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BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 11 2020

CBC Thousands of accounting students are checking in at hotels across Canada. And no, it’s not for a vacation The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the national body that represents Canada’s accountants to do some creative accounting of its own this year. Global News University of Saskatchewan professor raises questions over untraceable coronavirus cases While COVID-19 […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 10 2020

The Toronto Star Three tenants charged after more than 100 students gather for a house party in Waterloo Three tenants at a house in the university campus area face charges after more than 100 students gathered on Hickory Street for a house party Monday night. Global News Lethbridge post-secondary students report ‘pretty smooth’ return to […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 09 2020

The PIE News Covid-19 may have “dire consequences” for int’l mobility – OECD Institutions must develop a new value proposition that addresses the needs of an international student population less willing to cross borders to study, as students are unlikely to commit large amounts of time and money for online content, a report from the […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 08 2020

Halifax Today University students question if tuition is worth it this year With the university term starting soon, some students question if paying thousands of dollars in tuition is worth it this year. Ottawa Matters Canadian post-secondary students missing out on over 400K worth of scholarships — here’s how to get them Students returning to […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 04 2020

Global News 2020-21 school year a much different one at University of Saskatchewan Fall orientation is underway at the University of Saskatchewan. CBC Students who didn’t self-isolate made ‘poor choices,’ says Yukon University official Yukon University’s Whitehorse campus reopens Friday morning after a three-day shutdown to clean and minimize any risk of COVID-19 exposure. Global […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 03 2020

Huffington Post International Students Feel Left Behind By Pandemic Supports As School Year Looms International students pay significantly higher tuitions than domestic students, but don’t have access to the same pandemic benefits. CBC Colleges, universities urge students to be ‘exemplary’ as classes resume Ottawa’s colleges and universities are urging students attending fall classes to abide […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 02 2020

The Globe and Mail Leading research universities hold their places in latest Times Higher Education rankings Canada’s leading research universities held their places in an annual global ranking, with the University of Toronto rated among the top 20, the University of British Columbia and McGill in the top 40 and the University of Montreal jumping […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 01 2020

CBC – The Current The Current for August 31, 2020 Students aren’t the only ones frustrated by changes to campus learning brought on by the pandemic with many university professors also being lukewarm about another semester of e-learning. Times Higher Education Power of place ‘to endure in academic hiring despite Covid’ Toronto president tells summit […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 31 2020

Huffington Post Post-Secondary Students Want To Get Back To School. But Many Can’t Afford Tuition Anymore. With the CESB coming to an end, the costs of school could prove to be too much for some students. The Globe and Mail Virtual parties, online movie nights and mandatory masks: Universities prepare to reopen “Don’t be a […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 28 2020

Ottawa Citizen University of Ottawa to open on-campus COVID-19 testing centre The University of Ottawa said it expects to open its own COVID-19 testing centre to serve returning students and other members of its on-campus community. CBC UW math course for kids gets 10M pageviews this school year, largely during pandemic Online math lessons for […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 27 2020

Global News Mount Allison reports travel-related case of coronavirus A university in Sackville, N.B, says it’s been informed by New Brunswick Public Health of a positive case of COVID-19 on campus. The PIE News Canada adds more study and work permit flexibility amid Covid-19 restrictions International students may now pursue their Canadian study program online […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 26 2020

CBC University Frosh Week goes virtual because of pandemic Frosh Week will look very different this year at universities and colleges across Canada, as the pandemic forces a shift from large in-person events to virtual ones. Global News Coronavirus: Ontario students frustrated by full tuition fees for online classes With the start of school two […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 25 2020

CBC Tuition, online learning and mental health big concerns for this fall, post-secondary students say When it comes to returning to class this fall, post-secondary students aren’t just worried about how to log on to online learning, says Mehar Hundal. Global News Montreal university students facing challenges amid coronavirus pandemic The end of August means […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 24 2020

Huffington Post Universities ‘Fearfully’ Approach Semester Of Budget Cuts, Lost Revenue Post-secondary institutions in Ontario, Alberta and Manitoba faced drastic cuts and funding changes even before the pandemic. CBC ‘People are going to be left in a pinch’: Students, employment recruiters get ready for end of CERB Ottawa’s plan to wind down its COVID-19 emergency […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 21 2020

The Toronto Star What will living in a university dorm look like this fall? Health experts warn about possible COVID-19 outbreaks It’s move-in day. You open the door of your dorm room. It’s just you, no roommates this year. CBC The Current for Aug. 20, 2020 What’s it like to self-isolate for two weeks in […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 20 2020

The Globe and Mail Laurentian University suspends admissions to 17 programs including business, music Laurentian University is suspending admissions to 17 programs as it grapples with a deficit and the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for postsecondary institutions. CBC Students from outside Atlantic bubble in store for unique welcome at N.S. universities amid COVID-19 “It […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 19 2020

CBC Students head to university campus despite online classes Even if the majority of their classes are online, some university students are choosing to move on or near campus to get a fuller student experience outside the classroom. The PIE News International students question fee hikes at Canadian HEIs Despite the uncertainty surrounding the ongoing […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 18 2020

CBC Why experts worry about students returning to university residences amid COVID-19 As universities and colleges across Ontario prepare for tens of thousands of students to move back into dorms next week, some health experts are concerned safety protocols the schools have put in place may not be enough to stop the spread of COVID-19. […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 17 2020

National Post How professors and students across Canada are preparing for a university year like no other On a recent morning, at just about 9 a.m. Stephen Heard, a professor of biology at the University of New Brunswick, stood in a stream near his Fredericton home, dripping sweat and turning over stones. The Globe and […]

BY NATALIE SAMSON | AUG 14 2020

Chronicle Herald With insurance expiring and a questionable waiver, St. F.X. welcomes students Some 40 percent of the students expected to show up on campus for the upcoming school year will come from outside the Atlantic bubble, though the school won’t have liability insurance for COVID-19 claims past December. MAX 104.9 Students already self-isolating at […]