As the new school year begins, one of the biggest changes that students will see is the new learning management system (LMS), Brightspace. The program, which is designed to enhance student engagement with courses through the online database, was launched on May 1 for the spring/summer semester, and will be in full use for all students for this fall.
Rates will rise across the board, with international students to see up to 15 per cent increase On Monday, May 29, the University of Ottawa’s Board of Governors (BOG) will meet to present and ratify the 2017-1...
This document contains many promising ideas that could improve life for several different types of students. However, it also fails to provide a clear roadmap to achieve to these goals in a lot of places.
With the U-Pass and health plan being the two biggest budget lines under the purview of the SFUO, it’s worth asking: should the university administration step in and clean up the mess that their students have made?
“Having students from all over the world means more diversity of thought, cultural exchange, and higher tuition f—I mean academic rigour.”—Jacques Frémont
“My parents graduated summa cum laude from ByTowne Clown College. I guess I have some big shoes to fill.”
Rovinescu and Johnston both focused on the importance of disruption in the face of the changing working world, and Rovinescu identified the catalyst for the debate question itself—employers believe graduates are not ready for entry level positions, while educational institutions do.