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BY JULIEN CAYOUETTE | February 01 2023

There are many lessons learned, but ensuring good university governance is the number one priority.

BY MICHAEL RANCIC | January 18 2023

The search for a systemic response to a growing concern.

BY SHARON OOSTHOEK | January 11 2023

A few high-profile cases involving faculty members who may have falsely presented themselves as Indigenous are calling into question the practice of self-identification.

BY UA/AU | January 03 2023

As an eventful 2022 comes to an end, here are the stories and issues that shaped the year in Canadian higher education. Re-enjoy some of our award-winning content during your holiday break. And in the spirit of the season, share this newsletter with anyone in your network who may not know about UA. Stories that […]

BY ELIZABETH HOWELL | December 14 2022

The pandemic and aging infrastructure have spurred major renovations at university observatories, making them more accessible to the public and to researchers around the globe.

BY MAUD CUCCHI | November 23 2022

Marie-Hélène Benoit-Otis demystifies the role that music plays in the formation of political discourse.


Renowned scientist Andrée G. Roberge retraces her journey in Canada’s scientific community.

BY MATTHEW HALLIDAY | November 02 2022

The rapid rise in international recruitment has sparked calls for rules and standards to govern third-party recruiters.

BY DIANE PETERS | October 26 2022

The interdisciplinary approach to human, animal and environmental health is gaining traction in teaching and research, but the field still struggles against institutional silos.

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | October 19 2022

Members of the university community share lessons they’ll carry with them after more than two years of upheaval from COVID-19.


The current Acfas president reflects on the role of convergence in the development of French-language science.

BY BRIAN OWENS | September 22 2022

As she begins her second term, Mona Nemer weighs in on shaping the pandemic response, the battle against misinformation, and the push for open science.

BY BRIAN OWENS | August 31 2022

After four years, the federal government’s billion-dollar superclusters are finding their feet, but they need more time.

BY IAN MUNROE | August 26 2022

As the principal and vice-chancellor prepares to step down, she weighs in on lessons from COVID-19, academic freedom, diversity, and the future of higher education in a world upended by technology.


The application process for international student visas is putting French-language universities at a disadvantage.


Christian Messier is on a crusade to increase biodiversity in urban and natural forests.

BY PATRICIA HLUCHY | August 17 2022

In response to demand from students and industry alike, business schools are increasingly focusing on environmental and social impact.

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | July 13 2022

Winners from a photo contest at Queen’s University use creativity to showcase their work.

BY MARK CARDWELL | June 28 2022

Some universities experiencing record-breaking giving, but clarity is important to avoid misunderstandings.

BY UA/AU | June 21 2022

Indigenous artists are reclaiming space on university campuses, threading history and storytelling through creative works in a variety of mediums that enrich the student experience.

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