Nominations for 2017-2018 NSO Executive Now Open


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.

NSO is looking for members to join its executive team for the 2017-2018 year. The following executive positions are open:

NSO Professional Development Conference


This event is an NSO partnership with the University Health Network and the UHN New Nurses Leadership Group.

The Nursing Students of Ontario (NSO), an interest group of the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO), eagerly invites you to its Professional Development Conference.


The NSO Professional Development Conference is now full

Friday, March 13, 2015
9:00 am -- 6:00 pm

Morning Sessions
Toronto Western Hospital (University Health Network)
Toronto Western Hospital Auditorium
399 Bathurst St, Toronto

Afternoon Sessions
Toronto General Hospital (University Health Network)
Astellas Conference Room, Munk Building
585 University Ave, Toronto

Transportation from Toronto Western to Toronto General via shuttle

NSO Newsletter for Winter 2013


The Nursing Students of Ontario is pleased to release its newsletter for Winter 2013. Discover what Ontario’s nursing students have been up to and learn about some important upcoming events. The newsletter is available for download in PDF format (1.19 MB).

A Message from PedNIG - RNAO Interest Group


Posted on behalf of PedNIG Membership Officer

"On behalf of RNAO's Pediatric Nurses Interest Group; I am hoping you can disseminate our Fall Membership Drive poster targeting undergraduate Nursing Students. I have attached a letter explaining PedNIG's mandate and goals as well as the Memebrship Drive Poster. Please let me know if you have any questions.


Vivian, RN, BScN

Membership Officer
Pediatric Nurses Interest Group

Please see attached documents

NSO Celebrates Toronto Pride with Rainbow Nursing Interest Group (RNIG)


"Imagine marching down the streets with throngs of happy people cheering loudly for you and someone in the crowd shouts: “It’s the nurses that run the ER not the doctors!” You laugh and continue on cheering with your fellow nursing friends and colleagues. Several Toronto nursing students joined me as we donned our most colourful scrub tops and marched in this year’s Pride Toronto Parade as part of RNAO’s Rainbow Nursing Interest Group.

This is Hamilton: A Documentary


As their final Major Research Project with the Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition, Layla Mashkoor and Nicole Rallis are making a documentary about Hamilton, Ontario. The documentary, uses Hamilton as a case study to challenge traditional theoretical perspectives on urban governmentality, and to examine "the city" as a new space of politics. Through the artistic medium of film, Layla and Nicole, aim to converge personal and historical accounts of Hamilton to develop a more holistic perspective on the politics of space, place, and time.

Health Council of Canada releases Progress Report 2012: Health care renewal in Canada


The Health Council of Canada releases Progress Report 2012: Health
care renewal in Canada. The report highlights progress achieved since 2003
in five key areas: home and community care, health human resources,
telehealth, access to care in the North, and health indicators.

What the Health Council found was that overall, provinces and territories met
most of what was expected of them as laid out in the accords. However, it has
not brought the large-scale change, and evidence suggests the accords were
designed with vague commitments and low expectations.

Nursing Students of Ontario Executive 2012-2013


Introducing the 2012-2013 Nursing Students of Ontario executive team:

President - Marisa Kucha
Vice President - Janny Lee
Policy and Political Action Officers - Vikky Leung; Elizabeth McLaughlin
Membership Officer - Kathleen Kerr
Communications Officer – Rebecca Cosby
Committee Coordinators - Marquise Amyotte, John Gajasan, Karolina Gielarowiec and Leah Thiessen
Past President - Amanda Firth

13th Annual RNAO Day at Queen’s Park from a Nursing Student’s Perspective


One hundred and fifty Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and nursing students gathered on March 1st, 2012, at Queen’s Park in Toronto to meet with a record number of 70 MPPs from across the province.

Careers in Nursing Website Launches


What do nurses really do? Why be a nurse? What's so special about nursing in Ontario? If you're contemplating a career in nursing or at a crossroads in your current career, we've got the website for you!