Need-To-Know News

Easier OSAP

Contributed by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development Ontario is making it easier for students receiving OSAP to plan, budget and pay for their college or university education. For the first time, students applying to college or…

A Fair Chance To Get A Job

A week from today – so, on Wednesday, January 24 – you’ll have the opportunity to act upon your chief purpose for attending college: namely, launching your career. The 19th annual St. Clair College/University of Windsor Job Fair will take place…

Minister "Graduates" From Education To Postsecondary Portfolio

As part of a Cabinet shuffle reflecting the impending, pre-June-election retirements of many Liberal veterans, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has named a new Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development. Mitzie Hunter, the MPP for the…

Go Into Exams With A Plan

Editor’s Note: As the first-semester-ending exam period looms next week, this is probably a very good time to provide some test-taking tips. The webpage of the college’s Learning Commons (http://www.stclaircollege.ca/studentservices/helpfullinks.…

Part-time Support Staffers Join OPSEU Family

A new unionized group of workers will be created within the Ontario college system, now that part-time support staffers have voted to join the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). OPSEU already has long represented full-time support…

Art Contest Invites Student Submissions

Contributed by Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) ART CONTEST For the fifth year in a row, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is looking to showcase student talent on the walls of the association’s national office at the Chateau Laurier in…

A Fest To Make You Stress Less

The Student Representative Council (SRC) is staging its pre-exam "Stress Less Fest" all this week, to ease students' anxiety as they cram for the wrap-up of the first semester. Today the council was offering adult colouring material from its both…

January Features New-Year-Times-Two

For St. Clair students, January, 2018 may feel like it has two New Year’s Days within it: the “conventional” one as we bid farewell to 2017, and an “academic” one when the strike-prolonged first semester ends and the second half of the scholastic…

SRC Seeks Execs And Directors, Candidates For President Announced

We can now update the story, below, to announce that the candidates for the Student Representative Council’s 2018-19 Presidential election are now set. Running for the top post in the February contest will be current (2017-18) Vice-President of…

Arbitration Could Have Resolved Strike Weeks Earlier

Commentary Contributed by the College Student Alliance The new collective agreement for full-time college faculty was awarded December 20 by the mediator-arbitrator, William Kaplan. This new agreement is the result of back-to-work legislation…