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Headlines for July 12, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | JUL 12 2017

Universities growing more reliant on foreign student fees

International students in Ontario are paying nearly $1.3 billion in tuition, double the amount paid just four years ago.

Montreal Gazette
Concordia University to create new research centre on Loyola campus

A new $52.75-million science centre will be built in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce thanks to funding from the federal and provincial governments.

Ottawa Business Journal
Fulbright donation leads to new entrepreneurship chair at Carleton University

Four academic chairs will visit Carleton, including an entrepreneurship chair at the Sprott School of Business, as part of a $16-million, 25-year partnership with Fulbright Canada.

Waterloo Region Record
UW student fighting to improve sexual assault prevention on campuses

Thanks to the efforts of a Waterloo student, sexual assault intervention training could soon become mandatory for bar and restaurant employees.

Student teachers at U of S call for paid practicums

Unpaid four-month work placements are a financial barrier, students say.

Globe and Mail
Opinion: Without funding, Canadian climate science is in peril

Funding for several programs in Canada’s climate research networks is set to expire within the year, write Paul Kushner, Wayne Richardson and Martin Taillefer.

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