Students and politicians in Edmonton oppose a proposed 6.4 per cent tuition increase for next year at the University of Alberta. Tuition for arts and science programs is expected to increase by $258 to $4,290.
U of A Vice-President Academic Dr. Doug Owram announced the increase on Thu., Nov. 8. Students entering medicine, law and business programs may face larger increases with differential tuition.
The U of A Students' Union opposes differential tuition along with the Alberta Liberals and New Democrats.