UoGuelph pauses 16 programs due to declining, low enrolment


The University of Guelph recently announced that enrolment will be paused for 16 programs due to declining or low enrolment. The news affects approximately 360 students who had received offers for the programs. The programs include 11 undergraduate programs and five graduate programs. UoGuelph physics professor Joanne O’Meara told CBC that the paused programs include four physics programs that have high numbers of women. O’Meara explained that pausing them is a blow to the continued efforts to recruit women into STEM fields.