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Policy The latest major story to have come out of Wilfrid Laurier University is that of its new sexual and gendered violence policy and procedures, drafted by the Gendered Violence Task Force, the student group Advocates for Student Culture of Consent (ASCC) and other university partners. The lack of a policy was first discovered by ASCC and work began in […]
At the most recent Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union board meeting, held on Nov. 25, Students’ Union president, Tyler Van Herzele, announced that he will be holding office hours on Friday afternoons to increase transparency and communication with the student population. “Open office hours are going to be, I think factually, from 1:00 [p.m.] to 3:00 [p.m.] every Friday. And […]
Wilfrid Laurier University’s chapter of World University Service of Canada (WUSC) held a refugee awareness event in the concourse on Dec. 5. The event included a “simulated refugee camp,” according to the club’s Facebook event and was inspired by a similar event held at Laurier’s Brantford campus last year. According to WUSC’s director of events, Jennifer Thompson, the event had […]
A new position in Wilfrid Laurier University’s faculty of music will help supervise undergraduate and graduate student placements, as well as provide clinical services at Guelph’s Homewood Health Centre. The new music therapist-in-residence position will conduct research at the Homewood Research Institute and Manfred and Penny Conrad Institute for Music Therapy Research, as well as teach on the Laurier Waterloo […]
While exams and teaching commitments may be posing small problems for scheduling negotiations, the Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty Association and Wilfrid Laurier University have finally reached a day of conciliation scheduled for Dec. 14, with a day of regular negotiating scheduled for Dec. 8. The appointed conciliator from the Ministry of Labour will be Greg Long, who will be overseeing […]
In preparation for exam time, a period in which many experience high-stress levels, Wilfrid Laurier University’s Centre for Student Life and Engagement, in partnership with the Accessible Learning Centre and the Student Wellness Centre, will be holding a workshop in efforts to increase health and wellness of students. The workshop — Cultivating Calm — will be held on Dec. […]