Laurier sees decrease in admissions

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Admissions for incoming first-year students at Wilfrid Laurier University have dropped 14 per cent since last year

Admissions for incoming first-year students at Wilfrid Laurier University have dropped 14 per cent since last year, according to the admissions office and the Ontario University Applications Centre. This drop in admissions brings the university 7 per cent below their…

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WLU Inside-Out program renewed

This month Wilfrid Laurier University celebrated the renewal of its Inside-Out program. The program combines students who are enrolled at a university or college and students who are incarcerated, to create an alternate and more interactive learning environment. It serves…

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LORIS registration ‘fairly smooth’

Wilfrid Laurier University’s new time ticket method for course registration had its first run-through this year, and created multiple reactions. According to Ken Boyd, director of information and communication technologies services at Laurier, registration overall this year was a fairly…

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Full-time faculty, university begin contract negotiations

The Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty Association and the university have begun contract negotiations for their full-time faculty. The two groups met in late June to discuss protocol for the bargaining process, with the intent to exchange proposals in September. “In…

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Police Recognized for St. Paddy’s efforts

The Waterloo Regional Police Service received an award from the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police for their role in keeping the Waterloo community safe during St. Patrick’s Day this past year. The award was given at a meeting of…

Last year's Ezra St. Paddy's Day festivities brought out more than 7,000 people (Photo by Shelby Blackley)

$897,000 deficit for Students’ Union

The Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union budget was passed unanimously in May by the board of directors, reflecting a projected deficit of $897,000 for the 2014-15 year. Along with the deficit, the Students’ Union will be paying around $531,892 back…

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