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BY HANNAH LIDDLE | AUG 08 2023

CBC News Province won’t appeal high court ruling in U of Manitoba faculty union case: justice minister The Manitoba government is throwing in the towel after the province’s highest court upheld a decision ordering the province to pay more than $19 million to the University of Manitoba faculty association for interfering in the 2016 collective […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | AUG 04 2023

CBC News MUN’s psychology residency on brink of ‘collapse,’ union issues letter to premier MUN vice-president promises review, is ‘committed’ to keeping accredited status. Soo Today Continuing Education Programs at Laurentian University provide a pathway to enhanced learning and earning Laurentian University offers the largest selection of bilingual undergraduate online and distance education programs in […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | AUG 03 2023

Regina Leader-Post U of S issues notice to campus about ex-far right party leader Travis Patron An email sent Wednesday warns that Patron has allegedly been trespassing on the university’s campus in Saskatoon and impersonating staff. Global News SFU splits with athletics director who oversaw scrapping of football program British Columbia’s Simon Fraser University has […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | AUG 02 2023

CBC News Student groups are concerned about the housing crisis’s impact on post-secondary students The province’s first student housing strategy was supposed to be released this past spring, but the Department of Advanced Education hasn’t released it, or said when it will be coming. Westerly News VIU falling short with cybersecurity measures, says B.C. auditor […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | AUG 01 2023

The Globe and Mail University of Toronto ranks only behind Harvard in health sciences research The University of Toronto is the second most prolific health sciences research institute in the world, according to a recent international ranking compiled by the scientific journal Nature. CTV News University of Waterloo ranked 22nd on list of world’s top […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 31 2023

Toronto Star Academic necessity or hazing ritual? Why comp exams are the ‘most contentious’ part of getting a PhD PhD students preparing for a comprehensive exam are spending their summer mired in reading and research, a rite of passage some call gruelling. CBC News MUN University Centre reopens following massive flood cleanup Memorial University’s St. […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 28 2023

CBC News Rats, mould and bugs: Issues plaguing the Royal Military College cafeteria College says rodent problem is fixed, but food complaints continue, according to student. National Post International student living under a bridge in Toronto helped by strangers The student, who is studying at Conestoga College in Kitchener, had been living under the bridge […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 27 2023

Richmond Sentinel Barn proposed as Kwantlen Polytechnic University makes safety and security upgrades Kwantlen Polytechnic University is planning to build a pre-fabricated barn on the KPU Farm at the Garden City Lands. Soo Today Algoma U, medical school agree to create mental health research facility here “This allows us to develop a new partnership in […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 26 2023

The Conversation Secondary publishing rights can improve public access to academic research Enabling Canada’s research to be openly accessible without barriers will contribute to the public good, helping to foster innovation and discovery. Globe and Mail Researchers develop system for companies to report physical risks of climate change The program, called Climate Risk Matrices, was […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 25 2023

Times Higher Education Research ‘underdone’ in landmark Australian review Light-touch treatment of one of universities’ fundamental roles leaves too many questions hanging, observers worry Global News The challenges students are facing while looking for housing Finding student housing is proving to be quite the challenge for both domestic and international students hoping to study in […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 24 2023

CTV News U of M researchers developing canola-based plastic replacement A University of Manitoba research team is working on a more environment-friendly plastic substitute, and they are using a product plentiful in Manitoba to do it. Global News CapU strike appears over as school, support workers reach tentative deal Striking support workers at B.C.’s Capilano […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 21 2023

CTV News New murals coming to Laurier University to celebrate Indigenous culture Wilfred Laurier University will soon have new artwork thanks to a real community effort. CTV News U of C’s Mathison Hall aims to set precedent for future green energy learning spaces A new building at the University of Calgary is targeting the highest […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 20 2023

Royal Roads University Steenkamp reappointed Royal Roads University president and vice-chancellor Dr. Philip Steenkamp has been appointed to a second five-year term as president and vice-chancellor of Royal Roads University. Steenkamp was first appointed to a five-year term as president in 2018. CBC News After running out of room again, U de M asks public’s […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 19 2023

Acadia University Jeff Hennessy name Acadia University’s 17th president Dr. Hennessy will begin his six-year term on September 1, 2023. Winnipeg Free Press U of W arms security officers with life-saving opioid-overdose antidote The University of Winnipeg is equipping security officers who monitor its downtown lecture halls and the surrounding community with naloxone kits ahead […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 18 2023

University of Saskatchewan USask’s Edwards School of Business receives extension of prestigious accreditation with AACSB International The Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has successfully renewed its accreditation with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools. Global News Ongoing Capilano […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 17 2023

Globe and Mail Fewer students are enrolling in environmental studies – how do we stop this trend? Just when we need new environmental experts the most, student numbers seem to be declining. Global News McMaster to receive $2 million for electric boilers to reduce natural gas usage The federal government is set to spend some […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 14 2023

CBC News Laurentian University is being targeted by foreign hackers, security chief says China-backed hackers are trying to intercept research and intellectual property to get ahead in the mining industry. CTV News Western receives $4.7 million to replace natural gas boiler with electric steam boiler Western will receive $4.7 million in federal funding to replace […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 13 2023

CTV News Universite de Montreal joins chorus of organizations pulling Meta advertising The Universite de Montreal (UdeM) is joining the chorus of Canadian organizations, governments and media companies pulling advertising from Meta platforms Facebook and Instagram. The Winnipeg Free Press U of W brass shrugs off concern about staff exodus Decision-makers at the University of […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 12 2023

Penticton Herald U of W senior staff exodus follows hiring of new president More than a dozen senior and long-standing staff members at the University of Winnipeg have quit or left their posts since a new president was appointed to oversee the downtown campus in April 2022. CBC News Vianne Timmons returns Indspire award following […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 11 2023

Timmins Today Group sues feds over exclusion from Indigenous post-secondary funding A national group representing Indigenous people living off-reserve has filed a lawsuit against Ottawa over the exclusion of Indigenous Peoples who do not have status under the Indian Act from postsecondary education benefits. Brampton Guardian New Brampton medical school will be ‘noticeably and intentionally […]

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