Monthly Archives: March 2011

Students need to vote on May 2

A federal election has been called for May 2 and we are teaming up with our federal counterpart, the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA), to encourage all Canadian students to get out and vote. The Government of Canada plays a big role in post-secondary education - running the Canada Student Loan Program, providing the

CAUS presses student concerns to MLAs

After four days of meetings with over 40 MLAs our lobby conference is about to come to an end. I have one more meeting later this afternoon along with Aden Murphy from the University of Alberta but it seemed to be a good time to reflect on what we have accomplished this week and where

CAUS goes to the Legislature

Every year students from the University of Alberta, University of Calgary and University of Lethbridge head to the Legislature to press the case for investing in Alberta's post-secondary system to MLAs and other stakeholders as well as get feedback from decision-makers on where our province is heading and what role they envision for post-secondary students

Congratulations to our 2011/12 executives!

Every year our students' unions hold elections for their executive positions. These elections are competitive and take more work than many might think. Thousands of students of vote at each of our campuses, and reaching out to that student body with ideas that resonate is a huge job. It also is an important one because