Whether you live on- or off-campus, every student should try to find ways to save money while going to school. If you live on-campus, chances are you can cut the cost of your living expenses with a meal plan, the nearby campus store and having roommates willing to split the costs of household items. If you live off-campus, things […]
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Students are frustrated with Ryerson’s budget proccess.
Four experts from differing financial backgrounds give some tips on how to get student finances on track.
The RSU has published its line-by-line budget for this and the last two years after years of financial secrecy.
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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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
“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 […]