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OUSA Delegation Nomination- 2022 Spring General Assembly

The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) is a coalition of 8 student associations from across Ontario, just like the USC. As an OUSA Delegate, you could represent all undergraduate students at Western at the next OUSA General Assembly this Fall! We’ll be debating policies that will be lobbied to the provincial government, including policies on Mature Students, Student Financial Aid, and Tech-enabled learning.

Successful applicants will receive an email invitation by Monday, January 24th to speak in front of the USC Council at 7 pm on Wednesday, January 26th where students will be elected to represent the USC at OUSA’s General Assembly. We are constantly monitoring COVID restrictions to determine the format of the General Assembly.

Delegate feedback on policy papers will start on February 19th and Spring General Assembly will take place from Thursday, February 10th-Sunday, February 13th. Please ensure that you are available for these dates.

Number of positions: 4
Application deadline: Friday, January 21st at 11:59pm

Click Here to Apply.

 

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 the policy papers that will be debated and edited are on Mature Students, Student Financial Aid, and Tech-enabled learning.

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