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HSR feedback survey open until October 20

October 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm

For over 20 years, the McMaster Students Union (MSU) and the Graduate Students Association (GSA) have worked in partnership with the Hamilton Street Rail (HSR) to provide students with HSR bus passes. As the contract between the MSU and HSR is set to be renewed in January 2020, there is currently a feedback survey available to gather information on how students use the HSR.

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The MSU’s budget submission to the City of Hamilton prioritizes transit, accessibility, and sustainability

October 11, 2019 at 09:00 am

Advocacy at municipal, provincial, and federal levels is a key component of the McMaster Students Union. At a municipal level, the MSU education team creates budget submissions to help ensure student needs are reflected in the City of Hamilton’s budget. This year, the priorities are transit, accessibility, sustainability, and the Environmental By-Law.

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Applications are open until September 30 for the OUSA Fall General Assembly

September 24, 2019 at 09:00 am

OUSA is a student-led, post-secondary provincial advocacy organization that collectively represents approximately 150,000 students from eight student associations across the province. As a member of OUSA, the MSU will be sending a delegation to the upcoming Fall General Assembly where students from across Ontario will be creating and changing official OUSA policy.

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#ChooseStudentLife

September 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm

The McMaster Students Union (MSU) manages approximately three dozen student-oriented services, while simultaneously providing political representation on behalf of undergraduate students, to all levels of government. However, many aspects of what the MSU offers are now financially optional via Mosaic from 12 - 20, due to the Student Choice Initiative introduced by the Government of Ontario. This change may lead to the elimination of services and the loss of advocacy efforts provided to support McMaster undergraduate students.

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Opportunity for first year involvement on MSU First Year Council

September 10, 2019 at 09:00 am

Nominations are now open for positions on the McMaster Students Union First Year Council (FYC). The council represents both current and future first year McMaster students, serving to informing and advocate on behalf of their concerns and needs.

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Multiple roles supporting student advocacy open until May 29

May 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm

The positions of Advocacy Coordinator, as well as the Advocacy & Policy Research Assistant both play key roles inside the advocacy wing of the McMaster Students Union.  Both roles are currently available, with the applications closing on May 29 at 11:59pm.

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