Wednesday’s provincial budget axed the tuition freeze at post-secondary institutions introduced by the former NDP government in the 2004-05 budget. The province has set a guideline for universities to increase tuition by no more than three per cent, although institutions can exceed this number. Based on average undergraduate tuition at the U of S, a three per cent increase means students will pay anywhere from $131.40 to $205.20 more per year.
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