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Headlines for Oct. 12, 2021


Globe and Mail
Two women on how ‘nerve’ shaped their leadership in academia and corporate boardrooms

Martha Piper and Indira Samarasekera reached the top ranks of academia, breaking new ground as the first – and only – female presidents of two of the country’s foremost universities.

Four in five Canadian students want a post-secondary education that matches their digital lifestyle

Post-secondary students feel their schools did a good job under the circumstances but remain anxious about COVID-19.

CTV News
‘This isn’t who we are’: UOttawa students association apologizes for Panda Game party damage in Sandy Hill

The University of Ottawa Students’ Union is promising to work with the Sandy Hill community, the university and municipal leaders to find solutions for future Panda Game events following last weekend’s street party in Sandy Hill.

CBC News
UPEI creating medical school ‘co-degree’ in partnership with Memorial University

Faculty will provide 20 seats for Island students, including at least one for an Indigenous student.

CTV News
Exemptions granted for post-secondary convocation ceremonies in Alberta

Alberta postsecondary institutions have been granted an exemption from public health guidelines to host indoor convocation ceremonies.

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