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OUSA releases policy paper "Technology Enabled Learning”

November 21, 2018

TORONTO, ON - A policy paper released by the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) this morning, focuses on technology enabled learning, with the purpose of providing recommendations to develop a post-secondary technology strategy in Ontario.

OUSA releases policy paper "Tuition”

November 19, 2018

TORONTO, ON - A policy paper released by the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) this morning, focuses on the cost and affordability of post-secondary education in Ontario. The paper was written, approved, and published by students with the purpose of providing recommendations for renewing Ontario’s tuition framework, reducing tuition costs, and restoring public funding to Ontario’s universities.

OUSA releases stance on Freedom of Speech and Expression

November 16, 2018

TORONTO, ON - Today, the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) released its stance on Freedom of Speech and Expression that was written by student delegates and passed at the General Assembly on November 4th. Students believe that free speech is already protected by Canadian law on their campuses, and that they are able to engage in fruitful discussions and debate. However, students are concerned about the provincial government’s directive on free speech and OUSA asks that the provincial government rescind the directive.

The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance heads to Queen’s Park

November 12, 2018

TORONTO, ON - This morning is the start of the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA)’s Advocacy Week. Students from across Ontario will head to Queen’s Park to advocate for safer and healthier university campuses and to better prepare graduates for the workforce.

OUSA Releases 2018 Edition of Educated Solutions

September 20, 2018

TORONTO, ON - This morning, the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) released their annual magazine, Educated Solutions. This year's volume focuses on post-secondary tuition and funding.

Students re-launch #TextbookBroke campaign across Ontario

September 10, 2018

TORONTO, ON - Starting today, the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) re-launches the #TextbookBroke campaign. The campaign highlights the high cost of textbooks students are forced to pay in addition to paying for their tuition and other fees. In January, students shared their stories about the detrimental costs of textbooks on their wallets and mental health. Factors such as the cost and lack of flexibility of traditional learning materials, including textbooks, create different financial and learning barriers that can limit the courses some students can afford to take. An affordable post-secondary education is essential for students to succeed in all aspects of their undergraduate career.

Students Congratulate and Welcome Ontario's New Government

June 8, 2018

Toronto, ON - The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) congratulates the Progressive Conservative Party and Doug Ford on their election in Ontario. Students look forward to working with all elected and re-elected Members of Provincial Parliament (MPP) to address the many challenges currently facing post-secondary students in Ontario. OUSA looks forward to working with all MPPs in the ridings in which our member campuses reside. Additionally, OUSA would like to thank Kathleen Wynne and the Liberal Party for their work to improve the lives of post-secondary students over the last several years.