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Nine Consecutive Years of Tuition Fee Hikes

June 4, 2014

Membership Advisory Nine Consecutive Years of Tuition Fee Hikes Students at the University of Ottawa will see their tuition fees hiked for the ninth consecutive year, effective in September. In a vote of 18-3, the uOttawa Board of Governors voted overwhelmingly in favour of increasing tuition fees by the maximum legal amount under the current […]

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In My Skin Campaign

February 28, 2014

Friday, February 28th 2014, OTTAWA – This statement is to provide further explanation to the In My Skin campaign and the Ice Breaker events that were posted on Facebook yesterday.  The In My Skin campaign seeks to address the very real issues of racism on our campus which students of colour face on a daily […]

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U of O violates rules of Senate Appeals Committee

November 11, 2013

November 11, 2013, OTTAWA – The University of Ottawa has recently violated the well-established rules and practices regarding the nomination of student representatives at the Senate Appeals Committee. In October, the University informed the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) that it appointed an undergraduate student representative chosen by the Faculty of Law […]

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SFUO MAKES MAJOR STRIDES IN SUSTAINABILITY

October 31, 2013

OTTAWA, October 10th 2013 – Every year the Student Federation presents innovative events and new initiatives during 101 Week. This year, the SFUO’s Sustainable Development Centre is pleased to announce a major improvement to sustainability throughout the busy orientation week in which over 5,000 students participate and volunteer. Over the summer 2013, the SFUO was […]

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SFUO Statement on Tuition Fee Hikes

August 21, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Students at the University of Ottawa are strongly opposed to proposed 4 year tuition fee hike Ottawa, Monday, May 27th 2013 – Allan Rock, vice-chancellor and president of the University of Ottawa announced to students that he will recommend to the Board of Governors a tuition fee increase for the next […]

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SFUO Statement on Cody Boast

March 27, 2013

SFUO Statement on Cody Boast OTTAWA, ONTARIO As many students have been made aware, newly-elected faculty director to the SFUO Board of Administration, Cody Boast, plead guilty to a charge of criminal harassment yesterday. The SFUO takes its role in fighting sexual violence and harassment on our campus and in our community very seriously and […]

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The SFUO Statement on Pandamonium Rick Ross Performance

March 26, 2013

The SFUO Statement on Pandamonium Rick Ross Performance OTTAWA, ONTARIO The Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) denounces the decision made by the Carleton University Students’ Association (CUSA) to invite rapper Rick Ross to perform for a student event. Since 2007, the SFUO has collaborated with CUSA and other Ottawa Students Unions in […]

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Offices of the University of Ottawa barricaded by its students

May 24, 2012

Offices of the University of Ottawa barricaded by its students OTTAWA, ONTARIO Students at the University of Ottawa have decided to barricade their university’s administration from their offices this morning in opposition to a tuition fee increase proposed by the administration this past April 2nd. The protesters are demanding that the University administration reverse their […]

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