Category Archives: Education

New off-campus housing market opens for students that can’t get into residence

By Staff Writer Many new students to British Columbia that are short of making it on the SFU or UBC housing list are being forced to find accommodation off-campus, and a handful of new agencies have sprung on the opportunity

International students in British Columbia pour $1.77-billion into provincial GDP, according to new report

By Marina Wang A new report produced by the British Columbia Federation of Students found that international students contributed substantially to the province’s economy: in 2015 international students added $3.117-billion in spending, created 26,000 jobs and contributed $1.77-billion to the

Professors delivering pizza to make ends meet

By Lisa Tanh with reports from Jennifer Wilson Canada is climbing into the top tier of educational rankings, but at the cost of drowning non-regular faculty and sessional instructors into debt. This year marked the 10th anniversary of Fair Employment

How to write a great college essay

How to write a great college essay Students applying for college for the first time would not know what to present in their college essay. The fact that  you have the grades and test score, but you still need to

Students footing hefty tuition bill as government funding for universities fall

By Christopher Pearson A disturbing trend is beginning to form where university revenue coming from tuition is growing rapidly while government funding is falling, according the latest figures coming from from Statistics Canada. The data show that between the years