The Council of Alberta University Students would like to express our sincere and heartfelt condolences for the loss of MLA Manmeet Bhullar. Many of our past and current student leaders had the pleasure of meeting Manmeet throughout his time in the legislature. We consistently came across an individual whose positive attitude and good spirit was constant.
The Council of Alberta University Students is excited to start 2014 by welcoming the Students’ Association of Mount Royal University (SAMRU) as a member. SAMRU represents over 10,000 full- and part-time undergraduate students at Mount Royal University in Calgary. CAUS looks forward to Sadiq Valliani, SAMRU President, and Missy Chareka, SAMRU Vice President External, joining
On November 6th, Deputy Premier and Minister of Enterprise and Advanced Education, Thomas Lukaszuk, announced that the Government of Alberta will re-invest $50 million into the 20 Campus Alberta institutions that were affected by the $147 million cuts made in Budget 2013. The Council of Alberta University Students (CAUS) welcomes the re-investment as a positive
Last week, the Council of Alberta University Students submitted our 2014 Budget Submission titled Alberta's Knowledge Economy: Building the Future of our Province. For Budget 2014 CAUS recommends the following: Tying tuition increases to CPI to ensure that post-secondary education remains affordable and predictable for Alberta students and the families that support them Putting the
The Ignite Steering Committee, which brings together student leaders from the Council of Alberta University Students (CAUS), Alberta Students' Executive Council (ASEC), and the Alberta Graduate Council (AGC) is looking for a consultant to help gather student perspectives on the future of post-secondary. Ignite: Ideas for Post-Secondary Education is a student organized initiative, the intent of
Post-secondary institutions in Alberta have recently been challenged with a series of financial hardships. In the wake of budget cuts, the future of post-secondary education in this province is uncertain as its leaders face difficult choices. As student leaders we look forward to aiding in the process of improving post-secondary education in Alberta. The Ministry