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SUSK partners with Postcards for Prisoners Since Russia invaded Ukraine in 2014, Russian authorities have illegally imprisoned at least 70 Ukrainian citizens. Russia has ignored all demands by the international community to stop the invasion of Ukraine and the imprisonment of Ukrainian citizens. SUSK is pleased to announce the partnership with Postcards for Prisoners to

Over the course of the last few months, top ranked students from Ukraine had the opportunity to participate in Mitacs undergraduate research internships across Canada. Supported by the Shevchenko Foundation, approximately fifty students from Ukraine participated in 12-week research opportunities supervised by Canadian university faculty. The Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union (SUSK) was able to assist

Apply to Join the 2018-19 SUSK Team Today!   Are you a self-starter? Are you a leader in your Ukrainian Canadian community? We are looking for you!   The Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union (SUSK) is seeking highly motivated individuals to apply for open positions on the 2018-19 Board of Directors. Undergraduate and graduate students are all

SUSK Launches “Finding Belonging, Creating Leaders” Fundraising Campaign   Finding Belonging, Creating Leaders Campaign The Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union (SUSK) is excited to announce the launch of its “Finding Belonging, Creating Leaders” Campaign. The goal of the campaign is to build an endowment that will sustain SUSK, its member organizations, and build future generations of leaders

Conclusion of the 2018 National SUSK Congress See the full release here for: 1. Conclusion of the 2018 National SUSK Congress 2. Incoming and Outgoing Executives 3. Resolutions 4. Sponsors The Ukrainian Canadian Students’ Union (SUSK) is pleased to report on the successful completion of the 2018 National SUSK Congress: Rediscovering the Past held in Banff,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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/  

  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

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

  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

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

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

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