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Headlines for August 29, 2022

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | AUG 29 2022

Globe and Mail
Canadian universities are rushing to address critical shortage of student housing

A hot rental market across Canada is squeezing postsecondary students with universities and private companies trying to meet growing demand with a mini-boom in residence building.

CBC News
How universities are navigating COVID-19 and the return to campus

Infectious diseases specialist Dr. Zain Chagla breaks down the different approaches Canadian universities are taking to COVID-19 safety and what makes sense right now.

CBC News
Draft shows Athabasca University funding agreement will be tied to local staffing

Advanced education minister takes questions from Athabasca board of governors.

CBC News
Students, schools gearing up for first in-person orientation since COVID-19 halted events

Schools are expecting orientation attendance to match pre-pandemic numbers.

CTV News
Western student protest attracts greater anti-mandate community

Tensions are ramping up ahead of a planned protest at Western University Saturday, in opposition to the school’s recently announced COVID-19 mandates.

CTV News
Universities in northern Ontario report declining enrolment

While still lagging in applications from high school students, Laurentian University in Sudbury had some success this year attracting other students.

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