TSSU Strike: Get Informed

July, 18, 2023

The collective agreement between SFU and the teaching support staff union (TSSU) expired on April 30, 2022 and bargaining a new agreement has reached an impasse. This has led TSSU to start a strike as a legal tool to get SFU back to the bargaining table without demanding concessions that will hurt TSSU members.  Depending...

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Month In Review – June 2023

July, 14, 2023

The heat didn’t stop your executive committee from working hard this June! From working on our current initiatives to developing new ones, this team has been growing from the inside out. Full summary of what happened in June 2023...

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Happy Indigenous Peoples Day from the SFSS

June, 21, 2023

The SFSS would like to celebrate and acknowledge that June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day. The SFSS acknowledges that it is located on the traditional, unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples, including the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh), kʷikʷəƛ̓əm...

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Multiple positions Now Open with SFSS Committees! Apply by June 28th

June, 15, 2023

Are you an SFU Undergraduate looking for a unique experience to expand your skills and network? Join an SFSS committee now to partake in exciting projects impacting student life. From finance to events and equity, we’re offering you 9 committees to choose from according to your interest and skillset: Learn more and apply HERE by June...

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Notice of Motion: Governance Composition

June, 12, 2023

Whereas the goverance committee is crucial to the ongoing procedures and functions of the SFSS, and is chaired by the VP Internal; Whereas the VP Internal was not consulted on changes made to the governance committee; Whereas changes to the governance committee composition have increased the minimum quorum count, making it challenging to meet...

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Notice of Motion: Modifying Council Meeting Time

June, 12, 2023

Whereas Council meetings should be flexible to Council members’ schedules; Be it resolved to strike R-7.6 and replace it with: It is suggested Council meetings shall occur Wednesdays starting at 4:30 pm and ending at 8:30 pm, but will be up to the discretion of Council at the beginning of the Council term. Meetings shall...

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Month In Review – May 2023

June, 1, 2023

This May, your executive committee has continued to immerse themselves in their projects and had an opportunity to interact with you at this semester’s clubs day! Read on for the full list of happenings. See below for a recap of May updates: Our VP Events had the pleasure of meeting with the Minister of Post...

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Month In Review – April 2023

May, 11, 2023

The SFSS has seen some big changes in personnel as we bid farewell to last term’s executive office and welcome our new student leaders! Your executive committee has been hard at work onboarding the new executives who are already at work to bring you the best student experience possible. Read on for the full outline!...

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Month In Review – March 2023

April, 4, 2023

The executive committee has been actively involved in various events and initiatives throughout March, demonstrating their commitment to students. From collaborating with student groups to organizing events and supporting important causes, our executive committee has been making a positive impact on the SFU community. Read on to learn more about...

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Table booking for Clubs Days Summer 2023 Now Open!

April, 4, 2023

Clubs Days Summer 2023 will be happening in the SFU Burnaby Convocation Mall on May 16, 17 and 18 from 11:00am-2:00pm. You can now sign-up for Clubs Days through the SFSS Club/Student Union Portals. The booking page can be found under “Club Days Table Registration” once you’ve logged in. Registration will be done on a...

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Notice of Motion: Increasing Voter Turnout During SFSS Elections through Clarifying Campaigning online and in person during Voting Period rules

March, 23, 2023

Whereas on August 20, 2023 notice was given and an eventual vote for a motion to disallow campaigning online during voting period, Whereas this motion has caused considerable issues and disallowed campaigns from being able to liaise with their prospective constituents during the most vital time during election period; Whereas in person campaigning...

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Notice of Motion: Orientation and Retention Policies 2.4 and OTP3.4

March, 23, 2023

Be it resolved Amend OTP2.4.c to add another sentence and subsection as outlined: ” Other Orientation sessions must include a workshop on ‘Past and Continuing SFSS Advocacy and campaigns ‘, ‘Upholding Indigenous Inclusion and Reconciliation ‘, ‘Intersectional climate justice and activism’, and...

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