November 29 – December 3

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Never miss an event on any campus by following our google calendar! or Check out the Calendar on our Website!

Student Involvement Opportunities

We’re Hiring!

– Timmins Campus Life Coordinator
– Brampton Assistant
– Walksafe Coordinator
– Walksafe Staff
– Executive Director/General Manager

Click here to see full job postings

ARTifacts Afternoon: Exploring Mandelas Finding Mindfulness in Circular Drawing
November 29th 1:30pm (EST)

Join us this Monday afternoon for the final fall semester session of creativity, self-discovery and cultural connection!

The ARTifacts fall series is a collaboration between the Sault Ste. Marie Museum (saultmuseum.ca) and The ArtSpeaks Project (theartspeaksproject.org) to foster holistic wellbeing through art and heritage for students on campus.

  1. Please use link to register via zoom
  2. Explore Local Heritage through thematic artifacts with the Sault Ste. Marie Museum
  3. Find Mindfulness in Art through found objects at home with The ArtSpeaks Project
  4. Your choice of food and drink (or not) with a free e-giftcard sent after the session
  5. Bonus Art Kit with materials and mindfulness activities (one per AU student*)

Please Click Here to Register via Zoom

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Seminar
December 1st 10:30am (EST)

AUSU is supporting the Algoma Community Legal Clinic in hosting and promoting the Sexual Harassment in the Workplace project. The Sexual Harassment in the Workplace (SHIW) project is funded by the Department of Justice Canada under a program designed to predominately increase public awareness and knowledge around sexual harassment in the workplace and provide access to free legal information and advice for persons who have experienced workplace sexual harassment. 

Open presentations will be hosted, with a certificate of attendance and completion provided to those who attend. There will also be a chance to win a $50 Algoma University Bookstore gift card for those who participate.

Click here to join

AUSU Annual General Meeting: Continuation
December 2nd 10:00am (EST)

CONTINUATION OF THURSDAY NOVEMBER 25TH MEETING.

We here at AUSU are hosting our Annual General Meeting (Fall Semester Session).
This is a great opportunity for students to see what their board have been working on this year and our exciting plans for next year!

How to get Involved?

  • Learn about Initiatives from 2021 -2022 Board of Directors
  • Review Financials & Policy Documents
  • Propose Changes & Ask Questions

Please Note the AGM Supporting Documents: Access all Documents HERE
** MUST BE LOGGED INTO ALGOMAU STUDENT EMAIL TO ACCESS**

How to Join Zoom Webinar?

  • Click on the button below to go to the registration page
  • Complete the Registration
  • Once you have completed the registration you will receive an email
  • The email will contain the link to join the meeting

Join Zoom Meeting

Algoma University Community of Support Virtual Session
December 3rd 4:00pm (EST)

The Community of Support (COS) is a collaborative and longitudinal initiative that support students who are Indigenous, Black, Filipino, economically disadvantaged, or who self-identify with having a disability at every stage of their journey to Medical School, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Graduate Science programs. We provide a range of services including free MCAT prep, application support and webinars.

Learn about the Community of Support Program and support with applying to Medical School from a UofT Medical Student.

Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 963 9356 7999 Passcode: 433081

AUSU Services

AUSU Food Pantry

The Algoma University Students’ Union Food Pantry is here to help for your emergency food security needs and works in consultation with the student body to address food insecurity issues. 

We are open Tuesday 1pm to 7pm Thursday  11am to 4pm 

As of Tuesday, November 30th, the Food Pantry will move back to the curbside pickup to ensure the safety of our students and community members. Please make note of the following:

  • Please use the online calendar to book an appointment. List any allergies, dietary needs, and requests. 
  • When you arrive to your appointment, wait outside of the Pantry door in Shingwauk Hall (former Globe doors). No students are allowed inside the Pantry at this time.
  • Only one student is permitted to come to the appointment and masks must be worn.
  • Items will be arranged prior to your arrival and given out at the door. Please arrive on time to your appointment and share your name so you get the correct package of food.
  • Bring your own bags to the appointment

The Food Pantry will do its best to meet your requests but is not be able to guarantee exact items. We appreciate your cooperation and look forward to seeing you! If you have any further questions please email ausufood.pantry@ausu.algomau.ca

Academic Support Strategist & Mediator

Formerly known as Ombudsperson, I offer various services meant to support students when they encounter problems and concerns at Algoma University. In this supportive position, I help students who might otherwise fall through the cracks. I can offer assistance with issues such as:

  • Academic Appeals / Social Programs
  • AlgomaU Assistance
  • OSAP     
  • Policies
  • Support     
  • General Help
  • Complaints / Student Issues    
  • Recommendations

If you have any questions or concerns contact Tyler at ombudsperson@ausu.algomau.ca 

People’s Garden

Follow us on social media to see updates about the garden and what is available. If you would like any of the items from the garden, please contact either the People’s Garden Coordinator or the Food Pantry Coordinator and we can assist you.

Facebook Group Page – The People’s Garden at Algoma U
Twitter – @PeoplesGarden82
Instagram – @peoplesgarden82 

For any information about the garden please contact The People’s Garden Coordinator: Henna Benzy Johnson at peoplesgarden82@gmail.com or thepeoplesgarden@ausu.algomau.ca

Messages From Clubs / Services

The Sentient

The Sentient is the student newspaper at Algoma University that covers opinion pieces, community news, politics, editorials, and many other topics. Assisting with the newspaper will allow you to gain valuable experience in journalism and media studies and is an excellent opportunity to get involved in the Algoma University community! Now, more than ever, there is a need for meaningful discussions to be taking place, and Algoma U students can be a part of getting those discussions started or continuing ongoing ones.

Those interested in submitting pieces should email mediacoordinator@ausu.algomau.ca

Volunteers

Do you want to get more involved with student life?
Have a passion for advocacy and equity? Want to meet new people, learn new skills, or experience new opportunities? Look no further!

AUSU is looking for volunteers to be a part of our events, campaigns, and services teams. You can earn co-curricular credit while taking part in fun events, making a difference in your community, and creating lasting projects! From hosting open mic nights to harvesting tomatoes in the garden to participating in protests, there’s plenty of diverse opportunities to be involved in AUSU and the Algoma U community.

If you’re interested in learning more, send us a message at studentunion@algomau.ca!
OR Sign up today using the google form!