The Gateway is the official student magazine at the University of Alberta, founded in 1910. It is published once a month in print during the academic year (September-April) and on a regular basis online throughout the calendar year by the Gateway Student Journalism Society (GSJS), a student-run, autonomous, apolitical not-for-profit organization, operated in accordance with the Societies Act of Alberta.
- To sponsor advancement of education of University of Alberta students through the various practices of journalism and the publication of the Gateway.
- To provide a fair, reliable, and clear source of information, focused mainly, but not exclusively, on issues which directly affect students, whether they are local, national, or international.
The Gateway collects a $3.54 levy per student each Fall and Winter term (with a $0.45 levy for students in the Spring/Summer terms), in accordance with Students’ Union Bylaw 3000 Schedule 1.
To read more about our finances visit us here.
The Gateway is proud to be a founding member of the Canadian University Press.
Comments, concerns, or complaints about the Gateway’s content or operations should be first sent to the Editor-in-Chief. If the Editor-in-Chief is unable to resolve a complaint, it may be taken to the Gateway Student Journalism Society’s Board of Directors; beyond that, appeal is to the non-partisan Society OmbudsBoard. The chairs of the Board of Directors and the OmbudsBoard can be reached at [email protected]
All materials appearing in the Gateway bear copyright of their creator(s) and may not be used without written consent.
Opinions expressed in the pages of the Gateway are expressly those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the Gateway or the Gateway Student Journalism Society.
Additionally, the opinions expressed in advertisements appearing in the Gateway are those of the advertisers and not the Gateway nor the Gateway Student Journalism Society unless explicitly stated.
The Gateway is created using Macintosh computers and HP Scanjet flatbed scanners. Adobe InDesign is used for layout. Adobe Illustrator is used for vector images, while Adobe Photoshop is used for raster images. The Gateway‘s website is powered by the WordPress content management system and the Apache web server running on Ubuntu.
Awards and Recognition
Through our 110-year history as an organization we have won countless awards. These include recognition from the Canadian University Press, Alberta Magazine Publishers Association, Michigan State University College Design Contest, Canadian Community Newspaper Awards, and other professional organizations.