University Participation and Income Differences An Analysis of Applications by Ontario Secondary School Students

Research Summary: “University Participation and Income Differences: An Analysis of Applications by Ontario Secondary School Students” looks at the link between postsecondary education participation and family income status. By reviewing applications to Ontario universities from 1995 to 2005 the authors are able to determine that students in low income neighbourhoods are 13 per cent less […]

Accessibility in Ontarios Postsecondary Education System An Interprovincial Comparative Analysis

Accessibility in Ontario’s Postsecondary Education System: An Interprovincial Comparative Analysis seeks to review the performance of Ontario’s postsecondary system in terms of accessibility and participation through an analysis of various statistical measures of access by socioeconomic status. The research is based around various dimensions of accessibility, including financial barriers, capacity within the system, academic preparedness, […]

Education Decisions of Canadian Youth (Abstract)

Research Summary: A Synthesis Report on Access to Postsecondary Education This report is a synopsis of the published research on access to higher education in Canada. The report serves to provide an understanding of the education decisions that students make beginning in grade 10 and continuing throughout high school and postsecondary education. The purpose of […]