OSAP

Students grapple with cuts to OSAP

Victoria Preston-Walker, Arts ’20, was prepared to graduate in the spring of 2020 with a degree in philosophy and psychology. In the wake of cuts to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), she won’t.Continue...

Following cuts, OSAP estimates plunge

When students logged into their OSAP accounts on Wednesday, their 2019-20 assistance estimates, released yesterday, showed funding decreases of up to 50 per cent from previous years.Continue...

The Student Choice Initiative, explained

When Premier Doug Ford’s government announced the establishment of the Student Choice Initiative (SCI) on Jan.17, questions abounded.Continue...

What you need to know from February’s Senate meeting

During the Feb. 26 Senate meeting, the University expressed plans to support student enrollment next year through direct communication and financial support programs.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: The numbers behind the OSAP cuts

After the controversy surrounding the Ford government’s recent changes to OSAP, we’re going to run you through some of the numbers that led the government to justify its decision.Continue...

Senate Recap: January 29

Senate addressed the potential hit to revenue stemming from Ontario’s recent OSAP changes on Tuesday’s meeting.Continue...

Queen's Students for OSAP Protest

On Tuesday, Jan. 22, Queen's students gathered at University Avenue and Union Street to...Continue...

‘More questions than answers’: student governments parse OSAP changes

As the structure of Ontario’s university finances changes, the AMS and SGPS are in the dark on the specifics.Continue...

Ontario addresses changes to OSAP

Minister Merrilee Fullerton is standing by the Province’s “historic reforms” to OSAP in response to a list of questions from The Journal. Continue...

Students to protest OSAP changes on campus

Last Thursday, Ontario’s government released sweeping changes to OSAP—and on Tuesday Queen’s students will take to University and Union to protest the decision.Continue...

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