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Incubators & Accelerators

Incubators & Accelerators

Governments invest in higher education hoping to see short-term economic benefits in the form of job creation, knowledge mobilization, and increasingly, the launch of entrepreneurial new start-up businesses. In this week’s episode, Ken Steele provides a quick overview of college and university research... Read more

Governments invest in higher education hoping to see short-term economic benefits in the form of job creation, knowledge mobilization, and... Read more

Evolving Student Residences

Ken sums up trends in on-campus housing, as colleges and universities build more and more residences, to appeal to international students, teenagers and their parents. Western University has 5,346 residence rooms, and most built in the past decade feature a semi-private floorplan with private bedroom and... Read more

Ken sums up trends in on-campus housing, as colleges and universities build more and more residences, to appeal to international students, teenagers... Read more

Adapting to Serve Part-Time Students

In the last episode, Ken laid out his case for the rise of “invisible” part-time students on college and university campuses. Now we review some of the many ways in which higher education institutions are adapting their program delivery models and services to better serve part-time and commuter... Read more

In the last episode, Ken laid out his case for the rise of “invisible” part-time students on college and university campuses. Now we... Read more

The Rise of Part-time and Commuter Students

Ken pulls together the evidence for a growing majority of college and university students who are “invisible” part-time students — registered full-time, for financial aid or other practical reasons, but in fact working as many as 34 hours a week. Now that the average Canadian’s work... Read more

Ken pulls together the evidence for a growing majority of college and university students who are “invisible” part-time students —... Read more

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