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U of M Ukrainian Students’ Association Commemorate Victims of Terrorism

On Saturday, January 24, the University of Manitoba Ukrainian Students’ Association invited the community to gather at the Manitoba Legislative Building for a memorial service to commemorate victims of Russian terrorism in Donetsk and Mariupol. Bічна їм пам’ять. For more details, please visit the following link to an article. У Канаді пройшла студентська акція у …

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Ukrainian Speed Networking: Toronto

2015 TorontoNetworking

Take advantage of your Ukrainian heritage and take your career questions to successful and experienced professionals at the FREE upcoming networking event! To secure a spot register at The Networking event is a joint effort between: Toronto’s Ukrainian Professionals – UCPBA (the Ukrainian Canadian Professional and Business Association) of Toronto and Toronto’s Ukrainian Students – SUSK (Ukrainian-Canadian Students’ Union), USC Ryerson …

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SUSK Student: Issue 2 (December 2014)

The second issue of the school year for SUSK Student is hot off the press ready for your viewing pleasure! Be sure to take a look at the submissions sent in by our talented, hard-working students from across the country.  

SUSK & USS Host Networking Event in Edmonton

On November 26, 2014 the Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union (SUSK) and the Ukrainian Students’ Society at the University of Alberta (USS) joined forces and hosted a networking event, which just so happened to be the first of its kind in Edmonton. Students had the opportunity to meet Ukrainian professionals in many various industries.  A big thank you goes …

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University of Toronto USC Holiday Toy Drive


The Ukrainian Students’ Club at the University of Toronto is organizing a toy drive/fundraiser to help children and families affected by the war in Ukraine. The weather is getting colder and the holiday season is nearing – and we would like to ask for your help in sharing a little Christmas spirit with those in …

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USC uOttawa Holodomor Movie Screening and Awards Ceremony

On November 20, 2014, in Ottawa, Ontario, the executive council of the Ukrainian Students’ Club of the University of Ottawa organized and hosted “Holodomor: Ukraine’s Genocide” movie screening, followed by an awards ceremony “For outstanding contributions in Holodomor recognition” to Mr. James Bezan, MP and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence and Professor Dr. …

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MUSA Hamilton’s 13th Annual Golden Horseshoe Volleyball Tournament


Registration for the MUSA Hamilton’s 13 Annual Volleyball Tournament is now under way. The event will take place on January 31, 2015. The cost per team is $400 until January10, 2015, and $450 after January 10. Please contact MUSA with any questions or concerns:

Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association

The Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association is being revived. The primary purposes of the UCBA are to maintain a network of lawyers, judges, paralegals and law students of Ukrainian origin in order to create professional opportunities, to mentor law students and young lawyers and to help Ukraine develop its legal system. The UCBA inaugural general meeting is …

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Ukraine: The Future of International Norms Conference

On November 18, in Ottawa, Ontario, NATO Canada will be holding a conference entitled Ukraine: The Future of International Norms, which will feature a variety of notable speakers including the Honourable John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and H.E. Vadym Prystaiko, the Ambassador of Ukraine to Canada.  

SUSK Holodomor Commemorations 2014

The Holodomor (which means “extermination by famine”) was an effort designed to exterminate the Ukrainian nation by means of deliberate starvation, engineered by the Soviet Stalinist regime. This year’s National Holodomor Awareness Week will take place November 17-23, 2014. SUSK calls upon its member Ukrainian Students’ Organizations to commemorate and raise awareness of the Holodomor at universities across …

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SUSK Vice-President becomes Hetman Award Recipient

Congratulations to Cassian Soltykevych, SUSK Vice-President, on receiving the Hetman award from the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Alberta Provincial Council for his outstanding contributions to the Ukrainian Canadian community. Вітаємо Касяне! Please visit the link below for further details on Cassian’s accomplishments from the Ukrainian Canadian Congress-Alberta Provincial Council facebook page. Hetman Awards 2014  

“World Crisis with Ukraine in the Forefront” SUSK uOttawa Networking Event

University of Ottawa Ukrainian Students’ Club (SUSK uOttawa) organized and held the first kickoff in a series networking and mentoring event with the President of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC), Mr. Eugene Czolij, who delivered an exclusive talk “World Crisis with Ukraine in the Forefront” to numerous SUSK uOttawa members and Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Program (CUPP) …

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SUSK meets with Ukrainian Students at the University of Saskatchewan

On October 7 and 8, 2014, SUSK President and Vice President met with Ukrainian students at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The National SUSK Executive felt it a priority to reach out and strengthen relationships with several of its member Ukrainian Students’ Organizations (USOs), including the U of S Ukrainian Students’ Association. We …

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SUSK and UCPBA-Toronto organize a Panel Discussion on Networking

On October 2nd, 2014 SUSK and UCPBA-Toronto organized a successful panel discussion entitled “Transitions: How to Network Efficiently.”  The keynote speaker of the event Andy Semotiuk, addressed over 60 participants in attendance emphasizing the importance of critically reflecting upon one’s identity to find one’s proper career niche. SUSK and UCPBA-Toronto would like to thank the …

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SUSK participates in President Poroshenko’s Visit and in the UCC AGM

As an active member of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC), the Ukrainian Students’ Union (SUSK) participated in various community initiatives this month. On Wednesday September 17, 2014, SUSK President Christine Czoli joined a UCC delegation in greeting the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on his first official visit to Canada. Find the full release below.  

Youth Leadership Program Registration

Calling all high school students! Register now for the Youth Leadership Program to build communication and leadership skills during the eight free sessions through discussions and presentations. There is a maximum limit of 25 students, so be sure to sign up or pass the message along to someone who may be interested, today! To register …

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Networking Event

SUSK Networking Event Poster Oct 2 2014

SUSK participates in the Toronto Ukrainian Festival

From September 12-14, 2014, SUSK participated in the Toronto Ukrainian Festival, as well as held an Executive meeting during the festival. Member Ukrainian Students’ Organizations (USOs) were also present and sharing information of their activities to local youth and students. In addition, SUSK President Christine Czoli and Director of External Relations Emily Bayrachny shared insights …

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SUSK attends United for Ukraine Gala with PM Harper

On September 11, 2014 several SUSKites attended the United for Ukraine gala. Hosted by the Canada Ukraine Foundation, the gala was organized in order to support the Ukrainian relief effort. The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, delivered keynote address, emphasizing Canada’s continued support for Ukraine. For this, SUSK commends the Prime Minister and looks …

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Greetings for the 2014-2015 Academic Year

“Cоюз Українськoгo Студентства Канади” (CУСК), “Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union”, or “Union des Étudiants Ukrainiens Canadiens” was formed in December 1953, and is the coordinating body of Ukrainian-Canadian students at post-secondary institutions across Canada. SUSK would like to extend greetings to all Ukrainian Canadian students beginning their 2014-2015 academic year. We would like to extend our …

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