An online poll conducted by Sun Life Financial has found that young adults are more prone to stressing about money than anyone else as they struggle to find decent employment.
The current fiscal landscape at the University of Saskatchewan — the projected budget deficit, emails from the university president, layoffs and all-around concern from the campus community — has prompted the Sheaf to alter its regular weekly coverage of campus news, sports and cultural events and to focus more specifically on university finances. Here's where
Construction firms have begun bidding on the Gordon Oakes-Red Bear Student Centre and crews are expected to arrive on campus and start work once the snow melts.
The sudden closure of the Emma Lake Kenderdine campus Nov. 15 was a shock to both the fine arts and biology departments and has left each scrambling to make curriculum changes.
University of Saskatchewan biology students have been left out to dry with the temporary closure of the Emma Lake Kenderdine campus where a required honours course in fieldwork was offered. The satellite campus was put under immediate suspension Nov. 15 and will remain closed until 2016 when the fate of the facility will be reconsidered.
The University of Saskatchewan now has the cash to complete its many infrastructure projects thanks to an agreement with the provincial government that put nearly $95 million at the university’s disposal.
The University of Alberta’s faculty of arts has found nearly $500,000 in savings by closing three vacant faculty positions, but must cut a further $1 million from its budget, dean of arts Lesley Cormack announced at a public forum on Jan. 18. Closing the faculty positions will result in fewer support staff positions being eliminated. The
A plan to help students through postsecondary spending is featured in the platforms of both major parties in the Nov. 7 provincial election. Brad Wall and the Saskatchewan Party have introduced the Saskatchewan Advantage Scholarship and the Saskatchewan Advance Grant for Education Savings. On the other hand, if elected, Dwain Lingenfelter and the NDP have said
In the wake of two recent studies, Canadian universities are being encouraged to look at wage equality between their male and female instructors.