Awareness

(Anti-)Slip Tips

From the College’s Office of Occupational Health and Safety It’s the winter season and, with that, comes slippery conditions. What can you do to decrease your chance of having a slip and fall injury? • WEAR APPROPRIATE FOOTWEAR. This is the most…

Report Calls For Federal Action On Students' Mental Health Issues

Editor’s Note: The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) recently released a report on one of the major topics of concern in the postsecondary realm, the alarming mental health conditions of students, and the on-campus and community-based…

Groups Call For Comprehensive Mental Health Services

Contributed by the College Student Alliance and Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance Ontario’s students, colleges and universities are calling on the provincial government to take immediate action on the growing problem of student mental health,…

Study Indicates Insufficient Funding For At-Risk Students

Contributed by Colleges Ontario Providing essential supports and services for at-risk students at Ontario’s colleges has created a funding shortfall of over $160 million a year, says a new report by Deloitte. At-risk students are those who require…

Report On International Student Health Released

Editor’s Note: At the beginning of this academic year, the College Student Alliance (CSA) launched a study of how international students at Ontario colleges are covered – or not covered – by health insurance packages. It released its report on that…

New English Tutoring Services Available At All Campuses

Student Services is pleased to announce an expansion of tutoring services for Fall 2017, pertaining to English and writing skills, as well as additional supports for International Students – starting this week! “Tutoring 2.0” is a pilot project for…

McMaster To Go Smoke-Free

McMaster University will become Ontario’s first 100% tobacco and smoke-free campus effective January 1, 2018. The use of tobacco and all oral smoking devices will be prohibited on the Hamilton campus, inside and on the grounds of the Ron Joyce…

Niagara College Goes To Pot

Responding to a need for skilled graduates who are knowledgeable in the complex regulations and requirements of an emerging industry, Niagara College will launch a Graduate Certificate program in Commercial Cannabis Production in 2018 – Canada’s…

More Robust Student Outreach Could Reduce Drop-out Rates

First-year students who received repeated emails encouraging them to participate in advising services — particularly in group advising sessions — were less likely to drop out, finds a new report published by the Higher Education Quality Council of…

Message Of Help And Hope

With Photos by Kati Panasiuk Many More Photos at: http://stclair-src.org/news/piles-of-pix/suicide-prevention-awareness-walk The setting of St. Clair’s SportsPlex was a sea of yellow on September 10, as the college’s athletic facility was the…