Bunnies under the scope

The University of Calgary recently approved a $12 million expansion to its Life Sciences Research Centre, the Spy Hill facility that houses research animals. At the facility, there are currently 100 ongoing research projects valued at $8 million and research is expected to double over the next five years. The increase in research, along with… Continue reading Bunnies under the scope

The future of fees

Faculties could soon be fighting it out for student dollars.The University of Calgary is currently investigating the possibility of a Fee-Based Budgeting System, also known as enrolment-sensitive budgeting.Currently, each faculty receives funding based on its expenses from previous years regardless of the number of students that enrol in their programs."Right now there is a base… Continue reading The future of fees

Different tuition for different folks

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,… Continue reading Different tuition for different folks