USSU Elections – Call For Nominations

Do you want to make a difference in your campus community? Interested in planning awesome events? Are you enthusiastic about academics or budget and finances? Do you feel your College, School, Institution or Group need a voice?

If you answered “yes” to any these questions then you should consider running for a position with your Students’ Union.

Visit ussu.ca/elections for more details

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Experience In Excellence Award Nominations

Doug Favell U of S Staff Spirit Award
This award recognizes non-academic staff members who are responsible for enhancing the student experience. This award recognizes non-academic staff members who are responsible for enhancing the student experience.

Doug Favell U of S Staff Spirit Award Nomination Form

Vera Pezer Award for Student Enhancement
This award is presented to U of S student volunteers who have given their time and energy to ensure that non-academic facets of the student experience are enhanced.

Please nominate and complete the evaluation of a current undergraduate student or group that you think has contributed to creating a positive environment through their volunteerism at the University of Saskatchewan.

Vera Pezer Award for Student Enhancement Volunteerism Nomination Form

Academic Advising Award
This award honours outstanding delivery of Academic Advising at the University of Saskatchewan and serves to recognize the importance Academic Advising has on enhancing the student experience.

Please nominate and complete the evaluation of a current Academic Advisor that you think has contributed to creating a positive environment through their effective and professional approach to academic advising at the University of Saskatchewan.

Academic Advising Award Nomination Form

Walter Murray Leadership Award
This award is presented to a student who has provided leadership beyond the call of duty in enhancing the student experience at the University of Saskatchewan.

Please nominate and complete the evaluation of a current undergraduate student that you think has contributed to creating a positive environment through their leadership roles at the University of Saskatchewan.

Walter Murray Leadership Award Nomination Form

Deadline for nominations is 4:30 pm February 9, 2018.

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Teaching Excellence Awards

Do you have a Professor or Teaching Assistant that inspires you? Is your instructor passionate about teaching? Do they go that extra mile to ensure you succeed?

Nominate them for a Teaching Excellence Award at ussu.ca/tea

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U-Pass Opt-Out Deadline – Jan 16

Last day to apply for Term 2 opt-outs is January 16, 2018. Completed online applications are due no later than 4:30 p.m.

Visit ussu.ca/upass for more information and Opt-Out Application

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Cut It Out

#CutItOut is a chance for students to speak with their Union about funding to post-secondary institutions, and to raise awareness about the effects that further cuts will have on our province.
We will be in the Arts Tunnel from January 22 to 26 with petitions, information, and a photo booth. We encourage students to speak with us, and ask us questions, and get involved in pushing for better opportunities for our University.
For more information email president@ussu.ca

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Term 2 U-Pass Important Dates

December 4, 2017
Term 2 U-Pass stickers are available. Stickers can be picked up or reactivated at the Information Centre in Upper Place Riel.
* If you received a U-Pass sticker in the past you will be required to reactivate the sticker at the Information Centre.

December 4, 2017
Opt-Out applications may be submitted online to the USSU.

December 31, 2017
Term 1 U-Pass stickers are deactivated at the end of the day. Term 2 U-Pass will be required effective January 1, 2018.

January 1, 2018
Term 2 U-Pass stickers are activated. If you have received or reactivated your U-Pass sticker for Term 2, you will be able to access City Transit with your U-Pass.

January 16, 2018
Last day to apply for Term 2 Opt-Outs. Completed online applications are due no later than 4:30 p.m.

April 30, 2018
Term 2 U-Pass stickers are deactivated at the end of the day.

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Campus Club Week

Interested in joining a club? Campus Club Week is perfect for you! Come check out the Arts Tunnel January 8-12 to see all the different clubs this campus has to offer. Groups will be promoting their events, recruiting members and informing students on their mandate. For more information regarding campus clubs, visit ussu.ca/studentgroups

Interested in booking a table? Contact tables@ussu.ca

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FREE PIZZA – USSU Annual General Meeting

All undergraduate students are eligible to propose amendments to the USSU Bylaw. The USSU consults with the USSU’s lawyer to ensure that the proposed amendments adhere to the spirit and intent of the Bylaw.

For more information and the proposed amendments visit ussu.ca/agm

The AGM will be held Thursday, November 23, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in ARTS 146. Please bring your student card for verification as a current U of S student.

Pizza and pop will be provided.

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

Join us November 20, at 6 p.m. for a candlelight vigil in remembrance of transgender people around the world that have been lost due to anti-transgender hatred and prejudice.

The event will be held in 217 Arts, for any additional information please email pridecentre@ussu.ca 

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ALLY WEEK

Ally Week is the best time to COME OUT as an Ally!

The USSU Pride Centre will be in lower Place Riel, November 6-10 promoting the diversity that is at the University of Saskatchewan. Historic strides have been made here on campus through Queer and Queer-Friendly faculty members and students.

Be sure to come check out our table and collect your Ally Button to showcase your support!

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