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Increasing credit transfer options for students

Thursday, January 16, 2014   by: SooToday.com Staff

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MINISTRY OF TRAINING, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

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Ontario Making it Easier for Students to Complete College and University

Ontario is launching an online database that will make it easier for postsecondary students to see how their course credits are recognized at other colleges and universities.

A new course-to-course database on ONTransfer.ca will provide students with the information they need to make informed decisions about their education while limiting delays in entering the labour market.

It will also reduce education costs for both students and taxpayers by clearly showing which credits are needed to complete diploma or degree programs when combining courses from different colleges and universities.

The launch of the database builds on progress Ontario has made with postsecondary institutions over the past two years to make it easier for students to transfer credits, including:

Expanding credit transfer options and helping students make informed decisions about their postsecondary education is part of the Ontario government's economic plan to invest in people, build modern infrastructure, and support a dynamic and innovative business climate.

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