Lower Mainland universities grapple with long wait lists for student housing
An all-time high of 6,000 students remain on waitlist for campus housing at UBC.
Ryerson introduces ‘all-gender’ student housing option
Students are no longer required to reveal their gender identity on housing applications.
University of Toronto gets an AA grade from DBRS
The university is part of a wider group of Canadian issuers that have been either rewarded, or maintained their ratings, for adequately managing their balance sheet this year.
UPEI boosts recruitment efforts around the globe
This year the university has gone into eight new countries trying to attract students, including Pakistan, Bangladesh, Latin American countries, and parts of the Caribbean.
$42.8 million med school faculty buyouts ‘absolutely’ worth it despite massive deficit, dean says
About 65 tenured physicians accepted severance packages worth up to $450,000 each before signing on to continue working at the college as paid contractors.
A bold open-access push in Germany could change the future of academic publishing
Over the past 2 years, more than 150 German libraries, universities, and research institutes have formed a united front trying to force academic publishers into a new way of doing business.
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UK government commissions ‘detailed study’ on overseas students
An expert panel will be tasked with carrying out a “detailed assessment of the social and economic impact of international students” in the country.