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Headlines for Jan. 11, 2022


Education News Canada
UCalgary vice-provost to co-chair new national organization for Indigenous university leaders

Indigenous Senior Administrative leaders from post-secondary institutions across Canada have formed the National Indigenous University Senior Leaders’ Association (NIUSLA).

CTV News
Quebec students, staff worried about return to university and college classes, saying it’s too soon

Quebec expects in-person learning to start by the end of the month for colleges and universities, but many students and staff say they’re concerned about the idea.

CTV News
A new normal for post-secondary learning as Fanshawe and Western students resume studies

Many college and university students have come to terms with the notion that their post-secondary education will be anything but conventional during the pandemic.

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Students at 3 B.C. post-secondary schools launch petition against in-person learning

Students at BCIT, Langara College and Douglas College launched petitions in an effort to delay the return to the classroom amid a surge in COVID-19 cases fueled by the Omicron variant.

Hundreds of MUN students don’t feel safe attending in-person labs while Omicron variant rages

Petition underway to have administration reduce the risk of transmission by conducting lab classes remotely.

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