Post Tagged with: "Roshelle Lawrence"

Lawrence, along with 13 other RSU members and students, protested the tuition increase by laying out a “red carpet of student debt,” a red cloth with the title “Hikes Stop Here,” outside the room before the meeting began. (Matt Oxman / Ryersonian staff)

Head to head over tuition hikes at Board of Governors meeting

Ryerson’s Board of Governors (BOG) and members of the Ryerson Students’ Union have faced off over a proposed tuition hike. At a BOG meeting Monday, board member Paul Stenton said a tuition hike is crucial to maintaining the university’s operating budget. However, student spokesperson Roshelle Lawrence complained not only about the proposed hike, but also about how the potential increase […]

by Alexa Huffman· · News, On Campus, Top stories
RSU members attend the union's semi-annual general meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 13. (Mohamed Omar / Ryersonian Staff)

RSU one step closer to new student levy

Ryerson students could be heading to the polls soon to vote on a new campus-wide levy. At the Ryerson Students’ Union’s semi-annual general meeting Wednesday, a motion calling for a referendum on a Student Life levy was carried with little debate. The motion, moved by the RSU’s vice-president student life and events Danielle Brogan, was nudged up the agenda to […]

by Mohamed Omar· · News, On Campus, Top stories
The Grim Reaper walks ahead of demonstrators in the RSU's rally against high tuition fees. (Mohamed Omar / Ryersonian Staff)

In pictures: RSU Halloween rally mourns ‘death of affordable education’

By Tatiana Bernachi Ryersonian Staff Members of the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) rallied a group of demonstrators to surprise the university’s president with a Halloween treat, and to send a message to the administration that students are fed up with escalating tuition fees. The rally kicked off with a gathering in front of the Student Campus Centre at noon. From […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · In pictures, News, On Campus

Report: Tuition still on the rise

In less than the time it takes to finish a four-year degree, tuition will increase by 13 per cent, according to a recent study released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Rising tuition is nothing new, but the steep increase means annual average fees will move from $6,610 to an estimated $7,437 by fall 2016. “As funding for post-secondary […]

by Kim Brown· · News, On Campus