‘We learned that we have the strategies and knowledge to solve problems.’
How universities are responding to a country-wide shortage.
Internationalization asks Canadian higher education to adjust systems and norms to better meet this new body of students arriving in our classrooms.
The journey back from pandemic-enforced online learning will be a steep learning curve for everyone.
We need to minimize the impact the pandemic has had on international learners.
UBC’s Pieter Cullis is gaining wider recognition for the discovery of a ‘delivery system’ used in mRNA technology.
Across the country, administrators are having to balance a range of factors as they consider what measures they are willing to enforce and for how long.
Lifting of vaccine requirement at some Ontario universities.
One thing we are hopeful about is that as a result of the pandemic, our pedagogy will have to become more flexible and dynamic.
A lack of consultation from university administrators is leading to labour relations tensions at some institutions.
A new Canada Foundation for Innovation survey finds that while young people generally trust science, action is still needed to improve literacy.
February 2, 2022 Returning to in-person learning prompting petitions, walkouts Several universities in Ontario returned to campus or began a phased reproach to a full return on Jan. 31, causing concern among students and staff. The Toronto Star reported that students in the province felt “forced” to begin in-person learning, regardless of their personal risk […]
Home to one of Canada’s only Level 3 biosafety labs, VIDO was one of the first in the country to isolate SARS-CoV-2.
As an eventful 2021 comes to an end, here are the stories and issues that shaped the year in Canadian higher education. Re-enjoy some of our award-winning content during your holiday break. And in the spirit of the season, share this newsletter with anyone in your network who may not know about UA. Stories that […]
Stories we’re thinking about at year’s end.
How a course on the science of learning evolved into the importance of mental health in academic skills development.
We should use what we learned during the COVID-19 pandemic to make university study and work more equitable and inclusive.
To mandate or not to mandate: the debate many universities have been wrestling with is now put to the test.
The 2021 school year is still fraught with risks, but with major risks come major opportunities.
Early career instructors should feel encouraged to extend and innovate in the virtual classroom.