Tagged Residence Students’ Association

University of Calgary first-year residence programs are overpriced when compared to the market

By Trevor Landsburg, October 13, 2017 —  The University of Calgary’s first-year residence plans are overpriced for what they provide to students. Rundle and Kananaskis hall, the two first-year residence buildings, provide an 18-square-metre room equipped with a desk, mini-fridge, bookshelf, single bed, dresser and bulletin board. In a standard plan the main room and mini-fridge…

SU calls for university residence property tax exemptions

By Scott Strasser, January 30 2017 — Last year, every student living in residence at the University of Calgary paid around $255 in property taxes — and the Students’ Union wants to change that. As part of their municipal advocacy priorities, the SU will push for the city to exempt U of C residence buildings…

Residence move-in day sets new record for first-year students

By Scott Strasser, September 5 2016 — Nearly 2,000 new and returning students moved into residence at the University of Calgary on September 4. The annual move-in day saw approximately 850 first-year students settle into their new homes on campus — a U of C record. “It is obviously a crazy high number, 850 first-years,”…

Residence Services offers students $500 through referral program

By Scott Strasser, July 14 2016 — University of Calgary Residence Services will offer a $500 credit to students who can successfully refer a friend to live in residence. The referral program — a limited time offer that expires July 30 — comes with several conditions. Applicants must be upper-year students who live in Cascade,…

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