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Headlines for Oct. 13, 2021


National Post
New Ontario university addresses need for French post-secondary education

In its first year of operation, UOF is offering four undergraduate degree programs, all of which are humanities or social sciences-based taught in the context of the 21st century.

Education News Canada
Athabasca University appoints expert in digital-first education as its new president

Peter Scott, an accomplished academic, researcher, and senior executive with extensive experience in online and digital-first education will become the 10th president of Athabasca University (AU), Canada’s Online University.

Peterborough Examiner
Trent University ranked first in Ontario, third nationally in Maclean’s rankings for undergrad universities

Trent University has topped all Ontario primarily undergraduate universities for a 11th year in a row in the annual Maclean’s magazine rankings and moved to third overall nationally in the group.

CBC News
IBM opens school program for Mi’kmaw students in Cape Breton

19 students are studying from a campus based in Eskasoni.

The Ubyssey
UBC increased student tuition during a pandemic. Where did the money go?

UBC has released information around where money from its latest tuition increase — which was intended for COVID-19 support initiatives — has gone.

Global News
Dalhousie researchers able to detect COVID-19 in waste water sampling

A Dalhousie student has created a testing device that can detect the virus through sewers.

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