Students' Union News

  • If you’ve got big ideas about improving campus, make sure to take advantage of the $1.7 MILLION fund that the SU distributes through Quality Money as part of a unique partnership between the Board of Governors and the SU! No project is too big or too small, but the deadline is Nov. 27 so make […]

    November 16, 2015  |   Found in Advocacy // News
  • Hey U of C, I know you’re all busy finishing up midterms and papers so I’ll keep this brief. I’m Levi Nilson, your SU President and I’ve got a few quick updates on some pretty important things happening around campus. First off, the dispute around MacHall. You’ve probably heard the SU and the university administration […]

    November 3, 2015  |   Found in News
  • On Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, I instructed the Students’ Union’s lawyers to serve the University of Calgary and the Board of Governors with our lawsuit related to student ownership of MacHall. I want to go into detail about why, after two and a half years, it has gotten to this point and to explain the […]

    November 2, 2015  |   Found in MyMacHall Dispute // News
  • The following letter is a guest post from W. D. (Bill) Smith, former general manager of the students’ unions at the University of Alberta and the University of Saskatchewan. Bill offers an interesting and informed perspective on the relationship between students’ unions and their universities.    November 25, 2015 The Governors of The University of […]

    November 25, 2015  |   Found in MyMacHall Dispute // News
  • 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, and I’m sure you’ve seen campaign posters and banners around campus. Take a few minutes to talk to candidates about your needs as […]

    February 23, 2016  |   Found in Advocacy // Elections // GE-2016 // News
  • Meanwhile, in MacHall… On Tuesday, Sept. 22, the SU held its annual U-Help Volunteer Fair. Throughout the north and south courtyards, representatives from 35 non-profit organizations gathered to promote their current volunteer opportunities. If you missed the U-Help Volunteer fair, drop by the SU Volunteer Services newly renovated space and check out volunteer opportunities on […]

    September 24, 2015  |   Found in News // Volunteering
  • Meanwhile, in MacHall… Volunteer Services is one of the most treasured branches of the SU. Each year, hundreds of friendly and hardworking students volunteer their time with programs such as the SU Campus Food Bank, Students for Literacy, or the Volunteer Tax Program. These students help provide everything from free healthy breakfasts to free income […]

    October 8, 2015  |   Found in News // Volunteering
  • A lot of people have been asking what student ownership of MacHall really means and why should it matter. As a student myself, ownership isn’t about just a title, ownership is about allowing students to choose what they want to see in their student centre. For me, it’s about recognizing student need and addressing it […]

    October 5, 2015  |   Found in MyMacHall Dispute // News
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