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Improvements coming to tuition program - June 2016

In April, Premier Brian Gallant introduced the Tuition Access Bursary (TAB) which offers upfront, non-repayable assistance for post-secondary students who need it most. More…

UNB needs to spend, but show it pays off - June 2016

It might seem strange for a public university to be espousing the business adage“you have to spend money to make money.” More…

Bloated? St. Thomas University running a lean operation - June 2016

When a leading Canadian expert on postsecondary education examined university cost structures, he cited St. Thomas University’s low administration costs as a standard to emulate. More…

New Minister can fix tuition program - June 2016

It won’t go down in history as the moment an MLA yelled“The emperor has no clothes on!”but it’s a promising start. More…

A failure of communication - June 2016

To the surprise of exactly no one, New Brunswick’s new minister of post-secondary education, training and labour sees “issues” with several decisions his government has made of late in the execution of his portfolio. More…

UNB town hall tackles budget headache - June 2016

UNB's president and vice-president of finance faced some tough questions from staff and students at a town hall event Monday. More…

UNB marketing plan comes under fire at budget meeting - June 2016

The University of New Brunswick’s $4-million marketing campaign came under fire Monday at a heated town hall meeting. More…

Tuition program needs a redraft - May 2016

Premier Brian Gallant attempted last week to explain the reasoning behind his government’s free tuition program. More…

Free tuition champion gives Gallant program a thumb’s down - May 2016

One of the province’s strongest advocates for free tuition says the Gallant government’s new bursary program falls far short of the mark. More…

New minister sees ‘number of issues’ with tuition plan - June 2016

The new minister of postsecondary education, training and labour says he wants to find more money within government to augment plans to offer free tuition for lower income students, stating he’s aware of a “number of issues.” More…