Board statement re social media posts March 6, 2018

URSU Endorses Knockout Interest Campaign

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Students’ Union of the University of Regina Inc. (URSU), I am delighted to announce that URSU hereby endorses the BCFS ‘Knockout Interest’ campaign. As the cost of post secondary education continues to increase at a seemingly incessant pace, more and more ...
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URSU Threads Program Helps Students Suit Up for Working World

A well-made, well-tailored suit can give one the confidence needed to enter the work world and excel after their university education is complete. When one is a student though the cost of a suit or business attire can be outweighed by the price of tuition, food, and rent. Therefore, URSU ...
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Sustainable Products Nothing to Sneeze At

We're always looking at ways to contribute to a healthier and more sustainable world. We recently purchased new facial tissues from Who Gives A Crap because they help in a few different ways. First, all of their products are shipped without any plastic or unnecessary packaging. Second, their products are made with ...
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Login Issues with URSU Classifieds

As you may have noticed, the URSU Classifieds website has undergone significant changes, including a complete code overhaul. In transitioning to the new website no user accounts or posts could be saved or transferred. If you previously had an account with the old website, your username and password will not ...
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UofR Students’ Union Responds to Tuition Increase

The University of Regina Board of Governors recently approved a 2.8% increase on tuition that would be effective September 2019. A post-secondary education is an investment that significantly improves an individual’s ability to contribute to society. It is vital that this opportunity remains as affordable and accessible as possible. The ...
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Results of 2019 URSU General Election Ratified by Board of Directors

Below are the results of the 2019 URSU General Election, which have been ratified by the URSU Board of Directors on April 23rd, 2019. Below you will find the winners of each positions along with the candidates that were acclaimed and the results of the referendum question. For more information ...
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URFA and U of R Reach Tentative Agreement

A tentative agreement has been reached between URFA and the U of R. URSU thanks both parties for listening to the students and reaching an agreement. The following is a joint statement from the University of Regina Faculty Association (URFA) and the University of Regina Administration.  “Members of the campus ...
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Students’ Union Services and Supports will Remain Operational if a Strike Occurs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE on March 23rd, 2019. A MESSAGE TO ALL STUDENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF REGINA This week, both bargaining units took time to meet and discuss their perspectives with students. We thank Dr. Jason Childs and Dr. Marc Spooner from URFA and Dr. Vianne Timmons and Dr. Tom ...
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URSU Responds to Strike Notice

The following letter was sent by the University of Regina Students’ Union to the bargaining units of the University of Regina Faculty Association (URFA) and the University of Regina Administration. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE on March 23rd, 2019. A MESSAGE FROM THE STUDENTS’ UNION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF REGINA INC. (URSU) ...
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Unofficial Results for 2019 URSU General Election

Below are the UNOFFICIAL results of the 2019 URSU General Election. Due to the significant volume of reports of voter fraud and the severity of allegations made against several candidates during the campaign and voting periods for violations of the URSU Election and Referendum Bylaw, ratification of these unofficial results ...
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Candidates announced for 2019 URSU General Election

The purpose of this General Election is to fill all representative positions of the University of Regina Students' Union Executive Committee and Board of Directors, as well as, Senate, University Council, and Executive of Council. All candidates listed below are running in the 2019 URSU General Election, any student whose ...
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SGM Gives URSU Members a Voice and Ten Bucks!

The 2019 URSU Special General Meeting is your opportunity as a member of the University of Regina Students' Union to make recommendations on the administration and strategic direction of your Students’ Union! This is your chance to address issues you’ve seen on campus, in the community or throughout your time ...
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URSU General Election Set for March 18th and 19th

The 2019 General Election of the University of Regina Students’ Union (URSU) has been set for March 18th and 19th. The Nomination Period running from February 11th - 27th, with an All Candidates Forum taking place February 28th. CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR NOMINATION PACKAGE The purpose of this election ...
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URSU Demands a Tuition Freeze

The University of Regina was recently ranked fourth in a Maclean’s magazine article listing the “18 Most Expensive Universities to study in Canada for Canadians living away from home.” The University of Saskatchewan also made the most expensive list coming in at number 10. This means the two Saskatchewan universities ...
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Leader-Post Foundation Helps Hungry Students Focus on Education

