Notice of Motion: Concurrent Studies

December, 3, 2021

Whereas the SFSS has the ability to set policy around the collection of SFSS student activity fee including exemptions; Whereas the students in the Concurrent Studies program are BC high school students with high academic standing and who can take one or two SFU lower division courses while in high school; Whereas the number of...

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Notice of Motion: STEPS Forward

December, 3, 2021

Whereas the SFSS has the ability to set policy around the collection of SFSS student activity fee including exemptions; Whereas the STEPS Forward program supports SFU students with developmental disabilities to complete university courses; Whereas these students are registered in SFU courses and SFU considers them to be undergraduate students;...

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This Holiday Season, Be A Kid’s Santa

December, 2, 2021

As part of the coordinated efforts to help bring relief to individuals and communities affected by ongoing floods in the province, Simon Fraser Student Society in partnership with Simon Fraser University, Chartwells, Nesters, Graduate Student Society, SFU Childcare, Highlands Elementary School, Point Church and UniverCity Community Association are...

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It’s My Fridge, It’s Your Fridge, It’s Everybody’s Fridge!

December, 1, 2021

BURNABY, B.C., (Dec. 1, 2021)— Food insecurity on Burnaby Mountain means individuals face more barriers to safe, sufficient, and nutritious food. Community fridges are becoming a common way to address food insecurity in so many of our neighborhoods!  Because of this, the SFSS has joined forces with Embark Sustainability, the Burnaby Primary...

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We’re hiring a Building Coordinator

November, 29, 2021

The SFSS is hiring a Building Coordinator responsible for the day to day operations of the SUB. The Building Coordinator will also be tasked with requesting and monitoring custodial and facilities work. This is a full-time permanent position at $32.96/hr with benefits. Read the detailed job description here and...

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Donate to bring relief and hope

November, 26, 2021

Recent floods across BC have left a devastating impact on many people’s lives. As a society guided by the principles of community and support, we’re calling on students, staff, and the entire SFU community to stand as one and show support. On Wednesday, November 24, the SFSS Council has passed a motion to provide support...

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BC Flood Support Motion

November, 26, 2021

Whereas, many communities have been impacted by the recent British Columbia Floods, and it continues to harm communities across the province, Whereas, the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) wants to provide support to those who have been impacted, and from what we have seen immediate support will be needed and ongoing, Whereas, even members...

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Our statement to AMS in response to UBC Students for Freedom of Expression event

November, 12, 2021

RE: UBC STUDENTS FOR FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION: LAUREN SOUTHERN  T/W: Anti-Indigenous Semantics, Denial of Genocide, Indian Residential Schools, Unmarked/ Mass Graves of Children Dear Alma Mater Society (AMS) of University of British Columbia (UBC),  The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) does not support the UBC Students for Freedom of...

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We’re hiring an Accessibility Coordinator

November, 12, 2021

The SFSS is hiring an Accessibility Coordinator responsible for working closely with both the Disability & Neurodiversity Alliance (DNA) and the Accessibility Committee to implement student projects, with help from the Accessibility Assistant. They will also oversee, coordinate and assist in the delivery of programs and services in the DNA...

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Notice of Motion: Stipend Policy Changes

November, 12, 2021

Whereas, past Council Policies included a reduction in expected hours without a reduction in stipend for the last month of each term to accommodate final exams and projects for Council members; Whereas these policies were removed from the Policy Manual in 2015 along with the expected hours; Whereas in 2020 the Board of Directors brought...

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