Student voice becomes increasingly important after disappointing tuition increase

October 26, 2015

October 26, 2015

Halifax, N.S. – Saint Mary’s University students were notified of the results of the government allowing a one-time market adjustment. Saint Mary’s announced they would take advantage of the government’s decision and raise tuition, beginning next year. Students’ tuition will rise anywhere from a few hundred dollars to over a thousand dollars per year beginning in 2016-2017. This is another example of the cost of university being transferred directly to students.

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Students applaud possibilities created by MyNSfuture.ca

October 13, 2015

October 13, 2015

Halifax, N.S. – Students are excited today because the government has launched MyNSfuture.ca. This portal will change the way students, both current and prospective, access post-secondary education in this province.

“This website adds a key dimension to both the recruitment and retention efforts of our universities,” said Fallis Thompson, Chair of StudentsNS. “To bring such a platform online increases accessibility for many students looking to come to Nova Scotia to study. It will allow prospective students to gain a wealth of information about the amazing, quality universities and colleges we have in Nova Scotia.”
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