BY SHERRI BORDEN COLLEY STAFF REPORTER Chronicle Herald
Photo: (PETER PARSONS)
Enrolment in Maritime universities reached 70,328 students in 2011-12, seven per cent higher than a decade ago.
By Haley Ryan
Photo by: Jeff Harper/Metro
Upcoming Event: The State of Education in Nova Scotia.
A panel discussion on rising tuition fees, increasing student debt, the degradation of our education, the loss of the public university and what students can do about it.
January 24th, 6pm, Room 224 of the Dalhousie Student Union Building.
Upcoming meeting: Dal Action Group Meeting
Its time to step our game up!
We're going to be doing tabling, hosting a "State of Education in Nova Scotia" panel talk, making puppets and piñatas, and more in the coming weeks.
The first planning meeting is Thursday, January 10th at 5pm on the second floor of the SUB.
Fast Facts: Tuition Fees
-Students in Nova Scotia pay an average of $5,934 per year. These are the third highest fees in the country, at $365 above the national average.
-International student tuition fees have a national average of $18,641 per year.
-Tuition fees in Nova Scotia are currently permitted to rise by 3% per year for most students, although there are no restrictions on increases for law, dentistry, medicine, or international students.
DSU Council Meetings
DSU Council meetings have concluded for this year. The new council will begin on May 8th, 2013.
Check out our Council Minutes page to follow up on decisions of council and to find out what has been going on with your DSU.
Find a Society
Looking to get involved? Check out Tiger Society, where you will find a list of over 250 student societies!