The Ring

Province provides funding for LE,NONET

Wed, 2012-12-05 11:47

The BC government announced Nov. 23 $200,000 in one-time funding to continue UVic’s LE,NONET Project, originally a 4-year national research initiative aimed at helping Indigenous students succeed at university. Between 2005 and 2009, UVic students who participated in LE,NONET experienced a 100-per-cent increase in term-to-term retention, a 20-per-cent increase in graduation rates, and a 67 per-cent reduction in withdrawal rates. More: