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Education Ticker: Debt loads, faculty affect graduate student satisfaction

The best of the web on education from kindergarten to postsecondary, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail education editor Simona Chiose.

Graduate students in Health Science and Business Management were the happiest on campus, while satisfaction for graduate students in Ontario has dropped slightly overall. Debt loads over $10,000 also predicted lower satisfaction with university in a provocative new study

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MIT is not building campuses under its name abroad. Instead, it's collaborating with foreign institutions on designing programs and allowing faculty to vet any ventures

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Postsecondary Education Reporter

Simona Chiose covers postsecondary education for The Globe and Mail. She was previously the paper’s Education Editor, coordinating coverage of all aspects of education, from kindergarten to college and university. She has a PhD in political science from the University of Toronto. More

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