Summary of Council September 7th

Ananya Nair | AUS President Updates

At the first AUS meeting of the semester, we talked about our goals heading into the new school year. We also had a presentation by the Speaker of Council on Robert’s Rules of Order, approved stipended AUS hirings, and as we do each year, passed the Territorial Acknowledgment, recognizing that McGill is situated on traditional indigenous land. We also approved …

Summary of AUS Council Meeting January 27th, 2016

Ananya Nair | AUS President Updates

  At this week’s meeting AUS Council voted to endorse the SSMU “Yes” Campaign for the base fee increase, amended bylaws for Arts Student Employment Fund (ASEF) to require student to submit post-employment reports – creating greater transparency in how funding is allocated. Council also brainstormed how to be more efficient in reporting AUS Council motions online, as well as …

Summary of AUS Council Meeting January 13

Ananya Nair | AUS President Updates

At this week’s AUS meeting we discussed our goals for the semester. AUS elections are coming up, and we’re looking for candidates for AUS Executive positions and Arts Reps. We’re trying to publish a centralized application form on the AUS website, so it will be much easier to access and apply for positions with the AUS! Council also passed a …

Summary of AUS Council Meeting November 18th 2015

Ananya Nair | AUS President Updates

The AUS Legislative Council held its regular bi-weekly meeting on Wednesday November 18th. The Council agenda included presentations on course evaluations and SSMU’s potential affiliation with a provincial student federation, regular reports from the AUS Executives, Arts Reps and Arts Senators, a discussion on planning for future Arts Lounge Renovations, and voting on several motions. Council voted to approve both …

Summary of AUS Council Meeting November 4th 2015

Ananya Nair | AUS President Updates

The AUS Legislative Council held its regular bi-weekly meeting on Wednesday November 4th. The Council agenda included an equity training presentation from SEDE, regular reports from the AUS Executives, Arts Reps and Arts Senators, and voting on several motions to approve referendum questions regarding renewing the AUTS and AUIF fees and regarding constitutional amendments around the AUS financial year dates, …

Fall 2015 Referendum Questions

Ananya Nair | AUS President Updates

The AUS 2015 Fall Referendum period is taking place this November (exact dates below) and the following questions will be asked to students. Voting takes place from November 20th to 27th at ssmu.simplyvoting.com Timeline for the fall referendum: Last day to submit referendum questions via petition: Monday, November 2nd at 5 PM Last Council to approve referendum questions: Wednesday, November 4th …