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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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Current News

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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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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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

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

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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