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BY DIANE PETERS | January 13 2021

The pandemic has accelerated universities’ reliance on these critical online systems.

BY JOANNE ONG ET AL | December 02 2020

A group of York University students got together to discuss what aspects of in-person classes they miss most while studying remotely.

BY YOOJIN CHOI, ALEXA FITZPATRICK, SIMOUN ICHO, ANDREW ZHAI & NANA LEE | December 01 2020

Four young scientists describe how they were able to adapt and ultimately thrive during the pandemic.

BY BARÂA ARAR | November 23 2020

Grad students, especially in the humanities, need to structure their time in a way that allows for schoolwork and social activities.

BY DERRICK E. RANCOURT | November 20 2020

Unlike specialists who possess depth in one area and generalists who have breadth but no depth, “versatilists” are the best of both worlds.

BY ROBERT MCGILL | November 13 2020

Once students get a fever for writing, sometimes you have to just let it run its course – and, in certain cases, it never goes away.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | November 02 2020

Lancers Recover is one of the few collegiate recovery programs in Canada.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | October 13 2020

Instructors recreate campus laboratories and class field trips with at-home lab kits.

BY STUART CHAMBERS | October 08 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic may presently complicate matters, but after classes return to normal, the problem must still be addressed.

BY MATTHEW HALLIDAY | October 07 2020

With self-isolation now successfully completed for most students, it’s time to see what the new campus life will look like.

BY ROSEANN O’REILLY RUNTE | October 06 2020

With the right investments, we can create the foundation for the current generation of researchers to remain inspired and do their best work.

BY PAUL YACHNIN | September 30 2020

On their way to graduation, PhD students become converts to the Church of Knowledge. But this secular church is in need of reformation.

BY DAVID SEALEY, ADRIAN YUNG, CRICIA RINCHON & CHRISTINA WEHRLE | September 28 2020

By participating in the Team Case Study program at U of T, life science graduates gain a competitive edge in the non-academic job market.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 09 2020

As COVID-19 continues to create economic challenges for young Canadians, StatCan releases data on student debt and graduate earnings.

BY ANDREA EIDINGER | September 08 2020

We need to do a better job explaining the benefits of office hours to our students – and be flexible about how we meet them.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | September 08 2020

The University of Alberta is offering a full-service residence package for self-isolating staff and students.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | September 02 2020

With the unveiling of its website on September 4, the National Black Graduate Network officially starts its work to connect and support Black graduate students across Canada.

BY KEVIN HAGGERTY | August 31 2020

The decision by Carleton University criminologists to eliminate student placements with police and correctional services is ill-advised.

BY MATTHEW HALLIDAY | August 26 2020

Students will again venture the globe one day as part of their education, and when they do universities must be ready to assist them when things don’t go as planned.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF, SHAUNA MCGINN & MARK CARDWELL | August 19 2020

Remote teaching, half-empty residences and virtual orientations will mark this year’s return for most students.