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UofG CSA Press Release

STATEMENT FROM THE CENTRAL STUDENT ASSOCIATION IN SUPPORT OF CANADIAN FEDERATION OF STUDENTS LEGAL CHALLENGE AGAINST THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT

June 24th, 2019

Fall Reading Break Info Package

The following document, created by your VP Academic Natalie, is a summary of information regarding Fall Reading Break efforts at the University of Guelph. It includes the 2017 White Paper Document created by U of G Administration and the results of the 2019 Fall Reading Break Poll that was administered by your CSA in late March. This document is merely a brief summary and is not a definitive response to a Fall Reading Week at U of G. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact your VP Academic at csavpacademic@uoguelph.ca

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.

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