OUSA Delegation 2018-19

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Are you interested in provincial politics? Want to advocate for your peers?

The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) is a coalition of 8 student associations from across Ontario, just like the USC. YOU could represent all undergraduate students at Western at the next OUSA General Assembly this fall! We’ll be debating policy that will be lobbied to the provincial government: on Tuition, Technology-Enabled Learning, and Teaching & Assessment.

Applications must be submitted by Thursday September 20th by 11:59PM.

Successful applicants will receive an e-mail invitation by September 25th to speak in front of the USC Council at 7PM on Wednesday, September 26th, where 7 students will be elected by the council to represent the USC at OUSA’s Fall General Assembly.

General Assembly Information
Date: Friday, November 1, 2018 – Sunday, November 4th, 2018
Where: McMaster University (All travel and accommodations paid for)

What is OUSA?

The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) is a coalition of student associations from across Ontario. They have come together to protect the interests of Ontario’s undergraduate students by providing research and ideas to governments on how to improve the affordability, accessibility, accountability and quality of post-secondary education in the province. These elected student representatives work together to set OUSA’s policies and direction. The organization approaches its goal of advancing the needs of undergraduate students through five means: direct lobbying, public advocacy, issue awareness campaigns, research & policy solutions and building partnerships. As a Western delegate at an OUSA General Assembly, you’ll represent students’ interests on various issues and work to evaluate solutions for problems students are facing through breakout policy sessions and passing policy recommendations in plenary.

This year three policy papers that will be debated and edited are Teaching and Assessment, Tuition, and Technology-Enabled Learning.

Contact: Danny Chang, USC Vice President at vicepresident@westernusc.ca if you have any questions or if you are in need of any accommodations.

Applications due: Thursday September 20th by 11:59PM

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