The average class requires students to own and/or have permanent access to anywhere between one to three core books, never mind all the external reading material. For a student studying in five classes per semester, the maximum amount you pay could run into hundreds of dollars per semester.

The sorry state of the Canadian dollar isn’t just tied to dismal oil prices. According to News Editor Eric Davidson, students should be on the look-out for how the struggling loonie will influence the prices of food, textbooks, and even booze.