N.S. : ‘The cupboard is bare’ for university funding

March 25, 2015

The province is keeping mum on the details of its plan for university funding, but student groups are bracing for bad news.

On Tuesday morning, at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Labour and Advanced Education Minister Kelly Regan shared the results of university consultations before an audience of university presidents, faculty, staff and students.

Mend the Gap: Celebrating and Inspiring Women Achievers

March 20, 2015

The SMUSA Equity Centre teamed up with Students NS, the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of women, and Equal Voice Nova Scotia, in order to promote women leadership during the 2015 celebration of International Women’s Day. The promotion was labeled “Mend the Gap” and focused on empowering women leaders through a two-day event hosted on the Saint Mary’s campus from March 12th-13th.

kNOw More campaign focusing on issue of consent at Acadia

March 11, 2015

WOLFVILLE – Senior sociology researchers at Acadia University are recruiting a cross section of their peers, professors and administration. The eight-member class wants to line up 160 individuals, including male and female varsity athletes, as well as president Ray Ivany, to stand up for a photo about informed consent.

Dunne: Tackling youth unemployment should be Job 1

March 2, 2015

In 2013, our unemployment rate for those under 25 was 18.3 per cent, almost one in five, Canada’s highest.Students Nova Scotia reported that in 2010 university graduates carried an average debt of $30,200.