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SU budget approved at June 19 SLC meeting

By Jason Herring, June 20 2018 — The Students’ Legislative Council approved the Students’ Union annual budget and discussed revisions to the SU Elections Policy at their June 19 meeting. Beforehand, Board of Governors representative Frank Finley gave a pre-report for the upcoming June 22 BOG meeting. He highlighted that Friday’s meeting will be the…

SU budget, VP external and more discussed at June 12 SLC meeting

By Matty Hume, June 14 2018 — The Students’ Legislative Council made its way through a full agenda during the June 12 meeting, which included briefing notes for the upcoming General Faculties Council (GFC) Caucus meeting and the first reading of the 2018–19 Students’ Union annual budget. The budget passed its first reading before the…

Students’ Union VP external position to remain vacant until October byelection

  By Matty Hume, June 12 2018 — The Students’ Union executive position of vice-president external will remain vacant until October, with the position’s responsibilities distributed between the four remaining executives. The VP external is the SU’s representative to political bodies outside of the university, including the municipal, provincial and federal governments. It became vacant…

Students should take advantage of available conference funding

By Kent Wong, May 7 2018 — As a University of Calgary student, you’re eligible to receive funding to attend academic conferences. Initiatives to fund students’ attendance include programs like the Schulich Activity Fund. Similar opportunities are available in the Faculties of Arts and Science. This funding doesn’t necessarily have to go towards travel —…

What the Health and Dental survey means for student insurance

By Matty Hume, April 27 2018 —  At the April 10 meeting of the Student Legislative Council, outgoing Students’ Union vice-president operations and finance Ryan Wallace presented results from a SU Health and Dental Plan student survey, launched at the beginning of the winter 2018 semester. The survey is a follow-through on his original campaign…

SU vice-president external resigns, leaving position vacant for upcoming year

By Jason Herring, April 19 2018 — Puncham Judge has resigned from her position as the Students’ Union vice-president external, the SU said in a statement released Thursday. Judge also will not take office as part of next year’s SU executive. “Puncham has been a valuable member of our Executive team since assuming the role in October. We would…

MacHall Ballroom to receive an up-to $2-million makeover

By Ashar Memon, April 5 2018 — This time next year, the MacHall Ballroom will look almost unrecognizable. The Students’ Union will begin extensive renovations to the Ballroom between January and April 2019. The Ballroom was first built in 1969 and has not had any major renovations since. The Students’ Legislative Council approved extrabudgetary expenditure…

Bylaws, Ballroom renovation discussed at penultimate SLC meeting

By Ashar Memon, April 5 2018 — The April 3 Students’ Legislative Council meeting began with a brief discussion regarding changes to the Students’ Union bylaws brought forward by vice-president operations and finance Ryan Wallace. The most notable change would allow SLC meetings to continue even if quorum is lost during the meeting — although…

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