January 31, 2024
Is Canada’s reputation in the international student marketplace in jeopardy?
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Universities worry the new cap on international study permits will also lead to program cuts and increased tuition fees.
BY JADINE NGAN | JAN 30 2024

Is Quebec’s plan to mandate non-francophone students to reach an intermediate level of French justified?
Is Quebec’s plan to mandate non-francophone students to reach an intermediate level of French justified?
There is little data to support the decision, and academics are questioning if this is the right way forward.
BY MOHAMED BERRADA | JAN 31 2024

The Tri-Councils have a carbon offset policy. Should they?
The Tri-Councils have a carbon offset policy. Should they?
The policy encourages scholars to reduce the climate footprint associated with their research activities.
BY RYAN KATZ-ROSENE | JAN 29 2024

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What role should universities play in revitalizing Indigenous languages?
What role should universities play in revitalizing Indigenous languages?
Scholars in Calgary, Odanak and Edmundston have recently spearheaded research projects on the revitalization of Indigenous languages. But where do universities fit in, and how should they be contributing?
BY CATHERINE COUTURIER | JAN 25 2024

Academic Achiever: The surprising power of intellectual retreats
Academic Achiever: The surprising power of intellectual retreats
By removing yourself from familiar surroundings, you will be able to zero in on a particular task or project without all the usual distractions.
BY ELIZABETH WELLS | JAN 26 2024

George Mutwiri University of Saskatchewan

George Mutwiri has been appointed as executive director of the University of Saskatchewan’s school of public health for a three-year term. He served as the school’s interim executive director from 2015 to 2017 and again from 2021 to Oct. 31, 2023. Prior to coming to Saskatchewan, he earned his doctor of veterinary medicine degree at the University of Nairobi and his PhD at the University of Guelph.

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