Helping Ontario's colleges and universities enhance capacity to support student mental health and well-being

Call for Proposals: Universal Design in Post-Secondary Teaching...

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The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is now seeking proposals for “Universal Design in Post-Secondary Teaching:  Reality or Utopia?”— A Symposium for Educators. This event will be held on November 9-10, 2014 on the UNB campus in Fredericton, New Brunswick.  For more information please...


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Helping Students Start Innovative Companies...

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Ontario is launching five programs to help young people start companies and create jobs. Part of Ontario's Youth Jobs Strategy, these programs will provide young entrepreneurs with business skills, capital to start and grow a small business and the opportunity to gain experience and expertise through R&D internships: For the full news release: Click HERE
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Canadian PSE students face overwhelming levels of stress...

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Canadian PSE students are lonely, stressed, and overwhelmed, according to results released by the National College Health Assessment. More than 89% of students surveyed reported feeling “overwhelmed” by their responsibilities, and 63.9% of students reported feeling “very lonely” at...


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University of Alberta students advocate for mental health...

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University of Alberta students advocate for mental health http://metronews.ca/news/edmonton/997771/mental-health-under-investigation-by-university-of-alberta-students/ Here is the magazine: http://www.prostory.ca/mentalhealthmatters/
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NOSM Responds to High Suicide Rates in the North...

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The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) has incorporated suicide awareness training into NOSM's MD curriculum in an effort to respond to the high rates of suicide in the region. First-year students at NOSM now undergo safeTALK training, a three-hour program created by LivingWorks that...


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New Wellness Centre highlights Laurier’s commitment to providing hig...

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WATERLOO – In an effort to enhance support for students’ physical, emotional and mental health, Wilfrid Laurier University will be combining its existing Counselling Services and Health Services offices into a single Wellness Centre at its Waterloo campus.  Read More: Click here
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