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One of the greatest gifts in life is the ability to learn, said Bonnie Patterson, president and CEO of the Council of Ontario Universities (COU).

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In the News

When dealing with mental illness, help is only a phone call away September 25, 2015

University of Ottawa President Allan Rock talks about his experience with mental illness as an undergraduate student, and the resources that universities offer to students to help.

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Want to get out the youth vote? Start (really, really) young September 23, 2015

University of Waterloo professor Anna Esselment looks at youth voter turnout in Canada, and the steps that Canadian universities and colleges are taking to engage students in the federal election.

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Ontario Government, University of Toronto and MaRS secure Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS for Toronto – first JLABS Incubator outside of United States September 8, 2015

The Ontario Government, University of Toronto, and MaRS Discovery District (MaRS) today announced a collaboration with Janssen Inc. to launch the successful Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS incubator model in Toronto.

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We ignore the liberal arts at our peril September 8, 2015

A degree in the liberal arts, with its focus on the broad spectrum of human endeavour, has never been needed more, says Alan Wildeman, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Windsor.

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News Releases

Humanities 101: Making Education Accessible  October 1, 2015

Free community outreach program returns to Trent University Durham for Fall 2015.

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‘Made-in-Guelph’ Technology on Display at UN September 29, 2015

Two University of Guelph innovations will represent Canada in a display on today at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.

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Algoma U Launches New Specialization in Mobile Software Engineering September 29, 2015

Students enrolled in Algoma University’s renowned Bachelor of Computer Science program can now further enhance the quality of their degree by specializing in Mobile Software Engineering.

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Master of Science in Kinesiology announced at NU September 28, 2015

To address the growing demand for expertise in health and rehabilitation across Canada, Nipissing University is pleased to announce a new graduate degree opportunity, the Master of Science in Kinesiology (MScKin).

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