DonationsOur members, the students at the University of Regina, tremendously appreciate the contributions made to the URSU Cares program. Without donations, the program would not be able to reach enough students to make a difference.
URSU accepts donations via cash, cheque, or etransfer:
- Cash should be dropped of at our Member Services Desk at Riddell Centre 221
- eTransfers should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with the password sent to email@example.com.
- Paypal transfers can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Cheques should be made out to “URSU” or “University of Regina Students’ Union”. Our mailing address is:
University of Regina Students’ Union
3737 Wascana Parkway
Riddell Centre 221
URSU accepts donations of clothing, food, and hygiene items. Food and hygiene items are given to students during the pantry. Clothing appropriate for business or for the winter is distributed to some of our students; all remaining clothing is donated to Carmichael Outreach or to Diabetes Canada.
All material donations can be dropped off at our Member Services Desk at Riddell Centre 221 or in appropriate donation bins around the University of Regina.
Emergency Bursary Fund
Fall 2020 Dates
- September 9, 24
- October 7, 22
- November 4, 19
- December 2, 17
URSU Breakfast Club
Due to COVID19, our breakfast club is suspended for the Fall 2021 semesterEveryone needs a break. Come to the Owl for our “Breakfast Club” mornings and get a free breakfast! Pass the time by chatting with URSU Executives and Staff, as well as your fellow students. Breakfast is served starting at 9 a.m. and lasts until we’ve run out of food.
Check out URSU Breakfast Club!
Unpaid Work SubsidyApproved by: URSU Board of Directors Date approved: September 20, 2018
Preamble: Unpaid internships often leave already financially vulnerable students in very precarious positions. The subsidy is not a compensation for the wages that students have to forego, instead it is just one small way that the students’ union tries to assist members where it can.
Scope: The Unpaid Work Experience Subsidy is a set up to help compensate students for unpaid work. The subsidy serves all students working towards career development and not receiving an hourly wage for their work. In order to be eligible for this subsidy your work must simply not receive an hourly wage. Students receiving small honorariums are still encouraged to apply.
Definitions: Unpaid Work – includes internships, placements and, practicum work that students are required to do to fulfill their course requirement and receive no financial compensation.
- Must be an URSU member in good standing
- Enrolled in a program whereby Unpaid Work is a degree program requirement.
- Must not be receiving an honorarium or stipend that meets or exceeds subsidy amounts.
- Must not work for employers that are owned or operated by immediate family members.
- Student may not apply for a subsidy retroactively.
- Student will apply by filling out a online application form.
- The application form can be found here.
- Attend an interview with the Student Advocate.
- Student Advocate will;
- Evaluate application
- Meet with applicant in person
- Approve or deny application in whole or in part
- Submit request for payment to Accounting
Award Quantities and Values:
- Total funding allocation committed for 2018/2019 is $20,500.
- Subsidy Amount
- More than one month of Unpaid Work – up to $800
- Less than one month but more than three weeks of Unpaid Work – up to $400
- Subsidy allocations
- Maximum of 50% of the total funding pool can be allocated per fall and winter semester.
- 10% of each semester’s funding allocation shall be reserved for applicants self identifying as belonging to a marginalized group.
- Applications will be considered on a first come first served basis.
- Student Advocate
- Accepting and reviewing all applications
- Determine award eligibility and amount
- Coordinate payment of award with Accounting
- VP Student Affairs
- Solicit corporate sponsorship of program
- Promote awareness of Program