Student Cost Increases Outpace Inflation

September 18, 2013

HALIFAX (CUP) — Trends across ten years of data show that many bills associated with student life have been increasing faster than the rate of inflation, and even the tuition freeze that was canceled in 2011 wasn’t enough to bring educational costs on par with the average rate of increase across consumer goods.

Newfoundland reaps rewards of low-tuition strategy

September 14, 2013

Jonathan Williams, executive director of StudentsNS, an alliance of the province’s postsecondary student associations, said the low tuition rates are an attraction, driving Nova Scotia students to the Rock.

Saint Mary’s frosh chant sparks review

September 10, 2013

“There is not, and has never been, any place for this sort of culture on our university campuses,” StudentsNS executive director Jonathan Williams said in a release.”

Chant controversé : l’Université Saint Mary’s va enquêter

September 10, 2013

La direction de l’Université Saint Mary’s, en Nouvelle-Écosse, affirme vouloir déterminer pourquoi des étudiants ont été enregistrés en train de chanter une chanson faisant l’apologie de relations sexuelles sans consentement avec des adolescentes de moins de 16 ans.