Schulich Leader Scholarships: U of O engineering student wins big for women in STEM
“Awards like these are so important in giving women the support they need to feel like they belong in this field as much as anyone else.” Each year,... Read more.
RBC Future Launch: University of Ottawa student earns scholarship empowering Black youth
“Youth who have been overlooked in a lot of different areas are finally getting a chance to have themselves be seen and heard.” On Feb. 14, second-year... Read more.
Syria-Turkey earthquakes: U of O student associations mobilize for humanitarian aid
“This is a crucial time for our communities to come together and help during these harsh, saddening times.” During the early hours of Feb. 6, Syrian and... Read more.
Ford government to invest in for-profit clinics in hopes of reducing surgery backlog
“This is a move towards privatization which is going to really harm disabled people.” On Jan. 11, Doug Ford announced a three-step plan that will... Read more.
“Voter Incentive Program” to address low turnout in General Elections shelved at January BoD meeting
The 2022 General Elections attracted a total of 3,024 casted votes. On Jan. 22, the University of Ottawa Students’ Union (UOSU) convened its monthly Board... Read more.
AÉÉIPPSSA launches “Indigenization” petition for School of Political Studies
“Efforts to Indigenize programs at the School of Political Studies have been ongoing for a few years.” On Jan. 25, the International, Political, and... Read more.
UOSU: A look into the 2023-2024 General Elections
“The UOSU executive wants to ensure that the next Executive Committee is set up for success.” On Jan. 9, the University of Ottawa Students’ Union... Read more.
Faculty of medicine remembers Abeera Shahid, MD 2024
"THE LIGHT IN ALL OUR EYES." On Jan. 10, the University of Ottawa (U of O) announced the passing of Abeera Shahid, MD 2024. Shahid obtained a Bachelor of... Read more.
U of O secures funding for Indigenous health research
“The new faculty of health sciences’ building and its academic programs embrace the strategic elements of the uOttawa Indigenous Action Plan.” On Nov.... Read more.
Ontario CUPE education workers reach tentative agreement with provincial government
The 55,000 union members will have until Dec. 5 to vote on ratification of the proposed four-year contract Negotiations between the Canadian Union of Public... Read more.
A glimpse at UOSU’s fall General Assembly
Financial transparency, sexual violence policy, dismantling of CVUO and more The University of Ottawa Students’ Union’s (UOSU) fall General Assembly... Read more.
Somali community gathers at Ottawa City Hall to demand justice for Hodan Hashi
“We are deeply traumatized and heartbroken for the loss which will certainly leave a dent in our hearts.” On Nov. 19, vigils were held in Saskatoon,... Read more.
CUPE education workers file notice to resume strike action
A strike deadline has been set for 5 p.m. today On Nov. 16, Laura Walton, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees’ (CUPE) Ontario School... Read more.
RBC Spirit of the Capital: Meet the U of O student empowering young people through creativity and mental health awareness￼
"It started because of the lack of youth presence and ideas in the social innovation space. We want to be that." For Drayton Mulindabigwi Jabo, 21, the year... Read more.
RBC Spirit of the Capital: U of O student activist ‘takes a stand’ at 25th award ceremony
"You don’t need to create a multi-million dollar business or an international organization to have an impact on someone’s life." Since 1997, Youth... Read more.
Breast cancer awareness month: Black women at higher risk of mortality
"Factors such as poverty, gender, culture, and anti-Black racism contribute directly and indirectly to breast cancer disparity among women." According to... Read more.
Afghan Students Association urges U of O community to step up for Afghan refugees
"It is imperative for the University of Ottawa to provide adequate mental health resources for Afghan students." Aug. 15 of 2022 marked one year since the... Read more.
OSAP funding cuts: students feel the impact of 2019 changes
"Anyone else's OSAP funding so low compared to other years?" Since 2019, the Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government has received criticism for... Read more.
Uoswap: new mobile app allows students to buy, sell, or trade old textbooks
"We are happy to offer a service that allows students to find their books easily, as well as save money." In 2017, Maclean’s reported students at the... Read more.
U of O professor reignites debate about appropriate use of the ‘N-word’
Students felt “completely turned off” and “extremely uncomfortable” On Sept. 20, the Fulcrum reported on the start of arbitration between the... Read more.
Indigenous U of O staff and students reflect on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day
“Throughout the year, there are numerous ways to ensure that you are engaging with Indigenous people and culture in a respectful manner.” On Sept. 30,... Read more.
Ottawa People’s Commission holds public hearings over Freedom Convoy occupation
Both dissenters and supporters of the convoy testified in front of commissioners Nearly seven months after the Freedom Convoy, the Ottawa People’s... Read more.
Former University of Ottawa student starts grassroots non-profit for Black and racialized nature lovers
Color in Practice aims to provide low-cost and inclusive opportunities to engage with nature Jamal Boyce has always loved the outdoors. Even so, he says it... Read more.
Covid concerns: students and staff turn to social media
With a mostly in-person semester in full swing, members of the University of Ottawa community are feeling the impact of looser covid regulations Earlier... Read more.
U of O professor weighs in on the death of Queen Elizabeth II
QUEEN ELIZABETH II, AGE 96, DIED ON SEPT. 8, AFTER 70 YEARS IN POWER Nations of the Commonwealth collectively mourned Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s... Read more.