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Headlines for July 27, 2021

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUL 27 2021

Pie News
52% of students favour vaccine passports

More than half of international students now believe universities should require vaccine passports before they are allowed onto campus, a survey has found.

Times Higher Education
Most overseas study plans ‘unchanged by pandemic’

Traditional worries like cost and job prospects trump would-be international students’ safety and travel concerns, survey finds.

True North
Ontario universities face legal fight over vaccination mandates

Ontario universities that require all students to get COVID-19 vaccines are staring down the barrel of a legal confrontation.

Vancouver is awesome
UBC ‘doing the bare minimum’ as students prepare to return during pandemic: student union

“It is disappointing to see UBC fall behind,” they write.

Calgary Herald
Province pumps the brakes on U of C tuition increase plans, citing inadequate student consultation

The University of Calgary Students’ Union is praising the provincial government’s decision to delay the university’s proposed tuition hike, with both organizations saying student consultation was insufficient.

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