Who we are

CASA is a national voice for Canada’s post-secondary students. Established in 1995, CASA is a non-partisan, not-for-profit student organization composed of student associations from across Canada. We represent undergraduate, graduate and polytechnic associations.

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Recent wins for students

 

$90
million
investment helps First Nations and Inuit peoples attend post-secondary
$395
million
invested to help youth get jobs
$100
million
invested to establish a National Strategy to Address Gender-Based Violence

Latest News

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New Student Funding Announced to Enhance Learning Abroad

OTTAWA, August 22, 2019 – Today, the Government of Canada unveiled its plan to support post-secondary students who wish to enhance their education through international experience. The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) is happy to see investments to make international experiences more accessible, but also stresses that barriers to education here in Canada continue to exist and require action.
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CASA Celebrates Reduced Interest on Student Loans

On Tuesday, June 11, 2019, CASA presented to the Senate's Finance Committee on the government's recent announcement that they would be lowering interest rates on student loans and providing new graduates 6 months interest-free. This is something we have advocated for over several years, and we are overjoyed to see our recommendations being adopted to help reduce student debt. Ultimately, we want to see interest on student loans eliminated altogether, but this is an awesome measure nonetheless!
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@CASAACAE unites and amplifies the voices of post-secondary students across Canada. Find out more!