AUSU Update!

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– Sept 9: AUSU Council Meeting
– Sept 10: Last day to register for courses starting Oct 1
– Oct 10: Last day to register in courses starting Nov 1

AUSU By-Election Results

The 2015 AUSU By-election was a smashing success! Thank you to everyone who voted!

The ballots went out to over 25,000 members, and we received 1,580 votes. This works out to over 6% of our membership voting, which is much higher than in our past elections. Great turnout, AUSU – thanks for voicing your choices for council!

The successful candidates are listed below:

– Colleen Doucette
– Philip Kirkbride
– Pierre Plamondon
– Tamra Ross
– Brandon Simmons
– Laura Zhu

All in all it was a close race, and we wish to thank all of the candidates for running the AUSU election.

We encourage all members to stay involved with AUSU, and will be communicating more opportunities for involvement in the coming months!

The two vacant executive positions (VP Finance and Administration and VP External) will be voted on by council at the September 9 Council Meeting (5:30pm MDT ? RVP to

For more information or to view the total vote tallies, visit our website here.


don’t forget that AUSU’s primary goal is to provide advocacy for AU students, at the University level, provincial level, and national level. AUSU represents our members to a variety of stakeholders, including each AU Faculty, AU hiring committees, stakeholder consultations and the AU Board of Governors, and external organization such as the Canadian Alliance of Students’ Associations which advocates at a national level for Canadian students. We also meet with key personnel within the Board of Governors and Alberta Ministry of Education, among others.

Your concerns are important to AUSU, and we appreciate when our members bring forward issues that that they feel are important.

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