Students' Union News

  • 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
  • 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
  • Did you know that the number of people using the SU Campus Food Bank has more than doubled in the past two years? Food security is an issue right here on campus. Here are three ways you can help support this vital service this holiday season: Holiday Food Drive Calling all Clubs: we need your […]

    November 4, 2016  |   Found in Student Life // SU Campus Food Bank // Volunteering
  • 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
  • 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
  • Hey U of C, I’m Stephan Guscott, your SU President and I’ve got a few quick updates on some pretty important things happening around campus. First, be sure to enter our Best of MacHall Contest – just let us know who you love in MacHall and you can enter to win an iPad Mini. Contest […]

    November 18, 2016  |   Found in Advocacy // Student Life
  • Student’s Union Elections? “Maybe next year”, “I don’t know if I’m ready”, “What is Students’ Union anyway?” Dear Student, Why so many doubtful thoughts? First things first, there is no such thing as “losing” in the SU elections. In fact, it takes immense courage and leadership commitment to run for such rewarding positions. The incomparable […]

    January 2, 2017  |   Found in Editorial
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