Skip navigation
Media Scan

Headlines for Nov. 14, 2019


The Georgia Straight
Does education pay? Research suggests investing in postsecondary schooling can yield dividends

When it comes to postsecondary education, students often want to know the return on investment. And there’s no shortage of economic data that can boil this down to dollars and cents.

Global News
Brock University to close and sell Hamilton Campus by 2021

Brock University is looking for a new campus in the Hamilton area.

Ottawa Citizen
Australia universities adopt guidelines to foil foreign interference

Australia laid out new guidelines on Thursday to counter foreign powers exerting influence in its universities, amid mounting concerns over China’s activities.

London Free Press
Opinion: Investing in open textbooks will ease burden on students

Alberta’s new budget represents a missed opportunity to make a strategic investment in Albertans’ higher education and ease the burden of increased tuition costs on families across the province.

North Bay Nugget
UdeM researchers find molecule to block multiple sclerosis progression

A team of researchers at the Université de Montréal has identified a potential drug target that could safely slow down the progression of multiple sclerosis, a debilitating disease of the central nervous system that has afflicted more than 77,000 Canadians.

National Post
Free speech in Canada: It was bad five years ago. Do you think it’s gotten better since?

Barbara Kay examines ‘cancel culture’ on Canadian campuses as part of the National Post’s ‘Free speech in Canada’ series.

Post a comment
University Affairs moderates all comments according to the following guidelines. If approved, comments generally appear within one business day. We may republish particularly insightful remarks in our print edition or elsewhere.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Click to fill out a quick survey