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Headlines for May 13, 2019

BY ANQI SHEN | MAY 13 2019

Visa rejections frustrate efforts to bring in more international students

At a time when Canada is attracting more students from around the world, there are concerns qualified applicants from certain countries are getting turned away because of its visa process.

Prince George Citizen
UNBC offering early retirement packages

University of Northern British Columbia faculty members are being offered early retirement packages in a bid to lower costs at the university.
Nova Scotia program promoting healthy living for students gets $5M from feds

Led by Dalhousie University, UpLift is expected to reach up to 90,000 students at 360 schools across the province over the next five years.

Hamilton Spectator
McMaster University protest leads to trespassing tickets

During Saturday’s open house for prospective students, Hamilton Student Mobilization Network organized what it called a peaceful demonstration.
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics researcher wins $10K national research prize

PhD student Anna Golubeva has received the Gilles Brassard prize for interdisciplinary research.

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