SFSS Fall Kickoff 2019

September, 5, 2019

FALL KICKOFF is hosted by Simon Fraser Student Society, in collaboration with CRESCENDO1 & Timbre Concerts! It was a fun-filled summer, but let’s kick off fall the right way: a fun night with good music, food trucks, water stations, and all your closest friends. ************************************************** WHEN: Friday September 20th...

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Month in Review – August!

September, 5, 2019

Here’s what your SFSS Board of Directors has been up to during the month of August: The SFSS Board of Directors has had a fulfilling August in the last month of Summer. We met new and returning students at the SFU Welcome Day, planned events for fall, worked on researching new services to improve the...

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Fall Clubs Days

September, 4, 2019

Don’t miss out on the SFSS Summer Club Days! Visit the booths to meet new people and connect with students who share similar interests as you! Come visit us to get involved with a club — there are so many to choose from! SFU Burnaby: September 10-12, 11am – 3pm at Convo Mall SFU Surrey: September...

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Student Centre Extended Fall Hours

August, 27, 2019

Fall is just around the corner! We hope you’re just as excited for the pumpkin spice lattes, sweaters, and extended Student Centre hours as we are! That’s right! We’ve been listening, and we will be extending the Student Centre hours from 4:00pm to 5:00pm for the month of September. Now you can drop by our...

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Board Endorses the “Knockout Interest” Campaign

August, 22, 2019

The British Columbia Federation of Students (BCFS) is a provincial alliance of thirteen university and college student unions. The BCFS, through their respective campaigns, give a voice to student needs for equitable education choices. The BCFS Knockout Interest campaign calls for the elimination of interest accumulated on the federal portion of...

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Board advocates for a nationwide ban on the practice of ‘CT’

August, 12, 2019

The SFSS Board of Directors is advocating for a nationwide ban on the practice of “Conversion therapy (CT)” in Canada. “CT” aims to change the sexual orientation of same-sex-attracted people using physical, psychological, and spiritual means. More recently, ‘CT’ has been applied to transgender individuals to make them identify in a...

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Month in Review – July!

August, 9, 2019

Here’s what your SFSS Board of Directors has been up to during the month of July: The SFSS Board of Directors has had another eventful month this past July. After passing our new strategic plan with our vision, “Students Thriving Everywhere,” we have embarked on a myriad of activities for the betterment of the student...

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Lennon Wall at MBC

August, 2, 2019

On August 1, 2019, the Simon Fraser Student Society Board of Directors passed a motion to stand firmly in support of the right of all Simon Fraser University students to peacefully, respectfully and freely express their views regarding the ongoing political situation in Hong Kong. Furthermore, the SFSS condemns any attempt to censor or dissuade...

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Have Your Say in the Zero Plastic Waste Movement!

July, 30, 2019

Last year the SFSS Board of Directors endorsed the work of the the Ban the Bottle campaign, a campaign raised by passionate students around eliminating single use plastics. Now, the SFSS is also playing a part after being invited to a campus wide task force being led by SFU Ancillary Services and many other campus...

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Safety Alert – Burnaby Campus

July, 29, 2019

Last updated: July 26, 3:40 p.m. Please be alerted that the Burnaby RCMP issued the following this afternoon: This morning, just after 5 a.m., Burnaby RCMP responded to a report of a sexual assault that is alleged to have occurred at UniverCity. According to the female victim, at around 4:30 a.m., while out walking she...

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The SFSS Launches New Strategic Plan

July, 26, 2019

  The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) is excited to announce the launch of its new 2019-2021 strategic plan. The document is designed to support students to reach their full potential by providing resources and services that represent, connect and benefit our members. “To have long term priorities in place for the Society is very...

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Call for Nominations – Student Speakers for Fall 2019 Convocation

July, 19, 2019

It is that time of year and where your assistance is needed with a very important task – the selection of Student Speakers for the upcoming Convocation Ceremonies on October 9-11, 2019. The Student Speaker you nominate plays an important role in representing their graduating class. The selected graduating students will each be asked to...

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