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Headlines for Oct. 7, 2021


Campus life at Canadian universities during the second pandemic school year

Canadian universities are welcoming students back to class, residence and even karaoke events. But there’s still plenty of online instruction, and some schools have vaccine mandates.

CTV News
Mental health professionals to assist University of Guelph campus security officers during student calls

Mental health workers will be available to help campus security officers respond to student calls at the University of Guelph this year.

Global News
Queen’s students call on university to end exclusivity partnership with Coke Canada

Students from the Queen’s Alma Mater Society (AMS) are calling on the university to end an exclusivity agreement with beverage company Coke Canada Bottling, in an effort to highlight local vendors.

The fight to end hunger on Canadian university campuses

Forty per cent of post-secondary students in Canada are food insecure. Schools—and other students—are finding solutions.

The Peterborough Examiner
Guest column: Reimagining aging in Peterborough starts on campus

As our region evolves with a shifting economy and aging demographic, we know that Peterborough faces unique challenges. Caring for Peterborough’s aging population is certainly one of the most pressing and complex issues facing our community today.

Why an ADHD diagnosis is often out of reach for Canadian university students

Adult students with untreated ADHD often struggle in university. And getting a timely, accurate diagnosis is almost as challenging.

Union for University of Manitoba professors, librarians, instructors to hold strike vote
Dozens of University of Manitoba staff will soon decide whether or not to hit the picket lines.

The Star Phoenix
U of S students plan rally after sexual assault reported on campus

University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union president Tasnim Jaisee says she is hearing from students who are afraid or worried about studying or walking alone on campus since a sexual assault was reported.

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