NBSA releases pre-budget submission calling for more experiential learning

January 23, 2015

The New Brunswick Student Alliance has issued a pre-budget submission to the provincial finance minister that calls for more support for graduates transitioning to the labour force through increased experiential learning opportunities. The NBSA is also asking the provincial government to remove the income assessment from loan applications, in order to prevent penalizing those students who must work while studying; dedicate funding to make campuses more accessible; invest in international student healthcare; direct mental health resources to PSE campuses; and adequately fund NB’s PSE institutions. “If we want New Brunswick to benefit from the education post-secondary students are receiving, we need to support them during their studies and do all we can to give them the opportunity to stay and work in the province after graduation,” said Greg Bailey, NBSA Board Chair. NBSA News Release | NBSA Submission