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By LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 16 2019

Brampton Guardian Tory poster not a jab at profs: Scheer The federal Conservatives say a university campus recruitment flyer bemoaning “left-wing” professors is just meant to be a funny way to grab the attention of right-leaning students. The PIE News Canada immigration rejects three out of four African student applications In the first five months […]

By LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 13 2019

Globe and Mail Conservatives’ on-campus flyers maligning ‘left-wing’ professors anger academics, faculty representatives The Conservative Party is distributing flyers that suggest university professors are agents of left-wing indoctrination. Morocco World News Canada Wants More Students from Morocco, Senegal In a bid to benefit more from skilled migrants, while consolidating its reputation for easing socio-professional integration […]

By LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 12 2019

CTV News University of Toronto ranked 18th on global list The University of Toronto has placed 18th in a global ranking of schools, rising three spots from a year ago. Hamilton Spectator McMaster moves up five spots, cracks top 75 on international university ranking list McMaster University has cracked the top 75 in a global […]

By LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 10 2019

CTV News Ontario won’t pay for French-language university until 2023 Ontario taxpayers won’t have to pay for the new French-language university until after the next provincial election, according to Francophone Affairs minister Caroline Mulroney, giving the government time to focus on balancing the budget. The PIE News Two-thirds of Asian int’l students study in just […]

By LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 09 2019

Globe and Mail Trudeau government reaches agreement with Ontario to build French-language university scrapped by Ford The Ontario and federal governments say they have reached an agreement on jointly funding a proposed French-language university that Premier Doug Ford’s government had previously scrapped. iPolitics Scheer vows to sign agreement with Ontario on funding French-language university Andrew […]

By LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 06 2019

CBC – The National Students starting post-secondary at risk for mental illness, substance abuse High school students are feeling plenty of pressure when it comes to transitioning to post-secondary, but it’s not just about making the grade — the rising cost of tuition and high cost of living in cities add financial stress to the […]

By LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 05 2019

Global News MacKinnon Panel report urges Alberta post-secondary schools to rely less on government funding As students across Alberta head back to universities and colleges, post-secondary institutions are taking a look at the recommendations laid out in the recently released MacKinnon Panel report on the province’s finances. Toronto Star Ontario teens worry post-secondary plans may […]

By LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 04 2019

CBC International students can’t vote but want their voices heard on election day High cost of tuition, repealed health coverage among top concerns for foreign students. CTV News Student groups push to get youngest voters engaged and vote in federal election A nationwide get-out-the-vote campaign targeting post-secondary students launches today. Edmonton Journal Link K-12, university […]

By LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 03 2019

Globe and Mail Student unions join forces to get federal parties to consider their priorities in October election Student unions from postsecondary institutions across Canada, representing almost 900,000 students, have joined forces in an attempt to get the federal parties to consider their priorities in the run-up to this October’s election. CTV News Scientists flying […]

By LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | August 30 2019

CTV News Post-secondary institutions work to address student anxiety, offer support For Jenna Kaplan, the thought of taking a day off from university to manage her anxiety disorder only made her feel worse. Global News Addicted to international student tuition revenue International students have proven to be a windfall for B.C. universities and colleges, bringing […]

By LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | August 29 2019

The PIE News “An abundance of good news” – stakeholders react to Canada’s intled strategy The focus on outbound mobility and diversity in Canada’s new international education strategy has been welcomed by industry stakeholders in the country. Windsor Star Will ‘campus culture’ survive Doug Ford’s opt-out fees at universities, colleges? Students returning to Southwestern Ontario’s […]

By LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | August 28 2019

CBC Provincial government reconsiders French-language university Ontario is reconsidering plans for a proposed French-language university it cancelled late last year, negotiating with the federal government to split the costs of the multimillion-dollar project. Global News Women with PhDs earn as much as their male counterparts, but gap remains in other areas: study The wage gap […]

By LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | August 27 2019

Study Travel Magazine Canada aims to diversify markets in new education strategy Canada has launched an updated International Education Strategy, focusing on expanding new student markets, supporting industries in Canada and increasing the outbound mobility of Canadian students. Policy Options Having young Canadians in China is valuable as tensions rise Canada must not allow the […]

By LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | August 26 2019

Globe and Mail Trudeau government outlines five-year, $148-million plan to attract more foreign students to Canadian universities Concerned that more than half of the international students in Canada come from just two countries, China and India, the federal government has pledged nearly $30-million over the next five years to diversify global recruiting efforts in the […]

By LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | August 23 2019

Winnipeg Free Press Minister Jim Carr announces new funding to help Canadians study abroad Manitoba’s federal cabinet minister is spearheading a plan to get more Canadians studying abroad in more places, and boost the number of foreign students in Canada.

By LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | August 22 2019

Ottawa Citizen Student housing headaches: Study considers options for neighbours, conditions Overflowing garbage, St. Patrick’s Day partying and public urination — a few of the many horrors reported by Ottawa residents in neighbourhoods populated by student “bunkhouses.” Toronto Star Brampton putting up cash for Algoma University campus expansion While plans for a downtown Ryerson University […]

By LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | August 21 2019

Globe and Mail Dozens of Canadian researchers have faced discipline for integrity breaches In the past eight years, 133 federally funded researchers were disciplined for integrity breaches ranging from a lack of scientific rigour and fabricating work to mismanagement of funds. The PIE News Global economic impact of int’l students estimated at $300bn International students […]

By TARA SIEBARTH | August 20 2019

Globe and Mail Top staffers and board members leave Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario The president, the chair of the board and two senior staff of the provincial postsecondary education advisory body are all leaving their posts. iPolitics Lobby Wrap: Université de Sherbrooke looks for feds support for creation of International Anti-Doping Chair The […]

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | August 19 2019

Globe and Mail Kenney makes major changes to Alberta’s universities, boards and agencies Premier Jason Kenney’s government has appointed a number of oil executives to chair Alberta’s largest universities as part of a larger shakeup of management at dozens of provincial boards and agencies. CTV News Cyberattacks targeting students on the rise: Here’s how to […]

By LÉO CHARBONNEAU | August 16 2019

Globe and Mail Opinion: Science is pure, but scientists are human How might scientific misconduct be better handled in Canada? Like any disease, it warrants a combination of prevention and treatment, writes Jim Woodgett. TheRecord.com Opinion: The myth of conservative persecution on campus The myth of conservative persecution on campus is repeated so often, and […]