UWSA – University of Windsor Students' Alliance

2024 UWSA GENERAL ELECTION

Mohammad Al-Rumaithi

Running for Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Science Representative

Outline your relevant experience for this position

Throughout the past four years, I have had the privilege of serving as a dedicated general member of the TMA Club, an experience that has profoundly shaped my personal and professional growth. From the outset, I approached my role with unwavering commitment, devoting countless hours and boundless energy to supporting the club’s endeavours and aspirations. Central to my involvement has been a steadfast dedication to volunteerism. Whether it was assisting in event planning, coordinating logistics, or simply lending a helping hand wherever needed, I embraced each opportunity to contribute meaningfully to the betterment of the club. My commitment extended beyond mere participation; it was a genuine passion to see the club thrive and succeed. Collaboration has been a cornerstone of my journey with TMA Club. Working closely with fellow members and club leaders, I embraced teamwork, actively engaging in discussions, brainstorming sessions, and collective decision-making processes. Together, we navigated challenges, seized opportunities, and forged lasting friendships, united by our shared vision for the club’s future. 

What specific initiatives and projects would you undertake related to this role?

As a candidate for the Faculty of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Representative, I am committed to spearheading initiatives that enhance student experiences and foster a vibrant academic community. Firstly, I aim to establish enhanced communication channels, facilitating regular updates and feedback mechanisms to ensure students are informed and empowered to voice their concerns. Additionally, I plan to organize professional development workshops and academic support programs tailored to our diverse student body’s needs, empowering them with essential skills and resources for success. Furthermore, I will prioritize diversity and inclusion initiatives, advocate for student interests within faculty decision-making processes, and foster collaborative research opportunities to enrich our academic landscape. Through these endeavours, I aspire to cultivate a supportive, inclusive, and thriving environment where students feel valued, engaged, and equipped to excel in their academic and professional pursuits. 

How do you plan on facilitating positive work relationships within the UWSA Board, members at large and UWindsor administration?

I will prioritize open and transparent communication channels, ensuring regular updates, and fostering an environment where all voices are heard and valued. This includes organizing regular meetings, both within the UWSA Board and with the UWindsor administration, to discuss key issues, share insights, and collaborate on solutions. I will actively seek opportunities for collaboration and partnership between the UWSA and UWindsor administration, identifying common objectives and working together to achieve them. This may involve joint initiatives, shared resources, and coordinated efforts to address student concerns and enhance the overall student experience. I will promote a culture of mutual respect and understanding, recognizing the diverse perspectives and experiences within both the UWSA and UWindsor administrations. By fostering an inclusive environment where differing viewpoints are valued and respected, I believe we can build stronger, more effective working relationships that benefit the entire university community. 

Describe the importance of the UWSA in your own words

2 years I have been a student here; I have come to realize that UWSA is all about dedicating your help to the Students of the University of Windsor. The importance lies in giving students a podium to speak, influence, and advocate for anything that concerns them or furthers them. UWSA plays a huge role in helping each student with their growth and building a strong bond on campus. Overall, UWSA serves as an organization that seeds the dirt intending to help students blossom into something much greater.