Josh Dehaas

Josh Dehaas is a writer and editor focused on post-secondary education and training. He has a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Guelph.

Does PrEP, an HIV-preventing drug, make sense for gay men?

PrEP is being sold as a way to give gay men peace of mind—but it may not be as risk-free or socially responsible as it seems

Canadian colleges need Chinese students, but it's not easy to recruit them FB

Canada’s colleges need Chinese students. But it’s not easy to recruit them.

Boosters argue colleges are better prepared to serve ESL learners and set students up for long-lasting success


Canadian students need to go to China, but they need some help

New scholarships and programs are working to bridge the east-west gap between Canada and China that could define the coming decades


Why banning fraternities isn’t the answer

Eliminating frats isn’t the solution when it comes to stopping sexual assaults and protecting LGBT rights on campus, writes Josh Dehaas


Student debt does not equal mental illness

Financial stress isn’t a mental illness, it’s a fact of life—and it masks the bigger issue at play


Gambling on an M.D.

In 2013, most would-be doctors came from just six undergrad schools, even though they were the tougher, more competitive ones


How to fight women-only gym times and French-language discounts

Why universities are the best place to learn about what’s fair. And what isn’t.


7 things new university students should know

Real-life advice on roommates, getting into a full class and why engineer parties are worth checking out


Students like diploma-degree option at Guelph-Humber

As student confirmations drop overall at Ontario universities, Guelph-Humber saw a 19% increase

On Campus

How to stop sex assault on campus

A University of Windsor program aims to spot trouble before sexual assault happens


Is high school curiosity a measure of university success?

Two Canadian scholars say a third of high school students are unsuitable for university


32 Canadian universities in top 1,000 ranking

See how your school compares globally