The Globe and Mail
A day of horror in Iran, a year of grief in academia: Canadians reflect on the brilliant minds lost in 2020 plane crash
The people who perished on Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 were loved by their families, friends, co-workers – and the university communities that often served as all three.
University of Guelph marks 1 year since Iran plane crash that killed 2 students
The University of Guelph is marking one year since the downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 that killed two of its students.
One year since downing of Flight PS752 which killed four Western students
Four Western students were among 176 people killed when a passenger jet was shot down by the Iranian military one year ago.
One year later, University of Windsor faculty remembers local victims of Ukraine plane crash
Friends and colleagues at the University of Windsor are still grieving, one year after flight PS752 crashed in Ukraine, killing all 176 people on board the plane.
University of Ottawa holding virtual memorial for Iran plane crash victims
The University of Ottawa is holding a virtual memorial to mark the anniversary of the Iran plane crash, which killed three students from the school.
Flight PS752: The University of Alberta honours lives lost
One year after the downing of Ukrainian Airlines flight PS752, the loss of students and faculty members has led to changes at the University of Alberta.
New SFU scholarship commemorates victims of Flight 752
Many victims of plane shot down by Iranian forces had ties to Canadian universities, school says.
U of Guelph announces new scholarships honouring Iran plane crash victims
Two University of Guelph students killed last year are being honoured by two new scholarships at the school.
The Toronto Star
International students waylaid by COVID-19 will get second chance at Canadian work experience
International students who have failed to secure coveted Canadian job experience due to the pandemic will be given another shot at meeting a necessary requirement for permanent residence, says Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino.
The Toronto Star
Students frustrated by limited COVID-19 help from universities
Andrew Kesik extended his undergraduate workload into 2021 in the hope that his parents will be able to attend an in-person graduation.
The PIE News
Dalhousie tops up quarantine funding in Canada
Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia has reaffirmed its commitment to the quarantine plan it introduced for international students, and announced extra funding to help students concerned with expensive hotel costs.
Saskatchewan post-secondary students concerned over missed experiences from virtual learning
Student unions from three of Saskatchewan’s largest post-secondary institutions are concerned about how much students are getting out of their classes through virtual learning.
‘Crying in their car’: Montreal nurses, ready to ‘crack,’ welcome students to the front lines
If anyone thought Quebec nurses’ unions would be annoyed that the government is asking 2,000 undergraduate students to work among them full-time this semester, without regular pay, they’d be wrong.
COVID-19 case reported at UW campus
The University of Waterloo is reporting a new case of COVID-19 on its campus.
About 800 students coming to P.E.I. in need of self-isolation before start of winter semester
About 800 students have been required to self-isolate on P.E.I. prior to the start of the winter semester at UPEI and Holland College.
University of Waterloo to review appeal court ruling for prospective student with brain injury
The University of Waterloo says it is reviewing an Ontario Court of Appeal ruling that says it discriminated against a Waterloo region man with a brain injury and poor grades.
UBC student’s project translates COVID-19 information to world’s Indigenous languages
A UBC medical student has joined forces with colleagues in Toronto and the U.S. to help ensure Indigenous people around the world can access COVID-19 information in their own languages.