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Headlines for Aug. 5, 2021


CTV News
Court dismisses government’s appeal of ruling that struck down student fee opt-out

Ontario’s highest court has dismissed an appeal from the government after a provincial directive making some post-secondary student fees optional was ruled to be unlawful.

University World News
Long way to go for parity for women in HE leadership

The latest International Brief for Higher Education Leaders from the American Council on Education (ACE) and the Center for International Higher Education (CIHE), titled Women’s Representation in Higher Education Leadership Around the World, reveals the “unfinished” business that is achieving gender equality at institutional, national and international levels.

CTV News
Western University to survey students, faculty over COVID-19 vaccination rates

In preparation for the return of classes in September, Western University has set up a survey to gauge COVID-19 vaccination rates of students, faculty and staff.

CTV News
COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for on-campus living at Georgian College, Lakehead University

Georgian College and Lakehead University join a growing list of provincial colleges and universities requiring students in on-campus residences to have a COVID-19 vaccination.

Mount A won’t require COVID jabs, but prof questions decision

Mount Allison University won’t require vaccinations for a return to campus but is “strongly encouraging” students and others to get both doses.

Global News
Mix of in-person, online learning gives University of Alberta students mixed reaction

University of Alberta students have selected their classes for the fall, but for some, it isn’t panning out exactly as they expected.

CFJC Today
TRU gets ready for in-person classes, welcomes international students

Since the start of the pandemic, Kamloops has been feeling empty without students flooding in from out-of-town.

UPEI faculty and staff call for better air quality to limit spread of COVID-19

Faculty and staff at the University of Prince Edward Island are raising concerns about air quality in some campus buildings.

The Sault Star
Algoma University offers aviation training

Aviation programming is now being offered at Algoma University’s Brampton campus.

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