Welcome, all, to our first blog post on the new Runnymede Society website! I write today to announce the date and location of the annual Runnymede Student Leadership Conference. Barring the continuation of COVID-19 quarantine measures, this year's conference will take...
SUMMER SPEAKERS SERIES
SUMMER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
In the first Runnymede Radio episode of the 2019-2020 academic year, we speak with the new National Director of the Runnymede Society, Mark Mancini. We discuss the growth of Runnymede since its inception in 2016, recent campus events, the profile of Runnymede in The...
We are delighted to announce our 2019 Student Leadership Conference, to be held July 26-28, 2019 for future Runnymede Society campus chapter leaders. The conference will be held in Mont-Tremblant, QC, this year. The weekend will feature a mix of socializing,...
The Runnymede Society is pleased to announce that Mark Mancini will be taking over for Joanna Baron as National Director this Spring, 2019. Mark was a founding Runnymede Society chapter president at the University of New Brunswick and has distinguished himself as an...
We are delighted to announce our 2018 Student Leadership Conference, to be held this August 17-19, 2018, for future Runnymede Society campus chapter leaders. The conference will be held in Banff, Alberta this year. The weekend will feature a mix of socializing,...
Paul Beaudry (University of Calgary's School of Public Policy) recently argued, in a Financial Post op-ed, that fears over net neutrality are overblown, that the regime in place since 2015 stifled investment and innovation, and that unwinding the 'open internet'...
WHY JOIN THE RUNNYMEDE SOCIETY?
We provide funding for debates, symposia, and panel discussions with external speakers and refreshments. We are able to assist with reaching out to speakers and fund out-of-town speaker travel expenses.
We host regular networking events with local members of the legal profession, academics, journalists, and other students
We aim to connect first-year students with upper-years who can provide mentorship and academic guidance, as well as course summaries.
In 2016, we founded the Runnymede Society as a national student membership organization dedicated to exploring the ideas and ideals of constitutionalism, liberty and the rule of law. We provide outstanding support and opportunities for intellectual enrichment, networking, and professional development, including by providing members opportunities to meet and enrich their legal knowledge with professors, practitioners, and judges.