Letter to the Co-op Office: Response

The Carleton co-op office has responded to our letter and provided the following points of clarification. 1. Co-op work terms typically provide 12-16 weeks of full-time work. Given current circumstances, the coop office is allowing work terms of a minimum 10-week duration and at a minimum of 28 hours per week, to allow more work…

Letter to the Co-op Office: Co-op Fees

Yesterday, the NPSIA Student Association sent letter to the Carleton co-op office, regarding co-op fee payment for students who had their positions postponed or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown/work-from-home orders. See a full copy of the letter below: Hello, We are reaching out to you on behalf of students at the…

The NPSIA Review: Rethinking Canadian Foreign Policy

Last fall, NPSIA students enrolled in Dr. David Carment’s Canada and International Affairs graduate seminar embarked on a four-month evaluation of Canada’s foreign policy priorities. The reviews cover everything from Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy and diplomacy to development and immigration.   We’d like to invite you to check out their work, which was recently…

A message from your co-presidents

Hello NPSIA students! Please see the below message from the co-presidents of the NSA: Hey folks, we have a couple updates for everyone from the NSA. We’ve spoken with the administration with respect to the impact of co-op delays on graduation, and they’re going to be handling co-op regulations on a case-by-case basis. Cases can…

COVID-19 Action Plan

Hello NPSIA students! As our student body awaits communication from our administration and faculty regarding alternative measures being taken in light of COVID-19, the NSA would like to take a moment to address some of the concerns and questions that we ourselves have received.   First, we recognize the significant anxiety that this time of…

Presenting our FPA Conference Participants!

We’d like to take a second to recognize some of our fantastic students and their research. The following NPSIA students will be presenting at the upcoming Faculty of Public Affairs Emerging Perspectives Conference at Carleton University. Read about their work below! Zaheed Kara is a first year NPSIA MA student. His research focuses on the…