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Valedictorian Award nominations open February 8

February 9, 2016 at 16:11 pm

Every year, the McMaster Students Union (MSU) recognizes outstanding graduating students in each faculty with the Valedictorian Awards. Each valedictorian gives an address at their respective convocation. The nomination period opens February 8 and closes March 7. All relevant information, including the nomination package, is available via msumcmaster.ca/valedictorian.

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MSU and OUSA launch TimeOut Tuition campaign

January 11, 2016 at 08:47 am

The McMaster Students Union, alongside the Ontario Undegraduate Student Alliance are campaigning against rising province-wide tuition costs. Titled TimeOut Tuition, the campaign aims to ensure that the next tuition framework, beginning in 2016/17, will introduce a fully funded tuition-freeze province-wide for the next five years.

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2016 State of the Union will be delivered on January 14 @ 2pm in MUSC

December 21, 2015 at 16:42 pm

On Thursday, January 14 at 2pm, the MSU Board of Directors will deliver the annual State of the Union address in the MUSC, in front of the fireplace. The State of the Union will include information on services’ accomplishments, comprehensive financial information, project details, lobbying efforts, and how the post-secondary landscape has changed over the last eight months. Download a copy of the 2016 State of the Union.

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Student opinions wanted at OUSA focus groups

October 30, 2015 at 12:00 pm

The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) is a research-based, member-driven organization that represents about 140,000 undergraduate students at seven Ontario member universities. At this year's fall OUSA Genreal Assembly, three issues will be discussed: Student Financial Assistance, the Broader Learning Environment, and Teaching & Assessment. All MSU members are invited to a series of focus groups in order to give their feedback on the policy papers that will be submitted at OUSA General Assembly

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Applications are open for the OUSA Fall General Assembly

October 14, 2015 at 15:10 pm

The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) will be hosting its bi-annual General Assembly (GA) at the University of Waterloo from November 12 – 15, 2015. The MSU, as a member of OUSA, will be sending seven student delegates to this year's Fall GA. Any FT undergraduate student may apply to be an OUSA delegate.

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Nominations for MSU Teaching Awards are open October 5th-25th

October 9, 2015 at 09:45 am

The MSU Teaching Awards are presented in six categories, each of which involves a thorough, multi-dimensional process of nomination and deliberation. Students nominate instructors for the Faculty, Teaching Assistant, and Pedagogical Innovation Awards during the nomination period of October 5-25.

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