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MEDIA SCAN

Headlines for Sept. 13, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | SEP 13 2017

Globe and Mail
OSAP applications rise after Ontario streamlines student-aid system

Applications from Ontario students for financial aid are up by a fifth this year compared to 2016, with applications from Indigenous and mature students showing even higher jumps.

Global News
Women in STEM disproportionately placed in non-professional jobs: TD report

The report says STEM fields could play an integral part in bridging the overall wage gap since it offers higher incomes compared to other occupations.

Toronto Star
Editorial: Don’t let the world pass us by on science

The federal government may be right that there is no quick fix to Canada’s science-policy predicament, but the world is passing us by – and even the slow fix must start somewhere.

CBC
Lakehead University opens new international student centre

The centre houses the university’s international staff, English language centre, international student services, and the study abroad team.

CTV
U of A student in hospital after attack, fraternity under investigation

CTV News has learned a fraternity is under investigation by the university.

Financial Post
Opinion: Why are we educating teachers so cheaply? (And dentists so expensively?)

We want the price people pay for higher education to reflect the cost of providing it, William Watson writes.

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