Usman is a first-year Master of Information student who is concentrating in Library and Information Science in addition to Archives and Record Management. As both a Tech Fund and Faculty Council Representative, Usman is excited to address changing individual, technical and classroom needs in an online environment to help create the best possible learning experience in these uncertain times.
Prior to starting the MI program, Usman completed an Honors Bachelor of Science at the University of Toronto, double majoring in Cognitive Science and English. Now, he works as a Graduate Student Library Assistant at the UofT Dentistry Library through the TALint program. Outside of school, Usman enjoys reading books, jogging, and playing videogames.
First Year Tech Fund Representative
The First Year Student Tech Fund Representative (FY-STFR) is elected in September and holds the position for a full year. The FY-STFR attends and contributes to all MISC meetings and is allotted one vote. The FY-STFR helps propose and track purchases made with the Student Tech Fund, while also reporting before MISC about purchases and asking for MISC approval on purchases exceeding $3,000. The FY-STFR will also attend Student Tech Fund committee meetings, which are comprised of 3 MI and 2 MMst elected student tech fund representatives, and may include faculty and IT supervisors.