NS universities, groups voice concerns regarding NS funding announcement


The leaders of several universities in Nova Scotia have spoken out against the Government of Nova Scotia’s recent funding announcement, which included changes to tuition and the implementation of a variety of funding requirements. A release from the Council of Nova Scotia University Presidents asserts that the changes are a “serious blow” that will cause unnecessary financial hardship for several institutions. Students Nova Scotia expressed support for the new accountability measures, but highlighted the need for the province to consult all parties about how student wellbeing can be prioritized. They also expressed “disappointment” at the introduction of a minimum annual increase for international tuition.

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