Environmental sustainability initiatives launched at Drummondville, Victoriaville, UAlberta

A project is underway at the University Commons building to create a "living laboratory."

Updated September 22, 2022 4:22 pm A project is underway at the University Commons building to create a "living laboratory.". Global NewsSeveral institutions have recently embarked on challenges and initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) on campus. Cégep de Drummondville and Cégep de Victoriaville embarked on the Défi sans auto solochallenge to save 225 kg ...

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URegina opens renovated engineering lab space

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The University of Regina has opened the new Mitchel Workshops labs space on the main floor of its education building. The space was renovated and enhanced with a $1M donation from anonymous donors, and now features a workshop with advanced hand tools, a 3D printing lab, an electronics and instrumentation lab, and a machine shop. ...

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SFU, UCLA partner on three-year pilot for Hellenic studies

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  Simon Fraser University’s SNF Centre for Hellenic Studies and the University of California Los Angeles's Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture have received a donation of over $1.2M from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. The donation supports a three-year pilot project to enhance academic mobility between the two institutions and bridge the gap dividing academics ...

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Laurentian, Lambton, NAIT, BCIT unveil new courses for Fall semester


The Whistler Institute’s ongoing partnership with Vancouver-based BCIT’s School of Business and Media is resulting in a slate of part-time, in-person, accredited business and leadership courses launching in the resort this fall.Tom Werner / Digital Vision / Getty Images   Several postsecondary institutions across Canada have unveiled new courses for the start of the Fall semester. Laurentian ...

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UoGuelph GTI celebrates opening of GM Frost Research and Information Centre

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Guelph Turfgrass Institute Celebrates 35 Years With New State-of-the-Art Facility   The University of Guelph’s Guelph Turfgrass Institute (GTI) recently celebrated its 35-year anniversary and marked the occasion by opening the new GM Frost Research and Information Centre. The new centre includes 14 research plots with different turfgrass cultivars, mowing heights, and soil types; laboratories; and diagnostics ...

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McMaster to launch Wilson College, new leadership program, chair with $50M donation

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McMaster University has announced that it will launch the Wilson College of Leadership and Civic Engagement, thanks to a $50M donation from Chancellor Emeritus Lynton "Red" Wilson and the Wilson Foundation. The College will offer a unique leadership and civic studies program; experiential learning opportunities; and a new, dedicated on-campus residence space. The investment will ...

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Portage, Canadiens, STEP sign MOU to promote healthy communities

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  Portage College has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the St Paul Canadiens Alumni Foundation (Canadiens), and the St Paul/Elk Point Economic Development Alliance (STEP) to promote healthy communities. The partnership includes a variety of initiatives, including the creation of new scholarships and academic upgrading courses for Canadiens players. “Youth in our communities will ...

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Over 20 Canadian postsecondary institutions rank highly in AASHE’s 2022 Sustainable Campus Index

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AASHE has released its 2022 Sustainable Campus Index, and over 20 Canadian postsecondary institutions were featured across the indices. Université de Sherbrooke was named the top-scoring institution in Canada and represented Canada on the inaugural International Top Performers List. The institutions to rank among the top ten for individual indicators most frequently were Université Laval, ...

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STU launches major, certificate in digital media

  St Thomas University has launched two programs: A major in Digital Media and Creative Arts and a Certificate in Digital and Media Literacy. Students completing the interdisciplinary major will learn about digital platforms and their relationships to the arts and society, with programming drawing from departments such as Journalism, Fine Arts, Human Rights, and Native Studies. ...

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UMontréal, Maple Bear partner to support teacher training

Arno Krug (directeur général de Maple Bear Global Schools), Pascale Lefrançois (vice-rectrice aux affaires étudiantes et aux études), Chantal Pharand (vice-rectrice adjointe aux affaires étudiantes et à la réussite) et Jean-François Gaudreault-DesBiens (vice-recteur à la planification et à la communication stratégiques)

L'UdeM et Maple Bear Global Schools signent un protocole d'entente pour intégrer l'enseignement du français dans les programmes éducatifs d'écoles du monde entier.   The Université de Montréal has partnered with Maple Bear Global Schools to support training teachers in French as a Second Language (FSL) instruction. UMontréal offer training to French as a second language teachers ...

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Centennial, Fanshawe, Seneca partner to launch film, TV production micro-credentials

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    Centennial College, Fanshawe College, and Seneca College have partnered with government and industry to fill the labour shortage in the film and television industry through micro-credential programs. The eight micro-credentials will provide industry professionals with a way to upskill, while also providing the colleges’ current students with a way to gain additional in-demand skills. Centennial ...

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SAIT announces post-diploma in cybersecurity

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Developed with support and input from industry partners including ATB Financial, Suncor and TELUS, the new program will launch in Winter 2023 to respond to growing skill shortage in today's workforce   SAIT has launched a new Cyber Security Analyst post-diploma program for mid-career IT professionals looking to upskill and improve their competencies. All courses will be ...

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CICan launches skills enhancement initiative for newcomers

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Colleges & Institutes Canada has launched Skills Enhancement for Newcomers, a two-year national initiative that will help newcomers develop their soft skills for a career in Canada. 1,000 newcomers will take part in microcredentials provided by public colleges and institutes. These programs are designed to supplement learners' existing professional skills and provide an understanding of ...

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TMU Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst launches cybersecurity learning experience for youth

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  Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst at Toronto Metropolitan University has launched CyberStart Canada, a learning experience that aims to close the gender gap in cybersecurity. CyberStart Canada will gamify the acquisition of cyber-related skills and increase interest in cybersecurity careers among young women and non-binary students. 700 students from Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia are expected to ...

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