Regina, SK — This past Friday, the Leader-Post Foundation Inc. invested in the future of students at the University of Regina by donating to the URSU Cares Pantry. Its contribution of $5000 means the University of Regina Students’ Union (URSU) can continue to offer its members nutritious food items as ...
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University of Regina Students’ Union announces ratification of President

On October 17th and 18th 2018, the Students’ Union of the University ofRegina Inc. (URSU) held a by-election to fill a number of vacant seats on their board of directors, including the position of President. In the case of the presidential race, the URSU Elections Committee was tasked with investigating ...
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Surviving Finals Season – Pro Tips

We wouldn’t be doing our jobs of supporting students if we didn’t give students some helpful ways to ensure a successful study session.Here are some tips to get the most out of your cramming. Get Books The more you know… the more you can bluff during an exam. Books are ...
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Vice-President of External Affairs of the Students’ Union of the University of Regina Inc. resigns

The University of Regina Students’ Union (URSU) Vice-President of External Affairs, Heather O’Watch, has decided to step down effective Friday Nov. 2nd. "We did accept the resignation of one of our executives and we are sad to see her go,” said Acting URSU President Jermain McKenzie. “We hope that in ...
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2018 URSU Fall By-Elections Unofficial Results

Below are the unofficial results for the 2018 URSU Fall By-Elections. Please note that all results are pending ratification by the URSU Board of Directors. The results of the vote for the President position are pending investigation by the URSU Elections Committee. If you have any questions please contact the ...
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Use Your Voice, Cast Your Vote!

The University of Regina Students’ Union (URSU) is currently holding its 2018 Fall By-Elections and voting takes October 17th and 18th. This is your chance as a University of Regina student, and a URSU member, to have your say in who represents you as President of your Students’ Union. You ...
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URSU AGM Set for October 24th

The 2018 URSU Annual General Meeting is your opportunity as a member of the University of Regina Students' Union to make recommendations on the operations of your Students’ Union. This is your chance to address issues you’ve seen on campus, in the community or throughout your time as a UofR ...
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Free Funding Sends Student to Freie Universitat

One of the ways the University of Regina Students’ Union (URSU) helps their members excel in their educational pursuits is through its Project, Event, or Conference (PEC) Funding. This funding allows students to receive partial funding to complete a project, put on an event, or attend a conference specific to ...
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URSU By-Elections Announced for Oct. 17 and 18

The University of Regina Students’ Union (URSU) requires that elections are held regularly (in the form of a General and By-Elections) to maintain a complete board of student representatives. URSU may also call for a referendum to have students vote on structural changes to student-supported levees.  If you have any ...
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New Regulations for Student Events Involving Alcohol

To: All student association executives From: Pat Patton, Director, Security and Operations Re: Alcohol Functions - New for 2018-2019 As a result of changes to the Sask Liquor and Gaming regulations and updating of University processes, the following will need to be in place for all alcohol functions on campus ...
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Welcome Week Returns to the UofR campus

The biggest party on the University of Regina campus is back and people better get ready! Welcome Week, put on by the University of Regina Students’ Union, is the best time for students to let loose before school drives them crazy! With non-stop activities on the Green, tons of live ...
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SASKTEL KNOWS WHAT STUDENTS NEED

Get exclusive wireless, internet, and maxTV student deals, only with SaskTel! Visit sasktel.com/student for complete details ...
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URSU Responds to Cuts to University of Regina Athletics

The unfortunate reality is that the state of the university is changing rapidly before our eyes. In the current system of growing costs and reduced funding, cuts have become a yearly reality. The fact is that with zero increase over last year's provincial budget that saw unprecedented cuts of more ...
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5 Ways to Make Sure the Warm Weather Stays

The sunny weather has finally arrived but it is up to all of us to make sure it sticks around. Here are some helpful tips from your Students' Union on how to make the warm weather feel more welcome: 1. Starting tuning up your bike, straightening out your golf clubs, ...
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2018 URSU General Elections CRO Report

The Chief Returning Officer for the URSU 2018 General Elections has issued their report. To view the document please click here. For more information please email cro@ursu.ca ...
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Media Release from URSU Executive

