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University of Guelph leads higher learning project

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By  Rob O’Flanagan A post-secondary student may get a passing grade in an exam or course, but that doesn’t mean they learned the most crucial skills and knowledge needed to succeed at the next course level or in the world beyond the campus grounds. A long-term, $6-million research project lead by the University of Guelph and using interactive and integrated ... Read More »

Ontario universities working together to create more online learning opportunities for students

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Ontario universities are joining forces to expand online learning for students in the province and beyond, and are using technology to meet the growing demand for courses and programs delivered outside the traditional classroom setting or courses that blend both traditional and electronic delivery. The Council of Ontario Universities (COU) is creating a consortium called Ontario Universities Online (OUO) that ... Read More »

Government of Canada connects science and technology graduates with businesses

Up to 86 recent graduates and graduate students in McMaster University‘s faculties of science and engineering will receive valuable internships with southern Ontario businesses thanks to a new Government of Canada investment of $1,133,000. The investment was announced by David Sweet, Member of Parliament for Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale, on behalf of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic ... Read More »

Canada: McMaster signs agreement with Brazilian universities

McMaster University was among 12 Canadian universities to sign agreements with 18 Brazilian institutions, forming cross-cultural partnerships, scholarships and student exchange programs. McMaster president Patrick Deane met with other university leaders this week in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to sign the agreements and participate in a roundtable that is ongoing until May 2. “This mission is important to McMaster’s commitment ... Read More »

University of Waterloo among seven schools partnering with IBM

The University of Waterloo is among seven Ontario universities that will be working with tech giant IBM in computer research, accessing a virtual “cloud” computing centre from all seven schools. The $210-million public-private partnership will allow professors and graduate students to share research and collaborate, said Tim Jackson, vice-president, external relations, at the University of Waterloo. “Bright people working with ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes