Universities continue to launch online spring/summer courses, discuss fall plans

April 24, 2020

Universities across Canada are beginning to release details regarding what the impending spring/summer and fall terms might look like due to the pandemic. The Université du Québec à Rimouski and the University of Regina have joined several other Canadian institutions in moving Spring/Summer classes online—with URegina reporting an 8% enrolment increase from this time last year. With regard to the fall term, Memorial University, URegina, and the University of Saskatchewan have indicated they are still planning for September. Brock University has confirmed that the fall 2020 academic term will take place and is taking guidance from health official and the province about how courses will be delivered. Similarly, Carelton University president Benoit-Antoine Bacon stated that “while it is too early to speculate about what September will look like exactly,” the school is considering smaller or online classes as part of a delivery plan. UQAR | Global News | MUN | Brock | Ottawa Citizen (QC, SK, NL, ON)