Gazette Projects

Interactive stories from The Western Gazette, Western University's student newspaper since 1906

Cole sitting, resting his hand against his face, half covering it.

Proctortrack: How Western quietly started watching students

By Liam J. Afonso, Lucas Arender and Emily Tayler

Proctortrack and similar online proctoring services have drawn criticism from students and educators across North America over the past year, as users question how far universities can invade students’ privacy to protect academic integrity.

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