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Headlines for June 1, 2020


Windsor Star
University of Windsor psych project offers free counselling to hospital workers

Windsor hospital staff seeking support for their mental health will soon be able to turn to upper-year University of Windsor psychology students for some free counselling.

Brandon Sun
Premier’s ‘ivory tower’ comments irk local faculty

Premier Brian Pallister’s recent comments about university professors haven’t made him any fans among Brandon University Faculty Association members.

UBC students to get fall reading break starting in 2021

University’s Vancouver Senate votes in favour of new break after years of student campaigning.

Toronto Star
The only Black medical student in a U of T class of 259, Chika Oriuwa graduates as valedictorian

She had a natural affinity for science. The ability to process and understand medical concepts comes easy. And when that landed her at University of Toronto’s medical school in 2016, hello, she was the only Black medical student in the class of 259.

University World News
No plans for universities to cut tuition costs

Several universities across Canada have decided they’ll be offering online classes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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