CAMET launches new wellness resources for Atlantic Canada students

  The Council of Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training (CAMET) has published new wellness and career skills resources on the Careers Atlantic Canada website. The new resources include information about how to develop positive relationships with colleagues and supervisors, how to manage stress and emotions, and how to navigate the labour market and make appropriate ...

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KPU gains Age-Friendly University designation

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  Kwantlen Polytechnic University has announced that it is now designated an Age-Friendly University. KPU recently joined the Age-Friendly University (AFU) Global Network, which includes universities that are committed to age inclusivity, promoting positive and healthy aging, and enhancing the lives of older adults. KPU has a variety of age-friendly principles in place, including Third Age ...

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UCalgary pilots substance-free student housing

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  The University of Calgary’s Recovery Community and Student Residence Services are piloting substance-free housing options for the 2023-24 academic year. This pilot project houses a small number of students who are in recovery from substance use or who live a substance-free lifestyle for reasons including health or religion. A release from UCalgary states that the ...

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UCalgary launches Bachelor of Design in City Innovation program

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The University of Calgary’s School of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape (SAPL) has launched a Bachelor of Design in City Innovation (BDCI) degree. This transdisciplinary program will offer a comprehensive introduction to design thinking for cities and includes courses in visualization, global citizenship, urbanism, and entrepreneurship. Throughout the program, learners will be able to engage in ...

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CIHR invests $15M into development of genome library

  The Government of Canada’s Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has invested $15M to create a Pan-Canadian Genome Library (PCGL). This library will enhance the sharing of genomic data and support the development of a national strategy for capturing, storing, and accessing Canadian data. The creation of PCGL will be led by McGill University’s Dr ...

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Canada announces changes to International Student Program

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        The Government of Canada has announced several changes to the International Student Program to protect international students from fraud. Starting in December, postsecondary designated learning institutions (DLIs) will need to confirm each applicant’s letter of acceptance with IRCC to ensure that study permits are only issued with genuine letters of acceptance. IRCC will be adopting ...

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Lakehead, Western, UNB highlight campus, student sustainability initiatives

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Heleena Stephens, Manager, Food and Conference Services, showed Anna Chief, left, and Jerri-Lynn Orr, right, how to use the new Cano app.       Staff and students at Lakehead University, the University of New Brunswick, and Western University are implementing initiatives that bolster campus sustainability. Lakehead’s dining facilities have launched a reusable food container program where students can ...

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UWaterloo’s urban forest designated a national healing forest

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The University of Waterloo Urban Forest has witnessed many transitions. The Attawandaron (Neutral) people were one of the earliest known Indigenous Nations to live and farm in the area we now call Waterloo Region   The University of Waterloo's urban forest recently received the national healing forest designation from the David Suzuki Foundation and National Healing Forests ...

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Acadia announces opening of Red Spruce Mental Health Centre

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Acadia University has announced the opening of Red Spruce Mental Health Centre, a mental health service located on campus. The centre will give Master of Education (MEd) Counselling Program students experiential learning opportunities, while bringing free mental health care to rural Nova Scotians. The centre will offer up to 40 full- and part-time practicum placements ...

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Bishop’s to offer Doctor of Psychology, Clinical Psychology Profile

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  Bishop’s University has announced that it will offer a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD), Clinical Psychology Profile starting in Fall 2024 through a collaboration with the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. The PsyD program is a UQAC program offered by extension at Bishop’s. It emphasizes professional clinical psychology and will train students to conduct psychological assessments ...

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UOttawa, IBM unveil uOttawa-IBM Cyber Range

The uOttawa – IBM Cyber Range offers immersive and highly realistic cyber response training to help businesses and government organizations across Canada better prepare for real-world cyber threats.

The uOttawa – IBM Cyber Range offers immersive and highly realistic cyber response training to help businesses and government organizations across Canada better prepare for real-world cyber threats. The University of Ottawa and IBM Canada have officially opened the uOttawa-IBM Cyber Range. It will offer cybersecurity response training to businesses and government organizations to teach them ...

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Concordia hires Newton the therapy dog to combat stress, anxiety

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Newton, Concordia University's first therapy dog, was brought in to help students cope with their anxiety and stress, particularly during exam time. Newton is a big hit with students like Aakanksha Nigudkar, left, and Nanekka Delva, enjoying a moment with him at the Concordia University library in Montreal on Oct. 11, 2023. PHOTO BY DAVE ...

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AB announces $11M investment into nurse bridging programs for internationally educated nurses

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Hon.Rajan Sawhney, Minister of Advanced Educationat at Alberta Government Announcement   The Government of Alberta has announced that it is investing $11M into creating additional seats for nurse bridging programs for internationally educated nurses. The investment will create 1,221 additional seats, which will help nurses complete the programs they need to gain certification in Alberta. Funding will support ...

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MRU, Canadian North partner to address pilot shortage, empower Inuit students

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  Mount Royal<p><a href="https://www.muchloveproducts.com/">8xbet คาสิโนออนไลน์</a></p> University and Arctic airline Canadian North have partnered to address the country’s critical pilot shortage and empower Inuit students. Under a new nomination program, Canadian North will nominate up to 10% of admissions in MRU’s aviation program–specifically focusing on Inuit students–and will offer successful candidates conditional offers of employment. MRU and ...

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QC increases tuition for out-of-province students studying at anglophone universities

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Thousands of out-of-province students who attend institutions like McGill University has an "anglicizing effect" on the Montreal area, according to the province's minister of the French language Jean-François<p><a href="https://www.8xscore.online/th>ตาราง คะแนน วอลเลย์บอล หญิง</a></p> Roberge. (Daniel Slim/Getty Images)   The Government <p><a href="https://www.pakistantourshub.com/">ผล บอล พรีเมียร์ ลีก อังกฤษ ล่าสุด</a></p>of Québec recently announced that out-of-province students coming to Québec’s anglophone universities ...

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Maclean’s unveils University Rankings 2024

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  Maclean’s has unveiled its University Rankings for 2024, which evaluates Canadian universities based on their performance in five areas: students, faculty, resources, student support, and reputation. Rankings are divided into three lists—Primarily Undergraduate universities, Comprehensive universities, and Medical Doctoral universities—which are determined by a university’s size and speciality. The top five universities in the Primarily ...

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New ÉNAP campus to be established in Gatineau

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  The École<p><a href="https://www.paopaoin.com/">พนัน บอล สด</a></p> nationale d’administration publique will be establishing a new ÉNAP campus in Gatineau. The project will make higher education<p><a href="https://www.8xscore.online/th>แอ สตัน วิลลา vs คริสตัล พา เล ซ</a></p> more accessible for those in the region and contribute to the region’s socio-economic development by training the workforce, making Gatineau a more attractive location ...

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USask BSN, TRU veterinary programs receive accreditation

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    Two health-related programs at Canadian universities have recently been formally recognized. The University of Saskatchewan College of Nursing’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) has received a seven-year approval rating from the College of Registered Nurses of Saskatchewan. This rating, which is the highest level of approval possible from the College, enables graduates of the ...

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Universities Canada, CICan, CBIE respond to idea of two-tier system for international applicants

  Universities Canada, Colleges and Institutes Canada, and the Canadian Bureau for International Education spoke to The PIE News about the proposed two-tier system that would expedite the visa process for international students. Under the system, which could reportedly be introduced as soon as 2024, IRCC would not need to verify parts of applications that have ...

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