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Student advocacy group sets sights on deferred maintenance

By Daniel Huss, October 13 2017 — The Council of Alberta’s University Students (CAUS) is making growing maintenance debt an advocacy priority. Deferred maintenance debt at the University of Calgary has grown from under $100 million in 2000 to nearly $487 million in 2016. Deferred maintenance is repair work on campus delayed for future budgets….

New prayer rooms unveiled following construction delays

By Scott Strasser, January 14 2015 — A new campus multifaith prayer centre was unveiled on Jan. 13 in front of dozens of students, staff and community members. The space, located in the Dining Centre, is called the Vitruvian Space and boasts four multipurpose rooms. The largest room is called Firmitas — Latin for strength…

New prayer space faces further delays

By Scott Strasser, December 11 2015 — The University of Calgary’s new multi-purpose prayer space will not be ready until January due to construction delays.  Known as the Vitruvian Space, the area was originally slated to open in the Dining Centre this September. The room was then expected to be ready by late November, but…

Foothills campus gym renovations near completion

By Fabian Mayer, October 23 2014 — Renovations on the Kinetix Fitness and Wellness Centre, located in the basement of the Foothills campus, are set to finish by December. Students’ Union medicine representative Carstenn Kreuger said the gym is being renovated due to frequent use. “It’s pretty small also and some of the equipment has…

Phase two of Science A refurb in the works

By Josh Teitz, October 16 2014 — Science A may soon get a major renovation. Students’ Union faculty of science representatives have been meeting with Campus Planning regularly to discuss the future of the building. Plans call for an expansion that will add study space, four lecture theatres, a computer lab and a café. The…

New business building in the works

By Scott Strasser, October 9 2014 — It looks like business is booming over at the Haskayne School of Business, where plans for a new 100,000 square-foot building are afoot. Students’ Union business representative Tyler Hodgson said the new building, which will be roughly two-thirds the size of Scurfield Hall, will likely open in 2019….

Campus construction slugs along

By Susan Anderson, September 11 2014 — If you’ve been wondering what the deal is with all this construction happening on campus, you’re not alone. As you walk north from MacHall, you’re met with two construction sites. The first site is the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning. The institute is being built on the…

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