But if universities want to wear the badge of assisting non-status immigrants, they must consider the very real barriers that their advertised benefits may pose.
“Having students from all over the world means more diversity of thought, cultural exchange, and higher tuition f—I mean academic rigour.”—Jacques Frémont
Adding 10 extra faculty seats to the BOA would bring down our ratio to about 1,000 students per rep—not only giving students more representation, but giving students more chances to get involved.
The hardest part about being back in Ottawa is just moving on. It feels like things were on pause here while I was gone and now I have to pick everything back up where I left off.
On Nov. 18 the University of Ottawa hosted a delegation from Belgium’s Université catholique de Louvain, where the two schools officially introduced a new master’s double-degree in criminology.
“This is also one of the challenges of organizing graduate students on a campus because so much of the work that they end up doing—people work often exclusively in their labs and with a professor,” said Hunsdale. “The notion of student life isn’t quite the same.”
An incoming executive of the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) says she’s going to work to get health coverage for a group of students who are often neglected on the University of Ottawa campus.
How one U of O association makes international students feel at home again.
New Government of Canada regulations make it easier for international students to work while in school, but do little to help with employment after graduation.