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BY ROBERT FURTADO | March 18 2020

Rather than dismissing the loneliness of online learning as inevitable, we need to work collectively across academia to continually improve student experiences for everyone.

BY WENDY GLAUSER | March 04 2020

Universities across the country are tweaking their admissions processes to attract students from less-privileged backgrounds.

BY MEHRDAD HARIRI | February 24 2020

The tremendous talent that perished on that ill-fated airplane is difficult to imagine.

BY CHRISTINA FRANGOU | February 20 2020

“This is a loss for individual universities, individual families and friends. It’s a loss for the scholarly community. It’s a loss for this country.”

BY EMMA MCPHEE | February 12 2020

The classics department has facilitated peer mentorship for undergrads since 2013.


Taking an online course may be convenient, but as a fulfilling learning experience it fails us in several ways.

BY EMMA MCPHEE | January 29 2020

In this program, Indigenous PhD students receive a stipend, teaching experience, faculty mentor and time to complete their dissertation.

BY BENJAMIN MILLER | January 28 2020

In deciding what constitutes a campus club, student unions are called upon to set limits on shared resources while still respecting the procedural rights of all.

BY SARAH ELAINE EATON | January 16 2020

Violations of academic integrity show Canada is not immune to academic misconduct — and more research is needed to effectively ensure academic quality.


Efforts by the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies to standardize Three-Minute Thesis competitions across the country have been met with some resistance from participating universities.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | January 09 2020

Dozens of students, professors and researchers from universities across the country have been identified among the 176 victims.

BY JESSICA RIDDELL | January 07 2020

It’s never been more urgent for students to learn how to harness the power of persuasion as a force for good.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | December 20 2019

The university estimates that students who opt for the ZTC degree program could save $5,000 over four years by exclusively using open-access course texts and library course reserves.

BY SHAUNA MCGINN | December 10 2019

The government policy resulted in a widespread loss of funding for student services and activities.

BY CALVIN CHAN & LISA PURDY | December 04 2019

Research has shown that student mental wellness is a growing concern, but what can we do about it?

BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | November 28 2019

Small steps can make a big difference to engaging students in their own assessment.

BY MARY RYKOV | November 21 2019

Within academia, the professional editor is considered to be an outside, unknown and potentially dangerous entity.

BY PAUL GOOCH | November 20 2019

A visitor who hasn’t set foot on a campus for many years would be impressed by the wide array of services dedicated to helping students succeed nowadays, according to this excerpt from Course Correction: A Map for the Distracted University.

BY SHAUNA MCGINN | November 12 2019

Approaches to the controversial policy varied across the province, leaving some postsecondary institutions worse off than others.


Finances, academic performance and a sense of belonging may all be factors in whether or students finish their post-secondary studies.