BUSU Announces new Sustainability Initiatives

In a continued effort to improve our impact both locally and globally, the Brock University Students’ Union (BUSU) is proud to officially announce two new sustainable initiatives at our on campus operations, General Brock and Union Station. With a large portion of revenue coming from coffee sales, General Brock, BUSU’s on-campus retail location, has decided to tackle coffee waste one …

Brock University keeps 1.2 million water bottles out of landfill

Brock University will celebrate Earth Day today by raising a few tall cold ones — of water, that is — enjoyed in refillable water bottles. By installing 22 water bottle filling stations on campus since 2013, Brock has kept more than 1.2 million plastic water bottles out of landfill. Numbers show the filling stations have gained in popularity with an …

BUSU Pilots Student Legal Clinic

The Brock University Students’ Union is proud to announce a new pilot program; the Student Legal Clinic, which will launch on Wednesday, April 1st at 9:00am at the BUSU office. BUSU has partnered with Toronto-based barrister Alex Valova, who will be bringing her legal expertise to Brock’s campus. Valova has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario, including the …

University Board of Trustees to Reduce Student Rep Seats

We, the Brock University Students’ Union (BUSU), have been informed that the proposal of a reduction to the University Board of Trustees’ membership has been adopted and will in fact be moving forward in what we feel is a disappointing direction. The Board of Trustees had compiled a public proposal that sought feedback on their plan. The BUSU Executive team …

BUSAC Nominations Now Open

Do you know someone that would be a great representative for their respective faculty and for Brock? Encourage them to run for one of the seats in Social Science, Education, Humanities, Business, Applied Health, Math & Science or Extra Faculty. BUSAC Nominations are now open and forms are available at the BUSU Office. There is also a Referendum taking place about …

Students Urge for Prioritizing Teaching Quality

TORONTO, January 21, 2014 – The Ontario Undergraduate Alliance (OUSA) is proud to announce the release of “Those Who Can, Teach; Evaluating Teaching and Learning Strategies in Ontario’s Universities”, a submission exploring pedagogy and instruction methods within Ontario’s universities. The submission calls on the provincial government and universities to better prioritize teaching quality, and provides nineteen targeted recommendations to improve …

Kira Isabella with Leah Daniels – Live at Isaac’s

Sell Tickets Online through Eventbrite Kira Isabella with Leah Daniels, will be Live at Isaac’s on Wednesday February 11th. VIB members will have front of the line ticket access and be able to purchase tickets as of 9:00am Tuesday Jan 20th 2015 online through the link provided to them in their email. Non-VIB members will have access to ticket purchases …