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BY NATALIE SAMSON | January 17 2020

A new hydroponic system will allow the university to harvest hundreds of pounds of greens a month out of a refurbished shipping container.


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 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 JORDAN WHITEHOUSE | January 10 2020

Thanks to researcher Shannon Berch, UBC might be the first Canadian university to successfully cultivate the pricey foodie staple.

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 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 EVA VOINIGESCU | December 19 2019

The 15 teams chosen for the Canadian Space Agency’s CubeSat program have until this fall to get their designs ready for a 2021 launch.

BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | December 18 2019

The Intersectoral Student Committee in Quebec findings reveal that postdocs face financial and professional instability, among other challenges.

BY CHRISTINA FRANGOU | December 16 2019

The provincial budget hits students hard as universities adjust to a leaner financial future.

BY SHAUNA MCGINN | December 10 2019

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

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | December 10 2019

Statistics Canada releases its latest data on the numbers and salaries of full-time teaching staff for the 2018-2019 academic year.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | December 03 2019

Universities across the country mark the 30th anniversary of the shooting at Polytechnique Montréal.


70 percent of respondents said they had witnessed or experienced racism on campus.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | November 26 2019

He just wouldn’t stay away.

BY MICHAEL RANCIC | November 25 2019

As firms like Uber and Airbnb become ubiquitous, Canadian academics struggle to find reliable data to analyze how the “digital platform economy” affects labour and policy-making.

BY PASCALE CASTONGUAY | November 19 2019

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

BY LESLEY EVANS OGDEN | November 19 2019

Variations in the language used by men and women in their applications didn’t seem to be a factor, however.

BY SHARON OOSTHOEK | November 18 2019

Emily Carr University of Art + Design cancelled classes in solidarity with the Global Climate Strike in September.

BY MOIRA MACDONALD | November 13 2019

The survey, which closes December 6, aims to address the lack of data on equity, diversity and inclusion in the postsecondary sector.

BY SHAUNA MCGINN | November 12 2019

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