Education

University keeps spot in Maclean’s ranking

Maclean’s magazine released the results of their 23rd annual University Rankings, placing Queen’s fourth in Canada for a third year in a row.Continue...

Comic encourages Aboriginal education

A University organization is using a comic book to encourage young Aboriginal students to study engineering.Continue...

Sustainability Week seeks more students

Despite a strong message, organizers of this year’s Sustainability Week said they would have liked to see a stronger turn out.Continue...

Critical at Queen's

We spend four years at Queen’s learning how to be critical — whether it’s of ourselves, our professors or the material we study.Continue...

Alberta atrophies

The University of Alberta recently decided to suspend admission to 20 arts programs. The programs were axed because they had too few students enrolled as majors.Continue...

Teacher’s college lengthened

Earlier this month, the Ontario government announced sweeping changes to bachelor of education programs, but the University is in limbo as to how it will be affected.Continue...

Students tackle Shakespeare

It only takes 20 minutes to understand how much Jackie Omstead loves her job.Continue...

Learning privileges

Education shouldn’t be messed with — those who earn it and those who can benefit from it most are the ones who deserve it.Continue...

Undergrad needs four years

The Ministry of Colleges and Universities has floated some ideas concerning post-secondary education reform.

Suggestions include a three-year bachelor’s degree, year-round class and allowing students to earn half of their credits online.

These are changes that need to be resisted in order to protect the integrity, depth and breadth of a four-year bachelor’s degree.Continue...

Forget about WiFi woes

On Monday, the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association (OECTA) called on schools to prohibit the installation of WiFi, citing increased risk of brain cancer.Continue...

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