Month in Review- August 2022

September, 8, 2022

The executive team had an engaging summer with numerous projects and events taking place. Members were able to come together and enjoy gatherings organized by VP Events and staff, such as the Parasite Movie Night and Asia Cup 2022 Screening, as well as celebrate new beginnings like the grand opening of the new SFU Dining...

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SFU Students Celebrate Progress on Burnaby Mountain Gondola Project

August, 30, 2022

BURNABY, B.C. – On September 13th, 2022, students will gather at SFU Burnaby campus’s Student Union Building to celebrate TransLink’s addition of a Burnaby Mountain Gondola in its 10 Year Priorities Plan. In attendance at this celebration will include elected representatives from the Simon Fraser Student Society Council and Executive...

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Two SFSS Recommendations Included in Official 2023 BC Budget Consultation Report!

August, 29, 2022

The 2023 British Columbia Budget Consultation Report is In! The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) presented three recommendations (Please refer to: https://sfss.ca/sfu-student-union-submits-budget-2023-priorities-to-b-c-finance-committee/) to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services, and the report from the Consultation...

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Notice of Motion: Digital Campaigning During Voting Period

August, 23, 2022

Whereas past practice for online campaigning during Executive Committee elections had beenunclear;Whereas online campaigning is a key asset for electoral success;Whereas there are clear policies about physical campaigning literature, but less so for onlinecampaigning material;Whereas the policy gaps pertaining to digital campaigning materials...

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Clubs Days Fall 2022 Registration Now Open!

August, 23, 2022

We are kicking off another Clubs Days! Clubs Days Fall 2022 will be happening in the SFU Burnaby Convocation Mall on September 13, 14, and 15 from 11:00am-3:00pm. 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...

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SFSS Support and Apology Statement to SOCA and to SFU Black Community 

August, 23, 2022

Content Warning: Racism, anti-Black sentiment Dear SFSS Members, On July 29, 2022, an incitement of violence occurred on an online messaging platform utilized bymembers of the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) Council. This incident targeted members ofSFU Students of Caribbean & African Ancestry (SOCA), who operate the Black Student...

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Job Posting: Member Services Administrative Assistant

August, 15, 2022

Internal/ ExternalMember Services Administrative Assistant(Part-Time, Student Position) The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) is a not-for-profit organization that represents all Undergraduate Students at Simon Fraser University (SFU). The SFSS provides our members with a broad range of advocacy work, services, and events. The vision of the SFSS...

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Notice of Motion: Policy Manual Repealing Process Clarification

August, 11, 2022

Whereas section 1.3 outlines the process and voter threshold required to adopt different types ofpolicies; Whereas the repeal process and voter threshold is implicit, but not clear in the policy; Be it resolved to amend section 1.3(a) of the Policy Manual to add a subsection that reads: “1.3(e)(i). To re-appeal a policy which is a...

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Notice of Motion: Policy Manual: Process for Spelling and Formatting Adjustments

August, 11, 2022

Whereas the Policy Manual outlines the process whereby Society policies can be amended;Whereas all amendments to policies are required to undergo the process outlined in sections 1.2 and1.3;Whereas the policy amendments can range from housekeeping changes, such as spelling fixes andformatting, and higher order concerns;Whereas simple housekeeping...

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Month In Review- July 2022

August, 11, 2022

During the month of July, the executive committee was immersed in various projects. Our VP Events organized a LinkedIn photoshoot and Spiderman movie night, which proved to be great successes for the student body. Meanwhile, VP External worked to put on a Water Drive to assist unhoused community members during the heatwave. Our VP External...

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Job Posting: Building Assistant 

August, 3, 2022

Internal/ ExternalBuilding Assistant (Hiring 2)(Part-Time, Student Position) The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) is a not-for-profit organization that represents all Undergraduate Students at Simon Fraser University (SFU). The SFSS provides our members with a broad range of advocacy work, services, and events. The vision of the SFSS is...

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Caring for Each Other: Bystander Intervention & Safer Partying Workshop

August, 3, 2022

The SFSS and the SFU Sexual Violence Prevention Office are teaming up to host a workshop where participants will learn how to be an active bystander when difficult situations related to sexual misconduct arise, and walk away feeling more confident about how to efficiently respond to incidents. They will also gather the tools required to...

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