Bylaws and Policies

Political Policy Nonpartisan

Expires April 30, 2022

1 Facts

  1. Undergraduate students at the University of Alberta have diverse political views and ideologies.
  2. The Students’ Union represents all undergraduate students at the University of Alberta.
  3. The Students’ Union would not be representing the perspectives of all students by endorsing political parties or candidates.
  4. Student associations are legislated corporations under the Post-Secondary Learning Act (2003) of the Government of Alberta.

2 Resolutions

  1. The Studentsʼ Union is a nonpartisan organization.
  2. The Students’ Union will not support or oppose candidates for public office, nor does it take a stand for or against a political party.
  3. The Students’ Union will advocate to parties and candidates primarily on Students’ Council’s political policies.
  4. The Students’ Union will engage in efforts to educate members on policies, platforms, and political statements made by parties and candidates that may affect the student experience.
  5. The Students’ Union will engage its members to be active in the political discourse within our municipalities, our province, and our country.
  6. The Students’ Union will engage in efforts to inform members about opportunities to vote and provide access to polling in all levels of Canadian democracy due to a belief that the participation of informed citizens is of utmost importance in our society.