If the university is able to learn about student life on its own, it certainly shouldn’t be leaving it up to outside ratings to connect the dots to find a serious problem with student satisfaction, especially when all the pieces have been in front of them for years.
Victoria Barham, a board member and a professor in the Faculty of Social Sciences, said the services provided to students in her faculty are “catastrophic,” noting long wait times to see academic advisors and a lack of response to questions over email.
On Sept. 30, Łukasz Weremiuk, chargé d’affaires of the Polish Embassy in Ottawa, submitted an article to Maclean’s to refute a separate item written by Jan Grabowski, a history professor at the University of Ottawa.
Politicians will have to hope for the best but expect the worst when it comes to voter turnout among post-secondary students in Canada, according to a panel of experts on Canadian politics.
The Fulcrum chats with Researcher-reporter Nick Taylor-Vaisey on his time at U of O and what's like to work at Maclean's.