Post-Secondary Education

Post-Secondary Education

The government is now preparing for the 2020-21 school year by working closely with the province’s colleges and universities to ensure students receive the high-caliber education and training they need to obtain rewarding careers. Acting on the advice of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Ontario’s postsecondary institutions are developing their plans for the fall term - exploring a range of delivery options depending on the trajectory of COVID-19.

Ontario Unveils a Plan to Reopen Postsecondary Education

  • The Ontario government announced it is reducing financial barriers for full-time post-secondary students by providing a six-month temporary deferral of Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) loan payments and interest accrual on OSAP loans from March 30-September 30, 2020.
  • Those in need of support can apply to the OSAP starting as of May 20, 2020.

Public Health Agency of Canada