The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis.

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University braces for more belt-tightening

Hundreds of faculty, staff and students descended on Convocation Hall over the lunch hour Nov. 20 as the university held its third town hall this year to update campus on its ripening strategy to slash spending by 8.5 per cent over the next four years.

BRIEF: University of Saskatchewan to reduce expenses in face of budget pressures

The University of Saskatchewan will be forced to trim spending over the next four years to make up for a lower-than-requested provincial operating grant. At an April 3 public meeting, Provost and Vice-President Academic Brett Fairbairn outlined the financial repercussions of the March 21 provincial budget, which left the university shortchanged after receiving just a 2.1

State of the arts: how arts funding affects our communities

hen Stephen Harper famously declared that "ordinary people" don't care about arts funding during the 2008 election campaign, artists and arts groups were quickly forced to prove their worth. In 2009, $45 million was cut from the federal arts budget, and not long after, the government of B.C. made serious cuts of its own. Since those

USSU happy with provincial budget

All year, the USSU lobbied for improved childcare, better Aboriginal inclusion on campus, a provincial scholarship plan and for consistent tuition increases. The budget took all these issues into consideration.

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