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USC Executive reflects on year to date at State of the USC

Cam Wong, USC News | Posted: January 24, 2020 at 4:00pm Eight months ago, the newly selected USC executives gathered in a boardroom, tossing out ideas for the upcoming year in hopes of bettering Western’s campus and undergraduate students’ experience. “Oh, how we were young back then,” joked USC President Bardia Jalayer as he reflected

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Current News

Council 6 Recap: Councillors address sustainability, financial oversight, and City of London budget priorities

Cam Wong, USC News | Posted: January 23, 2020 at 5:00pm This Wednesday, USC Councillors gathered for the sixth regular meeting of council for the 2019-2020 academic year.  The meeting began with presentations from twelve students seeking to represent Western’s delegation at the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance’s (OUSA) Spring General Assembly. Iman Berry, Kierstin Williams,

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Allen to students on the fence about applying to Soph: “Just Do It”

Skai Bekeris, USC News | Posted: January 19, 2020 at 9:00pm With the start of second semester upon us, Orientation Leader applications for OWeek 2020 are now available as the upcoming school year’s Orientation Program gears into the early planning stages.  Orientation Leaders – better known as Sophs by virtually all undergraduates – are upper-year

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USC #HERETOLEAD campaign illustrates barriers to leadership

Skai Bekeris, USC News | Posted: January 15, 2020 at 11:50am  With election nominations open until January 17th, executives and student leaders at the University Students’ Council have set up an interactive art installation in the UCC Atrium to encourage students from marginalized and underrepresented communities to run in the upcoming USC Election. The #HERETOLEAD

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Council Meetings

October 2019 Council Meeting Recap

October Council Meeting Recap The University Students’ Council (USC) met on Wednesday October 30, 2019 for the fourth meeting of the 2019-20 academic year. 34 USC Councillors received two presentations from stakeholders across the Western community. First, a USC Allyship Network Representative, Nicole Dewey, introduced anti-oppression approaches to allyship on campus. Following Nicole’s presentation, Student

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Public Notice: Upcoming USC Council Meeting

The University Students’ Council (USC) of Western University will meet on Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. for the fourth regular meeting of Council. The meeting is open to all students and community members and will be held in the UCC Community Room (UCC Rm 269). Council will receive the following presentations: Allyship Network

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Council Meeting 3 Recap – Sept 25, 2019

September Council Meeting Recap The University Students’ Council (USC) met on Wednesday September 25, 2019 for the third meeting of the 2019-20 academic year. 46 USC Councillors participated in a packed meeting which included several presentations and nine motions. Council received a presentation from the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance’s (OUSA) Executive Director and USC alumni,

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Campus Life

USC Responds to Student Deaths in PS752 Crash

USC News Staff | Posted: January 8th, 2020 at 2:15pm The University Students’ Council issued the following statement this afternoon regarding the deaths of four Western students aboard Ukraine International Flight PS752, early this morning: The USC has learned that Western is aware of four students who have died in the crash of Ukrainian International

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London Police and USC partner to educate students on holiday safety and security

Nico Waltenbury, USC News | Posted: December 18th, 2019, 5:30pm In anticipation of the upcoming winter break, the London Police Service has partnered with the University Students’ Council to help educate students about safety and security related to off-campus housing.  Sergeant Chris Carne of the London Police explained that each year, the service sees a

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USC aims to build community and boost spirits with late-night breakfast 

Nico Waltenbury, USC News | Posted: December 11th, 2019, 9:30pm Last night was the first of three nights of the University Students’ Council’s late night exam breakfast program.  Started in 2011, thousands of Western students have enjoyed a free ‘midnight snack’ over the past decade. Beginning as a small initiative to brighten students’ moods during

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Student Government

Joint Response Regarding Student Targeted by Racist Emails

Ethnocultural Support Services, the African Students Association, the Black Students’ Association, the Caribbean Students’ Organization, the University Students’ Council, and the Society of Graduate Students are incredibly disturbed by the messages directed at a Western student yesterday who was targeted for standing up against racism on Western’s campus. Together, we stand in solidarity with Chizoba

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Your 2018-2019 USC Executive Year in Review

My name is Mitch Pratt, and I am your University Students’ Council President for the 2018/2019 year. Our executive has had an exciting, yet tumultuous year. As we look to wrap our term as your USC executives, we thought it was essential to let students know what we’ve been up to. I’m excited to see

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Exam Shuttle

A late night Exam Shuttle Service is provided by the USC to offer students a safe way to get home. Starting April 9th, Robert Q busses will be departing from Oxford Drive (in front of the UCC Building) at the following hours: April 9 – 19 1:00 am | 1:30 am | 2:00 am |

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