USC comments on new Ontario post secondary tuition framework

Yesterday, the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities released their plan to reduce the cap on annual tuition fee increases over the next four years as well as end deferral fees for students with financial assistance. While this new framework does not go as far as students had hoped, the announcement today makes progress towards a more affordable framework than previously existed, and will slow cost increases for...

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London Youth Advisory Council seeking nominations for 2013/2014 term

The University Students’ Council is happy to announce the nominations for the London Youth Advisory Council (LYAC) are now open. The LYAC is an elected council of thirteen youth, representing young people of London, Ontario at the municipal level. The LYAC is a youth directed organization, autonomous from of the municipality, which empowers youth between the ages of fifteen and twenty-five to help build a better city. This mandate is...

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2013 USC Elections Results

USC Executive Slate *Team Whelan                3366 Team Prabhu                   3245 Team McGuire                1232   Affiliate Senator *George, Sophia             597 *Syed, Zareen                  522 Scott, Brandon                510   Arts & Music Senator *Capitano, Vincent   Science Senator               *Doshi, Samik   Bus/Edu/Eng/Law Senator Brezina, Matt   Health Sciences, Med & Dentistry...

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University Students’ Council to recruit student leaders to sit on Board of Directors

The University Students’ Council has opened applications for students-at-large who wish to sit on the USC’s Board of Directors for one or two year terms starting during the 2013-2014 academic school year. These positions were necessitated by changes made to USC by-laws on December 5th, 2012 in order to strengthen the board’s functions. The student directors are to represent a student perspective with regards to the management of...

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2013 Winter USC Elections

On January 29, the University Students’ Council will be hosting their annual elections in addition to senate and board of governor-elections on behalf of the University. Positions available include those of the President, Vice President Internal and Vice President External Teams, faculty councillor positions, faculty president positions, student senator positions and one student board of governor representative position. President –...

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USC completes positive discussions with faith groups; next to consult with Gazette

Earlier this evening, the University Students’ Council conducted two positive discussion sessions with many student leaders of the different faith communities on campus as part of the continued dialogue regarding the space allocation on the second floor of the University Community Centre. Students were given the opportunity to express their ideas and suggestions on how to address the spiritual needs of the Western Community. The...

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