Decision over international fees put off until December

The move to increase fees for international students by ten per cent has been deferred until November and possibly December, according to university spokesperson Chris Mota. If the motion passes, the increased fees will likely be effective as of January 2008.

The move to increase fees for international students by ten per cent has been deferred until November and possibly December, according to university spokesperson Chris Mota. If the motion passes, the increased fees will likely be effective as of January 2008.
After a protest was organized by the CSU before the September Board of Governors meeting, the motion was put off until the October BoG meeting.
The fees, which had already been raised for fall tuition, were again lowered.
According to a working document provided by CREPUQ, (Conférence des recteurs et des principaux des universités du Québec), the Université de Montreal and Université de Québec’s Ecole de technologie supérieure had already increased their international fees this September.
“We were under the misconception that we were the first [university] to put this on the table,” said Mota.
The Université de Sherbrooke, HEC and three Université de Québec schools (Outaouais,

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