Graduate students at UBC Okanagan among those to benefit from a significant scholarship fund

Posted on July 30th, 2018

B.C.’s advanced education minister announced a $6-million scholarship fund at UBC’s Okanagan campus on Wednesday morning. The money will help support UBC students as they continue their post-graduate studies. “At […]

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Universities maneuver through the complexities of cannabis legalization

Posted on July 26th, 2018

As a new academic year approaches, universities across Canada are struggling to develop policies in response to the legalization of recreational cannabis. Many uncertainties remain, and while universities differ in […]

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Students to get better access to skills, education for careers in health sciences at Okanagan College

Posted on July 24th, 2018

Construction is underway for Okanagan College’s new Health Sciences Centre that will give students better access to training for a health-science career. “Students will get the skills and training in […]

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SFU health peers dish up well-being via cooking workshops

Posted on July 18th, 2018

Over the past five years, SFU health peers have been hosting monthly cooking workshops for international students that not only teach nutrition and culinary skills, but also promote conversations and […]

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Study shows Northerners face barriers to post-secondary education

Posted on July 17th, 2018

A new study published by researchers at Nipissing University finds evidence that individuals from the northernmost areas of Canada’s provinces continue to experience significant barriers on the road to attending […]

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Post-secondary guide: Managing food allergies and anaphylaxis

Posted on July 16th, 2018

The beginning of university or college represents a new chapter for high school graduates, eager to start the next phase of their academic journey. As students move to more independent […]

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College students are forming mental-health clubs — and they’re making a difference

Posted on July 12th, 2018

Mental health problems among college students have been climbing since the 1990s, according to the American Psychological Association. And with services increasingly stretched at campus health centers, students have been […]

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NVIT offering year of free tuition to combat low enrolment rates

Posted on July 6th, 2018

A college in B.C.’s Interior is offering Grade 12 graduates a year of free tuition after learning the region was recording one of the province’s lowest enrolment rates for those […]

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Feds announce $1.4-million for marijuana research projects

Posted on July 4th, 2018

Young Canadians have long arrived at university campuses across the country and embraced cannabis, but no one really knows how using the drug affects parts of their life such as […]

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U of T approves policy that could place students with mental health issues on leave

Posted on July 3rd, 2018

The University of Toronto has decided to implement a policy that could place students with mental health issues on a mandatory leave of absence if the school deems it necessary. […]

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