Last Thursday, I (Danielle Pierre) had the pleasure of giving a talk with our Summer Research Intern, Lindsay D’Souza, at the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education’s (STLHE) Empowering Learners, Effecting Change conference. This was their largest conference to date with over 800 participants. Presenters shared their expertise in the form of keynote addresses, interactive concurrent sessions, research presentations, pecha kucha presentations, and posters.
The conference focused on giving learners the confidence, resources, and space to direct their education and development …read more

Hi everyone! My name is Sarah, and I am the Vice President Education for the Federation of Students at the University of Waterloo. I am currently studying psychology with a minor in sexuality, marriage and family studies. I am so excited to have the opportunity to be a part of OUSA!
Growing up, I was never someone to get involved in extra-curricular activities or student government. If someone told me five years ago that this is where I would be, I wouldn’t have believed them. Near the end of high school, I started to realize that I didn’t like some of the things I saw in the world around …read more

Hi everyone!
My name is Leah Brockie, and I am the Academic Affairs Commissioner in the Alma Mater Society at Queen’s University. I am the AMS’ advisory member on Steering Committee, meaning I do not vote, but I act as a resource to provide greater insight and information on academic issues. My entire portfolio is related to academics, so I spend a great deal of time reading about different aspects of the sector, and meeting with our administration to voice undergraduate needs and concerns. I am excited to use this knowledge and experience to provide informed contributions to Steering Comm …read more

Well hi there.
My name is Amanda Kohler and I am elated to have begun my career here in downtown Toronto as the Communications Director for the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance.
I recently completed my Master of Arts degree in Social Psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University. Previous to that, I completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Honours Psychology at the University of Western Ontario. In my years at Laurier, I volunteered with the Graduate Student’s Association (GSA) on almost every committee, worked as their Social Media Coordinator, and then later as their Assistant Vice Presiden …read more