ASPA Advocate

Category: ASPA Updates


Call for nominations – ASPA Executive

Effective April of 2019, six (6) ASPA Executive positions will need to be filled. We are now actively seeking ASPA members who want to join the ASPA Executive. Would you like to meet new people and learn more about what…

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ASPA Tuition Reimbursement Fund application now available

The application form for the 2018-2019 ASPA Tuition Reimbursement Fund is now available online at: paws.usask.ca/go/awards. Students can apply online through their PAWS account as follows: 1)     Log into the Scholarships and Bursaries channel in PAWS (paws.usask.ca/go/awards) 2)        Click on the green “Apply for awards” button…

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Social Media Survey Results

Written by John Costa on behalf of the Research Committee Last January, ASPA members responded to ASPA’s 1 Minute survey on social media. Over 320 ASPA members participated with the vast majority of reporting overwhelming support for the current method…

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Potential CUPE 1975 Job Action – FAQ’s

As you are probably aware, CUPE 1975 took a strike vote at the end of September and the members provided the CUPE 1975 bargaining team with a strike mandate.  As an ASPA member you might be wondering what this means…

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ASPA 40th Anniversary

Click the image below to read the complete newsletter.

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October 23 Slide Show

Click HERE to view the slide show from the October 23rd Anniversary Event.

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Census Highlights

Written by John Costa, ASPA Research Committee Member The recent census provided some insights into the composition of our membership.  Of the 637 census respondents, 66% report being alumni of the University of Saskatchewan. The majority of those (83%) have…

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Celebrate Good Times – ASPA 40th Anniversary

“CEEEEE-LE-BRAAATION” Calling all ASPA members – YOU ARE INVITED! The ASPA 40th Anniversary Committee is hosting the last anniversary events this October and we are posting notice for you to SAVE THE DATE. Tuesday October 23:  ASPA 40th Anniversary Final…

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ASPA 2018 Census Summary – APDA

The ASPA Census 2018 questionnaire included questions about the utilization of the Accountable Professional Development Account (APDA), alternatively referred to as Accountable Professional Expense Fund (APEF). A brief reminder: each year, on May 1, the employer provides a certain amount…

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Summary of Census Survey – ASPA Brown Bags

Written by Peter Krebs, Research Committee Lunchtime ASPA Brown Bag (ASPA BBs) sessions can be a useful vehicle for ASPA to bring ASPA members together, to become informed about various elements of their employment at the University, and to discuss…

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