Posts Tagged ‘Student fees’

DSU funds All Out to protest student fees, with student money 

The Dalhousie Student Union receives most of its funding from student fees.   Those fees go towards projects such as Student Union Building renovations, student societies, grants, loans, and campus services like Campus Copy and the Grawood. There seems to be confusion regarding where exactly our tuition money is going and how it’s being used, so the Dalhousie Gazette looked into this to try and see if the DSU really has our back.   Last November…

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DSU dues causing DSU blues?  

Every Dalhousie University student pays mandatory dues to the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU.) The policy of the DSU dictates that every student is part of the student union after paying their dues.   For many students it’s a waste of money.   The population of Dalhousie University is 19,831. Each student with individual interests, needs, wants, and financial abilities. There are definitely students who take full advantage of the…

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DSU hosts Halloween themed promotion for National Day of Action

Trick-or-treating, cotton candy, popcorn and snow cones made for a sweet fix for students on Monday, as the saltiness surrounding student’s tuition fees were the center of conversation. The DSU Student Life committee and External Action committee hosted a Halloween-themed promotional event on Oct. 31 in the Dalhousie Student Union Building lobby to promote the…

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UPDATED: King’s Board of Governors defies students, approve new fee

In a few years the Dalplex will not be the only place on campus to work out. (Ian Froese photo)

UPDATE [Nov. 29, 8:20 p.m.]: The University of King’s College board of governors voted Thursday in favour of implementing a new athletics fee, reported the King’s Student Union on Twitter. The decision was made despite 70 per cent of voting students opposing the new charge. The yearly $180 fee per student will be put into effect…

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U-Pass saved

By Samantha Durnford, Staff Contributor    Dalhousie students will be receiving their U-Pass stickers this September for the same price as last year. On Aug. 17, Halifax Regional councillors decided against Metro Transit’s price increase for the bus pass many students count on. In May, Metro Transit received flak from students when they announced a 15…

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