An increasing number of college students say they were victims or perpetrators of sexual assault – and that victims were drunk when the assault took place. Are campus drinking environments to blame?
Several scholars weigh in with tips on how to support college students’ emotional well-being during the pandemic.
Peer support, opportunities to engage in responses to combat racism and bias and culturally responsive counselling are important for the mental health and well-being of international students.
The struggle against sexual harassment and sexual assault at Ontario universities goes back to the 1970s.
Universities must take leadership in the fight to stop sexual and gender-based violence in first-year orientation week.
Cancelling campus events won’t address the potential harms of binge drinking this fall. Universities must plan additional activities to curb risky alcohol use and promote student wellness.
Many universities overseas have already made vaccination a condition of being allowed on campus. There are precedents for this policy, which is based on strong public health and economic grounds.
Digital technology and COVID-19 have transformed the ways universities are delivering courses. But some are taking a minimalist low-cost approach, while others are aiming higher.
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.