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Education Minister Dr. Gale Rigobert

Gov’t to “immediately inject” $3M to SALCC, tuition hike suspended

[Press release] Following a meeting with the Cabinet of Ministers and the Management of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College on Monday, 6th August 2018, an agreement was reached to suspend the increase in fees for the academic year starting August 2018.  The Government of Saint Lucia has agreed to immediately inject over three million dollars to help alleviate the financial challenges of the College.  A review of the fee structure will be one of the primary undertakings of the Interim Board to be named on Monday next week by the Minister for Education.

The Vice Principal of SALCC, Dr. Merle St Clair Auguste, stated that the College remains committed to providing quality education to the citizens of Saint Lucia and will continue its efforts to ensure that programmes, facilities and student experiences are truly valuable.  The College stands ready to work with the Interim Board and the Government of Saint Lucia to provide affordable education and fulfill its mandate.  The SALCC continues with plans to welcome its new and returning students during the week of 20th August 2018.

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  1. Great idea to inject the funds into the College !!

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