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November 28, 2017

SUSK Commemorates Holodomor Awareness Week Across Canada   Photo credit: USS Calgary November is the month of Holodomor commemoration, the famine-genocide of the Ukrainian people in 1932-1933. Millions starved to death and were ruthlessly tortured by the Soviet regime. In light of this tragedy, SUSK commemorates this tragedy each year with the Ukrainian community to

November 15, 2017

SUSK Alumni Receive Provincial UCC Awards The months of October and November marked great achievements for SUSK alumni across Canada. As active members of the community, alumni were recognized for their commitment to capacity building, leadership development, and volunteerism. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Alberta Provincial Council (UCC-APC) held its annual Hetman Awards on October

October 31, 2017

SUSK and Youth Participate in Ukrainian Canadian Congress AGM   SUSK and Youth Participate in Ukrainian Canadian Congress AGM   From October 13 to October 15, 2017, the SUSK participated in a successful Annual General Meeting held by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC). President Stephanie Nedoshytko and Past-President Cassian Soltykevych were both in attendance. Community

October 5, 2017

Boycott on the World Festival of Youth and Students The Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union (SUSK) supports the call of the Ukrainian World Congress and the Government of Ukraine to boycott the World Festival of Youth and Students hosted by the Russian Federation which takes place on October 14-22, 2017. The festival, featured in cities across

October 3, 2017

SUSK Congratulates Invictus Games: Team Ukraine On September 22, members of the Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union attended a gala reception honouring Ukraine’s Invictus team, hosted by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress. President Stephanie Nedoshytko, VP Central Mattay Dubczak, VP East Boyan Woychyshyn, and Alumni Director Roman Grod, had the opportunity to speak with Petro Poroshenko, President

September 26, 2017

SUSK Meets at Toronto Ukrainian Festival From Friday September 15, 2017 through Sunday September 17, 2017, the Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union (SUSK) participated in the Toronto Ukrainian Festival, North America’s largest Ukrainian street festival. Members of SUSK, alumni, and members from its Ukrainian Students’ Organizations (USOs) in the Greater Toronto Area, Ottawa, Montreal, Saskatchewan, and

September 4, 2017

Catch a glimpse of rural Ukraine today through the eyes of Paul Swanson. From September 13 through October 15, photographer Paul Swanson will be displaying his exhibition, Air of Uncertainty at Ryerson Image Centre. The exhibition includes various landscapes and people from the Ternopil and Ivano-Frankivsk Oblasts of Ukraine. There will be an opening reception

May 12, 2017

The Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union (SUSK) is pleased to report on the successful completion of the 2017 National SUSK Congress held in Ottawa, Ontario from May 4th to 7th, 2017. Approximately 50 delegates from post-secondary institutions across Canada came together throughout the weekend for this year’s National Congress, together with youth leaders from other communities including the

May 8, 2017

SUSK Alumnus Adriana Luhovy’s new film “Recovery Room” is a new documentary on war in Eastern Ukraine and about how the Canadian medical missions are helping thewounded have a new hope in life. Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1E3DR4aULmg Official Website: http://www.recoveryroomthemovie.com/  

March 28, 2017

  Are you a Ukrainian Canadian with a passion for our community? Are you excited about sharing your culture, engaging with volunteers, and working with youth across the country? To celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress will work with our member organizations and community across the country to organize youth-led and driven

March 16, 2017

SUSK Participates in CYM Annual General Meeting Pictured: SUSK National Coordinator Connor Moen with CYM Leaders Ivanka Soletsky and Danylo Moussienko’ Last month, SUSK’s National Coordinator, Connor Moen participated in the Annual General Meeting of Спілка Української Молоді (‘CYM’) / Ukrainian Youth Association as an observer. There, Connor delivered a presentation to Ukrainian youth to

March 8, 2017

  SUSK Engages British Columbian Youth Community Pictured: SUSK President Cassian Soltykevych with members of the newly formed ‘Ukrainian Youth in Vancouver.’   SUSK is delighted to welcome and introduce its newest Ukrainian Student Organization (USO): Ukrainian Youth in Vancouver.   The newly established USO is the first Ukrainian student organization located in Vancouver for

March 2, 2017

SUSK Launches Bitter Harvest Events Across Canada On Wednesday March 1st, SUSK successfully launched pre-screenings of the film ‘Bitter Harvest‘ across Canada to promote the film and effectively raise awareness for the famine-genocide (‘Holodomor’) that struck Ukraine in 1932-33. The pre-screening events were hosted in Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, and Montreal – while SUSK members attended the grand premiere events

February 23, 2017

On the evening of January 30, 2017, Internal Relations Director Kimberly Gargus, Secretary Ivanka Soletsky, Vice President West Natalia Radyo, and External Relations Director Stephanie Nedoshytko, met with three student government leaders from Ukraine to discuss the workings of SUSK and the comparison of student government in Canada and Ukraine. Zarina Khalimon (National University of

January 29, 2017

The Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union (SUSK), together with dFilms and our Ukrainian Student Organizations (USOs), is excited to announce that it will be launching pre-screenings across Canada for the most anticipated film of the year: Bitter Harvest. Although the movie is slated for a March 3rd release across Canada, SUSK will share the feature film across

December 12, 2016

SUSK Participates in Symposium for Higher Education Reform in Ukraine  Pictured left to right: Dr. Olenka Bilash (Director, RIDRU), Fahim Rahman (President, U of A Students’ Union), Cassian Soltykevych (President, SUSK) and Stephanie Nedoshytko (External Relations Director, SUSK)   On the morning of December 9th, SUSK President Cassian Soltykevych and Executive Relations Director Stephanie Nedoshytko

November 24, 2016

SUSK Commemorates Holodomor Awareness Week Across Canada Photo credit: USS Alberta and Danylo Moussienko (graphic designer)   November is the month of Holodomor commemoration, the famine-genocide of the Ukrainian people in 1932-1933. An estimated 7-10 million people were starved to death and ruthlessly tortured by the Soviet regime. In light of this, SUSK commemorates this

November 5, 2016

Front row: Deputy Premier Sarah Hoffmann; Andriy Shevchenko, Ambassador of Ukraine to Canada; Deron Bilous, Alberta Minister of Economic Development and Trade Back row: Danylo Moussienko; Ivanka Soletsky; UCC-APC President Olesia Luciw; Jessica Littlewood, MLA for Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville; His Grace Bishop David Motiuk; His Grace Bishop Ilarion   The fifth bill in Alberta’s history to

October 12, 2016

SUSK Attends Commemoration of Babyn Yar The Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union (SUSK) is honoured to have participated in the 75th anniversary of the human tragedy that occurred at Babyn Yar (Babi Yar), a ravine in Kyiv. Babyn Yar has become a major symbol of the destruction of Europe’s Jews during the Holocaust. This by far

October 5, 2016

SUSK Participates in Historic UCC XXV Triennial Congress The Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union (SUSK) is privileged to have participated the in XXV Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians. The Congress, held in Regina, Saskatchewan, featured over 250 delegates who took part in discussions and dialogue that will set the priorities and direction for the Ukrainian Canadian