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What Are Classes Like Online?

First Day of Online Class: What to Expect

Whether you’re taking your first post-secondary degree or you’re returning to school after spending a few years in the workforce, the modern university experience may not be exactly as film and TV would have you believe. Thousands of Wilfrid...Read more

What Today’s Earthquake in Alaska Can Teach Us About Preparing for Disaster Blog Header
What Today’s Earthquake in Alaska Can Teach Us About Preparing for Disaster Blog Header

What Today’s Earthquake in Alaska Can Teach Us About Preparing for Disaster

Early this morning, a magnitude 7.9 earthquake in Alaska made world headlines, leading to tsunami alerts along the western seaboard from British Columbia down to Northern California, and across the ocean in Japan. Fortunately, the slow-rolling quake occurred too far off the coast to cause much...Read more

No Detective Work Necessary: Salary Expectations for Laurier Criminology and Policing Grads Blog Header
No Detective Work Necessary: Salary Expectations for Laurier Criminology and Policing Grads Blog Header

No Detective Work Necessary: Salary Expectations for Laurier Criminology and Policing Grads

Like just about everything else in the world, crime is constantly changing. Lawbreakers develop new techniques to exploit evolving technologies and communities, even as research continues to unlock new understanding of the criminal mind. Public safety, law enforcement, social services, and...Read more

Prepare for a Public Safety Leadership Career with the Online Master of Public Safety Program Blog Header
Prepare for a Public Safety Leadership Career with the Online Master of Public Safety Program Blog Header

Prepare for a Public Safety Leadership Career with the Online Master of Public Safety Program

For over a century, Wilfrid Laurier University has been producing career-ready graduates. We were recently awarded the #1 ranking in Maclean’s’ Student Satisfaction rankings for our focus on practical knowledge and student experience, and our new ...Read more

Why It’s Worth it to Upgrade Your Education to Include a Master of Social Work Blog Header
Why It’s Worth it to Upgrade Your Education to Include a Master of Social Work Blog Header

Why It’s Worth it to Upgrade Your Education to Include a Master of Social Work

Social workers are the mesh that holds Canada’s social safety net in place, providing a range of services that includes preventing vulnerable populations from falling into poverty, and giving those already impoverished the means to improve their condition. Wherever there are people in Canada,...Read more

Higher Education, Higher Potential: How seasoned police officers can increase their career possibilities while continuing to work
Higher Education, Higher Potential: How seasoned police officers can increase their career possibilities while continuing to work

Higher Education, Higher Potential: How seasoned police officers can increase their career possibilities while continuing to work

It's not easy to be a police officer. Long and irregular hours, frequent high stress encounters, and the demands of maintaining a personal life outside of work can keep a lot of officers from exploring opportunities to...Read more

10 Ways to Stay On Top of Your Online Classes Blog Header
10 Ways to Stay On Top of Your Online Classes Blog Header

10 Ways to Stay On Top of Your Online Classes

The advent of 100% online university courses has made higher education more accessible than ever before, expanding the walls of the classroom to encompass the entire world. At Laurier, options for online study include two undergraduate degrees, two graduate...Read more

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