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Headlines for Feb. 13, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 13 2017

National Post
Universities moving away from allowing students to judge sex assaults

Universities in B.C. and Ontario are shifting away from allowing students to investigate sexual assault allegations against fellow students.

Globe and Mail
Sexual assault complaints need independent investigation, UBC policy says

Under the new policy, an independent investigator would be responsible for examining allegations of assault or misconduct, rather than a tribunal of trained students.

Globe and Mail
Quebec student athlete says he was interrogated, denied entry to U.S.

Aber, 19, said U.S. authorities wanted to know whether he attended a mosque and how often he visited Morocco.

Canadian government launches campaign to get more women in STEM

The social media campaign is accompanied by a website with the promotional tagline “Choose Science.”

University enrolment down 3.6 % in New Brunswick

The number of New Brunswick residents attending universities within the province is down 4.4 per cent, and the schools are drawing from a smaller pool.

Education students being ‘thrown under the bus,’ judge tells teachers union

Five Nova Scotia universities are in court battling NSTU over refusal to allow student teachers in the classroom.

Waterloo Region Record
University of Guelph struggles with demand for mental health care on campus

In the wake of the fourth suicide at U of G since September, university officials say they need help to meet the growing demand for mental health services.

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