Category Archives: Media

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

    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 […]

  • Accessibility Falls Short at uOttawa

    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 […]

  • Nine Consecutive Years of Tuition Fee Hikes

    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 […]

  • In My Skin Campaign

    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 […]

  • U of O violates rules of Senate Appeals Committee

    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 […]


    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 […]

  • SFUO Statement on Tuition Fee Hikes

    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 […]

  • SFUO Open Letter

    Mr. Rock, We are writing to express our deep concerns in regards to the negotiations that are currently underway between the University of Ottawa and the Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa (APUO). The combination of delay tactics used by the University along with the decision to file for both conciliation and a […]

  • SFUO Statement on Cody Boast

    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 […]