More than 90% of universities in the world have been built since 1949. The vast majority built large campuses outside city centres, and all for much the same reasons.
Sexual harassment on campus often casts students as targets of their instructors. Researchers have found that it happens the other way around, too.
University students had high rates of mental health issues before the pandemic. The additional stressors of COVID-19 and social isolation will make them even more vulnerable over the winter.
As momentum builds to remove statutes that pay homage to Confederates and others who sought to uphold white supremacy, a historian explores questions about what should be erected in their place.
An enrollment specialist explains why colleges can or can't charge less for tuition amid the COVID-19 pandemic that has forced many to hold their classes online.
In response to anti-racism protests, many colleges plan to implement diversity training. Research shows it's a waste of time.
While online education may seem like a convenient way to earn a degree in the comfort of your own home or office, an expert warns of pitfalls that can seriously set a student behind.
As universities advocate for 'zero suicide' frameworks, it is important for university leaders to work at suicide awareness, prevention and response, and to reinforce a culture of compassion.
As students and faculty start a new academic year, it's a good time to highlight the barriers to Indigenizing the campus and the importance of Indigenous voices on campus.
Students gain up to 4kg in their first year at university and all the junk food on campus doesn't help. Universities have a responsibility to make healthier foods available to students.
A new federal report on food insecurity on college campuses does a good job of laying out the scope of the problem but falls short when it comes to solutions.
University students don't always mix outside their own area of study or cultural cliques. But that can change with a little encouragement, and food helps.
Duke University recently decided to assign random roommates for incoming students. Is this silly social engineering or smart policy?
Even though they weren't particularly interested in having sex, fear of ridicule and insecurities tugged at many of the young men the author spoke with.
It's estimated that 20 percent of first year students are put on academic probation. That's not a small number. Universities are beginning to tackle the problem head on.
For many disabled students, college is the first time that they're put to the test of making their own way. The experience can be challenging, but there are strategies to help ease the way.
Cyber threats are universal. But the appropriate response may be quite different in academia from what works in the corporate world.
Protest movements become radicalised by two factors: escalating policing and competitive escalation between political adversaries and other protesting groups.
The system of apartheid is long gone. But its legacy of poor funding for historically black universities - and of planning that banished black universities to cities' margins - remains.
Students heading back to school face a wide variety of choices in housing. Multiple studies have shown how on-campus living can enhance learning.