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Headlines for July 7, 2023


The Hub
As record numbers of foreign students come to Canada, experts urge a rethink of the program

The Canadian government counted more than 800,000 foreign students in Canada at the end of last year, a 31 percent increase over the previous year.

The Tyee
Why We Need Gender Studies More than Ever

We need to think about both how we create safe work and learning environments and how we de-escalate movements of misogyny, homophobia and transphobia, writes the author.

CBC News
Qalipu chief, profs among those added to MUN’s board of regents

Legislative amendments in May allowed inclusion of teaching staff to governing body.

PIE News
Universities should be “skills brokers” for mutual benefit, urges report

Universities are “uniquely placed” to address workforce gaps and should effectively become “skills brokers”, a new report says.

Financial Post
Matthew Lau: End affirmative action discrimination in Canada

The U.S. Supreme Court has just ended it for university admissions. We need to do the same.

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