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.
Canadians' publicly funded post-secondary education system has been eroded over time, diminishing the promise it once held to protect people from poverty. We should demand change.
A study documents how universities' centres for teaching and learning are responding to helping faculty create quality online courses for all students.
In a world where students can attend any university from their living rooms, universities need a compelling answer to the question: “Why should students come here?”
Put down the highlighter. Research about the brain and memory shows that leaving time between study sessions and testing yourself frequently are more efficient ways to learn.
Canada should invest robustly in students' post-secondary education. Data about effects of the pandemic and how students balance classes and work show why we urgently need this investment.
Students won’t be allowed to participate in activities at St. Francis Xavier University this fall unless they sign a COVID-19 waiver. That's forcing them to make a difficult and unfair choice.
The coronavirus pandemic has revealed inequities throughout society. However, the pandemic also provides the opportunity to change, including in Canadian postsecondary institutions.
High school seniors will miss important anticipated events due to the coronavirus pandemic, but offering resources, alternatives and the confidence that they're going to be fine is what matters.
Tailored strategies to address students' finances, academic success and socio-emotional connections with an institution or program can help keep students in school.
PhD students can't wait for universities and governments to reconcile the demands for a more educated workforce and a scarcity of academic jobs -- they should plan their own careers.
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.
For post-secondary students, work-integrated learning experiences offer opportunities to gain that first experience on the resumé while planning a transition from school to work.
Transforming knowledge and letting oneself be transformed by the knowledge of others requires slowness, almost an asceticism.
Students who plan to get more education than is required for the career they hope to have end up earning higher salaries as a result, a new analysis shows.
Some students who participated in a study of technology in the classroom believed instructors are at fault if students turn to technology when they are bored.
Abuses of disability diagnoses cheat students with disabilities who are now more likely to face skepticism about their diagnoses.
A shift to outcomes-based education will enable students to gain critical automation-resistant competencies to succeed and thrive in the future workforce alongside AI.
Citizens of Wisconsin were widely opposed to former governor Scott Walker's attempts to make higher education serve the business community. Doug Ford and Ontario citizens should take note.
A specialist in educational psychology says there are incremental risks associated with students developing an obsessive behaviour toward performance.