Students

Students walk to school at the Durham College campus and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa, Ont., on Tuesday, March 13, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Despite economic reopening, students still worry about lack of summer work

Concerns raised about the ability of young people to earn enough to help cover tuition in the fall

 

Shortreed students rebuilt the school’s fairy garden by painting and decorating small homes. (Special to The Star)

Shortreed students rebuild fairy garden

Homes and figurines had been vandalized along Nooksack Trail near the school

 

Some of the banners that students at Shortreed Community Elementary and Parkside Centennial Elementary drew for the Aldergrove Business Association. (Special to The Star)

Elementary student banners cover Aldergrove with messages of kindness

Business Association led project with dozens of messages and drawings made at Parkside and Shortreed

Some of the banners that students at Shortreed Community Elementary and Parkside Centennial Elementary drew for the Aldergrove Business Association. (Special to The Star)
New Directions graduate Jenifer Gomez opened her new business Frosting Cupcakery & Bake Shop the same week she earned her LINC 8 certificate the last week of January 2021. (Yvonne Hopp/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley newcomer opens bakery same week as ESL graduation

New Directions school celebrated 500 graduates

New Directions graduate Jenifer Gomez opened her new business Frosting Cupcakery & Bake Shop the same week she earned her LINC 8 certificate the last week of January 2021. (Yvonne Hopp/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The University of Ottawa campus is shown in Ottawa, Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Throngs of former students have been unable to reach Canada’s loans centre, which is working through a backlog of more than 30,000 applications for repayment assistance. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

National Student Loan Service Centre plagued by delays as requests for help soar

Current and former students said their issues with the service centre go beyond long wait times

The University of Ottawa campus is shown in Ottawa, Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Throngs of former students have been unable to reach Canada’s loans centre, which is working through a backlog of more than 30,000 applications for repayment assistance. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
RC Garnett school (undated Google Maps image)

Two more Langley schools report COVID-19 cases

Walnut Grove and R.C. Garnett Elementary have notified parents

RC Garnett school (undated Google Maps image)
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LETTER: Mobilizing students to get out and vote

Younger people are among the hardest hit in this pandemic, which will be felt for years to come

  • Oct 24, 2020
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Awards honouring athletics, grades, and volunteering handed out by Langley Township

Awards honouring athletics, grades, and volunteering handed out by Langley Township

Walnut Grove’s Prabhasha Wickramarachchi earned Pete Swensson Outstanding Community Youth Award

Awards honouring athletics, grades, and volunteering handed out by Langley Township
The Roddick Gates are monumental gates that serve as the main entrance to the McGill University campus are seen on November 14, 2017 in Montreal. Canada’s universities are bracing for an influx of students next month from the United States, where the worsening COVID-19 pandemic is setting fresh records every day for new infections and deaths. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Anxiety high as Canadian schools prepare for students from COVID-ravaged U.S.

Some U.S. parents are taking comfort in knowing their children are escaping the U.S.

The Roddick Gates are monumental gates that serve as the main entrance to the McGill University campus are seen on November 14, 2017 in Montreal. Canada’s universities are bracing for an influx of students next month from the United States, where the worsening COVID-19 pandemic is setting fresh records every day for new infections and deaths. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
The University of Ottawa campus is shown on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 in Ottawa. Canada’s auditor general is calling for the federal government to step up its recovery of outstanding student loans to keep taxpayers from being left on the hook. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Auditor finds $2.4B in unpaid student loans, calls for stronger recovery efforts

The Canada Revenue Agency was found to have its hands tied in recovering outstanding loans

The University of Ottawa campus is shown on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 in Ottawa. Canada’s auditor general is calling for the federal government to step up its recovery of outstanding student loans to keep taxpayers from being left on the hook. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
(Thomas Wells/The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal via AP, File)

Foreign students must leave U.S. if college classes go online, ICE says

It creates an urgent dilemma for thousands of international students who became stranded in the U.S.

(Thomas Wells/The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal via AP, File)
FILE – Federal Conservatives Leader Andrew Scheer. (The Canadian Press)

Tories ask auditor general to probe ‘outsourcing’ of $900M student aid program

Trudeau defended employing WE Charity to administer the program last week

FILE – Federal Conservatives Leader Andrew Scheer. (The Canadian Press)