Engineering Graduates in Ontario save on home and car insurance

Take advantage of our exclusive Engineering Graduates discount* from one of Canada’s top insurance providers.

Engineering graduates in Ontario can save a bundle on home and car insurance

Engineering graduates and students appreciate thoughtful design and ease of use. In a few clicks, you can get a quote, buy and manage your policy – all on our digital platform. All graduates and students of an accredited Canadian university engineering program can take advantage of the Engineering Graduates discount* on their home insurance. Engineering graduates and students can also take advantage of other discounts on their auto insurance. From civil, mechanical, electrical, chemical, industrial to computer engineering – all engineering graduates can rest assured in selecting an insurance provider that Canadians can count on to protect what matters most.

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Insurance that fits the needs of engineering graduates in Ontario

Get home insurance if you’re a resident of a small town like Picton or bundle your home and auto insurance if you live in a big city like Toronto or Ottawa. Province-wide, we have coverage options with exclusive savings for engineering graduates in Ontario.

Car insurance

Get complete auto coverage you can count on. We offer extra coverage like accident benefits and ticket forgiveness. Plus, add on roadside assistance, vehicle replacement and more.

Home insurance

Your house, and everything in it is covered. Even our most basic home insurance package includes replacement cost. Plus, benefit from first claim forgiveness. And, add optional coverages to make sure you’re protected.

Condo insurance

Insurance built just for condo owners. No confusing limits. You’re covered for all the basics. These include liability and your personal belongings. Plus, get condo special coverage and more.

Tenant insurance

Get a policy that’s tailored for renters. Count on full coverage for liability and your personal belongings. We’ll even cover extra expenses and unit improvements in the event of a claim.

Landlord insurance

Protect your investment with a policy built just for landlords. Get liability and replacement cost for your property. We even cover some items you keep at your rental. Plus, fair rental value to protect your income in the event of a claim.

Pet insurance

Focus on your pet’s health and happiness. Worry less about the burden of vet bills. Sonnet Pet Insurance offers insurance for wellness, accidents and illnesses, dental coverage and more. Relax knowing your best friend is covered.

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Still have questions about group discount?
Does the discount apply to both my Sonnet home and auto policies?

Depending on your group, some discounts will apply to both your auto and property policies, while others may apply only to one. If you’re a member of multiple groups, you can only apply one discount per policy.

I already have a Sonnet insurance policy. How do I add a group discount?

If you’re already a Sonnet customer, you can easily add your group discount online in a few steps:

  1. Log in to your account.
  2. Select the policy you’d like to add a Group Discount to.
  3. Select Add Group Discount.
  4. Simply click “Employer or Association” and quickly search for the name of your employer, group, or association and select it from the suggestions that appear. We’ll ask for your group ID to confirm your eligibility.
  5. If you’re a university or college alumni or student, click Canadian University or Canadian College. (If you’ve graduated from both, you can add both discounts and we’ll apply the one that gives you the best savings!)
  6. Click Add Discount.
  7. Review your policy change and any impact to the price of your policy over the remaining policy term. Click Update Policy.
  8. Your policy has been updated with a Group Discount. Review your updated policy payment schedule for changes to the amount of your payments.

Your group discount will automatically be applied to the selected policy. If we’re unable to verify your eligibility, then the discount will be removed.

If you have multiple policies with Sonnet, repeat the steps above for each policy to add a qualifying group discount.

We can help around the clock. Chat with our Advisors Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET. Need help after hours? Email us and we’ll reply within one business day. Our chatbot is also available 24/7.

How do I know if my discount has been applied?

During your home or auto quote, start typing and select your group from the dropdown, then enter your group ID. You’ll see a “Discount applied” notification appear throughout the quote flow. We’ll use the information you’ve provided to verify you are a member and automatically apply your discount.

How do I add the Engineering Graduates discount*?

Adding the Engineering Graduates discount* is easy.

  1. Look for the Canadian University field. Quickly search for the name of your university. We’ll ask you for your graduation/expected graduation year to confirm your eligibility.
  2. Click Continue.
  3. That’s it! Your Engineering Graduates discount will automatically be applied to your quote. If we’re unable to verify your eligibility, then the discount will be removed.

Already have a Sonnet insurance policy? Learn how to add your Group Discount.

Which universities qualify for the Engineering Graduates discount*?

All graduates or students of an accredited Canadian university engineering program can take advantage of the Engineering Graduates discount* on their home insurance. Engineering graduates and students can also take advantage of other discounts on their auto insurance. We currently do not offer the discount to graduates or students outside of Canada or from Canadian colleges. Check the list below to see if you qualify.

Note that Sonnet is not affiliated or partnered with the following schools.

British Columbia

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
  • Simon Fraser University
  • The University of British Columbia
  • University of Northern British Columbia
  • University of Victoria


  • University of Alberta
  • University of Calgary


  • University of Regina
  • University of Saskatchewan


  • University of Manitoba


  • Carleton University
  • Lakehead University
  • Laurentian University
  • McMaster University
  • Ontario Tech University (UOIT)
  • Queen’s University
  • Royal Military College of Canada
  • Ryerson University
  • University of Guelph
  • University of Ottawa
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Windsor
  • Western University
  • York University


  • Concordia University
  • École de technologie supérieure
  • McGill University
  • Polytechnique Montréal
  • Université de Sherbrooke
  • Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
  • Université du Québec à Montréal
  • Université du Québec à Rimouski
  • Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
  • Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
  • Université du Québec en Outaouais
  • Université Laval

New Brunswick

  • Université de Moncton
  • University of New Brunswick


  • Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Nova Scotia
  • Dalhousie University


  • University of Prince Edward Island
Do I need to be a practicing engineer qualify for the Engineering Graduates discount*?

No, but you or your spouse need to be a graduate or a student of an accredited Canadian university engineering program.

*This discount is only available in certain provinces, including Ontario. The amount of the discount and the insurance products to which the discount applies varies by province.

Article source: The top 10 car insurance companies in Canada published 5 October 2020, Insurance Business Magazine,

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