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How student media can give young journalists an edge Photo Courtesy: Connect Euranet (CC) Peter Mansbridge has the kind of career that isn’t supposed to exist anymore. In mid-January 2015, at the Canadian University Press’ annual conference, he stood in front of hundreds of student journalists speaking about highlights from his career. He told them …

Point/ Counter Point Co-op most likely won’t provide you with relevant work experience Jesse Colautti | Opinions Editor Once upon a time, I was a co-op student. But after experiencing the pitfalls of the program firsthand, I feel it is my solemn duty to warn others against it. Midway through my second year, I took …

There’s a new group of dopers in town, and they’re doing it for the grades For many university students, the demands of academic life are stressful to say the least. To cope, some of us turn to liquor, chocolate (or any other comfort food), coffee upon coffee, or cigarettes. Some of us take caffeine pills to …

“If nothing else, supply prospective students with all the information they need to make their education decisions—and let that information guide university policy. Graduates will be best able to service the needs of the labour market if we can be confident we are earning degrees in high-demand fields, and program selection and admissions should reflect those realities.”

STUDENTS LOOKING TO get ahead in their studies during their summer months usually turn to local classes. But if the choices for courses are lacking the classes they need, students have an alternative option. Online courses from universities across Canada are being offered for University of Ottawa credit. “Most often, courses are taken in the …

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