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MSU Vice Presidential Elections April 2 & 3

March 23, 2016 at 16:41 pm

On April 2 and 3, the Student Representative Assembly (SRA) will elect the three MSU Vice-Presidents and the MSU Speaker for 2016-17. In order to run for a Vice-Presidential position, one need only attend the SRA meetings of April 2 and 3. Students are invited to two VP meet and greet events March 29 and 30 in TwelvEighty.

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McMaster students celebrate financial aid announcements within Ontario budget

February 25, 2016 at 17:11 pm

The McMaster Students Union (MSU), along with its provincial advocacy partner, the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA), have long advocated for improvements to financial aid. On February 25, with the release of Ontario’s 2016 provincial budget, the culmination of years of lobbying efforts has students applaud the sweeping and targeted moderninizations to the financial aid system.

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MSU's Annual Mental Health Campaign #MacTalks running Feb. 22 - Mar. 4

February 25, 2016 at 11:45 am

#MacTalks, the MSU’s annual campaign for mental health, will be held from Monday, February 22 to Friday, March 4, 2016. The aim of the initiative is to reduce mental health stigma on campus, provide disability-related programming, and inform students about the supports available to them.

View the full schedule of events here.

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Valedictorian Award nominations open February 8

February 9, 2016 at 16:11 pm

Every year, the McMaster Students Union (MSU) recognizes outstanding graduating students in each faculty with the Valedictorian Awards. Each valedictorian gives an address at their respective convocation. The nomination period opens February 8 and closes March 7. All relevant information, including the nomination package, is available via msumcmaster.ca/valedictorian.

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MSU and OUSA launch TimeOut Tuition campaign

January 11, 2016 at 08:47 am

The McMaster Students Union, alongside the Ontario Undegraduate Student Alliance are campaigning against rising province-wide tuition costs. Titled TimeOut Tuition, the campaign aims to ensure that the next tuition framework, beginning in 2016/17, will introduce a fully funded tuition-freeze province-wide for the next five years.

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2016 State of the Union will be delivered on January 14 @ 2pm in MUSC

December 21, 2015 at 16:42 pm

On Thursday, January 14 at 2pm, the MSU Board of Directors will deliver the annual State of the Union address in the MUSC, in front of the fireplace. The State of the Union will include information on services’ accomplishments, comprehensive financial information, project details, lobbying efforts, and how the post-secondary landscape has changed over the last eight months. Download a copy of the 2016 State of the Union.

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