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OUSA releases “Habitats: Students in their Municipalities 2022”

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May 16, 2022

 

OUSA releases “Habitats: Students in their Municipalities 2022”

 

TORONTO  - Today the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) released its annual publication, Habitats: Students in their Municipalities. Each year, students from OUSA’s member institutions highlight the successes and challenges they face in their municipalities through a series of case studies on municipal-level topics and issues affecting undergraduate students across the province.

OUSA releases policy paper titled “Student Financial Aid”

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May 13, 2022

 

OUSA releases policy paper titled “Student Financial Aid”


TORONTO - The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) is proud to release the final policy paper approved by OUSA’s Spring 2022 General Assembly, Student Financial Aid. The paper was written, approved, and published by students with the intention of expressing their concerns and offering recommendations on the student financial aid system in Ontario, namely via the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). 

 

OUSA responds to the 2022 Ontario Budget

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April 28, 2022

OUSA responds to the 2022 Ontario Budget


TORONTO - Today, the Ontario government released Ontario’s Plan to Build, the 2022 Ontario Budget. This budget is focused on the province’s economic recovery and includes investments to help keep Ontario safe and healthy. Post-secondary education is critical to the future of Ontario and to support our economic recovery, yet there is a noticeable lack of targeted investments to adequately support these students, and the sector as a whole. In order to address the challenges students are currently facing, OUSA will continue to ask for comprehensive student financial assistance, proactive sexual and gender-based violence services, targeted student mental health funding, and increased operating funding to the post-secondary sector. 

Student Organizations Across the Country Release a Joint Publication on Student Financial Aid

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April 20, 2022

 

Student Organizations Across the Country Release a Joint Publication on Student Financial Aid

 

TORONTO – In a time of consistent financial precarity, nine student advocacy organizations across Canada have come together to release Shared Perspectives: A Joint Publication on the Changing Landscape of Student Financial Aid. This year's publication looks at how both provincial and federal governments can strengthen financial aid programs and frameworks to equitably distribute funding that targets students’ needs, especially following the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Like many communities across the country, students faced a significant financial hit from the pandemic, jeopardizing the affordability of post-secondary for both current and prospective students.

OUSA releases policy paper titled “Tech-Enabled Learning” (previously Technology Enabled Learning)

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April 13, 2022

 

OUSA releases policy paper titled “Tech-Enabled Learning”


TORONTO - The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) is proud to release the second policy paper approved by OUSA’s Spring 2022 General Assembly, Tech-Enabled Learning. The paper was written, approved, and published by students with the purpose of bringing attention to student concerns and recommendations that address the sudden transition to remote learning.

OUSA Releases Accessibility: 2020 Results from the Ontario Undergraduate Student Survey (OUSS, previously Ontario Post-Secondary Students Survey)

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March 1, 2022

 

OUSA Publishes Results of the 2020 Ontario Undergraduate Student Survey with Student Data on Accessibility of Post-Secondary Education

 

TORONTO, ON – The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) is excited to announce the release of the second of three reports sharing the results of its biennial Ontario Undergraduate Student Survey (OUSS), previously known as the Ontario Post-Secondary Student Survey. The OUSS received over 5,500 undergraduate and professional student responses across OUSA’s eight member schools. The reports cover the accessibility, affordability, and quality of post-secondary education in Ontario and are based on the results of the 2020 OUSS. 

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April 1, 2022

 

OUSA Publishes Results of the 2020 Ontario Undergraduate Student Survey with Student Data on the Quality of Post-Secondary Education

 

TORONTO, ON – The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) is excited to announce the release of the final report sharing the results of its biennial Ontario Undergraduate Student Survey (OUSS), previously known as the Ontario Post-Secondary Student Survey. The OUSS received over 5,500 undergraduate and professional student responses across OUSA’s eight member schools. The reports cover the accessibility, affordability, and quality of post-secondary education in Ontario and are based on the results of the 2020 OUSS. 

OUSA responds to the 2022-23 Tuition Freeze

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March 23, 2022

 

OUSA responds to the 2022-23 Tuition Freeze

 

TORONTO - On Wednesday, March 23rd, the Ontario government announced another one-year extension to the tuition freeze covering 2022-23 for Ontario residents only. OUSA continues to ask the provincial government to complement the freeze by investing in increased operating grants to institutions and OSAP funding for students who need it most.

OUSA Releases Accessibility: 2020 Results from the Ontario Undergraduate Student Survey (OUSS, previously Ontario Post-Secondary Students Survey)

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March 1, 2022

 

OUSA Publishes Results of the 2020 Ontario Undergraduate Student Survey with Student Data on Accessibility of Post-Secondary Education

 

TORONTO, ON – The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) is excited to announce the release of the second of three reports sharing the results of its biennial Ontario Undergraduate Student Survey (OUSS), previously known as the Ontario Post-Secondary Student Survey. The OUSS received over 5,500 undergraduate and professional student responses across OUSA’s eight member schools. The reports cover the accessibility, affordability, and quality of post-secondary education in Ontario and are based on the results of the 2020 OUSS. 

 

OUSA releases “Indigenous Students” policy paper

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January 25, 2022

 

OUSA releases “Indigenous Students” policy paper


TORONTO - The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) is proud to release the final policy paper approved by OUSA’s Fall 2021 General Assembly, Indigenous Students. The paper was written by, and in collaboration with, Indigenous students from OUSA member schools.    

OUSA releases policy paper titled “Accountability and System Vision”

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January 17, 2022

 

OUSA releases policy paper titled “Accountability and System Vision”


TORONTO - The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) is proud to release the third policy paper approved by OUSA’s Fall 2021 General Assembly, Accountability and System Vision. The paper was written, approved, and published by students with the purpose of bringing attention to student concerns and recommendations that address accountability mechanisms and tools for systemic direction within the post-secondary sector.