Students Disappointed as NSCC Tuition Continues to Rise

March 26, 2015

For Immediate Release

Halifax, NS – The NSCC has indicated that an agreement has been reached with the Province to increase tuition in most programs by 3% in 2015-16. The increase considerably exceeds inflation. The Province did not consult students in advance of the tuition decision. More

Government Direction on Universities Incoherent and Damaging

March 26, 2015

For Immediate Release

Halifax, NS – On Tuesday, Minister Kelly Regan delivered the most significant speech of her time in office to date, indicating the government’s direction with respect to Nova Scotia’s ten universities. The speech was short on details, but still indicated significant and often contradictory policies. She most significantly opened the door for tuition increases, including an unprecedented expansion of differential fees for out-of-province students. More

Networking Event to Promote Women’s Leadership

March 12, 2015

For Immediate Release

Halifax, NS – In honour of International Women’s Day, emerging and established women leaders will be at Saint Mary’s University the evening of March 12 to talk about the opportunities and barriers for women in leadership. Mend the Gap: Emerging Women Leaders is a collaborative effort between StudentsNS, the SMU Students’ Association Equity Centre, the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women, and Equal Voice Nova Scotia. More