For Socrates, tolerance is fundamentally about equality and the pursuit of truth.
Schools and universities have a responsibility to protect students from hate speech while also exposing them to views that disrupt their ways of thinking and ideas of the world.
If education really is for all, more must be done to help people of all ages to access it.
Black Lives Matter Toronto co-founder, Janaya Khan, says racism in Canada is on the rise.
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Canadians have a deep investment in their country as a "colour-blind society." Actually, racism is everywhere, just hidden behind a polite veneer.
With a new wave of authoritarianism in the United States and beyond, it’s time for universities and colleges to defend democracy.
The rise of neo-Nazism under President Donald Trump signals a new wave of authoritarianism. Now more than ever, colleges and universities must help students become informed and compassionate citizens.
Commemorations to honour those who have donated their bodies for the study of anatomy not only contain symbolic objects like candles and flowers, but also song and online tributes.
We've come a long way since the dark days of grave robbing to provide bodies for dissection. Now, there are ceremonies and memorials to honour people who have donated their body to science.
The Enhanced Assess, Acknowledge, Act (EAAA) Sexual Assault Resistance program is the only campus education program proven to decrease sexual assault.
A program developed by a University of Windsor professor significantly reduces a woman's risk of rape on campus. It also focuses on communicating sexual desires.
Protesters demonstrate on the University of Washington campus where far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos was giving a speech in Seattle on the same day Donald Trump was sworn in as president.
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Differences of opinion are the lifeblood of universities and essential to advancing knowledge. But some universities are giving in to intimidation by cancelling events with controversial speakers.
Copyright monitoring and enforcement would be an onerous and complex task for universities.
A recent Canadian court decision suggests universities should police any potential copyright infringements on campus and online. That's the last thing universities should have to do.
Clearing advice from the experts.
Cities and universities can overcome social divides and create better places, but only if they work together.
Universities portray campus life as idyllic, but may be missing an opportunity to truly connect with students.
Universities could dramatically transform their role in society through better use of social media
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Students can now see if their £9,000 a year fees are going to a 'gold-standard' school. But how cynical should they be?
When the political becomes personal.
Textbooks can be costly.
A number of universities around the world are providing free textbooks to first year university students as a way to increase retention rates.
Mental health issues have become a growing problem among students.
This is how to stop it.
Puerto Ricans in favor of independence protest after a referendum was held on the island’s status.
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Some Puerto Ricans voted, but most stayed home amid a looming financial debt crisis and political protests. Will this vote matter?
ACRI was founded with over A$2.8 million in donations from two wealthy Chinese entrepreneurs that had recently migrated to Australia. Bob Carr (left) was appointed its director.
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If Australia is going to successfully navigate its way through the “Asian Century,” we need independent centres of research excellence on China.
If the government wants to encourage universities to translate their research to a wider audience, they should explicitly pay for it.
In March 2018, all Australian universities will be submitting key performance indicators (KPIs) on their engagement and impact to the Australian Research Council. These measure how well universities engage…
Journalism is changing - unis need to adapt courses to reflect this.
It's time to think more broadly about the work that journalists do.
For many universities, working with private edtech companies could be the only way of keeping pace with the changing world of education.