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BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 18 2020

CTV News Post-secondary students paying for inaccessible services as they study online Brandon Rheal Amyot is taking on debt to pay about $3,000 in tuition this semester, including fees for services and facilities that cannot be used. Global News 28 Western University students test positive for coronavirus, prompting tightened restrictions Western University in London, Ont., […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 17 2020

The Globe and Mail Officials raise alarm as Queen’s University students throw parties that defy COVID-19 restrictions On the Queen’s University campus, students wear masks, observe physical distancing and talk about the importance of containing COVID-19. But come Friday night, the nearby student neighbourhood buzzes with a different atmosphere. CTV News University of Ottawa employee […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 16 2020

The Globe and Mail Inside Huawei’s campaign to influence Canadian public opinion Huawei Canada maintains a dossier of people it calls “key opinion leaders” in this country who it believes could help the Chinese telecom equipment maker in its campaign to stop extradition proceedings against top executive Meng Wanzhou and avoid being banned from 5G […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 15 2020

CBC Growing concern about COVID-19’s spread among post-secondary students Ontario’s Western University has reported at least eight cases of COVID-19 among students as concerns grow around the virus’s spread among post-secondary students. Meanwhile, a student was expelled In Nova Scotia for breaking the quarantine rule. The Tyee Drop in International Students Less than Feared, but […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 14 2020

The Globe and Mail Students enrolled online in China may not be able to access course content, Canadian universities warn Canadian universities are warning professors that students enrolled online while living abroad in China and other countries may not be able to access materials that run afoul of domestic censorship and could have their internet […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 11 2020

CBC Thousands of accounting students are checking in at hotels across Canada. And no, it’s not for a vacation The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the national body that represents Canada’s accountants to do some creative accounting of its own this year. Global News University of Saskatchewan professor raises questions over untraceable coronavirus cases While COVID-19 […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 10 2020

The Toronto Star Three tenants charged after more than 100 students gather for a house party in Waterloo Three tenants at a house in the university campus area face charges after more than 100 students gathered on Hickory Street for a house party Monday night. Global News Lethbridge post-secondary students report ‘pretty smooth’ return to […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 09 2020

The PIE News Covid-19 may have “dire consequences” for int’l mobility – OECD Institutions must develop a new value proposition that addresses the needs of an international student population less willing to cross borders to study, as students are unlikely to commit large amounts of time and money for online content, a report from the […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 08 2020

Halifax Today University students question if tuition is worth it this year With the university term starting soon, some students question if paying thousands of dollars in tuition is worth it this year. Ottawa Matters Canadian post-secondary students missing out on over 400K worth of scholarships — here’s how to get them Students returning to […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 04 2020

Global News 2020-21 school year a much different one at University of Saskatchewan Fall orientation is underway at the University of Saskatchewan. CBC Students who didn’t self-isolate made ‘poor choices,’ says Yukon University official Yukon University’s Whitehorse campus reopens Friday morning after a three-day shutdown to clean and minimize any risk of COVID-19 exposure. Global […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 03 2020

Huffington Post International Students Feel Left Behind By Pandemic Supports As School Year Looms International students pay significantly higher tuitions than domestic students, but don’t have access to the same pandemic benefits. CBC Colleges, universities urge students to be ‘exemplary’ as classes resume Ottawa’s colleges and universities are urging students attending fall classes to abide […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 02 2020

The Globe and Mail Leading research universities hold their places in latest Times Higher Education rankings Canada’s leading research universities held their places in an annual global ranking, with the University of Toronto rated among the top 20, the University of British Columbia and McGill in the top 40 and the University of Montreal jumping […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 01 2020

CBC – The Current The Current for August 31, 2020 Students aren’t the only ones frustrated by changes to campus learning brought on by the pandemic with many university professors also being lukewarm about another semester of e-learning. Times Higher Education Power of place ‘to endure in academic hiring despite Covid’ Toronto president tells summit […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 31 2020

Huffington Post Post-Secondary Students Want To Get Back To School. But Many Can’t Afford Tuition Anymore. With the CESB coming to an end, the costs of school could prove to be too much for some students. The Globe and Mail Virtual parties, online movie nights and mandatory masks: Universities prepare to reopen “Don’t be a […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 28 2020

Ottawa Citizen University of Ottawa to open on-campus COVID-19 testing centre The University of Ottawa said it expects to open its own COVID-19 testing centre to serve returning students and other members of its on-campus community. CBC UW math course for kids gets 10M pageviews this school year, largely during pandemic Online math lessons for […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 27 2020

Global News Mount Allison reports travel-related case of coronavirus A university in Sackville, N.B, says it’s been informed by New Brunswick Public Health of a positive case of COVID-19 on campus. The PIE News Canada adds more study and work permit flexibility amid Covid-19 restrictions International students may now pursue their Canadian study program online […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 26 2020

CBC University Frosh Week goes virtual because of pandemic Frosh Week will look very different this year at universities and colleges across Canada, as the pandemic forces a shift from large in-person events to virtual ones. Global News Coronavirus: Ontario students frustrated by full tuition fees for online classes With the start of school two […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 25 2020

CBC Tuition, online learning and mental health big concerns for this fall, post-secondary students say When it comes to returning to class this fall, post-secondary students aren’t just worried about how to log on to online learning, says Mehar Hundal. Global News Montreal university students facing challenges amid coronavirus pandemic The end of August means […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 24 2020

Huffington Post Universities ‘Fearfully’ Approach Semester Of Budget Cuts, Lost Revenue Post-secondary institutions in Ontario, Alberta and Manitoba faced drastic cuts and funding changes even before the pandemic. CBC ‘People are going to be left in a pinch’: Students, employment recruiters get ready for end of CERB Ottawa’s plan to wind down its COVID-19 emergency […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 21 2020

The Toronto Star What will living in a university dorm look like this fall? Health experts warn about possible COVID-19 outbreaks It’s move-in day. You open the door of your dorm room. It’s just you, no roommates this year. CBC The Current for Aug. 20, 2020 What’s it like to self-isolate for two weeks in […]