The Future of SFU Education Town Hall

June, 25, 2020

We are partnering with SFU C19 Coalition to host a Town Hall: The Future of SFU Education on July 7th (from 4:30 pm) to discuss the SFU community’s collective response to the pandemic and how we can work together to democratically shape the future of the University. Panelists will include representatives from SFSS, C19C, the...

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HIRING – Administrative Assistant

June, 25, 2020

The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing secretarial and administrative support to the SFSS Board of Directors, Committees, Council and the Manager of Administrative Services in the form of providing effective organizational scheduling, board and committee agenda preparation, minuting and other tasks that may be assigned....

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Active Bystander Network Volunteer Opportunity

June, 25, 2020

The Active Bystander Network (ABN) is a unique volunteer group from the Sexual Violence Support & Prevention Office committed to raise awareness on sexual violence and create a culture of care and consent at SFU. We are recruiting volunteers now! Visit sfu.ca/sexual-violence to learn more about how to apply, and be sure to follow...

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SFSS 2021 BC Budget Recommendations

June, 25, 2020

The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) submitted its recommendations to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services for the 2021 BC Budget Consultation. The SFSS acknowledges that investment in post-secondary education produces graduates that are equipped with the knowledge and skills to succeed in and contribute to British...

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SFSS Committee Applications NOW OPEN!

June, 25, 2020

 Join a team that is passionate about making a difference. Develop skills and boost your CV. Make friends, have some fun, and feel fulfilled. Fill out a committee application form and get involved: https://sfss.ca/about/committees/join-a-committee/  Deadline: July...

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The SFSS Board of Directors Opposes the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) Project

June, 24, 2020

The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) reaffirms its opposition to the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) project due to its environmental impacts and safety risk to the SFU Community. The Board of Directors plans to take public action and advocacy against the TMX project by working with SFSS groups to deliver a letter to the student...

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The SFSS Board of Directors Endorse Just Recovery Principles

June, 23, 2020

The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) passed a motion at the June 12, 2020 Board of Directors (BoD) meeting to officially endorse the Just Recovery Principles and submit a brief regarding Canada’s COVID-19 response to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology. Just Recovery is a call to the Canadian...

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National Indigenous Peoples Day

June, 21, 2020

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

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Join an SFSS Committee

June, 17, 2020

Get involved by joining an SFSS committee! At-Large committee members (undergraduate students) play an important role in setting the direction for SFSS activities and priorities. Apply for a position today:...

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Month in Review – May

June, 12, 2020

Here’s what your SFSS Board of Directors has been up to during the month of May: The SFSS Board of Directors has had a busy but productive May, the first month of the 2020-2021 year! This year’s board transition was an interesting one as we continue to work from home. However, this did not stop...

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TEDxSFU (Conversations Worth Starting)

June, 11, 2020

Speaker applications for TEDxSFU’s 10th Annual Conference are now open! Being a speaker for TEDxSFU is a great opportunity for any individual of any age and background. Not only will you be able to develop key public speaking skills, but you will be given the opportunity to share your ideas worth spreading to hundreds of...

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SFU Lab Courses Survey Results

June, 5, 2020

According to a survey conducted by Statistics Canada, academic life has been disrupted for 57% of post-secondary student respondents, who face work placements and courses being delayed, postponed, or cancelled. Just over a quarter of respondents (26%) indicated that their courses were cancelled or postponed, specifically classes that involve...

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