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"Our deepest condolences ...", Video Message from President Cannon

Video message from President Cannon, student leaders Jacob and Akierman. Courtesy of U-Now TV at The University of Calgary.
 

We’re celebrating 60 years of student investment in student spaces!

60 Years? 

60 years ago, our students began to set money aside to invest in our student centre.

Beginning in the academic year of 1953/54, the Students’ Union began to collect a building fee, with the goal of constructing a students’ union building.

President's Video Message for April 2014

Hey U of C – This is your U of C Students’ Union President with a few thoughts before we finish out what has been a fantastic year. I know it’s a busy time of the year for all of us as we approach exams, but there are just a couple final messages and information we want to get to you before exams begin:


Spring / Summer Locker Rentals Begin April 1

Your Students’ Union (SU) offers an affordable locker program to all current undergraduate students. Administered through the SU’s used bookstore, Bound and Copied, approximately 5,000 lockers are available throughout campus.

President's Message for March 2014

This is your Students’ Union (SU) president with a quick update on some exciting news and a fantastic opportunity to win a lunch on us! I’ll keep it brief, but check the links if you want more info.

General Election 2014 Results

After weeks of campaigning and candidate forums, undergraduate students at the University of Calgary have elected a new slate of student leaders for 2014-2015.  Jarett Henry is the new President-elect, capturing 36 percent of votes. Henry served as a Faculty of Arts Representative for the SU in 2013-2014.  The new Vice President, Academic will be Hana Kadri, who had 55 percent of the vote.  Levi Nilson will be the new Vice President, External, garnering 41 percent of the vote and Jonah Ardiel won the Vice President, Student Life with 43 percent of the vote.  Adam Swertz takes on the role of Vice President, Operations and Finance with 54 percent of the vote.

President's Video Message for February 2014

Election fever is all around us and campaigning is in full swing! You may have already been approached by a student running in this year’s SU General Election looking for your support.  I’m sure you’ve seen campaign posters and banners around campus. Take a few minutes to talk to candidates about your needs as an undergraduate and don’t be afraid to ask questions to help you make an informed decision.

Notice of Referendum: CJSW Fee

Referendum Question for an increase to the CJSW fee.

Sponsoring Group: CJSW 90.9FM

Rationale

CJSW 90.9 FM is proposing a $1.00 increase to its current levy (detailed in Table 1 below). Additional revenue generated from the increased fee would allow for the addition of a new full- time staff member and website upgrades in order to podcast all radio programming. CJSW would be the first campus and community radio station in Canada to do this with all of its broadcasts.

Notice of Referendum: MSC Redevelopment Fee

Referendum Question for the Creation of a MacEwan Student Centre Building Redevelopment Fee.

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