About Nursing Students of Ontario (NSO)

The Nursing Students of Ontario (NSO), the student-governed interest group of the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO), represents and acts as a resource for Ontario's nursing students. It focuses on the needs, concerns and matters of the nursing student body.

Empowering nurses of tomorrow, today.

We represent the nursing students of Ontario by empowering nurses of tomorrow, today.

Our mission is to promote, support and empower the full participation of Ontario nursing students as a significant voice within society.

We are the leaders of tomorrow.

We speak out for nursing students and health. In collaboration with provincial stakeholders through political action, professionalism and research we ensure the best possible health care for now and the future.

We value human dignity, inclusivity, and diversity amongst our members. We are committed to empowering nursing students in leadership, visibility, and education.

The NSO executive encourages feedback from its members on nursing and student issues, and can be reached through our contact form.


The revised and adopted NSO constitution for the 2010/11 mandate.

The constitution outlines how the NSO conducts its elections, duties, mission, and mandate.

Descriptions of roles and responsibilities of NSO executives can be found in this document.

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