Highlights / post-secondary

Health, Society

Students can apply for emergency funding starting tomorrow

Post-secondary students across Canada will be able to apply for the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) starting on May 15, according to a news release from employment and social development Canada yesterday.  According to the press release, post-secondary students that »

Society

Students call for free post-secondary education

Many Canadian students get loans to cover their tuition and living expenses for college and university, and they often graduate with an average of between $25,000 and $30,000 of debt. The debt is even larger for those who studied management, »

Immigration & Refugees, Society

Immigrants more likely to attain higher education

People who come to settle in Canada before the age of 15 and children born here of immigrant parents are more likely to get post-secondary education than are other Canadians, according to research. This is opposite to what occurs in »

Economy, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Students return to colleges in Quebec

College campuses across the province of Quebec were filled with students today.  Nearly 100,000 new and returning students attended the first day of classes in the Montreal region alone.  The 15 public colleges and 5 private CEGEP’s, in the province’s »

Economy, Society

Students worry about money, debt, jobs: poll

Nearly half of Canada’s post-secondary students worry that they won’t have enough money to cover this coming year’s tuition and living expenses, according to a survey by CIBC, a major Canadian Bank. They also worry that they won’t be able »