CDC changes stance on coronavirus testing for colleges

Dive Brief: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its coronavirus testing guidance for colleges and universities to suggest more screening could help stem the virus’s spread. Earlier guidance advised institutions to test only people showing symptoms of COVID-19, the disease the virus causes, and those who may have been exposed to the […]

Canada to open borders to intl students from Oct 20

The new regulations were announced along with measures for family reunification and entry on compassionate grounds, replacing the previous rules that students could only enter if they had a study permit issued on or before March 18. Health checks and quarantines...

Is the proliferation of universities a blessing to Nigeria?

Nigeria currently has 171 universities, according to National Universities Commission (NUC) records. Of the figure, 91 are public institutions with 44 owned by the federal government while 48 are owned by state governments. The remaining 79 are private. But with the...