ASU By-law Review

ASU By-law Review

ASU Updates its By-laws:  Organization poised for more progressive and efficient representation  The Acadia Students’ Union (ASU) is committed to providing strong representation of and clear communication. The ASU is always seeking new ways to engage with students and promote a fun, memorable, and supportive Acadia Student experience.   At the recommendation of the 2017/2018 ASU Council, the ASU’s… Read more »

Posted on: November 26, 2018
New ASU By-laws (Draft)

New ASU By-laws (Draft)

The ASU is undergoing a complete review of it’s bylaws to ensure our organization’s practices promote a diverse, inclusive, and supportive Acadia student body. Our new DRAFT by-laws aim to help the ASU’s council better represent and communicate with students and make our election process more accessible and fair. Come take a look and have… Read more »

Posted on: November 08, 2018
Acadia Sexual Violence Policy (Draft)

Acadia Sexual Violence Policy (Draft)

Acadia is implementing a new policy on sexual violence to help protect survivors and create a safer living and learning environment for all students, staff, faculty, and guests on our campus. The ASU is hosting a public consultation session on the draft policy on Thursday, November 1st, 2018 from 4:30-6:00pm in the Michener Lounge on the upper level of… Read more »

Posted on: October 31, 2018
ASU 2018 By-Election Results

ASU 2018 By-Election Results

See below the official results of the ASU Fall By-Election: First Year Officer: Hunter Murchison-Doggart – 44 Blake Steeves – 110 Kristi Stewart – 65   Equity Officer:  Ruvimbo Chipazi – 280 Kate Hamre – 349    

Posted on: September 30, 2018
Heavy Episodic Drinking Among Post-secondary Students

Heavy Episodic Drinking Among Post-secondary Students

Hi Acadia Students, The ASU is continually working to advance alcohol and substance use harms reduction within the Acadia University campus community. From promotional activities to the way we structure events, the ASU has been actively working with the Acadia University and the Town of Wolfville to ensure the safety and wellness of students in… Read more »

Posted on: August 22, 2018
ASU Chief Returning Officer Hiring Period Extended

ASU Chief Returning Officer Hiring Period Extended

Chief Returning Officer Job Posting APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, August 24th, 2018 at Midnight TERM: September 1st 2018 – April 30 2019 RATE OF PAY: $950 Honorarium for the year DUTIES: Acting independently from Council, the Chief Returning Officer is responsible for the fair and efficient administration of all Union elections, plebiscites and referenda. This includes… Read more »

Posted on: August 22, 2018
Volunteer Opportunity: ASU Hiring Committee

Volunteer Opportunity: ASU Hiring Committee

Applications are now open for the following positions: Seat on ASU Hiring Committee (2) (Applicants must be enrolled at Acadia University for the upcoming academic year) When to Apply? The application period opened on Thursday, June 14th, 2018 and closes on Wednesday, July 11th, 2018. How to Apply? Submit an application package! This must include… Read more »

Posted on: June 14, 2018
Tuition Update

Tuition Update

Hello Acadia Students, We hope you are enjoying your summer. The ASU feels it is important to communicate upcoming tuition changes directly to all students. As you may be aware, a survey was distributed to students shortly in advance of the Board of Governor’s vote that showed a majority of students could not support or… Read more »

Posted on: June 13, 2018
Proposed Governance and By-Law Review

Proposed Governance and By-Law Review

At its March 27th, 2018 Regular Meeting, Council will be considering a presentation from Tom MacEwen, ASU Legal Counsel, with his plan to review and update the ASU By-Laws. Click here to view the PowerPoint presentation.

Posted on: March 27, 2018
2018/2019 Council Members

2018/2019 Council Members

In the 2018 General Election, students selected their representatives to serve on the 2018/2019 Students’ Representative Council (SRC). These individuals will take office on May 1st, 2018 and will continue to serve until April 30th, 2019. Please feel free to contact them if you have any questions, comments or concerns about Council moving forward. Any administrative questions… Read more »

Posted on: March 21, 2018