Postsecondary institutions launch more initiatives to help at-risk scholars, students from regions experiencing war

Several Canadian postsecondary institutions have launched broad supports for people from countries facing crises such as war or environmental catastrophe. Carleton University and the University of British Columbia have partnered on a project to help at-risk scholars, students, and activists fleeing the crisis in Afghanistan to get established in a community in Canada. Ontario Tech University has launched an international emergency bursary for students who are transferring to Canada. McMaster University has pledged $800K for students and scholars who have been forcibly displaced by conflicts in countries such as Afghanistan, Yemen, and Ukraine. CBC reports that Humber College, Centennial College, George Brown College, and Seneca College are working to provide international students from Ukraine and surrounding regions with supports such as direct financial aid, academic accommodations, and counselling. Carleton| Ontario Tech| The Spectator (McMaster)| CBC (Colleges) Note: Archived stories may contain dead links or be missing source links.

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