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Patterson: Don’t be betrayed by destinations

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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Brock prof says The Tragically Hip bringing Canada together August 19, 2016

The Tragically Hip’s final concert tour has been less emotional than a Brock University pop culture professor expected. Instead, the iconic Canadian band is doing what it does best: putting on amazing shows, writes Dan Dakin of Brock News.

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BCIT associate vice-president Dr. David Porter selected as new CEO of eCampusOntario July 14, 2016

Dr. David Porter, the associate VP of education support and innovation at the British Columbia Institute of Technology, has been selected as the new CEO of eCampusOntario.

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Reconciliation through education June 21, 2016

A survey of Canada’s universities shows that campuses across the country have scaled up programs and services specifically designed to meet the needs of Indigenous students.

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Premier Attends Daughters for Life Scholarship Ceremonies May 19, 2016

Ontario universities partner with Daughters for Life Foundation to offer unique scholarships to empower young women in Israel and the West Bank.

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News Releases

New State-of-the-Art Simulation Lab Expands Hands-On Learning Opportunities at Trent/Fleming School of Nursing August 26, 2016

New and returning students to the Trent/Fleming School of Nursing will enjoy even more opportunities for hands-on learning and clinical experience thanks to the opening of a new, state-of-the-art clinical learning space and health care simulation lab.

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Western Archives comic collection and alumnus Alan Thicke featured at London Comic Con August 25, 2016

Rare and valuable selections from the Dr. Eddy Smet Comic Book Collection at Western University Archives will be showcased next month at London Comic Con. The pop culture event runs from September 23-25 at the Western Fair District Progress Building in London, Ont.

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Innovative Research Challenges Myths about Post-Secondary Education Graduates’ Earnings in Canada July 26, 2016

The myth that post-secondary education no longer carries the value it once did is being challenged by a new study by the Education Policy Research Initiative (EPRI).

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Toronto Police Service Launches Open Data For Change Competition in Partnership with Ryerson University July 19, 2016

Today, Chief Mark Saunders and Ryerson University Interim Provost and Vice President Academic Dr. Christopher Evans announced a Public Safety Open Data Competition for Ryerson students.

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