The pandemic exposed the vulnerability of international students in Canada
In fall 2020, we decided to ask international students how they were faring, using a survey and in-depth interviews. What the students told us revealed intense psychological, academic and financial vulnerabilities, often occurring in conjunction with one another.
Laurentian seeks to extend restructuring deadline to May 31
Laurentian University is heading to court this week looking for more time to complete its restructuring process under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act.
University students struggling with impact of online classes as pandemic wears on
Many universities say they’re planning ‘phased return’ to in-person education in coming weeks.
New board chair at Laurentian looking at school’s future after creditor protection process
The new chair of Laurentian University’s Board of Governors said he wants to make sure the school has a bright future once it exits creditor protection.
Students, faculty fear disruption as bargaining hits impasse at MRU and University of Lethbridge
Presidents of faculty associations at both universities say that strikes are possible if new collective agreements cannot be negotiated with their respective schools.
Memorial University Responds to MUNFA Concerns About Return to Campus
The Memorial University Faculty Association has officially made a request to have the date for an in-person return to classes pushed back to the end of February.
Immunocompromised MUN students say they’re being forced to choose between safety and education
As Memorial University prepares to resume most on-campus activities on Monday, some immunocompromised students say they feel forgotten.
U of C named among Top 5 research universities in Canada in 2021
It’s the first time the University of Calgary has ranked among the top five.