A student chance for a living wage

By Cailynn Klingbeil

A wage subsidy program encouraging students to pursue career-related summer employment was incredibly well received, with 160 University of Calgary students gaining support. The Student Work Experience Enrichment Program funded students working in an area related to their studies this summer that paid less than $15 an hour. “I’m used to going and working in… Continue reading A student chance for a living wage

SU governance change on track

By Ryan Pike

The structure of the University of Calgary Students’ Union is one step closer to a big change. The Students Legislative Council voted overwhelmingly Tuesday in favour of a motion restructuring the SU. The current SLC is comprised of the president, four vice-presidents and 16 commissioners, each working for one of the four VPs. Under the… Continue reading SU governance change on track

Tuition hike to protect cap: minister

By Brent Constantin

Students that got an unwelcome surprise two weeks ago when they heard the Alberta Government would be allowing post-secondary institutions to raise tuition are being told their fears may be unfounded. Advanced Education and Technology minister Doug Horner said reports of huge tuition increases across the board are the furthest thing from his ministry’s mind… Continue reading Tuition hike to protect cap: minister