Tagged University of Alberta

Students should encourage women to run in student politics

By Aisha Sajid, October 10, 2017 — The Students’ Union byelection is fast approaching and students have a wide range of candidates to chose from in the races they are eligible to vote in. But this diversity isn’t always present in student politics. The University of Alberta Students’ Association commissioned a research study that found…

Alberta should cap pay for university executives

July 25, 2017 — Administrators at Alberta post-secondary institutions are rolling in the green. According to the University of Calgary’s 2016 consolidated financial statements, president Elizabeth Cannon received $943,000 during the year between her base salary, cash benefits and non-cash benefits. University of Alberta president David Turpin made $888,000 in 2016, according to the U…

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…

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