Notice of Motion: Space Oversight Committee Terms of Reference

November, 8, 2021

Whereas the Student Union Building is scheduled to fully open in the fall term; Whereas the SFSS has other spaces on Burnaby, Surrey, and Vancouver Campuses that need oversight; Whereas the VP Internal and Organizational Development Corbett Gildersleve has drafted terms of reference for the Space Oversight Committee; Be it resolved that Council...

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Notice of Motion: Leave of Absence Policy

November, 8, 2021

Whereas R-6 Resignation, Leave of Absence, and Regrets has policies around leaves for Council members that are very basic; Whereas the policy doesn’t allow for flexibility in different forms of leaves, reduced working hours, or other options forcing a councilor to either work through their challenges or go without their stipend; Whereas...

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Notice of Motion: Course Materials Issues Policy

November, 8, 2021

Whereas the SFSS has previously approved a development plan to create more SFSS Issues Policies on a variety of social, economic and political issues, Whereas SFSS Issues Policies serve to clarify the stance of the society on social, political and economic issues relating to student life and post-secondary education, Whereas the SFSS currently has...

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Notice of Motion: Oversight Committee of Executive Officers Composition Change

November, 5, 2021

Whereas SO-17.2 states the composition of the committee;Whereas SO-17.2.3 states: “At least 4 and up to 6 Non-Executive Councilors, including the Chairperson” Whereas this is inconsistent with other committee composition policies and has caused confusion on the total available seats as the chairperson is listed in SO-17.2.1; Be it...

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SFU Students Vote to Prohibit Fossil Fuel Investments Forever and Call on University to Implement Accessible Course Practices

October, 28, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Gabe Liosis, President • mediainquiries@sfss.ca Burnaby, B.C., (Oct 28th, 2021) — The Simon Fraser Student Society Annual General Meeting took place on October 27th, where over 300 students gathered virtually to continue its practice of divestment and to prohibit future Boards from investments in fossil fuels....

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Join the 2021 AGM and help shape a better future for SFU students

October, 14, 2021

The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) Board of Directors gives a reminder notice that the SFSS Annual General Meeting will be held at 6:30pm on Wednesday, October 27th via Zoom, for the following purposes: Motions: SFSS Bylaw Cleanup Vote SFSS Bylaw Renumbering Vote SFSS Divestment Bylaw Vote Accessible Course Practices Support Vote Reviewing...

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SFSS Recognizes and Affirms National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

September, 28, 2021

This year the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) recognizes the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation originally referred to as Orange Shirt Day, September 30th. The SFSS will continue to support, and be in solidarity with Indigenous students and community members. We will continue to uphold the true intention of “reconciliation” by...

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SFU and SFSS United in Commitment to Climate Action

September, 27, 2021

SFU and the SFSS are united in a shared commitment to take action regarding the climate crisis. Student advocates have been a critical part of informing and influencing the actions of the university throughout our history, and together we celebrate significant achievements.  Student and community activism is embedded in who we are at SFU....

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Stand Up, Don’t Stand By Workshop Open for Registration

September, 21, 2021

Join us and the Sexual Violence Support & Prevention Office (SVSPO) as we explore what an Active Bystander is. All club members, and student unions are invited to reflect on the importance of bystander intervention to create a culture of care and consent in their clubs, events, and on campus. Paola Quiros (she/her), an Educator...

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