Tagged Jessica Revington

Reformed URS opens applications for 2018 event

By Ashar Memon, October 3 2018 — Applications are now open for the Students’ Union Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS). The annual event showcases research completed by undergraduate students at the University of Calgary. This year, the URS returns with substantial reforms. The URS will now allow students to deliver oral presentations or present physical models,…

MyUofC Mobile experience actually coming soon

By Ashar Memon, September 19 2018 — University of Calgary students accessing their online student centre from their mobile phones are likely familiar with these words: “Welcome to the myUofC Mobile experience. More content will be coming soon.” That message will finally change next year. The U of C is currently redeveloping the myUofC student…

Another year of SLC kicks off at May 8 meeting

By Ashar Memon, May 11 2018 — (With files from Derek Baker) Fresh new faces, as well as some familiar ones, greeted the Executive Council Chambers in MacHall on May 8 as the 76th Students’ Legislative Council convened for the first time. The evening kicked off with a report on the April 26 meeting of…

2018 Students’ Union Election Supplement

Panelists   President — External — Operations & Finance — Student Life — Academic — Board of Governors   Endorsements   It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The Students’ Union election is right around the corner and every year the Gauntlet puts together the fine SU election supplement that you’re holding in your hands…

VP academic candidates talk research symposium, OERs at forum

By Tina Shaygan, March 5 2018 — The two candidates running for the position of vice-president academic in the Students’ Union general election squared off on March 2 at a forum held in MacHall. Omer Mansoor and Jessica Revington answered questions from current vice-president academic Tina Miller and audience members. Revington said she wants to…

SLC fails to meet quorum, talks about code of conduct anyway

By Sean Willett, August 2 2017 — The August 1 session of Students’ Legislative Council did not come to pass. With only 10 members in attendance, SLC was unable to make quorum. Of the five Students’ Union executives that sit on SLC, only vice-president operations and finance Ryan Wallace was present. President Branden Cave and…

Faculty of Nursing launches four-year strategic plan

By Scott Strasser, March 28 2017 — The University of Calgary Faculty of Nursing launched a new four-year strategic plan on March 22, outlining the faculty’s priorities from 2017–2020. Faculty of Nursing dean Dianne Tapp says the new plan aims to build on the faculty’s old strategic plan, which was developed in 2011–12. “We did…

Students’ Union proposes elected official reporting reform

By Scott Strasser, November 18 2016 — The Students’ Union Policy Development and Review Committee (PDRC) has proposed a change to the SU’s elected official reporting mechanism for Students’ Legislative Council meetings. The policy recommends eliminating SU faculty representatives’ weekly verbal reports and replacing them with monthly verbal reports. SU vice-president operations and finance Branden…

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