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Student Choice National letter to Premier Ford and Minister Fullerton:

This is a historical moment for students and our organisations. This past couple of weeks, your CSA been working with a group of student leaders to put together a national letter addressing the recent OSAP cuts and Student Choice Initiative. It’s easy to think this is just an Ontario issue but it sets a national precedent - if it can happen here, it can happen anywhere. 
 

CSA Official statement about the proposed legislation of January 17th 2019

GUELPH, ON - On January 17, 2019, the Ontario Progressive Conservative (PC) government launched a reckless plan for post-secondary education in the province, leaving students in Ontario worse off. This announcement included:

* A guaranteed 4 per cent cut in institutional funding;

* A reduction in non-repayable grants and an increase in student loans;

* The elimination of the 6-month grace period for loan repayment.

Gryphon Talent Search (for Gryphons Got Talent)

Seeking solo/duets in singing, dancing, acting, poetry, comedy, instrument, and more!

Deadline for submission is November 9 at 11pm.

Gryphons Got Talent 2018 - November 15 at 7pm, Brass Taps

For more info and to download the Submission Form, view the event page.

Statement on Fords Freedom of Speech MANDATE

STATEMENT ON FORD’S FREEDOM OF SPEECH MANDATE

To Premier Doug Ford,

On behalf of the University of Guelph Central Student Association (CSA), 

On September 26, 2018, our board passed a motion to condemn the Ontario government’s directive to create “free speech” policies on University and College campuses across Ontario. We oppose this mandate, and we view this as a challenge to our autonomy, and an initiative meant to interfere with students’ freedom of expression.  

Results of vote to ratify Minutes of Settlement

On November 22nd, the University of Guelph Central Student Association voted to ratify the Proposed Minutes of Settlement established by representatives and legal counsel of the CSA, CFS, CFS-O and the University of Guelph. See the document below to to be advised of the results of the Vote and a summary of the reasoning in connection with the Vote as it relates to the views expressed by the students at the Town Hall Meeting.

Warmest regards,

Emily Vance

In Unity: Educating on MMIW

Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women (#MMIW) is a national issue - not just an Indigenous issue. Demonstrate that you are aware and care about #MMIW in Canada by standing #InUnity on 19 October 2017.

Home Coming Response

On Saturday September 23, 2017 the City of Guelph responded to the notably inappropriate behaviour witnessed over Homecoming Weekend.  The Central Student Association (CSA) would like to acknowledge that the inappropriate behaviour is not consistent with the University of Guelph or the Central Student Association's values.

Bulletin: CSA Board of Directors' Statement on Photo Arts Club Space

  Earlier this year, clubs were being consulted about a construction project occurring in the CSA Clubs Hallway. As part of the consultation process, clubs were informed that they could meet one-on-one with a CSA Executive to perform a needs assessment for their club to ensure that the new space was able to accommodate as much as possible. Photo Arts Club requested to have this needs assessment done. In this assessment, they were informed that their space would not be affected by the CSA Clubs Hallway renovations, but that there would be future renovations that would affect their space.

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