Bylaws and Policies

Political Policy Health And Wellness

Expiry: April 30, 2021

1 Facts

  1. University experience is not limited to academia. Students need support in all aspects of their lives in order to be successful.
  2. Student health and wellness of an individual includes emotional, mental, physical, spiritual, and sexual health.
  3. Student health and wellness is impacted by externalities such as, but not limited to, accessibility of physical environments, addictive behaviour, availability of clinical services, food security, financial security, inclusivity, physical fitness and health, positive build environments, and social community.
  4. Health and wellness significantly impacts student academic success and social well being.
  5. Students are increasingly susceptible to high levels of stress due to heavy workloads.
  6. Services supporting student health and wellness include more than just clinical services.
  7. The current levels of service and availability of facilities on campus do not adequately address student need.
  8. Awareness of health and wellness services does not sufficiently extend across the student body.


2 Resolutions

  1. The Students’ Union will advocate for improved accessibility, efficiency, quantity, and quality of services.
  2. The Students’ Union will advocate that services are adequately promoted to students.
  3. The Students’ Union will advocate for increased provincial funding for University service provision.
  4. The Students’ Union will collaborate with the University in the creation of a strategy to address campus health and wellness.
  5. The Students’ Union will collaborate with the University and provincial stakeholders in the creation of a provincial strategy to address campus health and wellness.