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BY UA/AU | OCT 16 2020

We are publishing regular updates on the situation facing Canada’s universities with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | OCT 13 2020

Instructors recreate campus laboratories and class field trips with at-home lab kits.

BY SHARON ASCHAIEK | OCT 12 2020

Several universities have introduced new courses or adapted existing ones to instruct students on the complex dynamics of COVID-19.

BY MATTHEW HALLIDAY | OCT 07 2020

With self-isolation now successfully completed for most students, it’s time to see what the new campus life will look like.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF | SEP 25 2020

From partnerships with heritage organizations to web crawlers, university archivists, librarians and historians are using a range of tools to capture life in the pandemic.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | SEP 23 2020

Speaking to Parliamentarians last month about universities’ response to COVID-19, university presidents asked for support for international students and continued emergency research funding.

BY EVA VOINIGESCU | SEP 21 2020

Investment management charters and international partnerships are just some of the ways universities are ramping up cross-sectoral efforts against climate change.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 16 2020

On September 9 and 10, scholars across Canada paused academic and administrative work to participate in a strike against anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism in policing.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | SEP 10 2020

The university sought out feedback from thousands of people in creating its new policy on research impacting Indigenous groups.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 09 2020

As COVID-19 continues to create economic challenges for young Canadians, StatCan releases data on student debt and graduate earnings.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | SEP 08 2020

The University of Alberta is offering a full-service residence package for self-isolating staff and students.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 02 2020

With the unveiling of its website on September 4, the National Black Graduate Network officially starts its work to connect and support Black graduate students across Canada.

BY UA/AU | AUG 30 2020

August 28, 2020 New measures on work permit eligibility for international students Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada announced new measures on Wednesday to add more flexibility to post-graduation work permit eligibility for international students beginning their programs online from abroad. Three changes are being introduced: Students may now study online from abroad until April 30, […]

BY DIANE PETERS | AUG 25 2020

As research ramps ups dramatically due to COVID-19, some researchers say we need to do better to keep the knowledge, and develop the downstream products, here.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | AUG 18 2020

With traditional university sports leagues on hiatus, will 2020-21 be the year of collegiate eSports?

BY MELISSA FUNDIRA | AUG 12 2020

Rates of domestic violence and violence against women have been on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic, and researchers are moving quickly to support survivors stuck at home.

BY WENDY GLAUSER | AUG 05 2020

They’ll alert you if you’ve been in close contact with an infected individual, explains U of T’s Emily Seto, but there remain many challenges to their widespread adoption.

BY UA/AU | JUL 31 2020

 July 31, 2020 CAUCE conference to continue online, while Congress prepares for multiple scenarios in 2021 Next year’s conference for the Canadian Association for University Continuing Education will take place online. The association confirmed the news in an email this week, stating that it has “made the difficult decision” to cancel the face-to-face conference in […]

BY SUZANNE BOWNESS | JUL 27 2020

The paper published in the Canadian Journal of Higher Education reveals a range of approaches and offers suggestions for improvement.

BY DAMIEN GRAPTON | JUL 22 2020

Scientific publishing is experiencing major changes these days, with increased production of scientific data, open-access publications and online prepublication. Can these changes last?