Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA)

What is CASA?

Established in 1995, CASA is a non-partisan, not-for-profit student organization composed of student associations from across Canada.

CASA represents undergraduate, graduate and polytechnic associations.

At its core, it advocates on behalf of post-secondary students to the federal government. When Canada’s leaders make decisions affecting our post-secondary education system, they turn to CASA for solutions.

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Advocacy Document


Over the years, CASA’s on-going dedication to post-secondary students has resulted in a number of wins, including:

  • Removal of interest on Canada Student Loans
  • Increasing off-campus working hours for international students
  • Doubling of the Canada Student Grant
  • Broadening eligibility requirements for Canada Student Loans Program
  • $80 million for the Student Work Placement Program
  • $75.2 million in additional support for First Nations, Inuit, and Metis Nation students

Click the button below to learn more about CASA wins and how it has advocated for the student voice.


Ontario Student Voices (OSV)

What is OSV?

Established in 2022, Ontario Student Voices (OSV) elevates and amplifies the voices of Ontario College and Polytechnic Students to the provincial level, ensuring their voice and lens are included in the conversations and decisions that impact them.


A post-secondary system in Ontario that prioritizes success, accessibility, affordability and quality for all students — domestic and international.


Transparency, Inclusivity, Non-Partisan, Equitability, Proactive

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Conference Reports

CSI’s delegates complete a summary report about their experience at our advocacy partner’s conferences and share them here to inform membership about the purpose and value of attending their conferences. Any questions about the contents of a report should be sent to:


Please find our Conference Summary Reports below:

2023 CASA Conference Report

2022 CASA Conference Report

2023 OSV Conference Report

2023 Studentcare Conference Report