Students' Union News

  • As November comes to a close, all across the university, students are starting to brace themselves for one of the most difficult periods of the semester: finals. Finals week (or weeks, for those of us who drew the short straw), can be difficult to get through. There is an overwhelming amount of stress on top […]

    November 23, 2015  |   Found in Editorial // Student Life
  • With midterms creeping up us on us and finals on the horizon, here are the top 5 best and worst places to study on campus. Best 1. Taylor Family Digital Library (TFDL) is an obvious choice for best place to study on campus. But instead of always being confined to a desk, one of the […]

    October 16, 2015  |   Found in Editorial // Student Life
  • 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
  • Why should I vote? Why should I vote when my voice doesn’t really matter? Why should I waste my time with such a flawed political process, when I know at the end of the day that these politicians will never deliver on their promises? I don’t need to vote because it’s not my problem. I […]

    October 8, 2015  |   Found in Advocacy // Editorial
  • Want the Students’ Union to hear YOUR voice? Each year the SU administers a survey to the University of Calgary student population to gather feedback. The SU values what you have to say! These results often inform improvements to areas such as SU clubs, services, advocacy and businesses. Want proof? Here are just some of […]

    January 12, 2017  |   Found in Editorial // Feature // SU Survey
  • As our post-secondary institutions continue to face uncertainty regarding provincial mental health funding, University of Calgary undergraduate students are sharing how accessing professional services on campus made a difference in their lives. The daily balancing act a student goes through in juggling academics, jobs, extra-curricular activities, new responsibilities, relationships and the ambiguity of post-graduate life, can […]

    March 23, 2016  |   Found in Advocacy
  • It’s our favourite time of year again! And I don’t mean back to class time…even though I know you all love that time too. That’s right folks, last week the SU held Clubs Week in the North and South Courtyards and we had over 200 clubs participate! It was a great way for first year […]

    September 24, 2015  |   Found in Clubs // Editorial
  • 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
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