LIVE CHAT: Have your say on student aid

Share your experiences and ideas with us

Students in Nova Scotia have the second highest debt load of any province in the country. Is it the cost of tuition? Is student assistance the issue? Do we need to change the system of loans, grants, bursaries and scholarships? Tell us what you think the government should do.

Join us here at 5 p.m. on Thursday to discuss the problems facing student aid. We've partnered with CBC Nova Scotia for our live chat.

 

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As a student I feel the pain of carrying a high debt load and wish that we could find a way to offset the burden a bit. At the same time, I wonder to what extent the problem in Nova Scotia reflects university management itself. For example, I've heard that Dalhousie has one of the highest tuition rates and one of the lowest student-teacher ratios in the country. Could small class sizes (or other university policies) be contributing the problem as much as ineffective government policy?

Posted by Paul | Nov 19, 2021 7:21 AM AT

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