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UQAM joins growing trend toward letting students use preferred names

A major Quebec university is joining a growing movement toward allowing students — including transgender students who’ve long sought the provision — to use a name other than their given name on campus. 506 more words

Canada

Couscous et Menthe [Ponyta]

June 5th, 2018 

Hey there everybody!
How is the new school year treating you so far? Maybe it’s not your school year, maybe it’s the work year that just started, or it never stopped, that happens too, but I hope it’s going well for you!! 461 more words

Montreal

University of the Week! Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada

Welcome back to Université de la Semaine – this week we’re taking a stroll around one of the most beautiful cities in North America, the gorgeous Montréal in French Canada! 494 more words

Study Abroad

Quebec education minister announces 111 new pre-K classes

Education Minister Sébastien Proulx announced on Monday that 111 pre-kindergarten classes will be added at the beginning of the new school year.

This will bring the number of full-time classes for 4-year-olds in disadvantaged areas of the province to 400, Proulx said during his visit to École Sainte-Geneviève in Quebec City. 168 more words

Local News

Upcoming Conferences!

Conference season approaches! I wanted to share a few conferences and symposia coming up in the next month or so that may be of interest: 212 more words

Event

Quebec universities launch 'world first' UNESCO anti radicalization chair

Quebec’s new UNESCO chair on the prevention of radicalization and violent extremism is the first of its kind in the world, say members of three universities who launched the project Friday in Sherbrooke, Que. 547 more words

Canada

L'internet joue un rôle crucial dans l'intégration des immigrants, selon une étude

Not much new here but nevertheless useful to have the study. Recommendations relate to reduced cost of internet (considered expensive) and more public access points (I had thought that libraries were filling that gap): 877 more words

Immigration