Written by Andreea Bejan, USC Secretary Treasurer 2018/2019. In collaboration with Martin Allen, Gazette Editor-In-Chief 2019/2020 Click here to read Martin’s story In reflecting on my time at the USC, there is one issue in particular that I would like to address. I’ve spent a lot of time at university learning about how gender issues
PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS’ COUNCIL 27 March 2019 Special Council Meeting Recap The University Students’ Council (USC) met on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, for a special meeting of council to present the USC Financial Plan. Council received one presentation and passed two motions unanimously. President Mitchell Pratt framed the discussion for the budget, commenting on
Being elected as a Western delegate to attend the 2019 Winter OUSA General Assembly for the first (and last) time was an absolute honour. Besides being able to meet new people and work alongside equally-passionate, like-minded peers, having the opportunity to actually put our advocacy work into practice and develop effective, strong policy on issues
I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect when I found out that I had been selected to go to the Spring 2019 Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) Conference. All I knew was that I was going with a team of stellar students and that I was sure to learn a lot. I had heard of
The University Students’ Council (USC) met on Wednesday, October 31st for the second regular meeting of council. Councillors were presented with a full agenda, including six motions, three presentations, and regular reporting from executive and standing committees. You can read the full meeting recap here.
4th Meeting of Council, 2018-19 Meeting Details Meeting #4 Date: October 31, 2018 Location: UCC Community Room Agenda and Documents Agenda Minutes of the 3rd Meeting (for approval) Policy Paper – Teaching Quality at Western University Minutes will be approved at the following meeting and posted here at that time. Video All Council meetings are
The University Students’ Council (USC) met on Wednesday, September 26th for the regular September meeting of council which marked the first time council met as a whole during the regular academic year. The meeting was largely introductory in nature and helped orientate councillors with the exciting year ahead. You can read the full meeting recap here.
Purple Frost 2019 with Shawn Hook and Virginia to Vegas Mustang Lounge, UCC January 24th, 2019 at 9pm This is an all ages event The University Students’ Council and Social Science Students’ Council, Science Students’ Council, Faculty of Health Sciences Students’ Council are proud to bring you Purple Frost with Shawn Hook and Virginia to Vegas. Shawn is known
In “The Fault in Our Stars”, Hazel Grace Lancaster once asked a very valid philosophical question: “How did scrambled eggs get stuck with breakfast exclusivity? You can put bacon on a sandwich without anyone freaking out. But the moment your sandwich has an egg, boom, it’s a breakfast sandwich.” We support the motion of breakfast
Each year, students, staff, faculty, and London representatives come together to share in a night of celebration and well-dressed fun; all in support of local charities. Tickets can be purchased individually or in a bundle (groups of 10 automatically have a reserved table). Please RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/charity-ball-2019-tickets-52414567382 This year’s Charity Ball is in support of
PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS’ COUNCIL 19 March 2019 USC RESPONDS TO PROVINCIAL ANNOUNCEMENT ON SEXUAL VIOLENCE SURVEY Content Warning: this press release contains information pertaining to sexual violence on campus. Today, the Provincial Government revealed the results of the 2018 Student Voices on Sexual Violence Survey, including 160,000 responses — 117,000 of which were from
PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS’ COUNCIL 10 March 2019 USC Annual General Meeting II Recap The incoming and outgoing members of the University Students’ Council (USC) met on Sunday, March 10, 2019 for the final meeting of the 2018-19 academic year and Part II of the USC’s Annual General Meeting. Councillors faced a packed meeting, receiving
PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS’ COUNCIL 27 February 2019 February Council Meeting Recap The University Students’ Council (USC) met on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, for the fifth regular meeting of the USC for the 2018-2019 school year. Council received two presentations from internal stakeholders. First, USC Allyship Coordinator Layne Clarke discussed best practices in allyship. Following