USC Councilor Monthly Updates: September

Here is the September USC meeting recap provided by our USC Councillor Celine! Swipe to see what the USC met to discuss last month, and the results of the motions!


For information on motions that have not been included here for brevity, or for any questions or comments in general, please feel free to email the Arts Councillor at celine.tsang@westernusc.ca.


USC Meeting (highlights)


Motion from Greek Life Presentation

  • Description: No longer provide Greek life organizations with USC spaces at a subsidized rate, support rush events, or offer resource member positions

  • Result: Tabled

  • Arts vote: N/A

Motion 5

  • Description: Amend EGC finance procedure to no longer collect bonds from prospective candidates and clarify other financial procedures.

  • Result: Passed unanimously

  • Arts vote: In favour

Motion 6

  • Description: Amend EGC nominations procedure to address accessibility concerns and to allow students to use their preferred name and pronoun on all elections-related proceedings.

  • Result: Passed unanimously

  • Arts vote: In favour

Motion 7

  • Description: Amend EGC violations policy to remove areas of confusion and potential sources of exploitation of the previous policy.

  • Result: Passed unanimously

  • Arts vote: In favour

Motion 8

  • Description: Amend EGC violations procedure to add clarifying policy and realign locations of policy points.

  • Result: Passed

  • Arts vote: In favour

Motion 9

  • Description: Amend the Grants Committee TOR and Student Refugee Fund policies to move the SRF Committee into and under the Grants Committee.

  • Result: Passed

  • Arts vote: In favour

Motion 10

  • Description: Ratify the Elections Governance Committee Balloting procedure which allows a candidate’s preferred name and pronoun to be listed on the ballot, and for candidates to show up in a randomized order.

  • Result: Passed

  • Arts vote: In favour

Motion 11

  • Description: Endorse the themes of gender-based equity, work-integrated learning, racial equity, and sustainablity as the four themes to develop the 2021-22 USC budget submission around.

  • Result: Passed unanimously

  • Arts vote: In favour

USC Updates


Ensure to get in touch with your Councillor at celine.tsang@westernusc.ca, or your President at jack.bradley@westernusc.ca with your thoughts on the Greek Life motion!