The university’s 2016-17 budget featured tuition hikes of three per cent for domestic students—the highest allowed under provincial rules—and up to 15 per cent for international students, as well as a deficit of $4.9 million.
Debates were held on Feb. 4 at the University Centre Agora for the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa election candidates. Vp university affairs, vp finance, and vp social candidates debated today, and the remaining positions will meet on Feb. 5 at 5 p.m. in SITE.
The president of Dalhousie University announced Jan. 9 that the 13 dentistry students that were members of a Facebook group in which some posted misogynistic and sexually explicit comments have been barred from attending regular classes.
SFUO president Anne-Marie Roy had a Twitter conversation with Ottawa mayor Jim Watson, who is running for re-election in the upcoming Oct. 27 mayoral elections. Roy expressed her disappointment that student issues were not adequately discussed at mayoral debates, to which Watson responded by saying it was not his fault the SFUO did not organize a debate on campus, but that he did debate at Carleton University.
The University of Ottawa Board of Governors met Sept. 29 to discuss the financial results of the 2013–14 academic year, a proposal for a Woodstock campus, and a potential partnership between the U of O medical school and a Shanghai university. Our contributor Julia Riddle was on site to live-tweet.
The Ottawa municipal election candidates met for a public debate on Sept. 23. Here is a live-tweet play-by-play of what was said.
Staff reporter Spencer Murdock was at the Sept. 21 BOA meeting where arts representative James Daniels resigned — here is his live-tweet of the meeting.