Publication YearIssue Date 
December 05, 2002
  Differential tuition plebiscitePDF files may take a moment to load

Students may get to voice their views about differential tuition in 2003 if a proposed plebiscite question to that effect is approved by the Students' Legislative Council. Students' Union Vice-President Academic Rosie Nagra brought the discussion item to Students' Academic Assembly and SLC meetings on Mon., Dec. 2 and Tue., Dec. 3, respectively.


November 21, 2002
  Alumni vs. student debatePDF files may take a moment to load

The tenth annual Alumni vs. Student debate took place last Thu., Nov 14. Differential tuition was the topic this year.

Moderator Aaron Szott began the debate by introducing the speakers and laying the ground rules. Trevor Lynn and Byron Nelson represented the alumni, while Erin Weir and Michael James were the voice of the students. Decided via coin toss, the alumni rallied for differential tuition, while the students opposed.


November 14, 2002
  Differential tuition at U of APDF files may take a moment to load

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.


October 03, 2002
  Differential tuitionPDF files may take a moment to load

It seems that it is only a matter of time before tuition differentiation will start at the University of Calgary.

"It's hitting Canada like a wave," said Students' Union Vice-President External Nick Vuckovic. "Administrations are looking at it, but students need to mobilize to stop this trend."


January 10, 2002
  Different tuition for different folksPDF files may take a moment to load

Rough financial times could lead to drastic fee changes as early as Fall 2003 for University of Calgary students.

At the Nov. 30 Board of Governors meeting, U of C Vice-President Keith Winter indicated that discussions were held regarding the implementation of differential tuition as early as Fall 2002. The discussions did not convert to action, he said, "in response to student concern."


March 19, 1999
  Fight the HikePDF files may take a moment to load

To the students of the University of Calgary.

We are about to be screwed. Again. Unless we put a stop to it.

We are about to be charged $300 more next year in tuition than this year. This increase will raise the price of a U of C degree by over $1200.



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