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Headlines for August 17, 2022


The Globe and Mail
Nigerian students challenge English language proficiency requirements as unnecessary, discriminatory

Students from African countries have begun challenging the policies, which they say are costly, unnecessary and discriminatory.

The Sault Star
Laurentian board, unions urge creditors to vote for plan to save university

Ahead of a vote that could well determine Laurentian University’s future, the university’s board of governors and unions are urging creditors to accept a plan to settle the school’s debts.

The Ottawa Citizen
Slashing tuition fees for foreign students in the regions penalizes Montreal: Plante

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante on Tuesday joined university executives and the city’s chamber of commerce in criticizing Quebec’s decision to cut tuition fees for foreign students who pursue post-secondary studies in the province’s outlying regions.

The Conversation
How universities can support international students beyond orientation week

To better support international students beyond orientation week, universities can focus on developing year-round academic and extracurricular opportunities that encourage cultural exchanges between international students, their peers and the wider society.

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