UWSA – University of Windsor Students' Alliance


Musaib Nagani

Running for School of Computer Science Representative

Outline your relevant experience for this position

I have several relevant experiences that have prepared me well for the role of a computer science representative in the University of Windsor Student Alliance. Firstly, I am currently serving as an events coordinator for the Computer Science Society, where I have gained valuable skills in planning and executing successful events. This role has allowed me to work closely with computer science students and understand their needs and interests. I am also working under Dr. Phebe Lam to create an International Student Advocacy Council, This experience has provided me with an understanding of the importance of advocating for diverse student populations and representing their needs and interests.

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

As a computer science representative in the University of Windsor Student Alliance I would encourage computer science students to become more involved in the university community by participating in student clubs and organizations. This could include promoting computer science-related clubs or starting a new club to cater to specific interests within the department. I’d enhance communication channels between computer science students and the university administration. This could involve creating a feedback system for students to voice their opinions and concerns, as well as attending meetings and advocating for student needs. My goal is to promote the interests of computer science students and help them succeed in their studies and future careers.

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

I’d encourage open and transparent communication between all parties involved. Provide opportunities for people to voice their opinions and concerns and listen actively to what they have to say. Ensure that everyone feels heard and that their input is valued. i would also promote collaboration and teamwork between UWSA Board members, members at large, and UWindsor administration. Encourage everyone to work together to achieve common goals and objectives, and recognize the strengths and contributions of each person. Treat everyone with respect and professionalism, regardless of their role or position and attend every meeting to stay up-to-date and involved.

Describe the importance of the UWSA in your own words

The University of Windsor Student Alliance (UWSA) is an essential organization that plays a vital role in representing and advocating for the needs and interests of students at the University of Windsor. As the voice of the student body, the UWSA helps to ensure that the voices of students are heard and that their concerns are addressed.  One of the most important functions of the UWSA is to serve as a liaison between the students and the university administration. By acting as a mediator, the UWSA can work with the administration to develop policies and initiatives that benefit students and ensure that their voices are heard. This can help to create a more positive and productive university environment. UWSA plays an important role in organizing events and activities that help to promote student engagement and create a sense of community on campus. These events can help students to build relationships, develop skills, and have fun.