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Headlines for Jan. 26, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 26 2017

Guelph Mercury
Death of Guelph student prompts calls for more mental health support

Four students have died this school year in connection with mental illness.

Winnipeg Free Press
PC replaces NDP appointments on U of Manitoba board

Education Minister Ian Wishart has appointed 11 new governors and re-appointed one student member to the 23-member University of Manitoba board.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra and U of S formalize bond

They’ll sign a memorandum of understanding “to enhance and extend joint initiatives that benefit the cultural interests of the province of Saskatchewan and beyond.”

U of Calgary researchers make groundbreaking discovery in study of seizures

Members of the Cumming School of Medicine have identified the cause of a previously misunderstood post-seizure symptom that left patients feeling as if they had suffered a stroke.

Globe and Mail
Declining enrolment has Ontario colleges facing an uphill battle: PwC report

Ontario colleges will have to cut staff, increase tuition, deliver more education online and receive more government funding to survive a decade of declining enrolment, the report says.

University could take longer and cost more than you expect: MPHEC

50 percent of Maritime high school students expect to take out a student loan, but 69% of graduates did, says a study by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission.

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