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Saskatchewan students unite to take on provincial budget cuts

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The University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union is reforming the Saskatchewan Students’ Coalition as a way to unify with other institutions in the province and lobby against post-secondary cuts, after the austerity measures implemented by the provincial government on March 22. When the annual provincial was budget announced, revealing that funding to advanced education would be…

The 2017-18 USSU executives prepare for the upcoming year

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On March 22, four students were selected to be executives for the University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union, acting as a representative body for all undergraduate students in both academic and non-academic matters. Now that the 2017-18 academic year is finally here, the USSU executives are ready to implement their goals for the year and give…

Co-curricular records program set to roll out for undergraduate students

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A new volunteer-focused resource is in development by the University of Saskatchewan to validate undergraduate students’ extra-curricular work. Currently, co-curricular records are available to students in the colleges of Arts and Science and Education, but they are set to extend to other colleges in the coming years. CCR are a personalized summary of learning activities that…

Bengali event to elicit thoughts on multiculturalism and reconciliation

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On Sept. 9, the Bangladeshi Undergraduate Student Federation at the University of Saskatchewan will co-host an artistic event dedicated to the work of Nobel Laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore. The event will talk about identity and the philosophical teachings of the poet as a way to engage in reconciliation in light of Canada 150. The event…

Trudeau talks student jobs and reconciliation at Usask welcome event

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Welcome Week is always an exciting time for new and returning students alike, and those present at the Aboriginal Students’ Centre Welcome event on Sept. 1 had a unique reason to be enthused, as special guest Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participated in the festivities to start the year off. The ASC Welcome at the Gordon…

International Students’ Association advocates for students

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Each new school year at the University of Saskatchewan signals a flurry of ratifications for new students groups, and one such new group seeks to bring together a large body of students on campus. The newly formed International Students’ Association held elections for a five-member executive team in March 2017. As members of student council…

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