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Thousands of college students withdraw from school following strike College Strike,Humber Strike,News

By: Murissa Barrington Several of Ontario’s colleges have reported that thousands of students have decided to drop out of their programs since the province-wide faculty strike ended two weeks ago. Tuesday, Dec. 5 was the last day for students to withdraw from school following the five-week strike and receive a full tuition refund from Ontario

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Humber Strike: What a long-term strike means for students Features,Humber Strike,News

The continued college faculty strike in Ontario has a lot of people on edge, wondering just how long the work stoppage will truly last. There seems to be no end to the strike in sight, so what will happen to students if the strike is prolonged? That’s a question on a lot of people’s minds, but no clear answer has been given yet.

Humber Strike: IGNITE president to meet with Minister of Advanced Education Features,Humber Strike,IGNITE

After penning an open letter to the provincial government, encouraging them to step in and get both the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) and the College Employer Council back to the bargaining table, student presidents of eight Ontario colleges, including IGNITE President Maja Jocson, will meet with Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development Deb Matthews at Queen’s Park on Thursday.

Humber Strike: International students concerned about faculty strike Features,Humber Strike,IGNITE,News

The festival of Diwali might have brought light and joy, but international students at Humber College celebrated the event with mixed reactions. The indefinite faculty strike is of growing concern to the more than 3,000 non-Canadian students currently studying here.