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Queen's needs new funding

$42 million in provincial research grants will be abandoned over the next three years.Continue...

Explainer: international tuition fees rise to offset domestic cuts

Following the provincial government’s directive that domestic tuition fees at publicly assisted universities be reduced by 10 per cent from the 2018-19 levels, the University increased some international tuition fees by up to five per cent per year to counteract the loss.

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Provincial policy change limits options for assault survivors

The provincial government’s looming changes to its program to support sexual violence survivors will marginalize the very communities the resource is meant to help.Continue...

After sweeping sexual violence survey, Queen’s received more than $70,000 from the province

Queen’s must spend more than $70,000 in provincial funding by next March to address campus sexual violence, despite not receiving the full results from the province’s Student Voices on Sexual Violence survey.

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Reversal of sex-ed curriculum a threat to public safety

When partisan politics threaten health institutions, they threaten the wellbeing and safety of young people.

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Shared Perspectives publication summarizes progress in Canadian students’ mental health

On August 1, the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations released Shared Perspectives, a report that discusses recent advancements in student mental health services across the country.Continue...

Province mandates Ontario campuses to adopt sexual assault policies

Just four days after Queen’s approved its sexual assault policy, the Ontario government passed new sexual violence legislation mandating that all Ontario college and universities create separate sexual assault policies.Continue...

What Ontario’s “free” tuition actually means for students

You’ve probably read the headlines: Free tuition for college or university promised to students from low-income families.Continue...