Post Tagged with: "funding"

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Updated: OSAP changes take effect, impacting Laurier students

On Wednesday, June 19, the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) released funding estimates for student applicants looking to receive grants and loans for the next school year. Changes were made to the program earlier in the year by the Ford government with uncertainty surrounding how students would be impacted by the projected cuts to the province’s financial aid. Following the […]

by Emily Waitson· · Campus, Local, News ·
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Opting in for the better of the student body

Last week’s edition of The Cord contained an article about student fees that I found concerning. The author argued that students who feel they are not directly benefiting from services funded by their student fees should opt-out. That is a monumentally bad idea, not just for the person opting out, but for all the other students at the school. To […]

by Mynt Marsellus· · Opinion ·
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University receives government funding

On Jan. 12, the Minister of Small Business and Tourism and Waterloo MP Bardish Chagger, along with Cambridge MPP Kathryn McGarry, president and vice-chancellor Max Blouw and various members of the Wilfrid Laurier University community, revealed that local post-secondary institutes will be receiving approximately $50 million from the federal government to establish greener campuses. Announced by Chagger in the Paul […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, News ·
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Research to study handling of sexual assault disclosures

Sexual assault research will soon be at the forefront as Ginette Lafreniere, associate professor for the faculty of social work at Wilfrid Laurier University, received $50,000 to explore the conduct and responsiveness of Special Constables Services and Waterloo Regional Police Services. The research, provided by the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, will look at how the services […]

by Erika Ymana· · News ·