Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on postsecondary students

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Canadians are facing unprecedented challenges because of [Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19, and students are no exception. Not only have their studies been disrupted, but many have lost jobs or job prospects, raising concerns about their financial circumstances and their academic future. From April 19 to May 1, 2020, over 100,000 postsecondary students participated in an online crowdsourcing data collection about how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting their academic, labour market and financial situation. This report documents the initial results from this questionnaire. Readers should...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Participation; Outcomes

Keywords: Postsecondary education; Completion; Attainment; Unemployment; Employment outcomes; Financial aspects; Survey

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Ottawa, Ontario: Statistics Canada, 2020

Physical description: 6 p. (report) + 1 infographic

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Also called: Impacts of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic on postsecondary students

Series: The daily; Tuesday, May 12 2020

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 140.212

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