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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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The liberal arts can benefit science students June 16, 2015

The sciences and other disciplines must advocate for and acknowledge the complementary and essential nature of liberal arts education for their students, says Donna Kotsopoulos.

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New Dutch scholarships boost mobility for Canadian students May 28, 2015

Canada’s universities applaud the Netherlands’ new Liberation Scholarship Program for Canadian students.

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Enhancing postsecondary education in northwestern Ontario May 22, 2015

Ontario is investing in new technology that will provide students in Kenora and Sioux Lookout with an interactive university experience.

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More money needed to fight campus sexual violence, committee hears April 30, 2015

QP Briefing: An Ontario student organization is asking the province to set aside $6 million of its $41-million dollar investment to combat sexual violence and harassment specifically for universities, colleges and student groups.

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News Releases

OCAD University designers take home top packaging prize June 30, 2015

Two OCAD University students emerged victorious at the 2015 student design competition organized by the Packaging Consortium for their green packaging design.

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New Ontario university research into autism coming thanks to province’s Autism Scholars Awards June 30, 2015

As the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders continues to rise, the Ontario government is funding new research into the most effective therapy for children, and new drug treatments that could enhance social interaction, as a result of the 2015 Autism Scholars Awards.

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Algoma U and Northern College Sign Joint Admission Agreement June 29, 2015

Beginning in the fall of 2015, students at Northern College of Applied Arts and Technology can enjoy a special Joint Admission Agreement with Algoma University, allowing graduates from diploma programs easier access and entrance into degree programs.

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York signs MOU with Germany at ‘Brain in Action’ retreat June 29, 2015

Vice-President Research & Innovation Robert Haché recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between York University and Justus Liebig University Giessen (JLU), Germany to provide a framework for research collaborations between the two organizations.

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