It’s very bittersweet to be writing my final blog as President of the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance. Just under 12 months ago, I was elected President of OUSA to serve the needs of over 140,000 undergraduate students. This position has been both extremely challenging and extremely rewarding, and has been one of the most fulfilling opportunities of my life. I’d like to thank the Home Office staff, our Steering Committee, and the countless students and partners who have made OUSA’s work so successful and so meaningful. Now, for the last time, I’d li …read more
Some universities have the privilege of being located in destination cities, and some towns are fortunate enough to host globally renowned institutions. In Ontario, students typically get the best of both worlds.
Such a scenario doesn’t come easily though; it takes work — a lot of it. “Town and gown relations,” as they’re called, are vital to the success of a university, its students, and the local community. Collaboration between stakeholders could be as simple as providing adequate means of transportation for students or assisting in community clean-ups, or as complex as instit …read more
Following Disabilities Week at Brock, I met up again with Keely, Alanna, and Jessica (if you have not read our pre-Disabilities Week conversation, do so here. In this second part, we continue our conversation on disabilities and how ABLE looks to help continue to foster an inclusive and accessible environment for all students.
Jeremy: How do you feel your first social media campaign has impacted students?
Keely: It’s been hard for people to participate because they aren’t sure how to respond to our first social media event. We do have support from departments like Applied Health Sci …read more
APPLICATION DEADLINE PASSED
The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) is looking for a skilled and passionate communications professional to join our close-knit team. The successful candidate will be working in a small and energetic office while engaging with complex policy topics, overseeing all of our publications, and coordinating media activities for the organization. Applicants should have a positive attitude and should be equally at ease when racing to meet tight deadlines as when taking a break with coworkers. If you have a wide array of communications skills and are passionate …read more