TORONTO, Sept. 29 /CNW/ – The current economic recession in Ontario drove student summer unemployment to the highest levels on record and weakened university endowments, severely reducing available financial aid, says a report released today by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA). The report, entitled Postsecondary education in Ontario and the recession, explores the negative effects the recession is having on higher education in Ontario and calls for great …read more
TORONTO, Sept. 16 /CNW/ – As students across the province return to the classroom, the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) has released a report showing that students from low-income neighbourhoods are 13% less likely to attend university.
“More than anything else, this alarming difference in participation between low and high income students underscores the need for the Ontario Government to further develop its strategy for early outreach.” said Dan Moulton, Pr …read more
TORONTO, Sept. 4 /CNW/ – 16.4% of students in Canada were unemployed in the month of August, according to a report released today by Statistics Canada. This has been the hardest summer since Statistics Canada began collecting student unemployment data in 1977.
“Students have been unable to find summer employment and have not earned enough to pay the bills,” said Dan Moulton, President of the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA). “It’s time for the governme …read more
OUSA President Dan Moulton and Minister John Milloy
Waterloo, ON – October 23rd – During OUSA’s Fall General Assembly, President Dan Moulton presented Training, Colleges, and Universities Minister John Milloy with a copy of Ontario: A Province of Knowledge, OUSA’s submission to the provincial government for the new investment to replace the soon to be expired Reaching Higher plan. “As you know we have been working hard on this issue, and have come to OUSA to get your feedback, …read more