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University of Windsor hikes student tuition fees for next year

University of Windsor

By Dave Waddell Despite protesting students’ filling up a meeting at the Toldo Health and Education Centre urging them to put the brakes on tuition fee hikes, the University of Windsor’s Board of Governors approved increases ranging from three to five per cent for domestic students this week. Professional programs, such as business, computer science, engineering and law, will see ... Read More »

University of Windsor stops funding student government

University of Windsor

The University of Windsor has stopped funding its student alliance. School president Alan Wildeman notified the executive and council of the UWSA in a letter, which has been obtained by CBC. Wildeman writes that money will not be forthcoming until “the university is fully confident that there is a properly governed organization in place to responsibly oversee the use of ... Read More »

Windsor, Western universities collaborate on research

University of Western Ontario

Eight students from the University of Western Ontario have been awarded the chance to work on research projects this summer, under the supervision of University of Windsor faculty. The Schulich-Windsor Opportunities for Research Excellence Program will provide funding for students to participate in a research project in biomedical, medical or health-related research. The research should take 18 months or less ... Read More »

University of Windsor being watched after controversial referendum

University of Windsor

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, which asks for a boycott of businesses that have ties with Israel Universities across the continent are said to be watching proceedings at the University of Windsor. Eyes are on the student government. The university’s student alliance held a controversial referendum on whether to support the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement). The movement asks ... Read More »

Canada: University seeing more international students

international students

280 new international students will be learning at the University of Windsor for the winter semester. International Student Adivsor Enrique Chacon welcomed roughly 200 international students to an orientation seminar on Saturday at Vanier Hall. He says the university is seeing an increasing trend of international students on campus. “A Canadian education is well regarded,” says Chacon. “Engineering, science and ... Read More »

The push to attract American students to Canadian universities

Canada Universities

By James Bradshaw  From Alan Wildeman’s office window, the Ambassador Bridge to the United States is “about a driver and two 3-woods away” – a few hundred yards, in golf parlance. So it is a source of frustration to the University of Windsor president that of 2,000 international students his university hosted this year from all corners of the world, ... Read More »

Master of Medical Biotechnology program to be launch in Sept 2013

Centre for Executive and Professional Education

The University of Windsor is pleased to announce the launch of its newest graduate program, the Master of Medical Biotechnology, scheduled to commence September 2013. The Master of Medical Biotechnology is a professional program that provides graduates of B.Tech, Biotech, B.Pharm, BSc in life sciences, Biochemistry, Biology or Chemistry with both a solid foundation of the theoretical concepts and practical industrially-applicable laboratory ... Read More »

University of Windsor in middle of Maclean’s ranking of comprehensive universities

The University of Windsor remains in the middle of the pack in the rankings of comprehensive universities released yesterday by Maclean’s magazine. In most categories, the University scored near the median across Canada. UWindsor president Alan Wildeman pointed to above average showings in categories related to the University’s strategic emphasis on the student experience such as student-faculty ratio, student support ... Read More »

Canada: University of Windsor fares poorly in national survey rankings

The University of Windsor has finished last in a majority of categories — from student satisfaction to quality of teaching — among similar-sized schools across the nation, according to The Globe and Mail’s 11th annual Canadian University Report. Windsor was lumped into a 13-school group of medium-sized universities with enrolments of between 10,000 and 22,000. The category included the University ... Read More »

Canadian universities set sights on students from India

The University of Windsor has recruited 2,000 Indian students and nearly 6,000 overseas students since deciding 15 years ago to become “Canada’s leading international university.” And this was only the beginning of the school’s global recruitment drive, said Dr. Majid Ahmadi, who runs Windsor’s graduate engineering programs. “Three years ago we took 70 to 75 Indian students in engineering. It ... Read More »

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