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St. Lawrence College scores above provincial average in annual survey

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One hundred per cent of employers of St. Lawrence College (SLC) graduates are satisfied or very satisfied with their hires, scoring well above the provincial rate of 90.6 per cent, according to the annual Key Performance Indicator (KPI) survey released on December 8, 2021. The KPI survey results reflect the experience of students who graduated in the 2019-2020 academic year.

St. Lawrence College also scored well above the provincial average in the other KPIs:

  • 80.6 per cent of St. Lawrence College graduates were satisfied or very satisfied with the quality of their education; provincially, the graduate satisfaction rate was 78 per cent.
  • 80.1 per cent of St. Lawrence College graduates were working within six months of graduation; provincially the graduate employment rate was 77 per cent.

“SLC consistently scores above the provincial average in the KPIs,” said Glenn Vollebregt, President and CEO, St. Lawrence College. “The 100 per cent employer satisfaction rate speaks to how we consistently help fill the need for qualified, highly skilled graduates for in-demand careers. This will be more important than ever as colleges and our graduates help Ontario recover from the pandemic, and the satisfaction our students report having, with the quality of their education is a tremendous reflection on the excellent work done by our faculty and staff.”

Provincial KPIs are gathered annually by two independent research firms for the colleges and for the Ministry of Colleges and Universities.

For complete KPI results visit www.collegesontario.org.

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ABOUT ST. LAWRENCE COLLEGE

St. Lawrence College is an integral part of the economic life and social fabric of Eastern Ontario, with campuses in Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall. St. Lawrence College consistently ranks as one of Ontario’s leading community colleges, preparing students for the global economy with relevant, practical, and experiential learning opportunities. Offering over 100 full-time programs, St. Lawrence College is a close-knit community of 10,000 full-time students and more than 100,000 alumni.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Media Contact:
Laura Tulchinsky
Communications Officer
St. Lawrence College
613.329.2451
ltulchinsky@sl.on.ca

Julie Einarson
Senior Advisor, Communications and Government Relations
St. Lawrence College
613.328.2440
jeinarson@sl.on.ca

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