season comes to a close? Read more ...

Work Story Wednesday: Lambton Room Historian/Archivist

Work Story Wednesday: Lambton Room Historian/Archivist
Who says humanities graduates can’t find jobs? Not Dana Thorne (formerly Johnson – which she uses in the video)! Thorne completed an undergraduate degree in History, and later completed the Public History program at Western University. The program was followed by a 4-month internship at the Owen Museum of Canada, which segued into her job ...

Media Release: Shedding light on summer job opportunities

MEDIA RELEASE Toronto, ON , Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities – Ontario is helping over 100,000 students find jobs and launch their own businesses this summer so they can build the skills they need to succeed. This year, students can visit ontario.ca/readysetwork to access an easy-to-use assessment tool that can help them: Find a ...

Ontario universities providing real-life work experience through placements, co-ops

Ontario universities providing real-life work experience through placements, co-ops
Ontario’s universities are equipping the next generation of leaders with the skills they need for career success by providing students with real-life work experience through placements, co-ops and internships across all disciplines. Bringing Life to Learning at Ontario Universities, a report released today by the Council of Ontario Universities (COU), says applied learning is one ...