April 5, 2023
‘Don’t just publish another paper. Let’s do something,’ says scholar-advocate Cindy Blackstock
Features
Dr. Blackstock reflects on the merits of blending academia and activism.
BY BECKY RYNOR | APR 05 2023

Six steps for stellar student-supervisor meetings
Six steps for stellar student-supervisor meetings
Good ones don’t happen by magic. Aligning expectations in advance and being intentional can help.
BY ALEXANDER CLARK & BAILEY SOUSA | APR 03 2023

Why art and design programs are investing in mindfulness training for students
Why art and design programs are investing in mindfulness training for students
Backed by $4 million in federal funding, OCAD University is helping to roll out Mindful Campus at four other postsecondary institutions this fall.
BY SHARON ASCHAIEK | MAR 31 2023

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Celebrating SDG Week Canada and a common language for sustainability
Celebrating SDG Week Canada and a common language for sustainability
The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals are being used in unexpected places and hopeful ways on campuses across the country.
BY JON BEALE | APR 04 2023

Tips to help you ace the Graduate Record Examinations on a budget
Tips to help you ace the Graduate Record Examinations on a budget
By clarifying your goals, creating a detailed study plan, and maximizing the many resources that are available, you will increase your chances of doing well on this test.
BY CHELSEA CHEN | MAR 30 2023

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Virtual Symposium on Skills Translation (free event)

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

8:45am – noon (EDT)

Do postsecondary institutions and employers “speak the same language” when it comes to skills?

Join the College of Student Success Innovation Centre at Mohawk College and representatives from the

American Association of Colleges and Universities

Future Skills Centre

Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario and

Labour Market Information Council

for presentations and a panel discussion on how we articulate and “translate” essential skills between postsecondary and employment contexts.

All are welcome to attend. Register for free now to receive Zoom access details at https://na.eventscloud.com/ereg/index.php?eventid=742841&.


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Brad Clarke Brock University

Brad Clarke has been appointed interim associate vice-president, equity, at Brock University, where he currently serves as associate vice-president, students (a role he will continue to hold). Mr. Clarke has held a number of senior administration roles throughout his time at Brock, including as the long-serving co-chair of the president’s advisory committee on human rights, equity and decolonization. Mr. Clarke is a Brock graduate and was president of both its student union and alumni association.

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    University of Regina
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