2021 Alberta Students' Budget Press Release

Students Call for Investment in Post-Secondary Education!

1 March 2021

Read this joint media release, in response to the provincial budget, from ab-GPAC and the Council of Alberta Universtiy Students:

Budget 2021 delivers post-secondary funding cuts and tuition increases, impacting affordability and accessibility of education. Now is the time to invest in Alberta’s post-secondary sector as a proven means of economic recovery, yet this budget increases costs for Albertans at the worst possible time. Students call on the Government of Alberta to restore funding to the Campus Alberta Grant, reduce the three year 22.5% tuition increase, provide additional upfront needs-based grants, and eliminate interest on student loans...

Read the full release here.