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Graduate students at Wilfrid Laurier looking to form a union for teaching assistants

Graduate students at Wilfrid Laurier University have been actively working towards organizing a union for teaching assistants (TAs) to improve their current working conditions — which include better wages and benefits, increased support, transparency with hiring and contracts and addressing ongoing issues with TAs going over hours. This comes as a result of a group of Laurier students who are […]

by Emily Waitson· · Campus, News ·
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Graduate students present thesis in three minutes

Graduate students at Wilfrid Laurier University had the opportunity to present their dissertations and research at the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, which was held on March 24 in the Senate and Board Chamber. The event was initially created at the University of Queensland, Australia in 2008. Since then, the competition has grown into an international research communication competition. 3MT […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News ·
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Bumpy road to success

Undergraduate and graduate studies at Wilfrid Laurier University may coexist on the same campus and under the same dean of students, but the lives of their respective students are polar opposites. Undergraduate programs at Laurier are course based; students fill their schedules with classes which consist of a set of lectures and assignments, learning content identical to their classmates. While […]

by Maddy Cutts· · Campus, News ·