Students at the University of Winnipeg will have to pay higher tuition in the fall.
The university approved a $120 million operating budget on Monday night, which will see a 2.4 percent tuition increase. That works out to be $47 more annually for the average student.
The operating budget is balanced through a delay the hiring of staff for vacant positions, introducing larger class sizes, and administrative restructuring.
Tuition fees in Manitoba remain approximately 36% below the national average, according to the U of W. The goal of the university is to increase international student representation from five to 10 percent of the undergraduate student population over the next several years.