ATTN: URSU Membership: With respect to the recently concluded Students’ Union of the University of Regina Inc. (URSU) General Election, the Elections Committee has just completed a very thorough investigation of several violations of the URSU Elections and Referendum Bylaw. As a result, the Elections Committee made the difficult decision, ...
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Unofficial Results for URSU’s 2018 General Elections

BELOW ARE THE RESULTS FOR THE 2018 URSU GENERAL ELECTIONS. ALL ELECTION RESULTS ARE UNOFFICIAL PENDING REVIEW BY THE ELECTIONS COMMITTEE AND RATIFICATION BY THE URSU BOARD OF DIRECTORS.   EXECUTIVE President WINNER   Haris Khan   962 votes Matt Fedler   413 votes Oleksandr Tsuprak    71 votes Vice-President Student Affairs WINNER  Jermain ...
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Candidates Announced for URSU 2018 General Elections

BELOW ARE YOUR CANDIDATES FOR THE 2018 URSU GENERAL ELECTIONS, CLICK ON THEIR NAME AND PICTURE TO READ THEIR PROFILES. VOTING TAKES PLACE MARCH 19th AND 20th, FOR MORE INFO EMAIL CRO@URSU.CA EXECUTIVE President Matt Fedler Haris Khan Oleksandr Tsuprak Vice-President Student Affairs Victor Adeolu Oriola Rylan Jensen Jermain Mckenzie ...
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URSU Board Releases Statement

Please go to the link below to open "URSU Board Releases Statement" Board statement re social media posts March 6, 2018 ...
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Petition to Vote on CFS Levy put forth to UofR Students

It’s time to talk about student fees and how they are affecting YOU! Every year as a student, you pay up to $106 dollars for student services. These amazing services include your campus paper, the Carillon; our amazing student centers: UR Pride Centre for Sexuality and Gender Diversity, the University ...
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Congress 2018 is Hiring for Event Support

Looking for a short-term summer job? Want to gain hands-on experience working in a professional setting and in an exciting, fast-paced environment? The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences is recruiting close to 120 paid short-term contract workers to support the delivery of Congress 2018. The Congress of the ...
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Forgetting Fr*ckin Finals and Handling the Holidaze

Whether you’re up to your neck in study notes or getting ready for some holiday hibernation, it’s important to keep your spirits up and your heart rate healthy at this time of year. It can be hard to find time to even breathe during exam season and sometimes the thought ...
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Clothing Drive Means Business

URSU Threads Helps Students Make an Impressive Impression During URSU Sustainability Week 2017 (Nov. 6-8th), the University of Regina Students’ Union put on a clothing drive to collect gently used male and female professional attire for students at the UofR. In addition to giving students a chance to look their best, the ...
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URSU Sustainability Week starts Monday

URSU Sustainability Week runs November 6th-8th and it’s your chance to learn how to live more eco-friendly while also finding out about the different ways your Students’ Union reduce its impact on the environment. We’ll also be highlighting the various ways different groups and department promote practices that help the ...
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50 Years of Cheers, Beers and a Little Ringing in the Ears

Students, Staff and Faculty Flock to The Owl for More than Five Decades The welcome warmth of a hot meal, the comforting chill of a cold pint, the camaraderie of a cram session, the kinetic chaos of a cabaret — whatever memories you cherish from your college days, chances are ...
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URSU 2017 Fall By-Elections Results

Below are the results for the URSU 2017 Fall By-Elections, click on their name or picture to view their profiles. Thank you to everyone who ran and thank you to all who voted! These results will become official once they have been ratified at the next URSU Board of Directors ...
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URSU’s 2017 Fall By-Elections

Have a say in the future of your Students’ Union by running or voting in the URSU Fall 2017 By-Elections! Take on the job of continuing to steer your SU in a productive and effective direction by making sure the voices of students are heard! Already got a job and ...
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Welcome Week Makes Waves

Every year we at the University of Regina Students’ Union welcome thousands of new faces to our campus with Welcome Week. Throughout the week there was movies, music, munchies and more! Here's a recap of the biggest party of the school year! The eventful extravaganza began Wednesday (Sept 6th) with ...
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See where the summer takes you with these Sasktivities

Whether you’re enjoying a summer-long sabbatical from studies or just begging for a break between summer classes, it’s important to make the most of these sunny times. Before you know it we will wake up and it will be a frigid fall or we’ll be walloped by winter. Here are ...
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