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Canadian University Report

Canadian University Report

Every year high-school students are faced with a big decision: What's next? The Globe and Mail’s Canadian University Report magazine aims to help those who are considering university as their next step, with our unique profiles of more than 60 schools across the country, feature articles looking at the latest trends in education, and advice pieces about how to thrive, and survive, once students get there.

The big decision

Choosing a university means thinking about many factors, from educational experience to the feel of the campus. The Globe’s university profiles can help you decide.

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Beyond rehearsal

How the most forward-thinking universities are creating space for students to make an impact while still in school − and, as a result, better preparing them to succeed in today’s world.

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Location, location, location

Pros and cons of choosing a campus in a big city, small town, or nestled on an island.

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Real Housemates of campus

It took Mallory Hewlko and her roommate more than two weeks to realize that neither of them knew the two British guys staying in their basement. Somehow, they had acquired new roomies without even knowing it.

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Savings gap

What to do when the bank of mom and dad closes.

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Connected life

Keep organized, stay in touch with these student approved apps.

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Campus safety

Lighting and safe walk programs are tangible measures, but deeper security comes through efforts to foster community, inclusion and openness.

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‘We’re not extracurricular’

With a persistent and growing chasm between aboriginal students and others, universities pledge action.

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Anxious?

The move to postsecondary education can be stressful for students and families alike, but these measures help keep the mind on an even keel.

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The Gen Z effect

As those born in 1993 and later enter university, they will need their higher education to feed their passions as they choose careers in a shifting job market.

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Reframe the future

University career development centres help students self-manage a lifetime of work choices.

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Free to speak?

Teacher and student advocates reflect on controversial statements by a New Brunswick professor.

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Star power

How a campus theatre launched the careers of celebrities such as Donald Sutherland..

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Beyond prerequisites

When dreaming about a career, consider all the skills you will need, not just the expertise named on your degree.

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Student style

You’ve chosen your courses and purchased your books. But have you figured out what to wear once classes start? Fashion might not appear to rate as high on a list of priorities as what academic faculty to choose when heading to university.

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Career tips

Four transferable skills to learn in university (and why they matter).

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Deciding factors

Students and grads talk about their sources of information and the deciding factors in choosing where to go to university.

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Work experience

Use spare hours outside of classes to try out new environments and determine strengths and weaknesses.

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