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On April 21, 2015, OCUFA co-hosted the first annual Worldviews Lecture on Media and Higher Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto. The lecture was present by Simon Marginson, Professor of International Higher Education at the Institute of Education at University College London. Titled “Universities, the plutocracy, […]

TORONTO – The 2015 Ontario Budget repeatedly acknowledges that universities are vital to economic prosperity, yet does not make any new investments in public funding for higher education institutions. In fact, under the current plan, per-student university funding will reach its lowest level since the 1960s. This has professors and academic librarians questioning the government’s […]

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Led by Shari Graydon, founder and catalyst of Informed Opinions, this highly interactive workshop builds women’s leadership capacity and enhances their credibility and influence by providing participants with the confidence and tools to contribute their expertise to the public discourse through compelling, short-form written commentary for newspaper op-ed pages and online sites.Of interest to academic […]

OCUFA’s Status of Women Committee is pleased to host the “Writing Compelling Commentary” workshop, hosted by Shari Graydon. This highly interactive workshop seeks to build women’s leadership capacity and enhances their influence by providing participants with the confidence and tools to contribute their expertise to the public discourse through compelling, short form written commentary. Presented […]

In anticipation of a government-led review of Ontario’s university funding formula, OCUFA Report is hosting a special series of articles examining the issues around the funding formula. This is part six of six. You can also read parts one , two , three , four and five on OCUFA’s website. Last week, we looked at the strengths and weaknesses of Ontario’s university funding […]

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    Learn more and take action in the 2014 provincial election campaign. Access resources to help you make an informed decision on June 12 and join our email campaign asking candidates and party leaders to make higher education a priority.

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