Nova Scotia Students Start Year Stretched Thin

September 4, 2012

Post-secondary students across Nova Scotia are heading back to class this week, but will be starting the year stretched thin. While attention on back to school often focuses on the economic benefits of a university or college education, students across Nova Scotia are in a weaker financial position than in many recent years, suffering the effects of poorer employment rates, higher debt loads and student assistance packages that may not cover the cost of inflation. More