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BY HANNAH LIDDLE | February 11 2022

These Canadian Olympians are taking the term “student athlete” to the next level.

BY JULIEN CAYOUETTE | February 01 2022

We take an interactive look at some of the significant moments from the past year.

BY JENNIFER QUESNEL | January 19 2022

Home to one of Canada’s only Level 3 biosafety labs, VIDO was one of the first in the country to isolate SARS-CoV-2.

BY MOIRA MACDONALD | January 12 2022

They’ve been on the lips of a growing number of postsecondary administrators and faculty in recent years, and COVID-19 has only accelerated the trend.

BY WILLA BLACK | January 10 2022

Cisco digital platforms deliver access and equity in higher education.

BY KERRY BANKS | January 05 2022

After prolonged delays, many academics are hoping to restart their stalled research projects.

BY UA/AU | December 30 2021

As an eventful 2021 comes to an end, here are the stories and issues that shaped the year in Canadian higher education. Re-enjoy some of our award-winning content during your holiday break. And in the spirit of the season, share this newsletter with anyone in your network who may not know about UA. Stories that […]

BY MAXIME BILODEAU | December 23 2021

Contributing to the most powerful space telescope in the world has helped the country emerge as a leader in astronomy research.

BY UA/AU | December 23 2021

Stories we’re thinking about at year’s end.

BY LESLEY EVANS OGDEN | December 09 2021

The ‘Flip the Script’ program she developed is having an impact on campuses in Canada and internationally.

BY STEPHEN LEAHY | December 08 2021

Only 10 institutions have announced full or partial divestment, compared to more than half of public universities in the U.K.


The University of Ottawa’s report on academic freedom is only the latest in a long list of reports that miss the opportunity to bring the discussion to a higher level.

BY TAYO BERO | December 02 2021

Universities and colleges across Canada now have a new set of guidelines to address racism and promote Black inclusion at their institutions.

BY JOEL BELLIVEAU | December 02 2021

A personal take on the added value a francophone university outside Quebec brings to its community.

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | December 01 2021

Universities and colleges are hoping to send students from non-traditional backgrounds to work and study abroad.

BY PAMELA SUGIMAN | November 25 2021

University leaders need to recognize that each of us is at a different stage in our journey toward equity, justice and self-determination, and that racism within the academy cannot be swept away with one brush.

BY SPARROW MCGOWAN | November 24 2021

Flexible work arrangements are becoming key factors in recruitment and retention.

BY JULIE CAFLEY | October 27 2021

An expert on leadership in higher education explores the reasons women are less likely to be appointed president, and why so many have unfinished mandates.

BY JULIE CAFLEY | October 26 2021

The two former university presidents speak with an academic who studies higher education leadership and governance about improving opportunities for women.

BY DIANE PETERS | October 19 2021

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine is inspiring other universities to prioritize social accountability, advocate for health-policy change, and serve communities in need.

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