The following are current NBSA policy principles. These policy principles guide the NBSA’s advocacy work. Policy is approved by the Board of Directors and arranged here according to the organization’s values.

The policy principles are up-to-date as of March 2017 and can be downloaded in entirety here and viewed separately below.



Access: [A]

01: Upfront, needs-based grants
02: Physical accessibility on campus
03: Sexual violence support services on campus
04: Legislation on campus sexual violence



Affordability: [F] 

01: In-study income exemption
02: Summer earnings
03: Elimination of provincial student loan interest
04: University funding and tuition
05: Timely Completion Benefit



Quality of Life: [L]

01: Campus mental health
02: Unpaid internships
03: International student retention



Quality of Education: [Q]

01: Student protection during job action
02: Value of experiential learning
03: SEED summer jobs program
04: Provincial experiential learning fund