Faculty members call for MUN administrators and government to renew their commitment to the public university.
Ahead of Thursday’s decision by Memorial University’s Board of Regents to raise tuition for select students, the school’s provost revealed the fiction on which administrators hold the belief they’re not hurting students.
Our provincial and post-secondary leaders are playing with a dangerous idea.
Questionable strategy, fractured university community means everyone loses.
In the fight over post-secondary funding, incorrect math is being used for political purposes.
As the prospect of tuition fee increases looms once again, absent from dialogue among politicians and academic administrators is a more crucial understanding of the role of post-secondary education in people’s lives and society.
“Education is a fundamental condition of human freedom.”
“Part-time students should not be punished for making the decisions necessary for themselves and their families to survive and to have a chance at a better future.”
University and college students in Newfoundland and Labrador are taking to social media ahead of provincial budget to make case for well-funded higher learning.
In the wake of a vote to raise tuition and residence fees for certain students attending Memorial University, the Canadian Federation of Students, its member unions and allies say they will strengthen the fight for accessible education in Newfoundland and Labrador.
“People Before Profit” speakers say privatization perpetuates inequality, reduces the quality of public services like healthcare and education, eats away at the fabric of our society — and most Newfoundlanders and Labradoreans can’t afford it anyway.
Parties compete to “clarify” policy statements.
International and graduate students this year, undergrads will be next