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Headlines for June 2, 2023


Globe and Mail
University of Guelph cutting costs amid tuition freeze and funding caps
After three years of operating deficits, the University of Guelph has announced cost-cutting measures, citing the impact of a tuition freeze and government funding caps that are squeezing Ontario’s postsecondary system.

PIE News
Quebec: French exit exam added to some programs
A last minute addition to Quebec’s Bill 96 will require international students in some continuing education CEGEP programs to take a French exit exam – a move some stakeholders are concerned will deter incoming mobility.

Financial Post
‘Earn while you learn:’ Co-op programs gain appeal amid rising cost of living
Canada is a leader in co-operative education, a learning model that alternates between academic and paid work terms.

CBC News
Hope for student refunds dries up after lawsuit attempt dismissed
Law firm was seeking $17M in damages after Quebec-based private colleges abruptly closed in 2022.

The Record
Local health authority hires nursing students for the summer amidst staffing concerns
The CIUSSS de l’Estrie – CHUS, the Townships’ health authority, is hiring close to 400 nursing students and yet-to-be-licensed graduates to staff hospitals and long-term care over the summer.

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