Students' Union News

  • Before I started working for the Students’ Union, I never really gave the annual SU Survey much thought. I assumed that the answers I left to open-ended questions on any university survey were just sent off to an untouched database of student grievances. I saw statistics in survey reports posted each year, but never quite […]

    November 1, 2017  |   Found in Editorial // Feature // SU Survey
  • Candidate platforms for the 2017 General Election are now available. Stay informed and read up on each of your future representatives.

    February 21, 2017  |   Found in Elections // GE-2017
  • THE STUDENTS’ UNION, THE UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY Notice is hereby given that an election will be held for the filling of the following offices:   Voting will take place on the 7th, 8th, and 9th days of March 2017. Locations and hours are as follows:   Online voting will take place at myUofC Student Centre […]

    February 16, 2017  |   Found in Elections
  • An English Major’s Unconventional Writing Tips No undergrad is more familiar with the struggles of writing an essay than an English major. For someone to inflict this degree upon themselves you would think they came out of the womb reciting Shakespeare or correcting other children’s grammar at recess. While this might be true for some […]

    November 21, 2017  |   Found in Editorial // Feature
  • Students choose recipients of the 2016-2017 SU Teaching Excellence Awards. On Wednesday April 19, 2017, the Students’ Union (SU) honoured 32 faculty members, instructors, and teaching assistants for their commitment to student success at its annual Teaching Excellence Awards ceremony. The awards recognize individuals who make significant contributions in assisting undergraduate students in reaching their […]

    April 20, 2017  |   Found in Advocacy // News
  • Food insecurity on university campuses is a growing concern in Canada. A recent study conducted by Meal Exchange Canada, “Hungry for Knowledge,” found that at more troubled campuses, up to 46% of undergraduate students have experienced some degree of food insecurity. Their access to food is either unavailable, inaccessible, inadequate, or unacceptable for their cultural […]

    April 5, 2017  |   Found in Editorial // Feature // SU Campus Food Bank
  • TA’s are Teaching Assistants who happen to also be graduate students at the university. Sometimes even undergraduate students can become TA’s if they excelled in that specific class! To get the most out of your TA-student experience, or to enhance your overall university experience, you can: Know your TA’s office hours and their communication preferences […]

    February 14, 2017  |   Found in Editorial
  • Notice is hereby given that Nomination Days are Monday, February 13 to Wednesday, February 15, 2017 and that nominations for the election of candidates for the following offices will be received at the Students’ Union, MSC 251 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Nomination Days. Nominations Packages are available here or […]

    January 30, 2017  |   Found in Advocacy // Elections // News
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