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BY ANQI SHEN | October 31 2016

A Q&A with Belinda Robinson, chief executive of Universities Australia.

BY DAVID P. BURNS & ANYA GOLDIN | October 18 2016

Over the last two years the department of educational studies at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) has been attempting to push the limits of what a small department can do to create compelling online courses and digital resources. As part of this experiment our popular first year transitions course, Introduction to Higher Education, was offered in […]

BY ROSANNA TAMBURRI | October 05 2016

Where are the women?

BY SHELDON GORDON | October 05 2016

The programs not only upgrade their academic qualifications but expose immigrants to how their profession is practised in Canada.

BY DIANE PETERS | September 28 2016

New designs address the trend towards student-centred, active learning.

BY BECKY RYNOR | September 26 2016

Researchers at universities across the country are struggling, says Dr. Woodgett of Toronto’s Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute.

BY OMAR MOUALLEM | September 07 2016

How a Christian university opened its heart to the Canadian Muslim convicted of war crimes.

BY DIANE PETERS | September 07 2016

Exposing undergrads to more research opportunities is “becoming the new gold standard.”

BY BENJAMIN MILLER | August 31 2016

Often overlooked or simply taken for granted, campus clubs give students hands-on experience, career connections and much more.

BY ROSANNA TAMBURRI | August 03 2016

Presidential terminations and resignations are nothing new, even in the staid world of academia. Yet, rarely have they played out in so public a manner as the abrupt departure of president Arvind Gupta at the University of British Columbia in the summer of 2015 or the messy dismissal of Ilene Busch-Vishniac as president of the […]

BY ALEX GILLIS | July 26 2016

Twenty-five years and just over 60 percent complete, the Dictionary of Old English is a labour of love for U of T scholars.

BY UA/AU | July 14 2016

The vast and varied world of academic Twitter accounts provides much to the community: a quick laugh, a source of information and/or procrastination (sometimes both simultaneously) and often rich networking and learning opportunities. Of course, you should already be following University Affairs and our bloggers from The Black Hole, Speculative Diction, From PhD to Life […]

BY NATALIE SAMSON | July 06 2016

A Q&A with professor Brenna Clarke Gray.


Canada’s science minister says she understands the research community and wants to hear its concerns.

BY SUE CARTER | June 08 2016

Campus art galleries today are much more than collections of art hanging on walls.

BY TIM JOHNSON | May 25 2016

Just a tiny minority of Canadian students choose to study abroad, and that’s a problem. Here’s what some universities are doing to try to reverse the trend.

BY MOIRA MACDONALD | April 06 2016

What some universities are doing to weave indigenous peoples, cultures and knowledge into the fabric of their campuses.

BY MARK CARDWELL | April 05 2016

Universities must act decisively when disaster strikes.

BY MOIRA FARR | March 29 2016

The authors of a new book challenge what they call the “frantic pace” of contemporary university life.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | March 09 2016

Ingenuity’s the key when you’re one of Canada’s smaller university presses.