Students' Council

Students' Council

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'In Progress' refers to items that can be completed, e.g. working to create a policy. 'Ongoing' means work on long-term evergreen priorities, e.g. advocating for improved Indigenous student services.

These recommendations are summarized from the ones in the report. To see the full recommendations as they are originally worded, see the full report here.

Recommendation Status
Students’ Council shall create a task force to delve into the structure of Students’ Council representation. Complete - Task force established.
The SU shall increase its presence in events involving orientation and events for Aboriginal groups. In progress - Council involved at TAWOW, governance side underway
The SU shall expand the current TRC Political Policy to include issues outside the TRC’s Calls to Action. Complete – Indigenous Students Political Policy passed
CAC should strike a language translation task force to translate Bylaw 100 into Cree. In progress – DG is contacting translators. Council is discussing broadening the mandate of Translation Committee.
The SU shall mandate that a KAIROS Blanket Exercise be a part of Students’ Council onboarding training. Complete
The SU shall create two budget lines for Students’ Council to support Aboriginal initiatives. Complete
The SU shall edit its Acknowledgement of Traditional Territories to recognize that the U of A is situated on unlawfully stolen and unceded Papaschase Cree territory. Not started
The SU shall amend its Acknowledgement of Traditional Territories to reflect the traditional names of the Nations mentioned in the acknowledgement. Complete - the Council territory acknowledgement references the Dene, Salteaux, Nakota Sioux, and other nations.
Students’ Council shall create a Territory Acknowledgement Guide. In progress – Guide is being drafted, workshops conducted.
Students’ Council shall amend Bylaw 1500 to broaden the mandate of DIE Board to allow the Board to provide advisory opinions. Complete
The Students’ Council shall create a Students who Parent Policy. Complete
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Students' Union Executive and Administrative Offices
Room 2-900
Students' Union Building
University of Alberta
8900 - 114 Street NW
Edmonton, AB
T6G 2J7