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The University Students’ Council (USC) is a student-led organization that first and foremost exists to advocate for and represent undergraduate students at Western University. Since 1965, we have grown beyond an advocacy organization, becoming one of the largest student governments in Canada and one of the largest not-for-profits in London, Ontario Canada. Each day, we work to support, improve and enhance your student experience, because we believe that students have the power to change the world.

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If you’re asking yourself what’s happening at the USC, you’ve come to the right place. From press releases and council meeting minutes, to weekly stories, statements and elections updates, keep up to date with the USC here. 

  • OUSA: An INSIDER Edition on Student Advocacy
    by Communications Staff on November 30, 2023 at 11:30 am

    By Eshpreet AnejaThis past October, OUSA held their bi-annual general assembly. Hosted by Laurier University on their Waterloo campus, university student unions across the province sent delegations of student leaders to discuss policy papers to lobby the municipal government on student-centric […]

  • Rick’s Spoke Farewell: The End of an Era
    by Communications Staff on November 29, 2023 at 11:56 pm

    By Madison Bohdal  You may think that the Mustang, or even the Goose, is the perfect star to represent Western. However, many would argue that one man with an acoustic guitar outshines both of them; Rick Mcghie. Rick’s Wednesdays at the Spoke - and Thursdays at The Grad Club - have been […]

  • The BTS of USC’s External Advocacy
    by Communications Staff on November 14, 2023 at 1:38 pm

    By Muskaan Dadlani  You might have come across a few headlines detailing Canada’s Minister of Housing, Sean Fraser, visiting our  campus earlier this semester. Fraser’s visit with the University Students’ Council concerned the ongoing student housing crisis in the country – an area of […]

  • Behind the Scenes of Policy Writing: A Focus on Student Mental Health
    by Communications Staff on November 10, 2023 at 8:00 am

    By Sara Paulo In recognition of World Mental Health Day this past October, the USC would like to showcase the dedicated efforts of the University Affairs portfolio. This team has worked tirelessly to highlight the importance of student mental health and overall well-being, emphasizing the […]

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