The University and Academic Affairs Committee‘s role includes connecting with the student body about university issues and campaigns, informing and educating peers on issue-based campaigns, working with SFU students senators and Board of Governors Representative, and contributing to engagement at SFU.
The UAA committee is all about internal lobbying and informing students of important things going on around campus. We are fairly new but have big plans for the upcoming year! We are planning on hosting an Open House for the Burnaby Mountain Gondola Project. We will be working with the SFU Open Education Resources working group to get more faculty and student involvement in OER’s. We recently held a Federal Election Debate on campus and invited candidates from the 4 major parties on campus to increase political engagement. As a committee member, you can be involved in everything from tabling efforts to an event volunteer. There is also space for your ideas and suggestions on how we can improve and increase student engagement on campus!
“I would like to say that an individual cannot find this committee, but rather this committee finds the right individual and molds that individual in the best way possible giving the individual and the committee a good experience.”
-Sabah, At-Large Rep
“Being a part of the UAA has given me the opportunity to be at the forefront of the most interesting campaigns and decisions at SFU. I’ve gotten the opportunity through UAA to be a part of the change on campus on campaigns such as the Gondola campaign, Open-ed, Ban the Bottle, and other student advocacy initiatives. Thanks to this committee I am always weeks ahead of the next big thing on campus and would recommend this committee for those who are passionate about advocacy and student concerns.”
-Phum, At-Large Rep
*No current vacancies available for at-large members*