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Headlines for Dec. 19, 2019


Inside Higher Ed
International Education in an Era of Climate Change

A new network of international education professionals is trying to get the field to face the crisis of climate change — and the carbon emissions generated by student air travel — head-on.

Edmonton Journal
‘This is our future’: Students, NDP urge government to reverse post-secondary funding cuts

The night before the MacEwan board of governors will consider hiking tuition fees by 9.7 per cent, Edmonton post-secondary students and the NDP called on the UCP government to reverse funding cuts to post-secondary institutions on Wednesday.

UNBC faculty back at work after agreeing to end job action

Job action at the University of Northern British Columbia is officially over.

The PIE News
Canada: BC institutions post $340m surpluses

A squeeze on government funding means universities in the region are relying on international tuition fees, some institutions have indicated.

The National Post
Simon Fraser University reports arrest, investigation in exam cheating case

RCMP and Simon Fraser University are investigating an allegation of cheating during recently completed final exams.

Global News
Mastercard Foundation investing $15M in partnership with U of L and Blackfoot Confederacy

In partnership with the Blackfoot Confederacy and the University of Lethbridge, the Mastercard Foundation has announced an investment of $15 million over the next five years, aimed at supporting and enabling Indigenous youth.

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