The Food Bank is a Student Services initiative that serves our most vulnerable students on campus. Students may visit the Food Bank as often as needed, no questions asked, and may take as much food as they like (within reason).
Wednesday, 23 September 2015
Thursday, 3 September 2015
Can you help me find excellent students and support them in their application for the $17,500 Canada Graduate Scholarship Masters (SSHRC/NSERC/CIHR)?
Tuesday, 14 July 2015
|Photo attribution Robert S. Donovan|
In the past few years I’ve heard a growing number of stories on the news and anecdotally of students using crowdfunding to pay for their education. As someone who works in financial aid I’m always interested in new funding opportunities, so this post was my chance to do some research and share what I found with you.
Wednesday, 22 April 2015
Anyone who’s taken post-secondary education knows that the life of a student involves some sacrifice. School is expensive and taking out loans means you’ll likely be paying for your education for many years after your program finishes. Saving money and cutting back, even a few bucks at a time, will makes life easier while you’re in school and reduce future debt.
We asked RRU students for their most creative and savvy money saving tips.
Tuesday, 17 March 2015
So Who Makes Award Decisions Anyway?
When you submit an awards application at RRU do you wonder who sees it and makes the tough decisions? For proactive disclosure, transparency, and a little bit of professional pride, we’d like to tell you how awards work behind the scenes.
Friday, 6 February 2015
Many programs at RRU are offered in both an on-campus and blended format. There are advantages to both models and students may choose one over the other for a number of reasons.
If you’re debating between on-campus or blended, here are three factors worth considering: tuition payments, student loan funding, and award opportunities.