By Caroline Tolond in Career Services posted: May, 18th 2017

3 Ways Career Centres in Singapore Approach Internships & Placements

Last week, the international Symplicity team visited various higher ed institutions in Singapore and explored what the key focuses are in their career centres. The importance of internships and placements was an overriding theme for these institutions, and for good reason – evidence suggests that placements and work experience enhance academic performance and employability skills. […]

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By Theresa Bibeau in Student Conduct posted: May, 2nd 2017

What The Sexual Violence Awareness and Prevention Act Means for Schools in Manitoba

On Friday, April 28th, officials in Manitoba, Canada put into action a new law that outlines how Manitoba universities must act in order to prevent and handle instances of sexual violence on campus. According to CBC News, “An estimated 15 to 25 percent of female post-secondary students experience sexual assault or attempted sexual assault during […]

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By Thomas Jepsen in Career Services posted: Apr, 28th 2017

Focusing on First-Generation Students in Brazil

Career centres in Brazil struggle with a lot of the same challenges as the US and Europe, such as the need for employability to be a shared responsibility between all stakeholders at an institution, rather than just be a concern isolated within the career centre. Similarly, employability outcomes have a huge effect on an institution’s […]

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