BoG student governor election results

Results for the Board of Governors’ (BoG) student governor positions were published online on March 15. Undergraduate representative Liam Harrington received the most votes with 1,063, and will be joined on the board by Efrem Berhe, who received 762 votes. Out of a possible 24,841 undergraduate students, 3,215 submitted a ballot in the election, for a turnout of 12.9 per cent. A total of 761 students chose to abstain. The election for the two graduate student governor positions was won by Natalie Prowse with 238 votes, while Rebecca Stiles came in second with 180 votes. Voter turnout for graduate students was 16 per cent, with 598 ballots being cast out of a possible 3,729 voters. A total of 107 voters chose […]

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A breakdown of levies: which organizations get your money?

As part of their tuition fees each year, Carleton undergraduate students pay various levies that add up to a total of $715.30 to help support a wide variety of clubs at Carleton and different charitable organizations. Twenty-two different groups receive money through the levies charged to each student, and work both on and off campus. Fees are collected by the Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA) and distributed directly to organizations by CUSA. Levy organizations do a variety of work and range from the health and dental plan to activist and charitable groups. The World University Service of Canada’s Carleton chapter (WUSC) is an on-campus group that collects $2.38 from undergraduate students. The group uses the money to help sponsor refugee […]

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