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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 »

University students balk at bus fare hikes

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University student union representatives say they may have to reconsider a transit pass for students if the Region of Waterloo won’t limit fare hikes to the consumer price index. At a regional budget input meeting this week, Adam Garcia, vice-president of education at the University of Waterloo Federation of Students, said rate increases for the U-Pass are unaffordable. He said ... 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 »

Canada: Wilfrid Laurier University and MRU sign exchange agreement

Wilfrid Laurier University and Mount Royal University have signed an exchange agreement allowing students to complete a semester of academic study at the other party’s institution. The agreement between Laurier, which has campuses in Waterloo and Brantford, Ontario, and Mount Royal, located in Calgary, Alberta, will promote the nationalization of higher education, foster inter-provincial diversity and promote cross-country understanding. “This ... Read More »

Canada: Waterloo universities defend research partnership with CIGI

Both Waterloo universities defend their academic integrity following criticism levelled by Canada’s professors’ union against their research collaboration with the Waterloo-based Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). The Canadian Association of University Teachers is seeking to censure the University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University and Toronto’s York University for their partnerships with the centre established by former Research In Motion ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes