Tuition hike set for international TRU students

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Thompson Rivers University Students' Union president Dustin McIntyre (left) and international students representative Parth Patel (Photos courtesy TRUSU).
They bring a global perspective to Thompson Rivers University, and they pay a lot of money for the privilege.

TRU is home to almost 2,000 international students and their tuition is higher than Canadian students: It's almost $7,000 per semester.

And it's going up

Next fall, international students they will pay almost $8,000 a semester.

The university's students' union says the hike goes too far, and are launching a campaign to stop it.

International student representative Parth Patel and Students' Union president Dustin McIntyre speak with host Shelley Joyce.

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