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Looking at the effects of international tuition deregulation

On Feb. 2, an article published in La Presse claimed that the Quebec government planned to significantly cut funding to universities in the 2016-2017 school year. To compensate, the province suggested that universities raise tuition for international students by up to 25 per cent. Though it is too early to know if McGill will act… Keep Reading

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Library Master Plan renovations to cost McGill $180 million

Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Vice-President (VP) University Affairs, Chloe Rourke, announced during the Oct. 1 Council meeting that the Library Master Plan, an ongoing project that aims to increase student study space on campus and make changes to the McLennan-Redpath Complex, will cost approximately $180 million to complete. The group, made up of… Keep Reading

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The dirt on Lower Field: Budget cuts prevent maintenance

The Lower West Field of McGill’s Downtown campus— commonly known as Lower Field among students— has, over the past two years, developed a large area of the field that is barren of grass.  McGill Grounds and Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor Franco Nardi explained the origins of the damage.  “The Lower West Field has been, for many… Keep Reading

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Commentary: Student-Run Cafeteria is risky business

In additin to The Nest, a new, yet-to-be-named food provider has opened in the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) cafeteria this Fall. Both are student-run operations and together make up the Student-Run Café (SRC). This new addition is part of a larger plan by SSMU to move away from commercial tenants in the SSMU Building… Keep Reading

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Student Services budget reallocations and reductions

I n Winter 2015, the McGill administration announced changes in Student Serves funding, stating that it would cease to supply Student Services with a yearly transfer from McGill’s operating budget. McGill also announced that in the event of further budget cuts by the federal government, the McGill administration would redistribute to other offices government grants previously… Keep Reading

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SSMU Council reviews budget, hears address from Principal Fortier

The Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU)  Council met on Thursday to review executive reports from the past semester, including the SSMU budget, and to discuss the implementation of interim election regulations for this semester. Address by Principal Suzanne Fortier Principal Suzanne Fortier made an appearance at the meeting, giving a year-in-review speech in which… Keep Reading

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