For 15$ a month, students can purchase a bag of produce from local distributers, which includes 25-30lbs of food in a reusable bag. Staple foods such as apples, carrots, bananas, oranges, onions and potatoes will be included every month, the rest of the items will vary depending on what is in season. Each produce bag also includes information on how to prepare and store your food, and new recipes based about their specialty food item of the month. To order a bag, you must pay 15$ before the first Thursday of every month to the Help Desk and pick up is the second Thursday of every month in the afternoon at the Help Desk
The Academic Assistance budget is dedicated to supporting students who wish to further their education or knowledge in a certain subject but cannot make ends meet. For example, needing to attend a conference in Moncton or Halifax. Academic Assistance is administered by the Vice President Administration.
The STUSU provides every student with one hour of free confidential legal assistance every year through the Union Lawyer. This service can be accessed by calling the lawyer Allan Muarry directly at (506) 458-1108.
In 2006 a referendum was passes at St. Thomas University to create a campus-wide bus pass for use on Fredericton Transit. Because of this, every student at St. Thomas University is eligible to use Fredericton transit all year while their student ID is valid. The bus is especially useful to students who live in Chatham and Rigby Hall, and those who live off campus outside of walking distance.
The Bus Pass is negotiated through the Students' Union. If you have any issues with the bus pass or have any suggestions for an improvement, please contact the Vice President Student Life at email@example.com.
The STUSU maintains a budgetary line solely for assisting students who find themselves in an emergency situation during the year. The STUSU employs an Emergency Bursaries Coordinator for the purpose of maintaining this program. Applications can be picked up at the main office in the SUB, the Help Desk
The Charitable Assistance Budget is dedicated to helping students who wish to engage in charitable endeavours. If there is an initiative that you believe the Union should donate to, contact the Vice President Administration.
Located in James Dunn Hall, the Help Desk offers free local telephone service, lost & found, photocopier and scanner, condoms, and basic school supplies such as pens and pencils. They have a collection of pamphlets with legal information and campus information, and the volunteers endeavour to be knowledgeable and helpful, if you would like to be Help Desk Volunteer please firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions about things at STU, chances are the Help Desk has the answer!
Clubs and Organizations are groups of students who are interested in talking about or taking action on a particular issue. They are groups that are formed outside of classes and open to all members of the STU community, with some clubs welcoming students from UNB and the greater Fredericton area.
Operated in partnership with the University of New Brunswick Students' Union, SafeRide provides a free drive home fro students on campus. Whether you're studying late or coming back from a night class, you can take SafeRide home with your student ID card. Pickup locations are outside of James Dunn Hall, the Students' Union Building, and Head Hall.
Hours: Monday - Friday: 5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., Sunday: 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.
For more information please follow UNB SafeRide Facebook Page.
Welcome Week is the first week for students at St. Thomas University. Organized by the Students’ Union through our Welcome Week Chair, in partnership with Residence Life and the University Administration. Welcome Week is a week full of activities that are both fun and informative. Sometimes they’re more fun than informative, but that’s alright too.
Shinerama id also a part of the Welcome Week. It is Canada’s largest post-secondary fundraiser. Cystic Fibrosis Canada is an organization which has been raising funds for the fight against cystic fibrosis since 1960 and has contributed $150 million to leading research and care. As a result, Canada has one of the world’s highest survival rates for people with Cystic Fibrosis.