21 mars 2015

New federal scholarships will see more Canadians study abroad

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "universityaffairs"By Rosanna Tamburri. Canadian universities are heralding a major new scholarship program that will facilitate study and internship exchanges between university students in this country and their counterparts in the Commonwealth. The Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships will be awarded to some 2,000 students from Canada and other Commonwealth countries to fund academic study and internship programs at home and abroad. More...

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Student conduct policies ‘increasingly complex and legalistic’

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "universityaffairs"By Natalie Samson. Robyn Jacobson is a Toronto-based consultant and trainer on conflict management in educational settings. In 2012, she earned her PhD from York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School, where she researched the conflict-management processes and documents from 20 Ontario universities. More...

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Les entreprises franciliennes se disent mal informées sur l'apprentissage

Par Wally Bordas. Un sondage ViaVoice présenté par le Conseil régional d'Île-de-France révèle que 44 % des entreprises franciliennes jugent l'information sur le contrat d'apprentissage insuffisante. Suite...

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No more cheques for graduates, tax credits instead

cbc masthead logoLower income university graduates will no longer receive graduate retention cheques from the provincial government.
The province is changing its program aimed at keeping graduates in Saskatchewan from a refundable tax credit to a non-refundable tax credit.
Previously, graduates would receive their credit as a reduction on their income taxes. If the credit exceeded the tax bill, government would send a cheque for the difference. More...

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Tenure is more necessary than ever

TheRecordBy Robin Waugh. In contrast to columnist Martin Regg Cohn's claims, tenured professors do not have "jobs for life." They can be fired for cause, just like most other employees.
The May-through-August months and sabbatical leaves are hardly "paid ... breaks" for professors. Instead, these times represent the only opportunities for academics to put in comprehensive time on their research, which is the only means that professors have to advance their careers. More...

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