Reposted courtesy of BCcampus.

“If your first thought when looking at a syllabus for a course is “can I afford to buy the textbook?,” you might be among the 54% of students in B.C. who chose not to purchase a required textbook for their upcoming course. It doesn’t take a textbook author to appreciate that this approach is not good for the student, the instructors, the institutions, nor the post-secondary education system of B.C. Something has to change to make education more affordable.”

Read all about it here. Former student and DSU staffer, Aran Armutlu, and current DSU Director of College Relations, Telka Pesklevits, are featured prominently in this story.