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Headlines for September 21, 2021


CTV News
Province brings mobile vaccination clinics to Calgary’s universities

Students at the University of Calgary and Mount Royal University will have an avenue for COVID-19 immunization at their disposal this week without having to leave campus.

Global News
University of Victoria ‘deeply regrets’ use of racial slur in classroom

The University of Victoria says it “deeply regrets” the use of racist language in one of its classes last week after the incident was reported by a student.

The PIE News
Canada: average international tuition rises 4.9%

The average international tuition fee students pay for undergraduate courses at Canadian higher education institutions has risen by 4.9% in 2021/22.

The Globe and Mail
McGill must do more to prevent COVID outbreaks on campus

When you look at Canada’s biggest universities, McGill is an outlier. The Montreal university has some of the weakest measures for preventing transmission of COVID-19.

CBC Sports to broadcast all U Sports national championships

Every U Sports national championship is set to be broadcast on CBC Sports.

Reeling Western University braces for this weekend’s Homecoming parties

A London city councillor whose ward is the epicentre of yearly university mega-bashes is sounding the alarm ahead of this weekend’s Western University Homecoming and FoCo celebrations, which come amid the shock of a first-year student’s slaying and on-campus allegations of sexual assaults.

CTV News
MacEwan, U of A immediately opt in to Restrictions Exemption Program; NAIT and Concordia give students until October

When on-campus classes resumed Monday, it was with new requirements from some post-secondary institutions.

The Toronto Star
UBC Investment Management Trust invests $120M in reduced carbon investment fund

UBC Investment Management Trust Inc. says it is committing $120 million to a Paris Aligned reduced carbon global equity fund, on behalf of the University of British Columbia’s endowment fund.

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