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Mohamed “Faris” Riazudden (he/him)

President & CEO

The President is responsible for the general operations of the Association, its relationship with the University administration, and CUSA’s large-scale projects.

Faris is a 5th year Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering student from Dubai. Faris’ journey with CUSA has come full-circle since first year. First starting as a volunteer on our Street Team, then working as a Brand Ambassador, CUSA Councillor, and Programming Coordinator at the Wellness Centre, Faris has done it all. Most recently Faris was CUSA’s VP student Issues where he worked to advocate for Carleton’s student body. Faris’ knowledge of CUSA will guarantee he thrives in this role. Check out his plans below!

1. More student jobs

2. Reopening The Wing

3. In-house counselling services

4. Federal advocacy for International Students

– VP Student Issues at CUSA
– Programming Coordinator at CUSA’s Wellness Centre
– CUSA Councillor for the Faculty of Engineering and Design
– Director at Student Energy
– Member at The UN Society
– CUSA Street Team
– VP Marketing Student Energy
– VP External at NAAIS (North American Association for Indian Students)
– CUSA Brand Ambassador
– VP External at NAAIS
– Students as Partners Program Participant


CUSA Main Office
401 University Centre
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6


613 520 2600 x1603


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