Students' Union News

  • 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
  • April 26, 2016 Yesterday the University of Calgary published a post responding to the SU’s announcement of the injunction court date set to block the takeover of MacHall. Instead of clarifying the record, the university’s statement deliberately withheld and misstated the facts.   University statement: “If the university assumes management and operations of Mac Hall […]

    April 26, 2016  |   Found in Media Releases // MyMacHall Dispute // News
  • The University of Calgary and the Students’ Union agreed on Dec. 3, 2015 to enter mediation with regards to ownership and an agreement to maintain the Students’ Union’s management of Mac Hall.  This demonstrates the commitment by both parties to come to a fair and equitable agreement that recognizes the investment of both parties and […]

    December 4, 2015  |   Found in Media Releases // MyMacHall Dispute // News
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