Winnipeg man calls on Manitoba universities to waive tuition fees for Ukrainian students

Nick Krawetz says universities should cover tuition and living costs for Ukrainian students affected by war

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Nick Krawetz, a third-generation Ukrainian-Canadian from Winnipeg, is asking Manitoba universities to cover tuition costs for Ukrainian students impacted by the war.

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Nick Krawetz, a third-generation Ukrainian-Canadian from Winnipeg, is asking Manitoba universities to cover tuition costs for Ukrainian students impacted by the war.

Krawetz wrote a letter to the presidents of Brandon University, the University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba on Saturday. In the letter, he calls on them to cover the costs of airfare, tuition, resident fees, meal plans and counselling for Ukrainian students.

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Nick Krawetz, a volunteer with the Ukrainian Canadian Congress’s Manitoba branch, supports the effort to help people leave Ukraine and connect them with jobs. (Jessica Lee / Winnipeg Free Press)

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