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Statements By Students 

STUDENT PERSPECTIVEs in regards to THE PROPOSED TUITION HIKES.

#KEEPTHEDOORSOPEN

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CRAIG FERNANDEZ

INCLUSION COUNCILLOR

As a second-year Renaissance College student who is currently relying on support from the Tuition Relief for the Middle-Class Program, Scholarships and bursaries, and a role as a Hall Proctor to afford my education, I have no doubts that if the price of Renaissance College were raised by 22% before I began my studies, I would not have been able to attend. I would have been forced into another program and potentially another institution, left wondering what life at Renaissance College would have been like. Read More

 

Jill Pilgram

Law Councillor

As a basic point to show how this process has been misleading for law students, was the use of the survey that examined debt upon graduation. That survey only included students graduating from their first undergraduate degree. This isn’t representative of law students, as they are completing their 2nd degree, and that is not acknowledged. Read More

 
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Emily McMillan 

Nursing Councillor

Targeting a small faculty such as nursing is malicious in intent, because there is no question that people are willing to pay whatever price asked to get into a high demand program. If we are increasing tuition solely because other schools are, then why is our slogan #OnlyHere?” Read More

 

Shanece Wilson 

Engineering Councillor

Being a student in UNB’s largest faculty, I have many concerns surrounding the administration’s proposed tuition hike. Where engineering would be seeing a significant percentage increase, I believe the university needs to take into heavy consideration what long and short term repercussions could become of this. My main concern is surrounding the fact that the faculty itself will not be seeing this money for some time. In comparison to the large amount of tuition that students will be paying, they will be only using substandard lab equipment, they will have limited resources, and will be receiving a sub-par education. Read More

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