Job Posting: Campaigns, Research & Policy Coordinator

April, 7, 2014

Internal/ External Job Posting Campaigns, Research & Policy Coordinator Description: The Campaigns, Research & Policy Coordinator coordinates necessary research on behalf of the Society in support of Society campaigns and initiatives as well as interpreting, maintaining and developing Society and other policies. The Campaigns, Research...

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Changes to the Build SFU Student Advisory Committee

April, 7, 2014

The Constitution and Policy Review Committee recommended following changes to the Board of Directors. These changes will be considered for ratification at the Board of Directors meeting no earlier than April 28, 2014. Please contact president@sfss.ca with any questions or concerns.  ...

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Spring Sendoff – April 4 2014

March, 21, 2014

On Friday, April 4th, the SFSS will be hosting another epic concert to end the year – so why not join the crew? Meet new friends, gain new skills and make memories that last a lifetime! POSITIONS INCLUDE: Production Set Up and Takedown , Will Call, Entrance, Coat Check, Security, Floaters All volunteers will be...

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Notice of Motion: SO 11 Accessibility Fund Advisory Comitttee Standing Order

March, 21, 2014

The proposed edits to the SFSS Policy Manual (SO-11) will be considered at the Board of Directors meeting no earlier than April 7. The proposed changes to the current SO-11 are underlined: 1. Standing Committee Board of Directors shall maintain as a standing committee of the Society an Accessibility Fund Advisory Committee. 2. Composition a....

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Sick of paying up to $150 for a textbook?

February, 18, 2014

Copy/paste the text below in an e-mail to your professors and request them to join BC's Open Textbook Program. http://open.bccampus.ca   Dear Professor, I am writing to express my support for the provincial government’s Open Textbook program, and to encourage you to utilize these free, customizable textbooks in the teaching of your...

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Presentation by MLA David Eby

February, 14, 2014

Friday February 21 – 10am – AQ5008 Declining Futures: What are the consequences of BC abandoning our next generation’s economic future? BC residents between the ages of 15 and 29 face Canada’s worst absolute unemployment rate, while at the same time BC’s employers are hiring the most temporary foreign workers in...

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Student Vote Suppression

February, 13, 2014

Please sign the LeadNow petition in opposition to the "Fair Elections Act". This bill would eliminate vouching and voter id cards (effectively limiting the ability of out of province/riding students from voting, as well as discouraging lower income people from voting) and would also keep Elections Canada from producing non-partisan get...

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Notice of 2014 General Election

February, 5, 2014

Nominations From Monday, February 17th at 8:30am to Monday, March 3rd at 12:00pm Campaign Period From Monday, March 3rd at 12:00pm to Monday, March 24th at 11:59pm Online voting takes place from March 25th to March 28th Positions Available Executive Officers – President, VP Finance, VP Student Services, VP External Relations, VP Student...

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Open Letter: Emergency Food Bank Certificate Program

January, 10, 2014

The SFSS Board of Directors has recently passed a motion to renew the Emergency Food Bank Pilot program for Spring 2014. See below for an Open Letter from the Board of Directors to learn more about the program.   ——   December 11, 2013    To the Members of the Simon Fraser Student Society and...

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