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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.


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


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.

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