Category: Media

Solidarity Concerning Student Representation

November 19, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release Thursday, November 19th 2015 Solidarity Concerning Student Representation OTTAWA – This summer, the University of Ottawa’s Board of Governors voted to increase tuition fees for the 10th consecutive year. The Board itself is comprised of thirty voting members, of which only three seats are allocated to students. Robert Head, the […]

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Student Rights Centre public letter via sexual violence training of the upper administration

October 9, 2015

Mr. Rock, On Tuesday, October 6, 2015, the staff at the Student Rights Centre of the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SRC-SFUO) attended the training organized by the U of O regarding sexual violence on campus. As you know, this training, which was delivered by the Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre, was offered in […]

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Media Release – March 31, 2015

March 31, 2015

OTTAWA – In anticipation of the University of Ottawa Board of Governors vote on its annual budget, representatives from the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO), the Graduate Students Association des étudiant.e.s diplômé.e.s (GSAÉD), and other interested parties will be gathering in the University Centre to raise awareness around the status quo of […]

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Students demand real investment in post secondary at opening of Advanced Research Complex

October 1, 2014

OTTAWA , September 30th, 2014 – Students unveiled a banner calling for lower tuition fees this morning and demanded that the Ontario Government invest in post-secondary education during a visit from Minister Reza Moridi at the University of Ottawa to mark the official opening of the University’s new Advanced Research Complex. “Research that benefits the […]

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Accessibility Falls Short at uOttawa

September 29, 2014

Accessibility Falls Short at uOttawa For immediate release Monday, September 29th, 2014 OTTAWA – The Centre for Students with Disabilities (CSD), a service of the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO), is disappointed that many students, faculty, and staff at the University of Ottawa (uOttawa) continue to face considerable barriers on campus. While […]

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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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SFUO Condemns and Takes Action Against Rape Culture at the University of Ottawa

March 3, 2014

SFUO Condemns and Takes Action Against Rape Culture at the University of Ottawa Monday, March 3rd, 2014 As many students may be aware a Facebook conversation in which five men discuss the SFUO President, Anne-Marie Roy in violently sexual terms was published. It is unfortunate that we must note that all five men were past […]

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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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