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 […]
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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 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 […]
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 […]