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Headlines for June 9, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | JUN 09 2017

Global News
Report suggests future for Athabasca University, but financial woes still a major concern

The report is the result of a multi-month effort to analyze the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to AU.

Global News
Video: Letter-writing campaign launched in support of Concordia student stuck in Gaza

A support rally gathered in Montreal Thursday to help bring home Bissan Eid, a Canadian-Palestinian citizen and Concordia University student, stuck in Gaza since June 2016.

Globe and Mail
Jordan Abel wins $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize

Abel, who is currently pursuing a PhD at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, is the author of two previous collections of poetry: The Place of Scraps and Un/inhabited.

Globe and Mail
Canada an increasingly desired destination for international business students

New data show that between 2009 and 2016 Canada muscled its way onto a top-five list of international study destinations.

Globe and Mail
Opinion: Universities are not sports. So why do we pay so much attention to rankings?

Universities are among the oldest institutions in society and they don’t suddenly become noticeably better or worse over the course of 12 months, writes Alex Usher.

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