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MEDIA SCAN

Headlines for June 20, 2018

By ANQI SHEN | JUN 20 2018

Globe and Mail
York University’s distance-education program breaks barriers for refugees

Equipped with new skills – including fluent English − the students are also less dependent on foreign aid and can take jobs inside and outside Dadaab.

Globe and Mail
University of Guelph giving raises to full-time female faculty after salary review

The university will give a $2,050 raise to each faculty member who identifies as female or non-male. That represents more than 300 tenured, tenure-track and contract faculty.

Regina Leader-Post
‘The future is very bright’: University of Saskatchewan medical college receives full accreditation

The decision, dean Preston Smith says, will help build the institution’s reputation and improve the school’s ability to recruit the country’s brightest minds.

Maclean’s
Paying off student debt: eight ways to squash it quickly

You don’t even need to live with your parents (but it would certainly help).

CBC
U of R eliminating gender-based violence prevention office

The University of Regina is combining the duties of its personal safety co-ordinator and the person responsible for preventing gender-based violence.

Edmonton Journal
Indigenous elders join U of A to bridge culture gaps, share traditional knowledge

Three elders-in-residence have been appointed at the University of Alberta’s school of public health as part of its new northern outreach strategy into the Northwest Territories.

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