SPNSS Clothing Orders

  • Your Pharmacy and Nutrition clothing orders will hopefully be ready by next Monday, November 6th, 2017.


  • The USSU AGM is happening on November 23rd, 2017 at 6 pm in Arts 146, and is open to all interested students who want to attend.

CAPSI Calendar

  • CAPSI now has its own public calendar that you can sync to your calendar!
  • See the “Calendar” page under the “Events” tab on the SPNSS website for more info.

CAPSI Symposium

  • CAPSI will be having a symposium regarding cancer immunotherapy on November 9th, 2017 at 5 pm – see your email for more details and to sign up!

Microwaves in Health Sci

  • Our College has graciously provided us with two extra microwaves, as per the SPNSS’s request on behalf of the students! You can find them on the 4th floor of the Health Sciences Building in the E-wing.
  • These microwaves are for SPNSS members only. If you haven’t gotten your membership yet, you can always contact your room rep to do so!

Meeting with the USSU VP Operations and Finance, and U of S Vice-Provost Teaching and Learning

  • General policies and procedures regarding student group events were discussed to ensure planning of safe and enjoyable events! 

Winter Formal

  • Winter Formal will be on November 24th, 2017!
  • We are taking student’s suggestions for the formal’s charity until October 20th. Please contact our VP, Alida Boulianne, if you have any charities to suggest!
  •  Keep an eye out for more info regarding Winter Formal tickets as planning is underway.


USSU Transit Ad-hoc Committee

  • The purpose of the transit ad-hoc committee is to focus on transit issues and communicate with councillors about making transit more accessible to students.
  • If you are interested in being a member-at-large on the USSU’s transit ad-hoc committee, please contact our MSC, Ali McMillian!

Night Lights Glow Party Survey

  • Keep an eye out for an email regarding a survey regarding the Night Lights Glow Party. We’d love to hear your feedback and take it into consideration when planning our future events for you!

Memorial Union Building (MUB) and Place Riel Renovations

  • Both buildings have been undergoing renovations this past summer and some minor renovations will hopefully be completed over the Christmas break. These renovations include:
  • Renovating the floors and hallways up to Louis Loft and around MUB
  • Updating the large chairs in upper Place Riel by the bus stops


  • PDW round 2 signup is now open! Check your email for more info.
  • Taco-in-a-Bag Fundraising Sales
    • The 1st sale of the year happened last week in the student lounge in THORV, and many bags were successfully sold.

Pharmafacts Competition

  • Will be taking place on Thursday, October 12th, 2017 at 4:45 pm in GB06
  • Taco-in-a-bag will also be for sale again!

Night Lights Glow Party

  • Night Lights took place last Friday, September 29th at Prairieland Park. We hope you all had as much fun as we did!

Intro to the USSU from USSU President, David D’eon

  • The USSU does many things for the student body from throwing events, advocating on behalf of students, and representing students on a senior administrative level.
  • If you ever have concerns or questions, the USSU is open to hearing from you!

College Strategic Planning Meeting

  • The College is looking for more student input regarding its strategic plan. Refer to your email for more info.

Night Lights Glow Party

  • Don’t miss out on the party this Friday, September 29th from 8:30 pm to 1 am!! Doors will be open till 10 pm.
  • Check our ticket selling times on our website, or ask your room rep about buying tickets!

Student-Faculty Committees

  • If you’re interested in getting involved with the college by being part of a committee, you can still apply by Sept. 26th, 2017. Check your email for more info.

Professional Enhancement Day (PED)

  • You can purchase tickets until this Wednesday at the latest so get your tickets before they’re gone!

CAPSI Competitions

  • Competition dates and signups have been released via email.  

Grad Fundraising

  • The grad clothing sale is happening this week! You can find selling times on the SPNSS calendar and more info through an email that was already sent out.

Communication Board

  • Our college communication board with our posters and updates can be found in the E-wing of the Health Sciences building

SPNSS Membership

  • It’s not too late to get a membership!
  • Refer to the membership benefits on the website (“About the SPNSS tab” à “Membership”) and ask your room rep if you have any questions!

SPNSS Clothing Sale

  • The clothing sale has begun! Checkout the sale times on the website, and come down to the Student Lounge in Thorv to see some samples as well as order/pay.
  • The mittens are a new item this year, and we have two new colours of sweatshirts and hoodies!

Night Lights Glow Party on Sept. 29th/17

  • Ticket sales start this week in the Arts Tunnel. Get yours before they sell out! More info to come (stay updated via our social media).
  • Remember that you’ll get a $5 ticket discount as an SPNSS member!

Events from previous week

  • Included Bowling Night, Beach Volleyball, and the Student-Faculty Golf Tournament
  • These events were successful with great student involvement!

CAPSI Events

  • We’ve got upcoming events including the PDW Info Session (this Wednesday, Sept. 20th/17) and Run for the Cure (Oct. 1st/17)
  • We’ve also got CAPSI competitions coming up in October so keep an eye open for more info!


  • There will be a rally regarding tuition hikes on Sept. 29th/17 led by the Saskatchewan Student Coalition
  • The USSU has introduced Co-curricular Records (CCR)
  • Open Textbooks continues to grow
  • Campus Club Week is this week!

Got a textbook you want to sell?

  • Make use of the “Textbook Buy and Sell” page under the “Announcements” tab on our website

Welcome Week Events

  • So far, great attendance at events!
  • Looking forward to other events including bowling, volleyball, and golfing coming up in the week (more info/updates on our website and social media)

SPNSS Membership Forms and Fees

  • Membership includes various benefits – ask your room rep for more info, and to pay fees!
  • In addition to membership, you can order a yearbook

SPNSS Clothing Sale

  • Happening next week (Sept. 18th to 22nd) – keep an eye out for updates through email and our social media

DC (Dieticians of Canada) Meet and Greet

  • Scheduled for Oct. 16th, 2017

PharmD Welcome Event (held on Aug. 29th at Whiskey Jacks)

  • Event was successful with many first years and upper year students attending

Welcome a new Yearbook Rep joining the SPNSS, Veronica Kim!

Respect for Faculty

  • Reminder to address your faculty in a respectful and professional tone
  • E.g. referring to your professors by “Dr. _____” or “Professor _____” instead of by their first names


  • There is concern over tuition hikes, and the USSU would like the support of students who share this concern

Upcoming Events

  • We are in the process of perfecting our upcoming college events for late September and early October. Refer to our SPNSS calendar for the dates, and keep up with our social media for more info!

Professional Development Week (PDW) 2021

  • Will be hosted by the U of S in Saskatoon


  • If you are a student (or possibly a college alumni member) interested in sending out an email to the entire college student body, please contact Erika King (edk698@mail.usask.ca), our Public Relations Officer