The union finally came to an agreement with the administration to remove the disparity between the pay of teaching assistants (TAs), regardless of their level of study or faculty.
Students on Reddit have had mixed reactions to the idea of mandatory Indigenous courses, with most being concerned about logistical issues.
On the evening of Sept. 21 the University of Ottawa announced that it was investigating an external hard drive that went missing earlier this month, which contains information on approximately 900 students.
Over 100 people attended the protest, some of whom held signs which said, “Stand with Standing Rock,” “Pipelines break,” and “Save our water.”
Following the executive updates and question period, several motions were presented, all pertaining to electoral reform for the SFUO executive.
On Sept. 8, young entrepreneurs from across the city, including many University of Ottawa students and alumni, joined members of the community at city hall to pitch their business models as part of the seventh annual Startup Garage Rally.
This year, the University of Ottawa’s United Way chapter will be organizing the first “LeadHer” initiative, aimed at empowering young women and girls at the local Sandy Hill Hope Outreach Shelter by teaching them valuable life skills.
With Canada’s new legislation on assisted dying introduced in June, medical students at the University of Ottawa will be introduced to a new curriculum surrounding this medical procedure beginning this fall.