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Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

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New student fee to be debated at council tomorrow

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

Students can participate in a debate on whether or not a referendum should take place over a proposed new student fee. The debate takes place tomorrow night at council.

The fee would go to the Student Refugee Program, part of the student club World University Students Canada. (read more)

Government pledges jobs for youth

Bentley announces $52 million for new initiatives

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

The Ontario government announced new initiatives yesterday that will help young people find summer work.

Chris Bentley, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, said the McGuinty government’s Ontario Summer Job program will help find summer work for more than 70,000 young people. (read more)

Prof: enrolment will plummet in 10 years

Recruiting underrepresented students may keep classes full

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

If economic Professor David Foot’s predictions are accurate, universities may face empty classrooms and a surplus of professors within 10 years.

Foot, a professor at the University of Toronto, claims recent increases in university enrolment are driven by the “echo generation,” children of the massive group of baby boomers born after World War II. (read more)

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