May 31, 2021 Western to make vaccines mandatory for students in residence With a planned full return to in-person classes in September, Western University is stepping up its health and safety measures. Along with its affiliate university colleges, Brescia, Huron and King’s, Western will require students living in residence to have received at least their […]
Many of the programs being pursued that teach more applied skills are ones that universities could provide but choose not to.
Most universities say they will follow local public health guidelines and are strongly encouraging staff and students to get vaccinated.
Low rates of awareness about microcredentials by prospective students and employers remains a challenge.
Some are fine-tuning existing programs while others are planning extensive online and on-campus health promotion campaigns.
Alberta 2030 unveiled on the heels of more than half a billion dollars in actual and planned cuts.
‘Had the program not been offered in … northern Ontario, we would not have become midwives,’ says one Laurentian graduate.
Collective effort focused on holding companies in which universities invest, accountable and achieve sustainability goals.
Pivoting online has forced alumni relations teams to get creative – and resulted in greater turnout for events than they expected.
Report offers guide for ongoing discussions as NSERC embarks on strategic 2030 planning.
Researchers won’t have to leave the country to perform experiments that allow them to see inside materials.
April 28, 2021 Atlantic universities under lockdown The University of New Brunswick is reporting an outbreak at its Magee House residence. As of Monday, the university confirmed six cases of the virus. Students and staff at Elizabeth Parr-Johnston residence may also have been exposed and are currently being tested. The CBC is reporting that the […]
Universities have opened their campuses to help Canada’s vaccination efforts.
Alberta and Manitoba reduced postsecondary funding while the other provinces budgeted increases.
The ‘nightmare scenario’ of Laurentian University could become reality for other universities if the feds don’t step in and stabilize the PSE sector, warns Royal Society of Canada working group chair.
“I think it’s provoked a change in the way we actually teach. Hopefully, it’s going in a direction of being more engaging and interactive.”
By proposing an update to traditional criteria for evaluating applications, the declaration asks the research community to rethink its approach.
The federal government’s first budget in two years invests heavily in the biomanufacturing and life sciences sectors.
The Alberta-based team has been using unmanned aerial vehicles to explore alternative health-care delivery options for hard-to-access locations.
The government is preparing an action plan to improve university access and success – and it may bring additional funding to the sector.