Bylaws and Policies

Political Policy Student Space

Expires: April 30, 2020

1 Facts

  1. The University of Alberta lacks sufficient student space to accommodate the current student population.
  2. Current space planning has not sufficiently anticipated the needs of current or future students.
  3. Space planning in new and refurbished buildings will have significant impacts on students who make use of the buildings.
  4. Students and student groups require quality spaces on campus to pursue their curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular goals.
  5. Students require that space is available according to their own schedules.
  6. Students require space that is physically accessible.

2 Resolutions

  1. The Students’ Union will advocate that University of Alberta space allocation and building development policies should take into consideration the needs of students and student groups both present and future.
  2. The Students’ Union will advocate for the construction and renovation of classroom spaces such that they reflect advances in pedagogy.
  3. The Students’ Union will advocate that student spaces are open sufficient hours to address student need.
  4. The Students’ Union will advocate that space planning account for physical accessibility and students’ safety.