Five years ago on this day, more than 500 protesters were arrested in Montreal – most were students protesting tuition fee increases. After plans to hike tuition were halted, it was considered a victory for Quebec students. But, how is the rest of the Canadian student population handling rising tuition rates? And how will graduating students pay off their student loans?
A report released in July 2015 by the Canadian University Survey Consortium surveyed 18,144 graduating students from 36 universities.
The report stated that the average student debt is $26,819. It also reported that 55% of new graduates have no work experience in their chosen field of employment. Read More