University-led consortium gets $1.5M to help with demand for registered nurses
A $1.5 million funding boost from the provincial government aims to support the university-led Ontario Internationally Educated Nurses Course Consortium (OIENCC) in updating its competency-bridging program of study for internationally educated nurses.
Ukrainians studying at TRU raising awareness and funds to send protective equipment to Ukraine
After a rally held in Kamloops last week, some of the Ukrainian students who helped organize the event are now pouring their energy into sending protective equipment to those defending their home country.
Holland College and UPEI say vaccination policy will continue until end of semester
The schools plan on keeping the two-dose requirement until the end of the semester and will re-evaluate then whether it will be continued past the spring.
UW has terminated staff not complying with vaccine policy, professors begin unpaid leaves
The University of Waterloo’s decision to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations has led to a series of terminations for staff.
U of L students host sit-in protest as faculty association strike continues
A couple dozen students could been seen occupying a University of Lethbridge hallway on Monday and Tuesday in demonstration.
New Brunswick universities hesitate to follow province in lifting all restrictions
Though the province is lifting all pandemic restrictions on March 14, including gathering limits and mask mandates, New Brunswick’s universities are hesitant to follow suit immediately.
Algonquin College to require proof of vaccination through end of winter term
Algonquin College says its COVID-19 vaccine policy is not changing this term, despite provincial proof of vaccination restrictions being dropped.
Black medical students on how they and BLM are changing their schools
Two Black medical students aren’t waiting for anyone’s permission to lead tough conversations about race and equity at their schools.
Acadia University students heading back to class Thursday as faculty strike ends
Acadia University students will head back to class Thursday as the four-week strike by the school’s faculty association comes to an end.