CAUS outlines priorities for Alberta's next budget

September 7, 2010

In its budget recommendations to the Alberta government, the Council of Alberta University Students, which represents undergraduate students at uAlberta, uCalgary, and uLethbridge, calls for 2 major investments to improve the accessibility, affordability, and quality of the province's PSE system. CAUS recommends increasing operating grants to the 3 universities by $56 million and increasing grants and bursaries by $110 million. The proposed investment in non-repayable assistance can be made by terminating the provincial tuition and education tax credits, which are expensive and ineffective, CAUS argues. Read the budget recommendations