Students' Union news release items
Edmonton, Alberta – Alberta's post-secondary institutions and student organizations were told Thursday that tuition for the 2013/14 academic year will be frozen at current levels, supplemented by $16 million in additional funding. Alberta's universities, colleges, and technical institutions are being challenged by the Government of Alberta to find financial efficiencies without resorting to student tuition or fees and today's announcement is a part of that plan.
Edmonton, Alberta - Alberta's budget promised to put students first — however, when he stood up in the Legislature to deliver his speech, Minister of Finance Doug Horner delivered a blow to Alberta's post-secondary education in the form of a 7% cut to operating grants to universities, colleges, and technical institutes.
March 7, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New SU Executive and other officials to be sworn in May 3rd.
Edmonton, Alberta - Alberta’s Legislature will finish its scheduled business with the third and
final reading of the Election Accountability Amendment Act, or Bill 7, this week. The bill makes
several changes to how Alberta's elections are run and includes a change to allow postsecondary
students to cast their ballot either in the community where they study or where they
lived prior to going to school.
August 30, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Two local Alberta/Haskayne Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) students working at Calgary not-for-profit organizations will be benefiting from a $20,000 bursary this year. The Haskayne School of Business and the Students’ Union at the University of Calgary have partnered on a unique opportunity to students in their second year of the Alberta/Haskayne Executive MBA program who are currently employed in the not-for-profit sector in Alberta.
March 28, 2012
Calgary, Alberta - The next provincial election, being held on April 23, is about to get interesting. University students from across Alberta are pledging to vote, and with over 10,000 students already signed up, they are going to make a difference in this campaign.
Results announced for 2012 SU General Election
New SU Executive and other officials to be sworn in April 27th