Who we are

CASA is a national voice for Canada’s post-secondary students. Established in 1995, CASA is a non-partisan, not-for-profit student organization composed of student associations from across Canada. We represent undergraduate, graduate and polytechnic associations.

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Recent wins for students


investment helps First Nations and Inuit peoples attend post-secondary
invested to help youth get jobs
invested to establish a National Strategy to Address Gender-Based Violence

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CASA’s GOTV Campaign Encourages Thousands of Students To Participate in the Federal Election

OTTAWA – November 4th, 2019 - The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) officially wrapped up its 2019 Get Out The Vote (GOTV) campaign, successfully collecting over 35,000 pledges to vote from students and engaging with many more during the election period. CASA’s GOTV campaign involved 36 students associations across the country engaging in a non-partisan, voter mobilization effort to encourage students to vote in the federal election.
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Election Student Engagement Toolkit

The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations or CASA is running a Get out the Vote (GOTV) campaign on their member campuses to increase voter mobilization and get more students to vote.
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We're Hiring an Executive Director

Position: Executive Director Reporting to: Board of Directors Organization Status: Full-time Salary: $65,000 + benefits (health, vision, dental, RRSP matching) Posted: September 16, 2019 Closing: October 6, 2019 Applications must include: Cover letter, resume Submit application to: hiring@casa.ca
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Student Associations Launch Nationwide Get Out the Vote Campaign to Encourage Students to Vote in Federal Election

OTTAWA, September 4, 2019 - Today, the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) and 36 student associations from across the country, are launching a nationwide Get Out the Vote campaign intended to encourage students to vote in the federal election. During this non-partisan campaign, student leaders will be throwing events, hosting all-party debates, and utilizing street teams to engage students on their campus and make sure they know that voting is a chance to help shape their future.
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CASA Applauds Release of Report, Additional Funding for Sexual Violence Prevention on Canadian Post-Secondary Campuses

OTTAWA, August 29, 2019- This morning at Ryerson University, Possibility Seeds Consulting launched its report, Planting Change: Developing a National Framework to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence at Post-Secondary Institutions. The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) supported the development of the report, which was funded by Women and Gender Equality Canada, through active participation on the Advisory Council and several consultations.
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CASA's 2020 Pre-Budget Submission

As the theme of this year’s Pre-Budget highlights, the world is facing immense challenges at the moment, climate change being one of them. In order for Canada to achieve a low-carbon economy and do its part for the planet, the country is going to need to have a workforce that is highly skilled, educated, and innovative that will be equipped to respond to the necessary changes in our world. Such a workforce is critical to establishing creative ways to reduce carbon emissions while maintaining a strong economy, but can only exist if post-secondary education remains a foundation of the country.
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