SFSS Fall Kickoff 2016

August, 2, 2016

The SFSS is hosting its sixth Fall Kickoff concert at SFU Burnaby this September! Visit our event page for more detail.  Volunteers play a major role in making sure the event runs smoothly. We’re looking for organized, fun individuals to volunteer for our concert team. Sign up here. ...

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SFU will pilot the Sunday opening of the Fraser Library in August

July, 28, 2016

In response to student feedback, the SFU Surrey campus will pilot the Sunday opening of the Fraser Library on August 7 & 14. On these two Sundays, the library will be open for study from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will provide full services, including lending and returning library resources and equipment, and research...

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By-election Update

July, 8, 2016

After considering all possible options, the board of directors has decided that the best course of action for filling the vacant board positions is a by-election. As per by-law 16: Subject to By-Law 16(3), by-elections may be called by the Board to fill vacant positions on the Board, except that the Board shall only call...

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Take our survey! Let us know about issues that are important to you

July, 1, 2016

The SFSS exists to improve the health and well-being, social, academic, and financial conditions of our undergraduate students. Tell us what advocacy issues you’re most passionate about. Take our survey and give the advocacy committee direction on which issues/campaigns we should focus on this coming year....

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SFSS Concerned About Sexual Assaults on Campus

June, 15, 2016

SFSS Concerned About Sexual Assaults on Campus BURNABY, B.C. (June 15, 2016) — Like many students, the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) is concerned about the three sexual assaults that have been alleged to occur on SFU’s Burnaby Campus. Students should have the right to feel safe and secure in their environment and all reasonable...

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Student Union Building Construction Temporary Roadway Interruptions

May, 17, 2016

NOTICE Facilities Services advise that as part of the Student Union Building (SUB) construction project temporary pedestrian and roadway interruptions can be expected, as follows: WHERE: 1. The section of Science Road leading to the east exterior of the Maggie Benston Centre. 2. The area between the Maggie Benston Centre...

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Summer Clubs Days

May, 13, 2016

Clubs Days offer a great opportunity to promote your Club or Departmental Student Union to the thousands of students on campus! Summer 2016 Clubs Days will be taking place: May 17 – 19 at SFU Burnaby (Convo Mall) May 24 at SFU Surrey (Mezzanine) Clubs can start booking club days tables on December 9th. Currently registered...

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SFSS Develops First Ever Strategic Plan

May, 1, 2016

BURNABY, B.C., (April 22, 2016) — The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) is excited to announce the launch of its first-ever strategic plan, which is now available here. “This is a significant milestone for us and for the students we represent,” said Enoch Weng, President of the Board of Directors. “For the first time in...

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New Policy Act Requires Universities to Establish Sexual Misconduct Policies

April, 27, 2016

BURNABY, B.C., (April 29, 2016) — As part of a commitment to address sexual assault incidents on post-secondary institutions, the province of British Columbia is the latest to introduce a legislation to make campuses more responsible to the needs of victims. Bill 23, Sexual Violence and Misconduct Policy Act, requires university and college...

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Food & Beverage Operations Closure: FAQs

April, 8, 2016

What have been the losses over the past few fiscal years? The SFSS Food & Beverage Operations has been subsidized roughly $400,000 a year for nearly a decade. Fiscal 2012: $309,279 loss Fiscal 2013: $425,335 loss Fiscal 2014: $244,952 loss Fiscal 2015: $436,344 loss Fiscal 2016: $348,294 loss What has the SFSS done to try...

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SASS Annual Election – VOTE NOW

March, 25, 2016

The Society of Arts and Social Science (SASS) is calling for its annual election for the 2016-2017 calendar year to fill the vacant seat on its executive council.  Voting has begun! You can vote until Wednesday March 31st at 11:59 PM.  Election results will be announced on Friday, April 1. VOTE HERE! Information for potential...

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Emergency Food Voucher Program Feedback Survey

March, 21, 2016

The SFSS is seeking feedback about its Emergency Food Voucher Program, which provides students who self-identify as being in financial need with food vouchers. All undergraduate SFU students, whether they have or have not accessed the service, can complete our short survey and help us to improve the program. The survey is completely anonymous and...

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