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UNB hikes tuition 5% with N.B. students getting 3% rebate - May 2016

International and out­ of ­province students hit hardest in budget with $2.6M deficit. More…

Grace Lockhart: Saint John’s educational trailblazer - Mai 2016

As student accomplishments are recognized at universities this month, it may be timely to reflect on the journey of Canadian women to gain an education. More…

N.B. graduate need a voice on debt - Mai 2016

As a 32-year-old with $90,000 worth of debt, I’ll never own a home or a car. More…

Premier Gallant speaks out on tuition changes in interview with Telegraph­ Journal - Mai 2016

The provincial Liberal government contends it has spent on education subsidies roughly as much as it has cut, Premier Brian Gallant also leaving the door open to helping more New Brunswickers seek post-secondary schooling beyond his government’s plan to offer free tuition for lower income students. More...

Grits’ free tuition plan comes under fire in legislature - May 2016

The Liberal government’s plan to offer free tuition for lower income students was front and centre in the legislature on Tuesday where it was attacked by critics as a “half measure” that helps too few at the expense of too many. More…

Ontario's student aid plan much more generous than N.B.'s - May 2016

A side­ by­ side comparison of so­ called "free tuition" student aid plans proposed in Ontario and New Brunswick shows the Ontario plan to be substantially more generous to every income group, even though New Brunswick ministers have been suggesting the opposite. More…

Tuition program needs extra help - May 2016

There is mounting evidence the Liberal government’s attempt to provide free tuition to low-income students is a poorly-designed program that misses the goal of improving universal access to a post-secondary education. More…

Free tuition is a start; what’s next? May 2016

The Tuition Access Bursary (TAB) is not perfect. More…

Grads, private colleges add voices to free tuition backlash - May 2016

The Liberal government’s free tuition program was under fire on two fronts Wednesday, from graduates unhappy about losing tuition tax breaks to private colleges saying their exclusion from the program is discriminatory. More…

WOMEN CAN PLAY BIGGER ROLE IN IT - May 2016

There are far more people talking about what’s wrong with the education system – and there’s a fair bit to talk about – than there are people contributing to a solution. More…