Students' Union News

  • TA’s are Teaching Assistants who happen to also be graduate students at the university. Sometimes even undergraduate students can become TA’s if they excelled in that specific class! To get the most out of your TA-student experience, or to enhance your overall university experience, you can: Know your TA’s office hours and their communication preferences […]

    February 14, 2017  |   Found in Editorial
  • Patrick on hosting a radio show, pizza days, and becoming a morning person. Tell me about being VP Student Life. Is it what you thought it’d be when you signed on for the job? “It’s been everything that I thought it was going to be and a little bit more. A lot of administrative work […]

    January 18, 2017  |   Found in Editorial // Elections // News
  • I learned a lot during the last school year about balancing commitments and following through with promises. Before my commitments as a full-time student began last year, I held two part-time jobs, volunteered at a University club, and also held a VP External position with a volunteer led mentorship program. Something I had to learn […]

    January 12, 2017  |   Found in Editorial
  • Want the Students’ Union to hear YOUR voice? Each year the SU administers a survey to the University of Calgary student population to gather feedback. The SU values what you have to say! These results often inform improvements to areas such as SU clubs, services, advocacy and businesses. Want proof? Here are just some of […]

    January 12, 2017  |   Found in Editorial // SU Survey
  • As this year comes to an end, there’s no better way to spend the last few weeks thinking to make the next year better. One of my New Year’s resolutions is to make my next semester a happier one. I’ve been doing a lot of research on the basics of happiness and here’s a list […]

    December 20, 2016  |   Found in Editorial
  • The Students’ Union Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS) is an event where University of Calgary undergrads showcase their accomplishments in research. First, applicants apply with their research abstract where it is then evaluated for clarity, uniqueness and how much initiative the student has taken over the course of the work. If the abstract passes the shortlisting […]

    December 8, 2016  |   Found in Editorial // research
  • TFDL is known to all UCalgary students as a place to hunker down and write a 3000-page paper in under 6 hours. With a countless number of study spots, computers, and work rooms, students often forget that TFDL is a library! And within that library, there are over 16,900 films and video material, and over […]

    December 14, 2016  |   Found in Editorial
  • Our lives as students are BUSY. There always comes a point when its 8 p.m. and you realize you haven’t had lunch or even moved from your TFDL study spot in five hours. When we’re stressed or things start piling up, self-care is usually the first thing we let go, and that only makes things […]

    November 4, 2016  |   Found in Editorial
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