Update: Temporary SFSS closure due to COVID-19 situation

March, 16, 2020

March 13, 2020 As the threats posed by COVID-19 accelerates very rapidly, The Simon Fraser Student Society Board of Directors (BoD), through the Executive Committee, has decided to temporarily shut down its services starting March 13, 2020, at 4:00 pm. The Executive Committee, on behalf of the BoD, passed the following motion at an emergency...

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Studentcare Response to COVID-19

March, 16, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our partners at Studentcare are working diligently to adopt best practices for the student health plan. Here are the measures they are taking to serve our SFSS members at this time: They are sharing answers to the most commonly asked questions for those covered by the Travel Plan. Click...

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Month in Review – February

March, 10, 2020

Here’s what your SFSS Board of Directors has been up to during the month of February: The SFSS Board of Directors had a fulfilling February! They hosted numerous events ranging from Munchie Mondays & Tasty Tuesdays to SFSS Care Packages at SFU Dog Therapy. Keep an eye out for free snacks on a cart on...

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SFU HRSA Spring Soirée

February, 28, 2020

Spring Soirée is SFU HRSA’s annual stand-up networking event. Featuring a professional panel, a keynote speaker and over 30 professionals, students will gain valuable insights into various topics surrounding HR. Throughout the night, we will have networking sessions aimed at engaging professionals and students. Where: Pinnacle Hotel...

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Bystander Intervention Workshop

February, 28, 2020

Have you ever encountered a situation where you worried someone might get harmed but you weren’t sure how to help or if it was your place? An Active Bystander is someone who recognizes potentially harmful or unacceptable behavior and takes steps to make a difference or intervene in a way that is safe for them....

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Bob Ross Paint Night

February, 28, 2020

The SFSS Board of Directors is hosting a Bob Ross Paint Night! Open to all Club and Student Union Executives. There will be FREE PIZZA Location: Forums Chamber When: March 13th, 2020 at 5:30-8:30pm RSVP HERE:...

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Clarification Regarding Fundraiser Update

February, 24, 2020

Hello Club and Student Unions Executives, A previous email was sent out last week regarding Club and Student Union (SU) fundraiser updates. It has come to our attention that there are many misunderstandings around the message. We acknowledge that Clubs and Student Union groups host many fundraising initiatives, both on and off campus. When it...

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Protecting Reproductive Rights on Campus

February, 19, 2020

The purpose of this statement is to clarify SFSS’s approach to compliance with its policies, in response to a number of recent inquiries from students and other organizations. The SFSS has the discretion to refuse or withdraw funding and other resources and revoke the internal club status of groups who contravene SFSS policies. Decisions about...

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The SFSS Celebrates Needs-Based Grants Announcement

February, 18, 2020

The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) welcomes the provincial government announcement that the current BC post-secondary education grant will be replaced with the BC Access Grant – a new, expanded grant program set to benefit more students. Beginning in September 2020, the new BC Access Grant will create an upfront needs-based student...

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Care Packages at Dog Therapy

February, 13, 2020

Best combination ever to de-stress! The SFSS has partnered with GSS (Graduate Student Society) to deliver care packages at dog therapy! Come by February 25th and 26th from 12-2 pm and say hello to some adorable dogs and receive a care package from the...

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