Monthly Archives: February 2012

New changes to student aid are welcome say students

Edmonton, Alberta - Alberta's student leaders are welcoming changes announced today to the province's student financial aid programs. Starting on August 1, 2012 post-secondary students will be able to access student loans with fewer restrictions. "These are positive changes that will hopefully lead more Albertans to enroll in post-secondary education this fall," said Zack Moline,

Students pleased to see increases, but want more to address Canada’s worst participation rate Students pleased to see increases, but want more to address Canada’s worst participation rate

Alberta's student leaders welcome increased investment in post-secondary institutions, but feel more needs to be done to get Albertans to school in the first place. The proposed 2012 provincial budget contains a two per cent increase for base operating funding for Alberta’s public universities, colleges, and technical institutes with a commitment to similar increases over