When issues arise that affect students, the Grenfell Campus Student Union and CFS Provincial office often take an official stance by issuing press releases. Please see below for recent press releases issued by the GCSU and Canadian Federation of Students.

Statement on the “Student Internship Pilot Program” and “My First Job in Newfoundland and Labrador Pilot Program”

The Canadian Federation of Students—Newfoundland and Labrador is committed to ensuring fairness for international students in accessing high quality post-secondary education in our province. Today in partnership with the Association of New Canadians, the Department of Advanced Education Skills and Labour announced two pilot projects to encourage international students to stay in Newfoundland and Labrador. […]

Grenfell Campus Student Union will continue to fight for students with disabilities

The Grenfell Campus Student Union is committed to ensuring our campus is place where all students are able to safely access all necessary spaces. For years the Student Union has voiced concern over the many dangerous and inaccessible aspects of Grenfell Campus, including the limited access to the Forestry and Fine Arts buildings, the food […]

Students are paying more for less

Corner Brook — It is only the second week of the fall semester and already students are facing the grim realities of increased fees and decreased services at Memorial University, Grenfell Campus. “Students are paying more but continue to lose essential services, including access to the library” said Alex Wicks, President, Grenfell Campus Student Union. […]

Students are paying more and parking less

Corner Brook — At a time when students flock back to Grenfell Campus, feelings of anticipation and promise are being met with the realities of increased parking fees in addition to increased tuition for many students. “Earlier in the year students signed a petition to freeze the parking fees at Grenfell Campus. However, administration did […]

Students are paying more for less

ST. JOHN’S— At a time when students flock back to post-secondary institutions, feelings of anticipation and promise are being met with the realities of an uncertain future in Newfoundland and Labrador. “Over recent years we have seen a 30% increase in tuition at Memorial University for graduate students, out of province, and international undergraduate students, […]