Academics

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How to survive giant university classes

Large class sizes are a fact of life for many new undergraduate students. Here’s how to make the most of the situation.
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During the coronavirus, academics have found themselves in a crisis of their work

Rinaldo Walcott: After decades of pushback, the move to online teaching has been swift. It’s time for academics in the humanities and social sciences to step out of the virtual classroom and into the community.
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Which Canadian universities best prepare you for employment?

We asked 23,000 students across the country whether their university education is preparing them for the working world. The top schools may surprise you
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Why are Canadian universities so slow to adopt digital learning?

Online courses are popular with students who juggle tough workloads. But only one in five institutions has a significant number of ’blended’ options.
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Yes, you will get a job with that arts degree

Arts students once feared spending life as a barista. But they’re increasingly popular hires for tech firms.
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The University of Guelph has the best campus food in Canada

Nearly 94 per cent of Guelph students are ’satisfied’ or ’very satisfied’ with the taste of their food, according to an annual Maclean’s survey
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Advice on how to make online courses work for you

Be sure that they fit your learning style, treat them just like you would in-person courses and find a buddy to stay motivated
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University students can now earn badges to recognize their merits

How universities use "micro-credentials" to recognize skills that won’t appear on a transcript
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What about Saskatchewan?

Two post-secondary options in the heart of the Prairies
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Introducing the 2019 3M National Teaching Fellowship Award Winners

Celebrating some of the country’s best college and university teachers