Tag: education

PC government OSAP announcement

On January 17, the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities announced a 10 per cent tuition rate cut on all publicly-assisted college and universities...

The services provided by SEC at UTM

The Sexual Education and Peer Support drop-in Centre (SEC) is a service group under the University of Toronto Student Union (UTSU) and has been...

Improving student skills by testing teachers

This October, the Progressive Conservative government introduced new legislation that requires prospective teachers to write a compulsory math assessment before being eligible to receive...

Convocation: A family celebration

At convocation students receive their diplomas—a marker of their hard work and determination over the past four years and a celebration of their accomplishments...

UTMSU explains goals of WUSC

UTMSU’s WUSC 101 event last week explained to students the roles held by WUSC and its plans regarding student refugees.The World University Services of...

You’re never too old to stop learning

I was listening to Chris Hardwick speak to Neil Degrasse Tyson on The Nerdist. In their conversation, Tyson mentioned that when we become older,...

A dirty dilemma

Since the start of classes this semester, the South Field has experienced some closures that left students wondering.The UTM community was informed by email...

Matching your passion with causes

At 12 years old, I pleaded with my parents to let me have a cell phone. It was imperative that I owned one—as a...

A tale of couchsurfing

What strikes me as intriguing about Ruhan Rahman is his easygoing persona. With his ever-present smile and natural ability to carry a conversation, Rahman...

Professional wilderness

Last December, the local union representing many University of Toronto sessional instructors (including the present writer) filed for conciliation in its ongoing negotiations with...

The cost of a university education

It’s over. The humid nights at boisterous parties, the spontaneous excursions to overcrowded beaches and parks, the long drives that ended with large family...

In the grand scheme…

What does it mean for a person to be “educated”?That might seem like a strange question, especially coming from a student who spends a...
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