• Budget Update
    Budget update demonstrates renewed commitment to PSE

    The Budget Update announced today by the BC government demonstrates the government’s commitment to increasing access to post-secondary education. Following the recent announcement to eliminate...

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  • Tuition Waiver
    Government to eliminate tuition fees for youth in care

    NANAIMO—Students are celebrating the government’s announcement of a fully-funded tuition fee waiver for those who have been in the government care system. Nearly 1,000 youth...

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    Adult Basic Education made tuition fee-free again

    Announcement hailed as victory for students after determined campaign effort VICTORIA—Students are celebrating a major victory today for some of British Columbia’s most impoverished students,...

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    Throne Speech reverses BC Liberal funding cut to adult basic education

    VICTORIA—Among the many promises and commitments in yesterday’s Speech from the Throne was the announcement that that the BC Liberal government would reverse its funding...

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    Students launch massive “Get Out The Vote” campaign for provincial election

    VANCOUVER—Students in British Columbia have launched a province-wide initiative, titled “Students Are Voting”, to mobilize post-secondary students to vote this May. “Over the next 53...

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    BC Budget takes steps to ease burden of student debt

    Students and their families will finally feel some relief following yesterday’s provincial budget. After years of rising tuition fees and record levels of student debt,...

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    BC Throne Speech gives students more of the same — nothing.

    This week’s Throne Speech foreshadowed another provincial budget that will continue to ignore students and their families who are struggling to access college and university...

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    Literacy funding inadequate in addressing basic education needs

    A recent BC Liberal announcement allocating funding for community adult literacy programs shortchanges the 25,000 Adult Basic Education students at the province’s public post-secondary institutions,...

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