Post Tagged with: "Budget"

Opinion: Budget town hall not very inclusive

Opinion: Budget town hall not very inclusive

Students are frustrated with Ryerson’s budget proccess.

Money saving tips for students back from the holidays

Money saving tips for students back from the holidays

Four experts from differing financial backgrounds give some tips on how to get student finances on track.

The RSU operates out of the Student Campus Centre (Ryersonian file photo)

RSU budget documents reveal massive deficits in last two years

The RSU has published its line-by-line budget for this and the last two years after years of financial secrecy.

by Ryersonian Staff· · On Campus, Politics
RyersonianTV: November 10, 2015 – RSU budget revealed, Remembrance Day vs. Christmas, Ryersonian’s podcast on Canada’s underground subculture

RyersonianTV: November 10, 2015 – RSU budget revealed, Remembrance Day vs. Christmas, Ryersonian’s podcast on Canada’s underground subculture

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV
Natasha Gan / Ryersonian Staff

RSU alternative budget presented to Board of Governors

Members of Ryerson’s administration have voiced their doubts about the Ryerson Students’ Union’s (RSU) alternative budget. The RSU presented their alternative budget to a preliminary context meeting to the Board of Governors on March 30. They were invited, for the first time, to present their budget to the finance committee and Board of Governors budgetary voting meeting. RSU’s vice-president education, […]

by Emily Joveski· · News, On Campus
In this March 2015 file photo, Ryerson Students' Union vice-president of education Jesse Root talks at a meeting in the student centre. (Courtesy of Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson needs to be more transparent about their budget

Ryerson university says it is currently looking in detail at the conclusions and recommendations of the Ryerson Students’ Union’s (RSU) alternative budget. But judging from Sheldon Levy’s reaction and the university’s released statement, it should be pretty clear how unlikely it is that the RSU will win over the finance committee. The RSU says there is an annual $14-million surplus […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial, Top stories
In this March 2015 file photo, Ryerson Students' Union vice-president of education Jesse Root talks at a meeting in the student centre. (Courtesy of Ryersonian Staff)

RSU takes its alternative budget to a town hall

Toronto’s deep freeze might be over, but the Ryerson Students’ Union’s Freeze the Fees campaign is far from it. The RSU’s budget, which was released on Tuesday, shows that Ryerson is running on an average surplus of $14 million over the past five years. “We are not in a period of austerity here at Ryerson,” said Jesse Root, the RSU’s […]

by Kevin Alfaro· · News, On Campus
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 26

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 26

            The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.       This week on The Ryersonian weekly wrap,  we have a story about Ryerson’s growing application numbers. Also, Ryerson received a rather sizable […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
Students at the RSU's Freeze the Fees event on Monday. (Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson Students’ Union wants details on Ryerson’s budget

By Shane Perusse In an effort to pressure the university to stop tuition hikes, the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) launched its Freeze the Fees campaign on Monday. RSU executives are also demanding the university release “budget details,” but one union spokesperson says they don’t know the exact details they need to be requesting. “At this time we simply don’t know […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · education, News, On Campus, students
Live: Budget town hall

Live: Budget town hall

Ryerson University has revealed its budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year is facing another three per cent cut, continuing the trend of slashes the university has faced for the past two years. At a town hall meeting on Wednesday, Ryerson president Sheldon Levy and Mohamed Lachemi, provost and vice-president academic, told a small gathering of media, administration and faculty members that the slashes […]

by Christina Dun· · Live Blog
How to plan a trip across Europe on a student budget

How to plan a trip across Europe on a student budget

While spending summer at home and working is a good financial decision, it is not nearly as exciting as a European adventure. The food is better, the weather is warmer and there are more beautiful beaches. So why not go? Here are six steps to take to make the dream trip a reality: 1. Plan the route There are many […]

by Shannon Cuciz· · Arts & Life, Fashion, Food, Top stories, Travel
What’s in the RSU’s elusive budget?

What’s in the RSU’s elusive budget?

The Ryerson Students’ Union budget sits in a private room in the Student Centre and cannot be seen in private – even if you are a member of the union. Copies of it are not circulated and pictures of it are prohibited. Every student at Ryerson University, without a choice, is charged $60 as a part of their tuition for […]

by Leena Latafat· · In pictures, News, On Campus
The go-to money tools for students

The go-to money tools for students

There are dozens of financial apps and tools available to help students keep track of their finance, from budgeting to grocery shopping. The number of choices, however, can be a bit hard to wrap your mind around. National Post personal finance reporter Melissa Leong recommended four free phone apps and websites that all students should consider using. Technology reporter Alexa Huffman […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features, Science & Technology
Velvet cuff boots and a vintage box bag. Just two of the budget finds Ryersonian staff scouted at Value Village. (Jordan White, Ryersonian Staff)

On a budget: Find a fall wardrobe without breaking the bank

by Anam Latif, May Warren and Jordan White Looking to revamp your wardrobe on a student budget this fall? You don’t have to break the bank to find stylish essentials and even designer pieces. The Ryersonian rounds up a few of downtown Toronto’s best thrift stores – from vintage styles to cheap fall looks, we’ve got it all here. Click […]

Josh Kolm/Ryersonian Staff

Budgeting dollars and sense

“Money is always going to be an issue,” says Eric Zaworski, a fourth-year Ryerson student who has learned about the value of money the old-fashioned way. This past summer, Zaworski held down three jobs: running the gamut from valet parking at a high-end steakhouse to working at Ryerson’s own Digital Media Zone. He says he’s had worse jobs and been […]

by Sarah Murphy· · Features
Top 5 money tips for students

Top 5 money tips for students

by Stephanie Chan· · Features