Presidential Update - July 2019
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A phrase you’ll hear on the lips of many student leaders on Ontario campuses is the ‘broader learning environment’ (BLE). Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase “never let school get in the way of your education”. While I don’t really believe that school does get in the way of anyone’s education, the sentiment – that learning can take place outside of the classroom – poses an interesting question to universities today: is a University a home for all kinds of learning, or simply the type that takes place in the classroom?
And yet another summer month has come and gone by the wayside and us over here at OUSA are getting very excited to welcome the students back to class in September. July has been a busy month and we are left with only four more weeks left of the summer!