Getting a degree in university is becoming an expensive proposition where if nothing is done will be an institution for the rich.
Governments have a belief that post-secondary education will save our economic lives and is a good job creator.
The early half of the 1900s grade six education was the norm and would get you by because companies would train the rest of the way to their standards.
American presidential candidate Mitt Romney in the course of his first television debate said that a person should think twice before they make a commitment a degree program at university because of the major financial burdens suffered by graduates in the coming years and for the people that do not graduate at minimum wage jobs they will have no hope. Mitt does not look like he will help the post educational system.
Universities should consider cutting their non-essential subjects to ones that directly relates to the degrees that the student is trying to get, which would bring down the cost of learning.
This country should bring back streamlining for students because of most people wanting to go to universities the trades are suffering to the point that this country has to import their labour from other countries.
What do you think is it time to change the university curriculum and get education more affordable or just have it for the rich?
Think about this when the Iron Curtain was lifted from Russia and the eastern block countries and those citizens moved to other places around the world they got the good jobs because they had access to free university education like our aboriginals and this is why the students protested in Montreal because of better education brings in better job opportunities.