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.
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.
Ottawa-Vanier Liberal member of parliament, Mauril Bélanger, passed away on Aug. 16 at the age of 61, after a battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Bélanger attended the University of Ottawa in the 1970s, serving as the 1977-79 president of the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO).
The most recent Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) Board of Administration (BOA) meeting focused on the SFUO’s financial situation for the 2016-17 year.
The latest Board of Administration (BOA) meeting was held on Aug. 16, and saw discussion on 101 Week updates, the budget for the year, along with a report by the comptroller general.
For those worried that four years studying sociology will get you nowhere, think again—a new U of O study says that graduates from post-secondary institutions are earning high wages after all.