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Headlines for Jan. 26, 2022


The Conversation
The pandemic exposed the vulnerability of international students in Canada

In fall 2020, we decided to ask international students how they were faring, using a survey and in-depth interviews. What the students told us revealed intense psychological, academic and financial vulnerabilities, often occurring in conjunction with one another.

CTV News
Laurentian seeks to extend restructuring deadline to May 31

Laurentian University is heading to court this week looking for more time to complete its restructuring process under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act.

CBC News
University students struggling with impact of online classes as pandemic wears on

Many universities say they’re planning ‘phased return’ to in-person education in coming weeks.

CBC News
New board chair at Laurentian looking at school’s future after creditor protection process

The new chair of Laurentian University’s Board of Governors said he wants to make sure the school has a bright future once it exits creditor protection.

Global News
Students, faculty fear disruption as bargaining hits impasse at MRU and University of Lethbridge

Presidents of faculty associations at both universities say that strikes are possible if new collective agreements cannot be negotiated with their respective schools.

Memorial University Responds to MUNFA Concerns About Return to Campus

The Memorial University Faculty Association has officially made a request to have the date for an in-person return to classes pushed back to the end of February.

CBC News
Immunocompromised MUN students say they’re being forced to choose between safety and education

As Memorial University prepares to resume most on-campus activities on Monday, some immunocompromised students say they feel forgotten.

CTV News
U of C named among Top 5 research universities in Canada in 2021

It’s the first time the University of Calgary has ranked among the top five.

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