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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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Council 5 Recap: Councillors approve bylaw changes and executive restructuring

Cam Wong, USC News | Posted: Tuesday, December 3rd, 9:50pm Last Wednesday, councillors from across fifteen faculties convened for the fifth meeting of the University Students’ Council for the 2019-20 academic year.  The meeting began with a presentation by Vice President Cat Dunne and Western University’s Associate Vice President Student Experience Jennie Massie, who shared

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How to Start a New USC Club

With more than 200 ratified clubs, there are plenty of options but you can still start a new one! (Deadline for submitting for ratification is December 1st, 2019) Come up with an idea. Think it through and begin to envision what your proposed club could look like. Ensure that your club fits into the New

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Proposed Executive Restructuring aims to increase USC’s advocacy capacity

Cam Wong, USC News | Posted: Monday, November 25th, 5:00pm “The fact that we are asking for Council’s support to allow us to grow demonstrates the strength of our organization,” remarked USC President, Bardia Jalayer, when discussing the proposed executive restructuring that will come to Council during November’s regular meeting on Wednesday night. The current

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Council Meetings

Council Meeting

2018-19 Council, Meeting 5

5th Meeting of Council, 2018-19 Meeting Details Meeting #5Date: November 28, 2018Location: UCC Community Room Agenda and Documents Agenda Minutes of the 5th Meeting (for approval) Video  Council Meeting Archives Searching for documents or minutes of prior years?   Click here

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October Council Meeting Recap

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.

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Council Meeting

2018-19 Council, Meeting 4

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

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Campus Life

Advocacy Week culmination of years of hard work by USC Vice President Cat Dunne

Nico Waltenbury, USC News | Posted: Monday, November 25th, 8:00am Three years ago, USC Vice President Cat Dunne would never have pictured herself leading a week-long advocacy conference at Queen’s Park as the President of an alliance of university student associations across Ontario.   “It’s honestly surreal being able to lead OUSA and lobby elected representatives

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Student Leader Profile Series: Engineering president’s involvement driven by community impact

Skai Bekeris, USC News | Posted: Saturday, November 24th, 2019 10:00pm Editor’s note: This article is part of the USC News Student Leader Profile Series, showcasing student leaders across campus. Meet Matthew Tutty, the Faculty of Engineering’s Undergraduate Engineering Society (UES) President for the 2019/2020 school year. Tutty, a Hamilton, Ontario native, is pursuing a

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Student Government

Special Council Meeting Recap – 27 March 2019

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

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Press Release – March 19, 2019 USC Responds to Provincial Announcement on Sexual Violence Survey

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

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