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Whistler Institute, Capilano University ink memorandum of understanding

Whistler Institute, Capilano University ink memorandum of understanding

The two organizations are establishing a formal connection two months after the announcement the North Vancouver-based university is coming to Squamish
President and chancellor reappointed at VIU

President and chancellor reappointed at VIU

Deborah Saucier’s second term begins in 2024 and Judith Sayers’ second term began in October.
Tentative deal ends job action by teaching support staff at Simon Fraser University

Tentative deal ends job action by teaching support staff at Simon Fraser University

BURNABY, B.C. — The union representing instructors, teaching assistants and other education support workers at Simon Fraser University says it has reached a tentative agreement, ending a strike that began just over three weeks ago.
Vancouver Island University plans years of cuts to tackle $20M deficit

Vancouver Island University plans years of cuts to tackle $20M deficit

The university, which has campuses in Nanaimo, Parksville, Powell River and Duncan, blames declining revenues in part on flat enrolment numbers
UVic in second place in Maclean's university rankings

UVic in second place in Maclean's university rankings

Simon Fraser University retains the top spot
SFU tops Maclean's comprehensive university rankings — again

SFU tops Maclean's comprehensive university rankings — again

The Burnaby post-secondary has the best operating budget, student services, awards and library resources, according to the magazine's 2024 report.
UVic nursing students urge financial relief, seek pay for practicums

UVic nursing students urge financial relief, seek pay for practicums

While working up to 12-hour days in clinical practice, some are also working paid jobs to survive, says nursing student society co-president.
Canadian universities bet on international students, but global shifts present risks

Canadian universities bet on international students, but global shifts present risks

VANCOUVER — When the University of British Columbia announced the launch of Vantage College in 2013, the school said it envisioned the program for fee-paying international students would have enrolment of 1,000 by August 2016.
UVic mulls creation of new faculty with health-based focus

UVic mulls creation of new faculty with health-based focus

A new faculty would unite the 200-plus academics at UVic currently involved health research.
Recruitment professionals facing ‘unprecedented’ challenges in tight market

Recruitment professionals facing ‘unprecedented’ challenges in tight market

Getting clear, creative and connected can help employers address resource needs