Sunday, September 26, 2021

#DontCutOurFuture – Speak out against limiting educational funding

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#DontCutOurFuture (NBSA/Facebook) On April 9, 2019, the New Brunswick government made several changes to Student Financial Aid. Although these new limits came under the rouse of a positive change, as it now allows more students to be eligible, the changes were...

Trudeau hosting cabinet meeting in Saint Andrews.

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In a press release earlier this week, the Prime Minister's Office announced that the first cabinet meeting of 2016 will take place in Saint Andrews, NB over three days, January 17 to 19. In the press release, the Prime Minister’s office states that the meeting...

Town halls to be held on proposal for new student opinion surveys (UPDATED)

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UPDATE (13/02/2017): Additional Town Halls regarding the new student opinion surveys have been added with new benefits for students. The first forty students to show up to these new time slots will receive a free $5 Tim Card. The new times are as follows: Wednesday,...

Tax deadlines extended, financial aid for those in need, student loans temporarily interest-free

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The federal government announced on Tuesday, March 17, that a $30-billion financial aid plan to help Canadians and small business impacted by COVID-19. Wayne Long speaking at UNBSJ in September, 2019. (Wolfgang Dütchel/The Baron)

Human Rights & Positive Environment

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Welcome back! It’s great to see everyone here again for the fall term. Along with all of the new information that you’re getting at the start of term, or the start of your university career. The Office of Human Rights and Positive Environment has...

UNB students build a wall of debt

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Students at multiple universities gathered in protest of the recent changes to the free tuition program. Patrick Hickey reads student testimonials in front of UNBSJ's wall of debt. (Wolfgang Düchtel/The Baron) The UNB-SRC recently gave students,...

Students’ Representative Council: Pre-election talk and the Green Society

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Students’ Representative Council (SRC) meetings tend to be about the typical goings-on of its relation to clubs and societies on campus. In general, these conferences discuss financial management and event coordination, but it’s in these meetings that the student body is represented by fellow...

UNB-SRC launches De-Stress Fest

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During the last week of classes, the UNB-SRC is hosting several activities for their “De-Stress Fest”.  Coffee and donuts From April 12 to April 16, the SRC will be giving out...

SRC to keep students engaged during the strike

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Despite cancelled classes due to the recent strike, the situation isn’t stopping the Students' Representative Council (SRC) from providing students with fun social activities on campus. This week students are encouraged to attend a number of planned events and to take part in "Student...

Students’ Representative Council Elections: Jonathan Cogger running for president and the board of Governors

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1. I am a third year student studying Political Science and History and also studying French as a minor. After I have completed my degree I intend to pursue Law. I have served in the military for four and half years in Saint...