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Five things you didn’t know you could study at college

There are thousands of college programs in Canada. Here are some of the most interesting.
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Everything you need to know about colleges in Canada

Answers to all of the pressing who, why, what, where and when questions.
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Introducing the 2022 3M National Teaching Fellowship Award Winners

Celebrating some of the country’s best university and college teachers
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Did the pandemic make post-secondary students more resilient?

More than two thirds of students surveyed told us that they have felt optimistic, productive and equipped to handle their problems during the pandemic. But this isn’t a straightforward story about resilience.
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Extending scholarship to oral traditions through podcasting

How a group of creative Canadian academics is changing the face—or is that sound?—of scholarship
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9 budgeting tips for university students

Hooray! You made it to university and you get to decide which courses to take, which clubs to join and what to eat for dinner. Also: how much money to spend.
McMaster Univeristy, School of Nursing BScN student training at McMaster University Medical Centre. (Courtesy of Ron Scheffler/McMaster University)

Ontario nursing schools are seeing an increase in applicants during the pandemic

Nursing schools in the province are seeing a huge uptick in applications, with interest driven, in part, by the pandemic. It comes at a moment when the province is facing a dire shortage of nurses.
Despite the long shifts and stresses, being an RA can be a positive, even foundational, experience (Courtesy of STU)

The weird and wonderful work of a university residence assistant

Life as an RA—who works to support fellow students in on-campus housing—can be stressful and strange, but also fulfilling
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The fight to end hunger on Canadian university campuses

Forty per cent of post-secondary students in Canada are food insecure. Schools—and other students—are finding solutions.
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Five basic kitchen supplies every student should have

You don’t need a Le Creuset Dutch oven to whip up a delicious meal for one (or, say, eight). A few key items are enough to launch your cooking career—and some of them may even last you a lifetime.