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Headlines for Sept. 25, 2019


Cornwall puts in pitch to host francophone university
Cornwall, Ont., is putting in a pitch to become home to Ontario’s newest francophone university — despite every indication the facility is heading to Toronto.

Toronto Star
‘I’ve given up everything.’ Explosive growth in international students comes at a steep cost
Hyungee Bae is putting it all on the line — every ounce of energy and every cent — to study at Centennial College’s state-of-the-art aerospace and aviation campus.

IT World Canada
New continuing ed courses to offer path for increasing the number of infosec pros in Canada
For the past few years, Andrea Vega has been a Calgary-based promoter of a gated community in Mexico. But this week the 30-year old is back in school studying for a new career as a cybersecurity professional.

National Post
Ontario post-secondary institutions launch transportation research partnership
A contingent of 10 universities and colleges in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area is launching a three-year research program examining how their students get around.

The PIE News
Third Maple Leaf school opens in Canada
An operator of private schools in China, Maple Leaf Education, has opened a high school at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario, making it the company’s third school on a university campus in Canada.

Hamilton Spectator
McMaster student group launches Global Climate Strike petition
A McMaster student group is calling on the university to cancel classes and tests Friday afternoon to allow students, faculty and staff to join the Global Climate Strike.

Halifax Today
Post-secondary schools giving ‘academic amnesty’ on Friday for Halifax climate strike
Some post-secondary schools in Halifax are allowing students to miss class on Friday in order to participate in the global climate strike.

The Varsity
U of T professors, Toronto community leaders call on U of T to close campus for climate strike
Two recent open letters have over 1,500 signatures.

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