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BY RHIANNON RUSSELL | June 17 2020

This May, Yukon College officially became Yukon University. The journey to becoming Canada’s first university north of the 60th parallel has been more than 45 years in the making.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | January 14 2020

This Wednesday at 1 p.m. EST, universities across the country will honour those who died aboard UIA Flight 752 last week.

BY PASCALE CASTONGUAY | November 19 2019

The new board chair of Universities Canada lays out her priorities.

BY ROSELLA CHIBAMBO | June 18 2019

At a panel discussion at Congress, three academics reflect on the challenges facing universities.

BY MATTHEW HALLIDAY | May 24 2019

Many companies in Canada are starting scholarship programs with a view to promoting their corporate social responsibility.

BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | April 26 2019

The former UOIT rebrands to clarify its identity and move past an awkward moniker.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | March 01 2019

According to Deborah Saucier, symbolic and structural changes have led to improved enrolment rates and staff retention.

BY PATRICK DEANE | February 22 2019

The Magna Charta Universitatum is being used across the world to shape, guide and defend university values.

BY NELANTHI HEWA | January 23 2019

While its founding order of Ursuline Sisters slowly dies out, Canada’s only all-female university embraces a second century of empowering women.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | June 06 2018

Colleges seeking university status aren’t just looking to change their institutions – they’re aiming to change what a university can be.

BY PASCALE CASTONGUAY | May 15 2018

Student mobility and research collaboration will be among the items under discussion.

BY NATALIE SAMSON & ANQI SHEN | March 20 2018

A look at some UCASS data from 1970 to 2016.

BY PIERRE BLAIS | March 13 2018

At a meeting of university leaders last month, Louise Champoux-Paillé offered advice for making overdue changes to higher-ed governance.

BY ANQI SHEN | February 28 2018

An injection of $3 billion for research and expressed support for the “next generation of researchers” figures prominently in the federal budget.

BY ANQI SHEN | February 12 2018

Leaders from multiple sectors discussed universities of the future at Univation event in Ottawa.

BY CAITLIN CRAWSHAW | January 29 2018

University consortium partners with Beijing to remove barriers for Canadians to study there.

BY ANQI SHEN | November 29 2017

Full-time academic staff are increasing in the higher ranks and dropping at the assistant professor level, according to 2016-17 UCASS data from Statistics Canada.

BY ANQI SHEN | November 24 2017

Full-time undergraduate enrolment up a more modest two percent this fall compared to 2016.

BY ANQI SHEN | September 25 2017

A university president, foundation executive, Canada Research Chair holder and a Vanier scholar weigh in on the Naylor report’s recommendations.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | October 11 2011

June 6, 1911: the day Canada’s universities joined together in a national body.