Gayle McFadden isn’t a student anymore, yet spends three of five work days on Ontario campuses. She’s the national representative at the Canadian Federation of Students Ontario (CFS-O). She’s talking to students to figure out who’s left out of the Ontario Student Grant, which rolled out in the fall. When the grant was announced, the government said students from families […]
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If you work out at the Recreation and Athletics Centre, it could soon cost more to dry off. The RAC will stop its in-house towel service on Oct. 31 after its laundry machines broke down over the summer and it was deemed too expensive to repair them. At least 100 students had to express interest in a third-party towel service […]
Two Ryerson student groups clashed in a loud shouting match at the board of governors meeting Monday night in a confrontation over tuition fees. Interruptions from protesters dominated the meeting in Jorgenson Hall, where Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) supporters continued their Freeze the Fees campaign. They were countered by a newly formed student movement called Rise for Ryerson, which is […]
Protesters who were camped out in front of Jorgenson Hall met with Ryerson administrators Monday, in an effort to soothe relations between the university and disgruntled students upset with rising tuition fees. President Sheldon Levy confirmed the meeting Monday. “We met with them this morning,” Levy told The Ryersonian. “I don’t think there was any acrimony there.” But he was […]
The invoices have arrived, and over the next month, Ryerson students will be shelling out thousands of dollars to pay for their university experience. But, what are we really paying for? In addition to tuition, every student is asked to pay ancillary fees to support various activities and groups on campus. Below is a breakdown of these fees for both […]
Here I am, halfway through my last semester of university. I need to apply for graduation and I think, “Well that must mean they actually expect me to make it to convocation, that’s a good sign.” I log onto RAMSS, something I do only when necessary, and click on ‘My Academics.’ I’m buzzing with excitement. I’m so close. No more […]