It can be stressful when you start adding up the cost of tuition, textbooks and everything else.
A generation ago, a university degree virtually guaranteed a job. This does not hold true today.
Five administrative staffers from the fine arts and humanities departments were laid off this week as part of the universities sweeping plan to cut $44.5 million in expenses over the next four years.
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.
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
Place Riel businesses are starting to pay off for the University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union, but many of the organization’s own services keep losing money, according to the recently proposed 2012-13 budget. Overall, the union is projected to lose more than $200,000 in the upcoming academic year. That compares to a loss of $442,845 in 2011-12
A new study argues that students aren't the freeloaders that some might believe them to be. "Paid in Full: Who Pays for University Education in B.C.," published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, has found that British Columbians with a post-secondary degree contribute more to the public coffers through future income taxes than it would
Following a sizeable increase in provincial funding, we've laid out the budget by the numbers, as the university's financial footprint grows and triggers an increase in salary expenses.