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UW, Laurier, Conestoga suspending all courses on-campus (update)

The announcements were made Friday afternoon
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The University of Waterloo is suspending all courses on-campus for the next week.

The decision was announced on Friday afternoon.

It will run from March 14 to March 23.

"During the time of the suspension, we're developing alternative means of education delivery should they become necessary. We're also currently reviewing how the upcoming exams can be delivered." Matthew Grant, a UW spokesperson, told 570 NEWS.  

Conestoga College will be suspending in-person classes, as of Monday, March 16. There will also be no Continuing Education activities, and Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada programming will be suspended until April 6.

All Conestoga campuses will remain open and college operations will continue. 

Wilfrid Laurier University is discontinuing in-person instruction in all courses effective Monday, March 16 for the remainder of the winter term.

"Next week, instructors will develop and communicate a plan for alternative instruction and assessment to enable students to fulfill learning outcomes and receive course credits." read a statement on the university's website.

You can find more information here.


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