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Online classes are the new normal and everyone’s still adjusting

Millions of students around the, including students at UW, have had their studies disrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic in mid-March.  The Winter 2020 term...

PENdemic pen pal program connects students throughout Canada

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, many students feel more alone than ever.  “After the abrupt school closure, the loss of extracurricular activities and...

UW mistakenly told employers to cut work-study hours. They haven’t issued a correction

UW issued a work-study program application form for employers, indicating that this semester’s work-study hours would be reduced.  But UW is now saying there will...

Canadian Emergency Student Benefit: What you need to know

Postsecondary students who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents are getting a $9 billion lift from the federal government.  The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the...

No layoffs planned at UW, food services employees still being paid

UW has made no decisions or announcements concerning layoffs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  “There are still some essential workers on campus and other...

Emergency student fund endorsed by Waterloo housing activists

Student housing advocates are endorsing an emergency fund for UW students.  The Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) partnered with UW to launch the Student Emergency...

COVID-19 costing students their co-op

One student, who wished to remain anonymous, told Imprint she was forced to terminate her work term early since she felt unsafe at work. "I...

How universities in Canada responded to COVID-19

Decision-making bodies, such as governments, churn out policy upon policy in hopes of mitigating any impacts the COVID-19 pandemic may have, including impacts on...

Ford backs down on education changes

Last March, the Ford government announced significant changes to high school education programs across the province, causing a stir among educators and parents alike. Citing...

The real reasons why international students pay higher tuition fees

International students are a staple of any Canadian university and integral to the financial buoyancy of our post-secondary education system. 1 - How much do...
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