Finance

Risks and returns of RESP investments

The value of stock-invested RESPs fluctuates in a changing market and can leave students high-and-dry come tuition payment time.Continue...

News in Brief

Queen’s approves revisions to travel reimbursement and expense policy

Effective March 20, Queen’s has revised its policy around university-related business travel.

The existing Queen’s...Continue...

New board members elected at Corporate General Special Meeting

At the annual Corporate General Meeting of the AMS Board of Directors on Thursday evening, representatives of services and groups from across the AMS packed themselves in to the New Medical Building to listen to a presentation on budgets for the year and the future of Queen’s corporate services.Continue...

Take some taxes with your trigonometry

Financial literacy belongs in high school curriculums, the only questions are when and how.Continue...

University demonstrates instability in financial report

On Sept. 23, Queen’s released a draft of its audited consolidated financial statements, summarizing the last fiscal year, which ended April 30, 2016 with a surplus. That draft is set to go before the Board of Trustees for approval on Tuesday.Continue...

Ontario university funding formula to be renewed

The Ontario government will be revising the way they give funding to universities in the province, which could alter the way Queen’s receives funding.Continue...

Talks progress on Queen’s pension plan reform

Queen’s is taking part in a university-sector plan that could exempt it from a $285 million solvency deficit — the amount the University would owe if the Queen’s Pension Plan (QPP) were to close right away.Continue...

Student debt a lesser burden, says educations strategist

According to research from the Higher Education Strategy Associates, the weight of student debt may be lighter than previously thought.Continue...

Budget breakdown

All orientation week committees manage their own budgets independently with the common goal to break even.Continue...