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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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USC Responds to Student Deaths in PS752 Crash

USC News Staff | Posted: January 8th, 2020 at 2:15pm The University Students’ Council issued the following statement this afternoon regarding the deaths of four Western students aboard Ukraine International Flight PS752, early this morning: The USC has learned that Western is aware of four students who have died in the crash of Ukrainian International

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London Police and USC partner to educate students on holiday safety and security

Nico Waltenbury, USC News | Posted: December 18th, 2019, 5:30pm In anticipation of the upcoming winter break, the London Police Service has partnered with the University Students’ Council to help educate students about safety and security related to off-campus housing.  Sergeant Chris Carne of the London Police explained that each year, the service sees a

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USC aims to build community and boost spirits with late-night breakfast 

Nico Waltenbury, USC News | Posted: December 11th, 2019, 9:30pm Last night was the first of three nights of the University Students’ Council’s late night exam breakfast program.  Started in 2011, thousands of Western students have enjoyed a free ‘midnight snack’ over the past decade. Beginning as a small initiative to brighten students’ moods during

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Council Meetings

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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Council Meeting

2018-19 Council, Meeting AGM

Meeting of Council, 2018-19 Meeting Details Annual General Meeting Date: March 10, 2019 Location: The Wave, UCC Agenda and Documents Agenda Minutes of the Meeting Meeting Recap Video Part 1 Part 2  Council Meeting Archives Searching for documents or minutes of prior years? Click here

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Council Meeting

2018-19 Council, Meeting 6

6th Meeting of Council, 2018-19 Meeting Details Meeting #6 Date: January 30, 2019 Location: UCC Community Room Agenda and Documents Agenda Minutes of the 6th Meeting Meeting Recap Video  Council Meeting Archives Searching for documents or minutes of prior years? Click here

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Campus Life

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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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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Student Government

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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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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