return to campus
Plan of Action: Dealing with the safety concerns on campus
The University of Windsor witnessed several safety concerns on campus after two students were reportedly followed to their cars late at night in October. It happened on consecutive days, late at night. According to the official report released by the UWSA on Tuesday, 4th October, the first incident happened on Monday, around 11 pm, after which it was reported to the campus police. "There was a female on campus that a hooded man unfortunately chased to her car, and this incident happened twice," stated Alanna, the current UWSA president. The public statement made by the director of campus police, Matthew
We’ve Returned to Campus- but how do UWindsor Students Really Feel?
University of Windsor students started to return to campus this term. This move came following nearly two years of virtual learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it is not exactly business as usual, as enhanced safety measures are prevalent throughout campus. What may be more obvious, though, is the enthusiasm that many students are feeling about being back. “I [like] coming to the University and attending class because it’s more interactive,” student Diksha says. “In an online class, the lecture is going on and you’re listening, but there’s no [actual] interaction.” Feelings of isolation that come along with
My Journey to UWindsor from Mexico City
I arrived in Canada to see Windsor and the campus for the first time, after studying remote from Mexico for my first semester. If you are an international student, just like me, I know it can feel overwhelming to move across the world alone, especially in the middle of a pandemic, and not knowing exactly when you can go back home. I would like to share my journey to the University of Windsor.
UWindsor’s (Long Awaited) Return to Campus
The University of Windsor will return to in-person learning on January 31. On January 17, a second statement was released by University President Dr. Robert Gordon and Interim Provost Dr. Patti Weir containing information regarding the return to campus, in line with their December 17 announcement, which promised to give two weeks' notice prior to the return. It outlines the measures the University will be taking to keep campus safe: COVID-19 vaccination policy Daily screening requirements through a self-assessment questionnaire Building access protocols (QR code scanning) Heightened on-campus contact tracing Masking and physical distance requirements Encouragement of hand and respiratory