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U of M grad students could face proposed steep increase in fees by 2016

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University of Manitoba graduate students are holding an emergency meeting at 5 p.m. over a university proposal to more than quadruple their continuing fees by the fall of 2016.

Students who have completed their course and program work now pay $703 a year while working on their master's or doctoral theses.

The U of M wants to increase that fee to $1,500 in September, to $2,000 the following September, and to $3,000 in the fall of 2016.

The university takes its proposal to the provincial council on post-secondary education on Friday.

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Updated on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 11:39 AM CDT: Amends headline

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