Students' Union 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
  • Welcome U of C Students! It’s been a busy beginning to the fall semester for the Students’ Union, and if I haven’t met you yet, I’m Levi Nilson your SU President for the year. You’ll receive these emails periodically throughout the year and we want to make sure that they are filled with information that […]

    September 10, 2015  |   Found in Advocacy // News
  • There is a commonly-held belief that the summer is a quiet time around MacHall. In fact, the summer is one of the busiest times of the year for the SU. While students are working at summer jobs and enjoying the outdoors, staff and elected officials are already hard at work crafting new spaces, new experiences […]

    September 2, 2015  |   Found in MSC Spaces // News
  • Meanwhile, in MacHall… If you could make it past the circus of massive signs, partisan pamphlets and rampant button solicitation, you would’ve seen a great debate in MacHall on Wednesday. Half of the standing-room-only student crowd was made up of loud, committed partisans and the other half was quiet, undecided voters, all of whom descended […]

    October 2, 2015  |   Found in Advocacy // News
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