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Headlines for May 4, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | MAY 04 2018

Globe and Mail
Ontario eyes tuition transparency in international student strategy report

Among other things, the Ontario government would like universities to ensure international students know how much they will pay for their degree when they register for a program.

Globe and Mail
Sexual assault policies at universities have students asking: Are these new systems any better than the courts?

Bill 132 gave postsecondary institutions flexibility around what to include in its policies. According to some advocates and student groups, that has led to a lack of consistency.

Justice Patrick Smith named interim dean of Lakehead law school

Smith is taking over from Angelique EagleWoman, who stepped down and took leave from the the role on April 30.

Brampton Guardian
‘It was a shock to us’: Council caught off guard by new Brampton university location

Councillors received several calls from concerned area residents after new campus’ location was revealed

Global News
Crap at the curb: Students leave behind ‘mountains’ of waste when they move out

It’s that time of year again when college and university students have finished school and are leaving town. Some are leaving behind quite a mess that troubles the city of Peterborough.

SMU has spent $447K and counting on football fight over one player

Advanced Education Minister Labi Kousoulis says he’s ‘more than comfortable’ with the expense.

‘Day of action’ planned as York U strike nears 10th week

Labour leaders from across the province will descend on York University today for a “day of action” in support of striking contract faculty and other staff.

New food allergy guide aims to save lives on campus

Food Allergy Canada has published a guide for colleges and universities to help make sure campuses are safer for students with potentially deadly food allergies.

Ottawa Citizen
On gratitude, thinking too much and Dylan: Carleton’s new president takes our personality quiz

Benoit-Antoine Bacon, who will leave his job as vice-principal and provost at Queen’s to take the top job at Carleton, agreed to take a quiz designed to reveal a person’s true nature and popularized by French novelist Marcel Proust.

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