The University of Regina will not pursue collaboration with a university in Israel.

It said there had been some discussions about a possible partnership with Hebrew University.

Andrew Gaudes, dean of business administration, said in a written statement there are no current or planned discussions with Israeli universities.

"We did have some preliminary discussions about our students being able to take courses for credit at Hebrew University," Gaudes said. "Although these talks were undertaken in good faith, we are no longer pursuing such an arrangement, as the course content offered by Hebrew University did not meet our program needs." 

The idea has been met with protests by people on campus, including one on Monday. The group said it was concerned with Israel's human rights record.