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Learn English through singing

When it comes to learning a second language, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all method. At MacEwan University, singing is a dynamic approach used in the Pronunciation II class that makes learning English incredibly easy for students.  Learning a new language is

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Education

Supporting the whole demographic

University student demographics are changing, and student populations are no longer made up primarily of recent high school graduates, says Irfan Chaudhry, director of the Office of Human Rights, Diversity, and Equity. With this changing demographic comes an increased need

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Education

The burden of buying books

There are a lot of reasons some modern university students are choosing not to purchase textbooks. The books are expensive, heavy, and often not used enough in class to justify the purchase, and sometimes the information in them is either

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Education

Method over madness

  When we think of research, we usually picture someone in a white coat, peering over a laboratory counter and into a microscope. The title “researcher” evokes the image of a lone scientist on a mission to find some sort

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Education

The stress behind the break

The following responsibilities regularly cause university students to pull out their hair: maintaining a decent GPA, completing assignments on time, and trying to keep their heads above water during midterms and final exams. What tends to sucker-punch students, however, is

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Education

Climbing down the ivory tower

Science has long been called an “ivory tower,” a discipline that you either have the knack for or don’t. With myriad concepts and terminology coming with the territory, the world of science can seem intimidating. But with technology rapidly changing

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Education

Paying for experience

Whether the thought of interning in your field of study is nerve-wracking or exciting, field placement is a requirement for several diploma and degree programs at MacEwan University. Forms of work experience vary between faculties, but regardless of what they’re

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Education

Banking on international students

On Dec. 15, 2016, the MacEwan University Board of Directors approved a 15 per cent increase in international tuition fees over a two-year period. The now-approved proposition was introduced nearly three months earlier, on Sept. 29, and would see international

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Education

Sharks and phish

Online security has become a bit of a hot topic as of late. In the digital age, with digital citizens and digital identities, it makes sense that personal security would evolve with our technology. Big data companies, like Facebook and

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