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Headlines for Dec. 19, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | DEC 19 2017

University of Moncton looks within for interim presidential replacement

The outgoing president, Raymond Théberge, is leaving his post to take on a key role with the federal government.

Globe and Mail
Opinion: Young scientists face too many funding obstacles

A generation of young scientists and scholars are facing unprecedented financial pressures, with small grants and, in the case of health disciplines, very low success rates.

The average undergraduate class size at Canadian universities

Looking for small classes with lots of attention from the prof? Or want to get lost in a crowd? Either way, these statistics should help.

Times Colonist
Partnership seeks to boost international student numbers

The University of Victoria, Royal Roads and Camosun College will team up with public school districts on southern Vancouver Island to better attract international students.

Audio: Idle No More movement inspired some Indigenous people to get an education

Five years ago, the Indigenous rights movement Idle No More gripped communities across Canada. We heard reflections on Idle No More from students at Laurentian University.

Thunder Bay, Ont., city council looks to strengthen ties with local university

The partnership would be guided by a committee made up of senior administrators from both the city and Lakehead.

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