US & Canada

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Thousands of US community college students left homeless

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Research conducted by the HOPE Centre shows that 1 in 5 community college students in the U.S. either lived in shelters, on the streets or out...
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Student gamers eligible for e-sports scholarships at 200 US unis

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Nearly 200 universities in the United States are offering e-sports tuition scholarships to student gamers, recognising its recruitment potential as e-sports become the fastest-growing...
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Study finds Canadian students gain weight in first year of uni

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A Canadian study has found that students in Canada gain weight during the first year of university, with men gaining double the amount of...
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US students want PBSA that improves their job prospects

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Students in the US want their purpose-built student accommodation to help them achieve success after university, according to a New York Times feature on...
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Canadian student creates first-aid kit for mental health

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Tina Chan, a student at Canada’s University of Waterloo, has created an innovative first-aid kit for mental health, in response to her own struggles with panic...
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‘Llamapalooza’, Berkeley’s take on animal therapy for stressed students

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A final-year student at the University of California, Berkeley has offered students a novel way to destress during the exam season - involving llamas....
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Hundreds of unvaccinated California students quarantined in measles scare

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Students at two California universities in Los Angeles have been quarantined, following exposure to the measles virus on their campuses. More than 500 students at...
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US online census – benefiting students, disenfranchising minorities?

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In a move that will benefit the 'digital native' generation of students, the next US census will be largely conducted online, in a bid...
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Students’ trust in US higher education plummets as costs soar

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Polling organization Gallup has released a report showing that public confidence in the US higher education sector has declined by 9%. Despite the fact...
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