Student Organizations Stand Against Rape Culture and Sexual Violence

December 23, 2014

For Immediate Release

Halifax, NS – Following the revelations of misogynistic incidents involving students at Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Dentistry, Students Nova Scotia and its members have reiterated their commitment to supporting collective action to combat misogyny and rape culture. The full community, including individuals, student organizations, post-secondary institutions and government, need to work together to stamp out this culture and the sexual violence it facilitates. More

Report argues for changes to uphold the rights of students with disabilities

December 4, 2014

For Immediate Release

Halifax, N.S. —Students Nova Scotia released a report today identifying numerous barriers that limit the ability of persons with disabilities to attend and succeed in post-secondary education. Disable the Label: Improving Post-Secondary Policy, Practice and Academic Culture for Students with Disabilities recommends policy changes to protect the students’ human rights, address increasing service demands, and meet students’ financial needs. StudentsNS also launched an online petition linked to the report, calling for the Province to up-front funding for assessments required by students with learning disabilities. More