Undergraduate Nursing Society (UNS)

UNS plays a vital role in representing nursing students across all years of the undergraduate program

The Undergraduate Nursing Society (UNS) is a student organization offering leadership and participatory opportunities with members chosen/elected by their peers.

UNS endeavours to enrich the lives of nursing students professionally, academically and  socially through a variety of initiatives including faculty, university and community volunteerism, fundraising  for causes inside and outside the faculty and events. The UNS plays a vital role in communication to nursing students across all years of the undergraduate program.

UNS executive members sit on a number of faculty committees, providing opportunities to learn – and potentially have a say – about the governance of the faculty. All students are encouraged to become involved in any way that is comfortable: email is checked on a regular basis at uns@ucalgary.ca and participation in any form is always welcome.

UNS Executive Members

Keelin Fenske - President

Keelin Fenske - President

The President serves as the chairperson of UNS Council meetings, orients new members of the UNS, and acts as the official liaison and spokesperson for the UNS with faculty, members of the press and community, and fellow UNS members.


Reagan Pomponio - VP Communications

Reagan Pomponio - VP Communications

The Vice President Communications is responsible for creating meeting agendas, emailing members and all nursing students about faculty events and opportunities and regulating the D2L website for UNS.


Julia Gospodinov - VP Academic

Julia Gospodinov - VP Academic

The VP Academic acts as a resource for students with concerns or questions of academic nature. The VP Academic also organizes educational activities, including but not limited to tutorials, CPR certification courses and term panels.


Athena Liu - VP Events

Athena Liu - VP Events

The Vice President Events organizes non-academic extra-curricular events, such as cabarets or lunches. He/she forms liaisons with the VP Events or equivalent of other clubs and the event organizers from the graduation committee and report all events to the Students' Union Clubs' Committee.


Kanal Yadav - VP External & CNSA Official Delegate

Kanal Yadav - VP External

The Vice President External maintains liaisons with other faculties and organizations external to the University of Calgary such as Alberta Health Services and the Canadian Nursing Students' Association (CNSA).


Melody Chu - VP Finance

Melody Chu - VP Finance

The Vice President Finance is responsible for any financial and budget matters within the UNS such as UNS membership fees, graduation accounts, scholarship accounts, and activities and projects accounts.


Jasnoor Kaur - Chair, Peer Mentorship Committee

Jasnoor Kaur - Chair, Peer Mentorship Committee

The chair of the Peer Mentorship Committee (PMC) act as liaisons with the UNS General Council regarding the activities of the PMC and organize academic and social events such as tutorials, game nights, and welcome parties. PMC is always looking for people to join the committee so we can provide lots of support to students and have fun together.


Vacant - Nursing Guys Club President

The Nursing Guys Club President serves as the chairperson of NGC meetings and acts as the liason and spokesperson for the NGC with faculty, members of press and community, and fellow nursing students.


Dorsa Zamanpour - SU Rep

Dorsa Zamanpour - SU Rep

The Students' Union (SU) Faculty Representative acts as a liaison between the Faculty of Nursing, Students' Union, as well as upper administration of the University of Calgary. The SU Rep serves on several university councils including General Faculties Council with President Dr. Ed McCauley, on the Student Legislative Council alongside 24 other elected officials from other faculties, as well as faculty committees as a representative of student voice and advocacy for undergraduate nursing students. 




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