Written for The Watch by the King’s Day Students’ Society Dear Day Student, Whether you walk, bike, drive or transfer from three different bus routes every morning, being a day student—especially in FYP—isn’t always a piece of cake. Despite daily rotary/bridge/102 traffic, there are lots of ways you can make being a day student easier and more […]
FYP lectures to look forward to
As an upper-year student, the urge to redo the Foundation Year Programme (FYP) has followed me throughout my undergraduate degree. The nagging feeling that I just didn’t get something, the desire to go back and spend more time with texts that intrigued me the first time around – and perhaps a bit of masochism on […]
Wednesday, Nov. 2 will see students across Canada going all-out for free and accessible post-secondary education. According to Charlotte Kiddell, chairperson with the Nova Scotia branch of the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS), at the CFS general meeting in June 2016 students across Canada voted to have a national day of action, the purpose of […]
Oct. 13, 2016 was a big day for the University of King’s College, as the school’s board of governors voted against a $1,000 tuition hike for the Foundation Year Programme (FYP). Last year, the McNeil provincial government removed the three per cent tuition cap, allowing post-secondary institutions to raise the costs of tuition by however […]
A new man on campus
This year Professor William Lahey became the 25th President of the University of King’s College. Lahey is entering his term of presidency with a background in the fields of law and government. He has worked at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie for 15 years with plans to continue teaching during his presidency. “King’s […]
In this week’s episode of Discuss. Host John Last talks to Ian Stewart about the medieval university and the contemporary university. You can listen to it here to find out what is different about university, how it’s changed and why we still have them! Discuss. With Ian Stewart.