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English degrees: an education for more than just educators

Perhaps it is the common misconception that there is nothing you can do with an English degree that leads people to assume that all English majors are aspiring educators. What many people, including a number of English students, may not know is that there is a wide variety of occupations available to those with a

Life after graduation: is university still relevant?

March is a nerve-wracking time to be in university. It’s also a time we start thinking about the summer, jobs and real life. How unpleasant. It makes me wonder, if I can’t get a job after university, is there a point to being here? Is university too removed from real life? Is it irrelevant?

Standardized nursing exam causes controversy: nursing students opposed to US company producing new exam

Controversy has broken out in nursing colleges across Canada as preparations are made to move to a single, continent-wide standardized exam for licensing registered nurses. “The main thing is that nursing students across the country, since this announcement, have been voicing a lot of discontent and upset with the decision,” said Maggie Danko, western regional director

Children of college graduates more likely to attend post-secondary institutions: study

A new University of Saskatchewan report shows that money is not the most significant factor in the accessibility of post-secondary education. The Accessibility and Affordability Report says that children from low-income families, rural communities, aboriginals and people with disabilities are less likely to attend a post-secondary school. But it also states the importance parents’ backgrounds

Quebec students to strike March 22

After a day-long meeting Jan. 21 in Quebec City, the Fédération étudiante universitaire du Québec and the Fédération étudiante collégiale du Québec have reaffirmed the intention to strike on March 22 to protest rising university tuition fees in the province. But first, the individual members groups need to seek approval from their constituents.

Wikipedia increasingly used as a teaching tool in university classrooms

A handful of University of Alberta classes have introduced Wikipedia to their classrooms as a teaching resource this past semester, despite criticisms about the website’s credibility in educational institutions. The initiative to integrate Wikipedia into classes began in the United States with the Wikimedia Foundation’s Wikipedia Education Program, but has expanded globally to include classes in

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