SFUO fall 2017 GA preview

Each GA since its institution in Nov. 2014 had failed to meet quorum, save for the latest assembly on March 14, where over 280 students filled Marion Auditorium, many of whom were in opposition to a motion passed by the Board of Administration (BOA) to raise the executives’ salaries by 18 per cent, or $6,200.

U of O last in student satisfaction, Oct. 30 BOG hears

Victoria Barham, a board member and a professor in the Faculty of Social Sciences, said the services provided to students in her faculty are “catastrophic,” noting long wait times to see academic advisors and a lack of response to questions over email.

Avoiding the pitfalls

It’s easy to be overwhelmed during your studies. It’s so common in fact that the services at the University of Ottawa are often overwhelmed with students trying to access help.

Re: Mental health is a priority

Until you acknowledge all the ways in which academia intersects with our identities, our lived experiences, our health, and our socioeconomic status, then there is no way you can be "fully committed to ensuring the well-being of our students."