• New school year means more student loan debt

    Rising tuition fees and an absence of a comprehensive grants program mean BC students are often forced to take out loans to access post-secondary education.

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  • California announces two years free college; meanwhile, BC tuition fees continue to rise

    The Government of California has announced that it is providing two years of tuition fee free college for students graduating from California high schools. The initiative was approved with the recent passing of the state budget. Meanwhile in British Columbia, tuition fees continue to rise to historic levels, further strapping students with debt and closing the doors to those without the means to pay high up-front costs.

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  • Students launch municipal election education campaign

    The BC Federation of Students has launched a campaign to educate students and young voters about the impact municipal councils have on their daily lives....

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  • Students fight back against sky-high textbook costs

    Students across the province are returning to college and university campuses today and experiencing what many might not expect: sticker shock from the cost of...

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  • Students Launch “Fairness for International Students” Campaign

    Students in British Columbia have launched a province-wide campaign, titled Fairness for International Students, to mobilize post-secondary students to fight for fairness, consistency, and predictability...

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  • BCFS releases research document on international students in British Columbia

    The British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS) has released a research document outlining many of the issues facing international students in British Columbia. The document...

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  • “Students Are Voting” is more than just a campaign slogan, it happened.

    April 2017: BCFS “Students are voting.” April 2018: Elections BC “Yep, students voted.” The numbers are out, and they paint a picture that is not...

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  • Finance Committee gets an earful on advanced education accessibility, makes bold recommendations for improvements

    Following province-wide consultations, the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services reported that post-secondary education was the second-most discussed topic throughout the verbal, written,...

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