Post Tagged with: "Wilfrid Laurier Univeristy"

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An update on the cutting of Milton campus funding by the PC government in Ontario

Last week, the Progressive Conservative government of Ontario announced its termination of funding for the construction of three post-secondary institutions across the province. The project was approved by the former provincial government in 2015, but planning has been in the works for nearly a decade.  After years of preparation and anticipation, Wilfrid Laurier University’s joint Milton campus with Conestoga College […]

by Margaret Russell· · News ·
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Laurier’s Milton campus funding cut by Ford government

The Government of Ontario released a statement late in the day on Oct. 23, 2018 stating that they will no longer be funding the recently approved Wilfrid Laurier University Milton satellite campus. “Our government is committed to restore accountability and trust in Ontario’s finances. This includes making difficult decisions about projects across the province,” reads the statement from Merrilee Fullterton, […]

by Safina Husein· · News ·
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Laurier hosts annual Indigenous Research Event

  Wilfrid Laurier University hosted the Indigenous Research Symposium on Dec. 5. The event featured Indigenous graduate students and special guests speaking about their Indigenous research. The keynote speaker was Laurier alumni Allan Downey, who graduated in 2014 with a PhD in history. Downey is an assistant professor at McGill University, and he spoke about his current research on Indigenous […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · Campus, News ·
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Urban Bricks Pizza aims to combine Neapolitan pizzas with the fast-paced university culture

As per the evident four year-or-so turnover for K-W’s restaurant and nightlife scene, this month we welcome Urban Bricks Pizza, which now stands in place of the forgettable Heaven Gastro Club on University Ave. Walking inside the pizza joint, the affluence that the American chain was bringing to compete with existing pizzerias was evident. The inside was equipped with a […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · Arts and Life, Food, Life ·
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Laurier hosts experiential learning panel

On Feb. 15, Wilfrid Laurier University’s department of political science hosted a policy dialogue, “Preparing Tomorrow’s Workforce: Experiential Learning at Wilfrid Laurier University.” The event, which saw a turnout of approximately 40 individuals, featured a diverse panel of stu-dents, employers and faculty to speak about both the importance of experiential learning as well as how students are already exposed to […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News ·
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Kanwar Brar elected as 2017-18 Students’ Union president

Kanwar Brar is officially the Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union president for the 2017-18 term. Winning 94.04 per cent of the votes, Brar was officially announced as president on Jan. 26 at the #LaurierVotes Results Party at Wilf’s. The overall voter turnout for the 2017 Students’ Union election was 22.22 per cent of the Laurier student population. Darshil Shah and […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, Elections, News ·