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 …

Executive and Director Nominations Now Open

Monday January 5th marked the opening of the 2015 BUSU Executive & Director nominations. The positions available are: – BUSU President, VP External Affairs, VP Finance & Administration, VP Student Services, BUSU Director of the Board and Brock Press Director of the Board. The BUSU Executive positions are full-time jobs overseeing a variety of areas.  Some of the bullet points …

Help Us Bring GO & Seamless Transit to Niagara

All of Niagara’s municipalities agree that daily commuter GO Train service is important for the economic health and growth of our region. A link between the GTA and Niagara can have a significant impact on important factors like accessibility, flexibility, mobility, and affordability. After years of studies and discussions about bringing this service to Niagara, a critical point has been …

BUSAC Sets Important Governance Dates

The Brock University Students’ Administrative Council, better known as BUSAC recently completed their annual summer training/planning retreat.  During the retreat the councillors participated in team building, governance training, brainstorming and most importantly, held its 2nd meeting of the 2014-15 legislative session. The minutes and proceedings for the July 13th meeting will be available in September once BUSAC approves them in …

ELECTION CLARIFICATION

ELECTION CLARIFICATION: Recently questions have been raised about an email sent from a third party regarding the Turf Field Referendum. The email in question that was sent from a third-party relating to the Turf Field Referendum has been deemed by the Elections Committee to be distinctly different from the third party email sent regarding the Senate Election. The third party …

ELECTION UPDATE: Brock University Senate Election

*CORRECTION NOTICE: The appointment/election of temporary Senators will take place at the July BUSAC meeting, not May. -CG ELECTION UPDATE: On Tuesday March 25th at approximately 1pm the Elections Committee met to discuss an incident that occurred related to the Brock University Senate election.  The Committee deemed that actions of a third party had compromised the integrity and fairness of …

ELECTION UPDATE: Social Science Election

ELECTION UPDATE: Faculty of Social Science Election Early Tuesday morning we were alerted to a discrepancy in the eligible voters list for the Faculty of Social Science.  We have discovered that the Faculty of Social Science election ballot was sent to all-undergraduate students at Brock which was an error on our part.  We have identified the issue, the cause and …

Why Voting Matters for Graduating Students

Each year we hear upper year students saying they aren’t voting because they are not here next year and it won’t affect them. With all due respect, we couldn’t disagree more…and here is why. [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_video link=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LySn42BeF0o”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Voting in the 2014 Executive, Directors and Referendum begins on February 11th and ends on February 13th. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

BUSU Elections: Nominations Now Open

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]BUSU Executive Nominations are Now Open: BUSU Elections are coming up and we are looking for passionate, creative leaders to Step Up and run for positions. These roles offer amazing experience, great pay with benefits and most importantly, the opportunity to make a positive impact at Brock on your fellow students. Not sure if you are qualified? Just watch this, …