Simon Fraser Student Society moves forward with new student building

  BURNABY, B.C., (Jan. 12, 2016) — The Simon Fraser Student Society and Scotiabank signed a $44.3 million loan agreement on Dec. 21, 2015 to help with the construction of the new Student Union Building at SFU’s Burnaby campus. This marks a milestone for the project, enabling it to quickly move forward to the next […]

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SFSS Highland Pub Closed for the Summer

BURNABY, B.C., (April 22, 2016) — With the exception of special events, the Simon Fraser Student Society’s Highland Pub will be closed during the summer semester, from May 1st to the end of August. This closure stems from an in-depth analysis conducted by the SFSS of the current service delivery model. Competition has been growing […]

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MBC washroom closures over the next 6 to 9 months

This Fall, Facility Services will begin rebuilding the three main washrooms in MBC, located on level 1000, 2000 and 3000 of MBC. This is part of a campus wide renewal of public washrooms that has been conducted all over the Burnaby campus for the last 3 years. The rebuild includes the renewal of all finishes […]

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We’re Hiring: Trans and Gender Diversity Project Worker

Description: The Trans and Gender Diversity Project Worker is tasked to create a guide for trans and gender diverse students to aid them in accessing the university and updating their records (such as how to change their name and gender markers). The position will also oversee the implementation of other trans friendly programming through Out […]

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Self-Defence Program Jan 24 to Feb 7 – SIGN UP NOW!

Self-Defence Program  January 24th – February 7th Tuesdays 4:30 – 6:00pm Cost: Pay what you can $20 – $40. No one turned away for lack of funds.  This 3-week program for self-identified women will be taught by Jennifer Kirkey of Wenlido West. Bring water and wear comfortable clothing – or anything you want to learn […]

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We’re Hiring: Communications Coordinator (Permanent FT)

Job Posting Communications Coordinator (Permanent Full Time – 70 hrs per pay period) Description: The Communications Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the communications work of the Society, including materials design and production, media liaison, public relations strategies, planning, projects and website maintenance. Also, the Communications Coordinator assists in the administration of the Society’s Resource Office, its systems, records, […]

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SFSS All Candidate Debate to Capture Burnaby Student Votes

Sep. 25, 2015 – Burnaby, B.C. — Sept. 25, 2015 — Vancouver BC — The Simon Fraser Student Society’s Advocacy Committee is holding an Burnaby North-Seymour All Candidate Debate on October 1st, 2015 at SFU Burnaby campus in a buildup to the federal elections. The debate is scheduled to encompass a wide range of issues, including Women’s […]

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We’re Hiring: Trans and Gender Diversity Project Worker

Description: The Trans and Gender Diversity Project Worker is tasked to create a guide for trans and gender diverse students to aid them in accessing the university and updating their records (such as how to change their name and gender markers). The position will also oversee the implementation of other trans friendly programming through Out […]

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Students Vote YEStoBUILDSFU at the AGM

Students voted YES to BUILD SFU at the SFSS AGM, held today, at 3:00 pm. The participating 546 registered students gave over 80% approval for debentures for construction of the proposed Student Union Building and the Stadium. The debenture for the proposed Student Union Building was adopted with over 86% approval, whereas proposed Stadium debenture […]

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Academic Accommodation to Attend the AGM

In order to make it easier for undergraduate students to attend the AGM on September 22nd, the university’s Senate (the governing body for academic matters) is encouraging professors to allow undergraduate students to miss class in order to attend the meeting.   The official motion approved by Senate is as follows: In recognition of the […]

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