Post-secondary Education

Domestic students pursuing a degree in dentistry in Canada, including at the University of Victoria, pay on average the highest undergraduate tuition fees, while future teachers pay the lowest. (Black Press Media File)

Future teachers fork out Canada’s lowest tuitions, future dentists pay a mouthful

Drilling down into this year’s numbers shows a wide range in Canadian university fees

 

A pedestrian walks past the University of Alberta Butter Dome in Edmonton Alta, on December 17, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta’s post-secondary schools saying no to mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations

Leading institutions will strongly encourage vaccination, but won’t go so far as to mandate it.

 

The North Cariboo Community Campus in Quesnel is home to the College of New Caledonia and the University of Northern British Columbia. (File photo)

UNBC to offer elementary education program in Quesnel

Students will take classes with peers in Terrace, complete placements in Quesnel

 

A woman and her dog walks past the UBC sign at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

COVID-19: B.C. tells universities, colleges to prepare for on-campus learning this fall

Safety top of mind for province, post-secondary institutions

A woman and her dog walks past the UBC sign at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
From left, Tamara Trevelyan, public affairs co-ordinator, TC Energy; Kiel Giddens, public affairs manager, TC Energy; Lauren Dyck, CNC pro-cook student; Dennis Johnson, CNC president and CEO; Zach Pearson, CNC metal fabrication student; Chad Thompson, CNC vice-president academic; and Tanner Moulton, public affairs co-ordinator, TC Energy celebrate their partnership. (Photo Submitted)

Coastal GasLink supports College of New Caledonia

Funding will go to bursaries, courses and trades equipment

From left, Tamara Trevelyan, public affairs co-ordinator, TC Energy; Kiel Giddens, public affairs manager, TC Energy; Lauren Dyck, CNC pro-cook student; Dennis Johnson, CNC president and CEO; Zach Pearson, CNC metal fabrication student; Chad Thompson, CNC vice-president academic; and Tanner Moulton, public affairs co-ordinator, TC Energy celebrate their partnership. (Photo Submitted)
The University of Ottawa campus is quiet, Wednesday, April 22, 2020 in Ottawa. The federal government announced funding for post-secondary students affected by Covid-19.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Students, recent grads can apply for emergency benefit on Friday, Trudeau says

CESB is part of $9B fund to help students amid pandemic

The University of Ottawa campus is quiet, Wednesday, April 22, 2020 in Ottawa. The federal government announced funding for post-secondary students affected by Covid-19.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
FILE – People walk past large letters spelling out UBC at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., on November 22, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
FILE – People walk past large letters spelling out UBC at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., on November 22, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A woman checks out a jobs advertisement sign during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Students are starting to look for summer work, with few options in the usual places. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Canada’s students start looking for summer work, with few options in usual places

Statistics Canada reported the youth employment rate dropped to 49 per cent at the outset of the pandemic

A woman checks out a jobs advertisement sign during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Students are starting to look for summer work, with few options in the usual places. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Eric Schwenger is the new Campus Development Liaison and Operations Manager at the University of Northern British Columbia’s South-Central Campus in Quesnel. (Photo submitted)

‘Universities are fundamentally community institutions’

UNBC’s new Campus Development Liaison and Operations Manager is excited to work with and for Quesnel students

  • Jan 31, 2020
Eric Schwenger is the new Campus Development Liaison and Operations Manager at the University of Northern British Columbia’s South-Central Campus in Quesnel. (Photo submitted)