StudentsNS releases recommendations for MOU between NS, universities


Students Nova Scotia (StudentsNS) recently released recommendations for the new memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the Government of Nova Scotia and the province’s universities. StudentsNS requested that the government ensures predictable tuition rates and increases public funding for the universities to offset strengthened tuition regulation and address rising accessibility costs. They also recommended an expansion of support for underrepresented groups, the creation of a student housing policy, strengthened institutional accountability, and more. “In order to provide equitable access to education amid an increasingly unaffordable landscape, it is imperative that the government strengthen regulation and work towards bringing tuition in line with national averages while mandating predictable tuition models for international students studying here,” said incoming Students NS Executive Director Georgia Saleski.