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Headlines for Dec. 20, 2019


The Record
Waterloo has almost half of all off-campus, purpose-built student housing in Canada

The City of Waterloo is the Canadian capital for off-campus housing built specifically for students. And the competition isn’t even close.

Facing cuts, U of C law dean says part-time instructors can donate their pay

In the wake of budget cuts that have already led the University of Calgary to slash 250 jobs, one department within the school approached its sessional employees with a request.

The PIE Blog
What’s heating up in international higher education for 2020?

The world of international higher education is continually changing – whether due to recent shifts in global dynamics, diversifying student populations or international education-focused priorities evolving across institutions.

The Financial Post
Rogers partners with University of Waterloo on central Canada’s first 5G network

Rogers Communications Inc. says it will be lighting up the first 5G network in central Canada in early 2020 as part of a research partnership with the University of Waterloo.

CTV News
Toronto university student shot to death by suspect allegedly ‘hunting’ for victim

A 22-year-old Toronto university student, shot at least 10 times while taking out the trash, was allegedly killed by a cowardly masked suspect possibly hunting for anyone in his way, police said.

Registered sex offender still employed by U of Winnipeg, taught courses this fall

A registered sex offender who was convicted of possessing and distributing child pornography is still an employee of the University of Winnipeg, the post-secondary school confirms, and has taught there as an assistant criminology professor as recently as this month.

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