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BY UA/AU | APR 07 2021

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

BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | APR 07 2021

The government is preparing an action plan to improve university access and success – and it may bring additional funding to the sector.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | APR 05 2021

The Centre for Career and Vocation prompts students to ask how social responsibility and ‘calling’ factor into their work lives.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | APR 01 2021

After consultations and approval from its new board of governors, Western University’s ‘founding college’ will apply for autonomy to grant its own degrees.

BY WENDY GLAUSER | MAR 31 2021

Additional country-wide lab infrastructure and training capacity will allow researchers to be ‘ready to go.’

BY MICHAEL RANCIC | MAR 30 2021

How the Indigenous-led think tank is forging its own path through community, not competition.

BY DIANE PETERS | MAR 22 2021

‘If the programs don’t fit the outcomes, let’s see about changing the [programs],’ says Concordia academic who oversaw latest report tracking outcomes of PhD graduates.

BY MATTHEW HALLIDAY | MAR 17 2021

Projects are prime opportunities for stimulating economic recovery, says Universities Canada president.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | MAR 15 2021

To tackle the world’s biggest problems, ‘we’re going to need our government and scientists working together.’

BY NATALIE SAMSON | MAR 11 2021

Using portable 3D scanners, a team of professors and graduate students created a new database that attempts to replicate the hands-on experience of identifying fossils and other specimens.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | MAR 10 2021

In a Q&A, incoming U of Waterloo president Vivek Goel reflects on cutting through the noise of COVID-19 information, his vision for a post-pandemic university and what working in public health has in common with academic administration.

BY MICHAEL RANCIC | MAR 08 2021

A group of CBU administrators and local physicians aim to improve access to health care at the provincial and municipal levels, while also improving health services on campus.

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 01 2021

The donated images document the Canadian photographer’s renowned career, starting with his time as a Ryerson student.

BY UA/AU | FEB 28 2021

February 24, 2021 More universities announce fall plans McGill University will return to on-campus teaching this fall. In a statement posted to its website yesterday, the university said that while some courses will continue to use components of online teaching, “students and teaching staff should plan for a return to more regular rhythms of on-campus […]

BY NATALIE SAMSON | FEB 24 2021

A new certificate program at Dalhousie University tackles the changing landscape of postsecondary leadership.

BY DIANE PETERS | FEB 22 2021

Ontario unveils its new funding formula for colleges and universities as Alberta mulls its own PBF scheme.

BY BECKY RYNOR | FEB 15 2021

MyCreds provides students and graduates with fast, secure access to their official transcripts and other academic documents.

BY JULIEN CAYOUETTE | FEB 10 2021

Laurentian University’s financial difficulties and the challenges facing the Université de l’Ontario français create uncertainty.

BY CHRISTINA FRANGOU | FEB 09 2021

Universities mark the first anniversary of the plane crash in Iran that killed 176 people, many connected to Canada’s academic community.

BY MICHAEL RANCIC | FEB 04 2021

With three shows in development, the Amplify network aims to bring peer-reviewed podcasts to the public.