Tagged students’ union

Bonuses for faculty representatives among topics at Feb. 27 SLC

By Jesse Stilwell, March 1 2018 — The Feb. 27 Student Legislative Council (SLC) meeting began with a discussion led by vice-president academic Tina Miller on proposed amendments to the transition process for incoming and outgoing faculty representatives. The proposed changes include shifting the existing March bonus to April in order to incentivize outgoing representatives…

Students’ Union election kicks off with VP op-fi forum

By Jason Herring, February 27 2018 — The first forum for executive candidates in the 2018 Students’ Union general election took place in the MacHall courtyard on Feb. 27. The three vice-president operations and finance candidates — Kevin Dang, Briana Stallcup and Rio Valencerina — answered questions from current SU VP operations and finance Ryan…

U of C’s MLA talks working with student politicians

By Tina Shaygan, February 20 2018 — The Students’ Union president and vice-president external are tasked with advocating to all levels of government on behalf of students. Stephanie McLean, minister of Service Alberta and minister of status of women, and the Member of Legislative Assembly for the University of Calgary’s provincial riding is one of…

SU representative hopes to improve exam scheduling for engineers

By Tina Shaygan, February 15 2018 —  Students’ Union engineering representative Chinmoy Ayachit wants to review final exam scheduling for students in his faculty. Ayachit, along with a number of other students, will be working with the registrar’s office over the summer as part of a special research project to review the algorithm used for…

Drawbacks of part-time status a barrier to education

February 9, 2018 — Though it comes with a lot of work, being a full-time student at the University of Calgary has its benefits. Full-time students — those enrolled in three or more classes per semester — receive access to a UPass, greater eligibility for scholarships and financial aid and full access to Students’ Union’s…

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