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(Ramisha Farooq/Ryersonian Staff)

Government offers relief from student loan repayment

Students breathed a sigh of relief Monday when the Canadian government announced changes to student loan repayments.   As of Nov. 1, Canadians will not have to repay their Canada Student Loan until they are earning at least $25,000 a year. The federal government is taking steps to alleviate the financial stress students face regarding the repayment of tuition loans. […]

by Selena Singh· · News
Dennis Edney spoke to a packed room at the MAC on  Nov. 5, 2015. (Lana Hall/Ryersonian Staff)

Omar Khadr’s lawyer says governments stoke fear of terrorism to justify human rights abuses

Pro bono lawyer Dennis Edney advised former Guantanamo Bay prisoner to plead guilty to escape “hellhole”

by Lana Hall· · On Campus
A panel on cyber security was held at Ryerson Oct. 6. (Aengus Mulroney / Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson expert warns of security risks in cloud computing

Ryerson’s chief information officer wants students and staff at the university to be cautious about sending confidential information using their school emails.   Brian Lesser said students and faculty should be mindful of the contents of their emails in light of the reality that government organizations could be monitoring online communications. Lesser made these remarks at an event held for […]

by Aengus Mulroney· · News, On Campus
The future of Canadian science: Scientists and students speak out to make science an election issue

The future of Canadian science: Scientists and students speak out to make science an election issue

Science has become a major election issue for students, researchers and scientists across Canada, with many criticizing the Conservative government for cuts to funding.

Grad students at McGill University in Montreal voted in a referendum on Jan. 15 and 16 whether to disaffiliate from the Canadian Federation of Students.

Live blog: McGill grad students in referendum to cut from CFS

  Related articles across the web PGSS membership in CFS referendum endorsement

Panel provides students with insights on research grants

Panel provides students with insights on research grants

An expert panel gave graduate students and faculty researchers tips for how to successfully engage government funders at Ryerson Feb. 14. They discussed the importance of having a clear and simply written proposal that will engage government funders and policy makers who are not familiar with technical jargon. According to the experts, funders are more interested in the end result […]

by Jean Ko Din· · Live Blog
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