2018 SFSS Elections Results

March, 23, 2018

NOTICE OF SPRING 2018 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS ELECTION RESULTS Candidate Name Votes in Favour (‘Yes’ votes if uncontested) Votes Against (‘No’ votes if uncontested) Elected PRESIDENT Jaskarn (Jas) Randhawa – 1,206  Amar Singh – 952 VICE-PRESIDENT – STUDENT SERVICES Samer Rihani – 1,061  Simran...

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SFSS-SFU to Expand Space Options for Students at the Surrey Campus

March, 16, 2018

The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) has reached an agreement with Simon Fraser University to expand study and space options for students at the Surrey Campus. Space improvements, dedicated project rooms, and after hours study spots are a few areas SFU will make a priority for students starting today. “Back in summer, the SFSS indicated...

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NEW SFSS OUT ON CAMPUS COORDINATOR

March, 13, 2018

Join us in welcoming our new SFSS Out on Campus Coordinator, Dani McNeil-Willmott! Dani identifies as a queer, non-binary, trans masculine human. They hold a bachelor’s degree with a double major in biology and psychology, from Cape Breton University. They are currently finishing up their MA in Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies...

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Needs-based Grants

February, 22, 2018

What are needs based grants? The up-front cost of education creates a barrier for low-income students in being able to access a post-secondary education. As opposed to scholarships that are given on the basis of academic and extracurricular merit, grants are sums of money provided to students on based solely on their financial needs. Why...

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Self-Defence for Women

February, 7, 2018

March 1,  15, & 22 from 5PM – 7PM MBC 2294/2296, SFU Burnaby Sliding Scale $20-40 No one turned away for lack of funds! Participants will be introduced to a variety of techniques involving awareness, avoidance, assertiveness, and action. Participants should wear comfortable clothing.  All self-identified women are invited,...

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NOTICE OF ELECTIONS

February, 5, 2018

The SFSS General Elections are coming! Nomination Period is from February 19th to March 4th! Click here to find out how you can get...

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We’re Hiring: Out on Campus Coordinator

January, 29, 2018

The Out on Campus (OOC) Coordinator is primarily responsible for overseeing, coordinating and assisting with the delivery of Society programs, series, and activities in the Society’s Out on Campus lounge, aimed primarily at lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer + students and their allies at Simon Fraser University. Click here for more...

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2017 General Membership Survey Results 

January, 29, 2018

The SFSS conducted a general membership survey in March 2017 to fulfill our Strategic Objective 1.3 (from our Strategic Plan) to identify and assess emerging member needs and compare results on an annual basis. See the results of the survey below. 2017 Survey...

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SFSS and SFU to increase funding for the Emergency Food Bank Program

December, 14, 2017

The Simon Fraser Student Society and Simon Fraser University have reached an agreement to increase funding for the Emergency Food Bank Program. The food bank program provides financial support to students through food vouchers that are redeemable at locations near all campus locations. These locations are Nester’s, Safeway, and SFU’s Burnaby...

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SFSS SUB OFFICE SPACE AND SUITES UPDATE

December, 1, 2017

SFSS recently conducted a Request for Expressions of Interest process to identify student and external groups who are interested in space in the student union building. We were thrilled by the amount of interest that we received, particularly from SFSS clubs and student unions. It took us time to evaluate every group’s proposal as we...

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