Students' Union News

  • Calgary, AB – On April 18 the Students’ Union (SU) honoured 39 faculty members, instructors, and teaching assistants for their commitment to student success at its annual Teaching Excellence Awards ceremony. The SU’s campus-wide recognition program gives undergraduate students the chance to weigh in on which instructors and teaching assistants have made a lasting, positive […]

    April 19, 2018  |   Found in Advocacy // Media Releases
  • Hello UCalgary students, I’m excited to announce that late last night myself and Vice President Operations and Finance, Ryan Wallace, after getting support from your elected 75th Students’ Legislative Council, signed off on the resolution of the Mac Hall dispute. After years of hard work by Students’ Union (SU) executives and staff, past and present, […]

    February 7, 2018  |   Found in Advocacy // Governance // Media Releases // MyMacHall Dispute // News // Press-release
  • Oct. 13, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The results of an unusually contested SU By-Election are official. Five positions were open going into this week’s vote. Students at the Cumming School of Medicine elected Jameson Dundas to the Students’ Legislative Council while Werklund School of Education students elected Megan Leung. Dundas and Leung captured 17 percent […]

    October 13, 2017  |   Found in Advocacy // Elections // Media Releases // News
  • A judge has ruled against the University of Calgary Students’ Union in their battle to retain control of MacEwan Student Centre, better known as MacHall – the popular student centre operated by the Students’ Union (SU). After successfully managing MacHall for more than 40 years, the SU will no longer be the building manager, and […]

    October 7, 2016  |   Found in Media Releases // MyMacHall Dispute // News
  • On June 29, 2016, the Students’ Union was informed by its lawyers that the decision regarding the injunction application to prevent the University of Calgary from taking over the management of MacHall will be delayed. The justice presiding over the case has revised her timeline and the decision is not expected until mid to late […]

    June 30, 2016  |   Found in Media Releases // MyMacHall Dispute // News
  • On Wednesday April 20, 2016, the Students’ Union (SU) honoured 34 faculty members and instructors for their commitment to student success at its annual Teaching Excellence Awards ceremony. The awards recognize individuals who make significant contributions in assisting students in reaching their highest potential. The SU’s campus-wide recognition program is for instructors who make a […]

    April 21, 2016  |   Found in Advocacy // Media Releases // News
  • The U of C has pulled the liquor license from the Den for BSD, so unfortunately, the SU cannot open the Den for BSD ( but the Den will reopen, fully licensed, on Thursday, April 14). The SU was told by the university today that the liquor license would be pulled because they feared ‘student […]

    April 12, 2016  |   Found in Media Releases // News // Student Life
  • After three months of mediation, negotiations over the ownership and management of MacHall broke down today (April 15, 2016). The parties were unable to resolve fundamental differences on ownership that would have put an end to this dispute over MacHall. “We hoped to be able to announce that we’ve come to an agreement with the […]

    April 15, 2016  |   Found in Media Releases // MyMacHall Dispute // News
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