Student Finances

Students respond to OSAP changes: ‘We are moving backwards’

Ontario students decry changes by Premier Doug Ford’s government to student aid, despite a tuition cut

Ford government eliminates free tuition for low-income students

The province is cutting fees but says the OSAP grants had become unsustainable and it was time to refocus

How to save thousands of dollars at university

Keep costs down with these 14 money-saving tips

Want free university? Changes to OSAP, Canada Student Grants could help.

An in-depth guide to new financial aid programs offered by provincial governments from British Columbia to New Brunswick

Want to save money on university? Move far away from home.

To save on your education costs, go away for school—the further the better

The best part-time jobs for students

Don’t make fun of that McJobber. His employer might be partially reimbursing his tuition.

The cost of a Canadian university education in six charts

Tuition is only part of the cost of going to university. There’s also the cost of books, food, travel and the occasional beer. Here’s how students finance their education.

How parents can help students pay for university education tuition

How to start saving for a university education at (almost) any age

Whether your child is still in diapers or entering their teenage years, here’s a step-by-step guide to helping them afford that degree in nuclear physics

Residences and housing at Canadian Universities: what’s new and hot

Innovative, inclusive offerings have student residences struggling to meet demand

Scholarships for all: U of T students participate at a Compete Tespa event.

Weird university scholarships where grades don’t (always) matter

Many scholarships don’t require top marks for a student to be eligible: all you need is a bit of research, some creativity and a big roll of duct tape

student housing: Jeremy Biro, a third year biology student at McMaster University, stands in the basement of his house in Hamilton, Ontario. Siro has issues with how his landlord neglects his house and the living conditions he is in.

Horror stories from off-campus housing

Vermin, broken locks and unethical landlords are a few of the trials faced by students looking for affordable housing, but some schools are trying to make things better