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.

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 ...

Work Story Wednesday: Ryerson grad starts own business

Work Story Wednesday: Ryerson grad starts own business
  THE CHALLENGE In 2010, Brennan McEachran founded Toronto-based SoapBox to build software technology that aggregates crowdsourced ideas. Lots of different organizations – ranging from ski camps to universities to non-profits to multinationals – want to get feedback from employees, customers, students, donors and volunteers, and early on Mr. McEachran saw the diverse possible uses ...

Work Story Wednesday: Special Events & Corporate Development Coordinator

Work Story Wednesday: Special Events & Corporate Development Coordinator
It’s Work Story Wednesday! Today, we bring you the story of Deanna Boychuck, a Western University Bachelor of Music graduate who went on to become the special events and corporate development coordinator for Opera Atelier in Toronto. With an amazing soprano voice herself, she decided to go on to arts management to support singers like ...

Work Story Wednesday: Story of an Online Marketing Coordinator

On this Work Story Wednesday, we present Lindsey Reeder, the Online Marketing Coordinator for Random House Canada. Reeder, a Canadian graduate with a B.A. Honours in English, shows how she went from student to intern to blogger to online marketing coordinator! She has lots of great tips to share on how she was able to ...

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 ...

University Graduate Employment

University Graduate Employment
Text Version Available Below   Text Version Below UNIVERSITY GRADUATES Thinking about going to university? Wondering about job prospects and salaries? Each year, graduates of university undergraduate programs are surveyed about their success in finding work through the Ontario University Graduate Survey. Graduates from 2010 were surveyed from fall 2012 to April 2013. TWO YEARS ...