CÉGEP & university students look to a fall semester online
CÉGEPs and universities across the province are increasingly looking to online courses for their fall 2020 semesters. What does this mean for students?
N.S. university professors to spend summer preparing for online teaching
Several universities have announced they are moving all in-person classes to online until 2021.
Algoma University balances budget with fewer students expected this fall
Algoma University says it has approved a balanced operating budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year, even though the school is expecting a significant reduction in students this fall.
Opinion: COVID-19 exposes post-secondary performance-based funding
The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly exposed the folly of performance-based funding schemes for post-secondary institutions as announced by both Alberta and Ontario governments.
Can post-secondary students break their lease as classes move online?
As several colleges and universities in Ontario plan to move a large part of their fall semesters online, students who rent an apartment or house close to campus may be reconsidering the value of their investment.
Universities lose out on summer residence bookings
Like other post-secondary schools in Canada, Saint Mary’s University in Halifax draws revenue from May-to-August visitor bookings for rooms in on-campus residences.
With students off-campus, Wyandotte Street West restaurants wonder how they’ll survive
The decision by the University of Windsor to stick with primarily online classes in the fall semester is a blow to the many businesses surrounding the campus.
Queen’s University masters student looking into tick and lyme disease to help eliminate misdiagnosis
Trying to measure the tick-bite “patient experience.”
Pandemic isolation takes on whole new meaning in a university dorm
When Laurent Francis Ngoumou was asked to check in on his fellow international students living in residence at Université Laval, the last thing he thought he’d hear was that people were going hungry.
Western University’s Homecoming 2020 goes virtual due to coronavirus
A London Ont., university is making arrangements to keep one of its traditions alive despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dalhousie University faculty raise concerns over shift to online teaching
University campuses across Canada will look very different this September.
Student emergency fund runs dry
An emergency fund created to help Algoma University students during the COVID-19 pandemic is out of cash.
Times Higher Education
Carleton University moves to mandate Indigenous teaching
National move to reconciliation tests boundaries of academic freedom, say some observers.
The Toronto Star
Canada’s spy agency is rethinking its role amid a growing demand for intelligence and increased threats
Canada’s domestic spy agency is rethinking its role amid growing demands for intelligence, increased judicial scrutiny and “dynamic” threats to the company.
These immigrant women are experts in their fields of science. Why aren’t they working in them?
They are engineers, doctors and scientists. They speak multiple languages. They have global work experience.
Canada will accept incomplete study permit and PGWP applications
Some international students can’t submit all the required documents for their study permit or Post-Graduation Work Permit application, so Canada is keeping their files open until they can.
U of T under pressure to remove Hong Kong police job postings
Canadian students are demanding post-secondary schools take down job recruitment ads over the force’s treatment of pro-democracy protestors.
‘In what world is that OK?’: 13,000 sign petition to close U of Guelph’s Arkell research facility
A petition launched at the start of May to shut down an animal research facility has gathered over 13,000 signatures.