1) 2019 CAOS SEE Survey Report
The Canadian Association of Optometry Students (CAOS) conducted the Student Expectations/Experience (SEE) Survey in December 2018 to learn more about the student expectations post-graduation and was shown to the professional associations and colleges. Please have a look at the attached report in where we have presented the results and provided a reflection. The survey was sent to all Canadian students studying in Canada and USA.
2) 2019 CAOS Graduate Workforce Survey
CAOS also commissioned a survey of the most recent 5 years of graduates looking at various employment statistics such as income, practice locations, and work hours. They were also surveyed about special interest areas and outstanding student debts. The attached report was presented to the professional optometry association presidents and college regulator representatives. The survey was sent to recent optometry graduates working in Canada.