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Envision – Funding Sustainability: How energy management savings fund sustainable initiatives

In 1975 fuelled by rising energy prices and oil shortages the University of Alberta developed a highly successful energy management program. Building on its success, in 2009 the university recognized the potential to reimagine and broaden the impact this program and in 2011 the university launched the expanded next generation – Envision: Intelligent Energy Reduction. … Continue reading "Envision – Funding Sustainability: How energy management savings fund sustainable initiatives"

June 13, 2016


MaTÉLUQ, the university web portal for TÉLUQ students

TÉLUQ is an entirely remote university that advocates quality and accessible university-level study. As such, it attracts non-traditional students who can easily access higher studies thanks to the program’s flexible approach, including ongoing registration. TÉLUQ believes in its responsibility to offer its students the best tools for their success. This is why it has recently … Continue reading "MaTÉLUQ, the university web portal for TÉLUQ students"

June 13, 2016


Mise en œuvre d’une entente de partenariat entre l’UQO, l’UQAT et l’UQAR pour la maintenance, l’évolution et le développement de systèmes d’information

L’entente de partenariat entre l’UQO, l’UQAT et l’UQAR a pour principal objectif la mise en commun des systèmes d’information développés sur mesure dans chacune des universités ainsi que le partage équitable des ressources organisationnelles consacrées à la maintenance, à l’évolution et au développement des systèmes d’information. Les ressources informatiques dédiées au partenariat sont composées de … Continue reading "Mise en œuvre d’une entente de partenariat entre l’UQO, l’UQAT et l’UQAR pour la maintenance, l’évolution et le développement de systèmes d’information"

April 16, 2015


40,000 users, one unique experience

With over a hundred employees and 460 student employees, Student Life Services (SLS) is one of the UQAM campus’ largest employers, serving over 40,000 students. Such a large service poses some obvious challenges. How can we share an organizational culture when teams are divided into five distinct services that rarely work together and are not … Continue reading "40,000 users, one unique experience"

April 16, 2015


« 40 000 usagers, une expérience unique. »

Avec une centaine d’employées et employés et 460 étudiantes et étudiants à son emploi, les  Services à la vie étudiante (SVE) sont l’un des plus importants employeur sur le campus de l’UQAM, qui dessert 40 000 étudiantes et étudiants. Un service d’une telle ampleur pose des défis évidents. Comment s’imprégner d’une même culture organisationnelle alors … Continue reading "« 40 000 usagers, une expérience unique. »"

April 16, 2015



Good Ideas Contest

The Good Ideas Contest resulted in the transformation of ideas into concrete changes at the University of Ottawa. Students benefited from the creation of a new orientation week at the starting of the winter semester; water and energy usage from restroom facilities were reduced; a Bike-Share Program was initiated to allow community members to use … Continue reading "Good Ideas Contest"

April 16, 2009


Campus Emergency Management in an Information Age

The direction the University of Windsor has taken in the development of our overall emergency preparedness program has totally transformed our ability to effectively prepare, plan, respond and recover from any emergency. There has been a full cultural shift from the days of the binder on the shelf to a professional model of preparedness that … Continue reading "Campus Emergency Management in an Information Age"

April 16, 2009


Concordia University’s innovative large-scale on-site composting system

Working towards sustainability involves mentality changes, and composting has long been seen as an obscure, low-tech and smelly way of dealing with waste. Concordia’s system is showing that composting can be successfully implemented in an urban setting, and it is our hope that this project will help to change the way our society perceives and … Continue reading "Concordia University’s innovative large-scale on-site composting system"

April 16, 2009


Uvic’s WebVote System for Elections, Referenda and Surveys

More than 50 elections have been conducted over the past 6 years, and have demonstrated the value of extending accessibility to students and faculty who may be working at off-campus locations. Almost all elections, including to Senate and Board of Governors, Faculty ratifications, Convocation and Student Society elections, are now conducted using WebVote. WebVote supports … Continue reading "Uvic’s WebVote System for Elections, Referenda and Surveys"

April 16, 2007


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