Tagged students’ union

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…

Students’ Union advocacy needs to extend beyond elections

August 2, 2017 — With less than three months until Calgarians go to the polls, election season is in full swing. That means it’s advocacy season for the University of Calgary Students’ Union. SU vice-president external Shubir Shaikh is spearheading this year’s advocacy efforts, with a strong focus placed on secondary suites, public transit and…

SU begins advocacy push ahead of Calgary municipal election

By Sean Willett, August 2 2017 — The Students’ Union is stepping up its advocacy efforts in advance of Calgary’s upcoming municipal election. With students and non-students alike going to the polls in October, the SU wants to inform candidates about issues affecting those that live, work and study at the University of Calgary. The…

SLC starts consultation for code of conduct, passes resolutions

By Sean Willett, July 19 2017 — High-level consultation for a formalized code of conduct began during the July 18 session of the Students’ Legislative Council. This week’s meeting of elected Students’ Union officials also saw two resolutions pass — one to repeal the terms of reference for a soon-to-be-defunct committee and one to fill…

U of C no longer top 200 university, according to QS rankings

By Sean Willett, July 14 2017 — The University of Calgary has dropped from 196th to 217th on the QS World University Rankings. Published annually by British company Quacquarelli Symonds, the QS rankings are among the most respected university ranking lists in the world. The rankings evaluate universities according to metrics such as faculty/student ratio…

UPass price to rise by $10 this September

By Sean Willett, July 14 2017 — Students returning to the University of Calgary will have to pay more to get around the city next semester. The UPass is increasing in price from $130 to $140 per semester starting this fall — the result of a negotiation between Calgary Transit and post-secondary institutions that took…

Controversial paint cleaned off rock by unknown party

By Sean Willett, July 12 2017 — University of Calgary students this summer may be surprised to see that one of the school’s iconic ‘rocks’ — campus fixtures on which students are allowed to paint messages — has had many of its layers of paint removed. With both the U of C and the Students’…

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