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U of C to waive application fees for students affected by U.S. travel ban

By Scott Strasser, February 2 2017 — The University of Calgary will exempt application fees for prospective students from the seven countries included in the United States’ recent travel ban. The university confirmed on Feb. 2 that application fees will be waived for students from the affected countries applying for undergraduate and graduate programs at…

International application fee exemptions a positive gesture

The weeks since the inauguration of United States President Donald Trump have been tumultuous and characterized by controversial policies, “alternative facts” and widespread protests. But nothing has inspired as much global vitriol as Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order, which banned citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S. The order restricts citizens from…

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