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Headlines for July 22, 2022


CTV News
Laurentian president stepping down as university nears end of insolvency process

Laurentian University president Robert Haché and provost Marie-Josée Berger will formally leave their posts when the university emerges from the insolvency process, which is expected to happen in this fall.

Global News
University of Calgary dealing with student housing shortage

If you have an extra room or rental property, consider renting it out to a student. That’s the message from the students’ union at the University of Calgary, as the vacancy rate at on-campus residence buildings hits zero.

CTV News
Institutions and events consider masking requirements amongst summer COVID-19 surge

Mount Allison University in Sackville, N.B., says masks will continue to be mandatory inside buildings this fall, but won’t be required outside.

Winnipeg Free Press
U of W Indigenous course requirement changing student attitudes: study

The University of Winnipeg’s Indigenous course requirement is deepening student awareness about ongoing injustices tied to settler colonialism, research shows — but the authors of a new report warn not all graduates are grasping decolonization as unending work.

The PIE News
India and U.K. recognize qualifications in ‘landmark’ agreement

The U.K. and India have agreed to officially recognize each other’s higher education qualifications – a move that has been hailed as a “landmark, historic agreement” and will be “excellent news” for Indian students coming to the U.K.

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