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BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 30 2019

Toronto Star International education in Canada is booming — but the system is flawed. Here’s how to fix it Make more classroom supports available. Provide better information on employment rights. And begin regulating education recruiters. Global News University of Alberta VP resigns following controversial climate change billboard The vice-president of university relations at the University […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 27 2019

CTV News ‘We need to push them to do more’: Winnipeg students to take part in global climate strike Friday Students from schools and universities in Winnipeg are planning to take part Friday in a global climate strike. Niagara Falls Review Brock, college support students joining Climate Strike rally Brock University and Niagara College are […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 26 2019

Global News Minister says action coming on MacKinnon report on Alberta’s post-secondary system Alberta’s advanced education minister says he hopes to soon announce action on a report that characterizes the province’s post-secondary network as rudderless and rife with duplication. Toronto Star In wake of campus suicides, U of T students push for easier access to […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 25 2019

CBC Cornwall puts in pitch to host francophone university Cornwall, Ont., is putting in a pitch to become home to Ontario’s newest francophone university — despite every indication the facility is heading to Toronto. Toronto Star ‘I’ve given up everything.’ Explosive growth in international students comes at a steep cost Hyungee Bae is putting it […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 24 2019

CBC From wanting to blend in to standing out: Indigenous scholar at UWindsor’s presence is making a difference Onawa LaBelle has always wondered where she fit in — and when she was younger she just wanted to blend in. Global News The isolated journey to post-secondary education Students like Julianna felt the process of doing […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 23 2019

Ottawa Citizen Poll suggests Canadian trust in science falling, scientists thought ‘elitist’ A survey suggests that the trust Canadians place in science may be eroding. CBC – Quirks & Quarks Glass obstacle course: Why so few women hold top STEM spots Female scientists encounter informal and formal barriers at every turn in their careers. The […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 20 2019

Toronto Star Adam Brown: Millennials can kill the stereotype that young people don’t vote Democracy works best when everyone participates, which is why the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) has launched a national, non-partisan Get Out The Vote campaign in partnership with 36 student associations across the country. North Bay Nugget Full-time Nipissing academic […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 19 2019

CBC ‘We need universities to get political now’: Students slam UBC’s plan to stay open during climate strikes The University of British Columbia’s president says its Vancouver campus will remain open when thousands of students across Metro Vancouver are expected to join global climate strike rallies later this month. National Post Some Canadian schools, colleges […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 18 2019

CBC CSDM, Concordia, Dawson cancelling classes for Sept. 27 climate protest Several Montreal academic institutions say classes to be cancelled so students can attend climate march. The Province UBC supports students and staff in global climate strike UBC president Santa J. Ono says the university will remain open, but that some classes may be cancelled […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 17 2019

CTV News Canadian professor named UN Champion of the Earth A Canadian climate scientist has been honoured with the UN’s flagship environmental award in science and innovation. Times Higher Education Sciences in doubt as Ontario gets French-speaking campus Long-awaited francophone university in largest Canadian province to emphasise humanities. CBC ‘Part of a bigger plan’: Indigenous […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 16 2019

Brampton Guardian Tory poster not a jab at profs: Scheer The federal Conservatives say a university campus recruitment flyer bemoaning “left-wing” professors is just meant to be a funny way to grab the attention of right-leaning students. The PIE News Canada immigration rejects three out of four African student applications In the first five months […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 13 2019

Globe and Mail Conservatives’ on-campus flyers maligning ‘left-wing’ professors anger academics, faculty representatives The Conservative Party is distributing flyers that suggest university professors are agents of left-wing indoctrination. Morocco World News Canada Wants More Students from Morocco, Senegal In a bid to benefit more from skilled migrants, while consolidating its reputation for easing socio-professional integration […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 12 2019

CTV News University of Toronto ranked 18th on global list The University of Toronto has placed 18th in a global ranking of schools, rising three spots from a year ago. Hamilton Spectator McMaster moves up five spots, cracks top 75 on international university ranking list McMaster University has cracked the top 75 in a global […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 10 2019

CTV News Ontario won’t pay for French-language university until 2023 Ontario taxpayers won’t have to pay for the new French-language university until after the next provincial election, according to Francophone Affairs minister Caroline Mulroney, giving the government time to focus on balancing the budget. The PIE News Two-thirds of Asian int’l students study in just […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 09 2019

Globe and Mail Trudeau government reaches agreement with Ontario to build French-language university scrapped by Ford The Ontario and federal governments say they have reached an agreement on jointly funding a proposed French-language university that Premier Doug Ford’s government had previously scrapped. iPolitics Scheer vows to sign agreement with Ontario on funding French-language university Andrew […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 06 2019

CBC – The National Students starting post-secondary at risk for mental illness, substance abuse High school students are feeling plenty of pressure when it comes to transitioning to post-secondary, but it’s not just about making the grade — the rising cost of tuition and high cost of living in cities add financial stress to the […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 05 2019

Global News MacKinnon Panel report urges Alberta post-secondary schools to rely less on government funding As students across Alberta head back to universities and colleges, post-secondary institutions are taking a look at the recommendations laid out in the recently released MacKinnon Panel report on the province’s finances. Toronto Star Ontario teens worry post-secondary plans may […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 04 2019

CBC International students can’t vote but want their voices heard on election day High cost of tuition, repealed health coverage among top concerns for foreign students. CTV News Student groups push to get youngest voters engaged and vote in federal election A nationwide get-out-the-vote campaign targeting post-secondary students launches today. Edmonton Journal Link K-12, university […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 03 2019

Globe and Mail Student unions join forces to get federal parties to consider their priorities in October election Student unions from postsecondary institutions across Canada, representing almost 900,000 students, have joined forces in an attempt to get the federal parties to consider their priorities in the run-up to this October’s election. CTV News Scientists flying […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | August 30 2019

CTV News Post-secondary institutions work to address student anxiety, offer support For Jenna Kaplan, the thought of taking a day off from university to manage her anxiety disorder only made her feel worse. Global News Addicted to international student tuition revenue International students have proven to be a windfall for B.C. universities and colleges, bringing […]