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BY TARA SIEBARTH | SEP 30 2021

September 29, 2021 Thirty people sent to hospital after Fake Homecoming at Western The National Post reported that 30 people were taken to hospital, six in critical or serious condition, after Western University’s Fake Homecoming turned into an all-night rager. “Given the number of people involved, it’s quite likely somebody there had COVID and it’s […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 29 2021

Some university campuses will be closed for the new statutory holiday.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF | SEP 16 2021

To mandate or not to mandate: the debate many universities have been wrestling with is now put to the test.

BY MARK CARDWELL | SEP 14 2021

For many schools, preventing possible infections means mitigating a perfect storm of conditions for binge drinking.

BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | SEP 13 2021

Despite the many demands of stakeholders in the academic community, postsecondary education struggles to capture candidates’ attention.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF | SEP 08 2021

A new report looks at outcomes for new graduates with disabilities. Advocates of disability rights say this data is not new or surprising.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 07 2021

Access Copyright now calling on federal government to ‘remedy the untenable situation’ for Canadian creators by reforming Copyright Act.

BY IAN MUNROE | SEP 03 2021

The hope is to facilitate more projects involving Indigenous peoples and other racialized groups.

BY TARA SIEBARTH | SEP 02 2021

A one-in-a-million shot of this past June’s solar eclipse also showcases the university’s campus.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 31 2021

Funded by the University of Northern British Columbia and the Hakai Institute, the powerful set of computers show the mass loss of Earth’s glaciers has increased at unexpected rates.

BY UA/AU | AUG 31 2021

August 30, 2021 B.C. universities to require rapid testing or proof of vaccination British Columbia’s public health officer, Bonnie Henry, has said universities can only mandate double vaccination for staff and faculty, not students. But universities in the province have found a middle ground to respond to calls from their campus communities for vaccination mandates. […]

BY IAN MUNROE | AUG 30 2021

Using campus as testing grounds, WATonoBus pushes limits of autonomous transit.

BY MARYAM AZIMZADEHIRANI | AUG 23 2021

Teaching may be more rewarding when students’ cameras are on, but it comes at a cost.

BY MARK CARDWELL | AUG 20 2021

While most were able to seamlessly pivot to primarily online services, some also faced unique technological, licensing and human resource challenges.

BY BRIAN OWENS | AUG 16 2021

Building on the research that was done may help prepare for future pandemics.

BY IAN MUNROE | AUG 13 2021

The majority of perpetrators are men, while women with disabilities and Indigenous women are the most likely to be targeted.

BY BRIAN OWENS | AUG 09 2021

Some academics argue it should have been part of regular funding programs, or more focused.

BY IAN MUNROE | AUG 04 2021

Several institutions say preliminary figures suggest the drop in enrollment due to the pandemic may be easing.

BY UA/AU | JUL 31 2021

July 28, 2021 Brock students in residence will need to be vaccinated this fall Brock University is now requiring students to be fully vaccinated if they want to live in residence. Students must have at least one dose before moving in and must complete the two-shot series within 14 days of moving in. According to […]

BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | JUL 29 2021

Their Canadian experience, particularly in universities, is critical to their decision making process.