The College Student Alliance works with many organizations to improve Ontario’s post-secondary sector.
Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA)
The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) represents the interests of over 140,000 professional and undergraduate, full-time and part-time university students at eight student associations across Ontario.
Learn more: www.ousa.ca
Colleges Ontario (CO)
Colleges Ontario is the advocacy organization for the province’s 24 colleges of applied arts and technology. Colleges Ontario is committed to the future strength of the province and the country. They advance policies and awareness campaigns to ensure Ontario produces the highly skilled workforce that is essential to our province’s prosperity.
Learn more: www.collegesontario.org
Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA)
CASA is a national voice for Canada’s post-secondary students. Established in 1995, CASA is a non-partisan, not-for-profit student organization composed of student associations from across Canada. We represent undergraduate, graduate and polytechnic associations. The most important thing CASA does for students is advocating on their behalf to the federal government. When Canada’s leaders make decisions affecting our post-secondary education system they turn to CASA for solutions.
Learn more: www.casa-acae.com
Ontario Council on Articulation and Transfer (ONCAT)
Established in 2011, the Ontario Council on Articulation and Transfer (ONCAT) was created to enhance student pathways and reduce barriers for students looking to transfer among Ontario’s 45 publicly funded post-secondary institutions. It was created as a member-driven organization to work with all publicly funded colleges and universities to enable the system of credit transfer to develop as rapidly as possible, while also respecting institutional autonomy. ONCAT maintains the ONTransfer.ca website, which provides students with up-to-date, authoritative information on block credit agreements, and pathways between postsecondary institutions.
Learn more: www.oncat.ca
Centre for Innovation in Campus Mental Health (CICMH)
The Centre for Innovation on Campus Mental Health (CICMH) is a partnership project involving Colleges Ontario, the Council of Ontario Universities, the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance, the College Student Alliance and the Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Division. Their mission is to help Ontario’s colleges and universities enhance capacity to support student mental health and well-being.
Learn more: www.campusmentalhealth.ca
eCampusOntario.ca was created in 2015 as a portal for learners to find online and mostly online courses—through browsing, searching by keyword, or filtering by institution and delivery format. Course details include links to information about scheduling, tuition and fees, instructors, and information about how to get registered and to seek credit transfer. Previously identified course equivalencies are also listed where available. In addition, students can search based on a specific course they need credit for to find available online options at other institutions.
Learn more: www.ecampusontario.ca
Ontario College Application Service (OCAS)
OCAS Application Services Inc. is a non-profit corporation created by Ontario’s twenty-four public Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology and Institutes of Technology and Advanced Learning. OCSA has three primary lines of business: applications to college, data warehousing and marketing. OCAS maintains the ontariocolleges.ca website.
Learn more: www.ocas.ca
Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan)
Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is the national, voluntary membership organization representing publicly supported colleges, institutes, cegeps and polytechnics in Canada and internationally.
Learn more: www.collegesinstitutes.ca