September 21: Student Groups in Governance

Please click here for a Calendar of Events for GovWeek.

Science Student Semi-Annual General Meeting

Interdepartmental Science Students' Society

• Faculty Restricted General Meeting
• 09/21/2017
• 12 - 1:30 pm
• SUB 0-51

Do you ever wonder where your $5 science membership fee is going? Do you know the different ways you can bring up concerns to your Science Faculty? Join the Interdepartmental Science Students' Society (ISSS) at their Semi-Annual General Meetings to ask questions about anything related to the Science Faculty Associations' role in student life. There will be free pizza and snacks, of course!

We have two First Year Councillor positions open, as well as many volunteer committees you can join! Come out and talk to us about these opportunities! :)

ESA Semi-Annual General Meeting

Education Students' Association

• General Meeting
• 09/21/2017
• 4:30 - 5:30 pm
• Education South, 10th Floor Lounge

As Education students, it is your right to have a say in the decisions of your student association. Come to the Education Students’ Association’s Fall General Meeting to see our budget and vote in our by-election. Learn about what your ESA has got planned for the year, and ways you can get involved!

Meet the Undergraduate Psychology Association

Undergraduate Psychology Association (UPA)

• Social Gathering
• 09/21/2017
• 2 - 4pm
• Smitty Library, Biological Sciences Building

We want to give you a chance to have fun, relax, and just chill! Welcome to Meet the Undergraduate Psychology Association. Here you will get a chance to meet your new 2017/2018 Undergraduate Psychology Association (UPA) Executives and have an amazing opportunity to play your classic board games. We welcome you to bring your own board games as well. All you have to do is hit PLAY!

Undergraduate Drama Students' Association Inaugural General Meeting

Undergraduate Drama Students' Association

• General Meeting
• 09/21/2017
• 2:30 - 3:30pm
• FAB 2-43

Calling all Drama students: are you passionate about student leadership? Do you have ideas about how to improve your program? Are there events and services that you think could foster our Department’s community? Then the UDSA wants you! The all-new Undergraduate Drama Students’ Association is dedicated to providing advocacy, events, and services to all undergraduates in Drama. Please come out to our first ever general meeting to learn more about our structure, goals, elections, and how you can get involved!

OASIS Open House

The Organization for Arts Students and Interdisciplinary Studies

• Social Gathering
• 09/21/2017
• 4 - 6pm
• Fishbowl (Humanities Centre)

Are you an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Arts? Then you’re represented by OASIS, the Organization for Arts Students and Interdisciplinary Studies! Come on down to our start-of-year open house for free food, an introduction to the organization, and all-around good vibes. Our executives will be happy to discuss our plans, services, and advocacy so you can find out what OASIS can do for you. And if you’re interested in getting involved, come sign up to volunteer or apply for a spot on our team! We hope to see you there!

Persuade or Obey: Governance and Philosophy

The Undergraduate Philosophy Association (UPA)

• Social Gathering
• 09/21/2017
• 5:30 -6:30pm
• Assiniboia Hall 2-02

Come join the Undergraduate Philosophy Association's second annual installment of GovWeek. For 2017, the UPA will be discussing the interplay of Plato's "Persuade or Obey" doctrine from the Crito with modern ideas of governance and philosophy. When is it appropriate to defy the social rules of our country? Does civil disobedience do any good? What is an unjust law? No background knowlege of Plato or philosophy is required. For more information, please contact us at

Geography and Planning Students' Society AGM

Geography and Planning Students' Society

• Annual General Meeting
• 09/21/2017
• 5:30 - 7:30pm
• Business/Arts Quad

The Geography and Planning Students' Society welcomes students apart of, or interested in Human Geography and Planning to attend our Annual General Meeting (AGM). Our AGM will take place in Arts and Business Quad and students can look forward to a free BBQ and meeting other students and faculty members. Our executive team would like to introduce to you ways to get involved in GAPSS, and some of the projects we have planned for you this year!

Student Governance Celebration party

Undergraduate Psychology Association

• Social Gathering
• 09/21/2017
• 7 - 11:30pm
• Room at the Top (RATT)

The event would be an evening, that would be a celebration of Student Governance on campus. Faculty members, students, GovWeek speakers and student group executives would all come together to socialize and exchange in a cool and fun environment on campus (RATT). Dress up formal and come network with actors of Student Governance! This would be a fundraising event, and all proceeds will go to a non-profit organization.

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