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Low Carbon District Energy System (LCDES)

The Thompson Rivers University (TRU) Low Carbon District Energy System (LCDES) will enable TRU to economically and resiliently achieve carbon neutrality before 2030, securing TRU’s place as one of the most sustainable universities in the world. This 10-year building project is forecasted by its developer, Creative Energy, to realize a 95% reduction in greenhouse gas … Continue reading "Low Carbon District Energy System (LCDES)"

June 15, 2022


Researcher in Residence Program: An initiative to build an enduring municipal and university program of community engaged research for community benefit

 In January 2021, Thompson Rivers University launched a three-year, co-funded community-engaged research model, embedding a researcher-in-residence team in Kamloops City Hall and a series of city-driven projects, with the aim of creating a sustainable bridge between the city and the University. The objective here is the integration of community engaged research  practices over a significant … Continue reading "Researcher in Residence Program: An initiative to build an enduring municipal and university program of community engaged research for community benefit"

June 15, 2022


File Cabinets for Sale: All-Electronic Student Record System

The Université de Montréal (UdeM) has initiated a project to modernize student record management. Previously, there were multiple documents on file for every student, spread out across different physical and electronic locations. UdeM therefore decided to create a single electronic student record (Dossier Étudiant Électronique Unique or DÉÉU) to cover everything from admissions to archives. … Continue reading "File Cabinets for Sale: All-Electronic Student Record System"

June 15, 2022


University of Toronto Quarantine Accommodation Program

Since August 2020, an enthusiastic and dedicated multidivisional team across the U of T’s three campuses has worked hard to develop, manage, and maintain the U of T Quarantine Program. The Program was developed to encourage and ease the journey of our incoming and returning international students. Specifically, it was intended to provide these students … Continue reading "University of Toronto Quarantine Accommodation Program"

June 15, 2022




Hybrid Work Arrangements

The COVID-19 pandemic dramatically changed how Canadians worked, and the post-secondary sector was no exception as it quickly adapted to remote work arrangements in order to keep their workforce healthy, safe and productive. Institutions explored new opportunities resulting from the pandemic in terms of whether flexible work arrangements could be adopted and to what extent … Continue reading "Hybrid Work Arrangements"

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April 4, 2022


Navigating the Unique Challenges of Higher Education – March 10, 2022

Date: March 10, 2022 Duration: 90 minutes Presenters: Dr. Dale Keefe, VP Academic and Provost, Acadia University Dr. Dugan O’Neil, Vice-President, Research and International, Simon Fraser University Dr. James Rush, Vice-President Academic & Provost, University of Waterloo Click here to view the webinar recording

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March 11, 2022


Dalhousie University Built Environment Accessibility Audit Tool

As the third province in Canada, Nova Scotia passed the Accessibility Act in April 2017. Administered by the Minister of Justice, the purpose of the Act is for the entire province to be accessible by 2030. In April 2020, the Nova Scotia Justice Department will prescribed post-secondary institutions as public sector bodies making them legislatively … Continue reading "Dalhousie University Built Environment Accessibility Audit Tool"

June 29, 2020


Intercultural Development Staff Training Program (IDSTP)

The Intercultural Development Staff Training Program (IDSTP) is a multi-phase and modular series of workshops and experiences. It aims to support staff members to become more globally competent institutional representatives in their cross-cultural dealings with students, faculty, staff, and outside communities.   The program is structured into four discrete and sequential blocks of learning. Each … Continue reading "Intercultural Development Staff Training Program (IDSTP)"

June 10, 2019


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