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GovWeeK – Fall Edition

September 20 @ 8:00 am - September 22 @ 5:00 pm

Learn how SAMU’s Governance mobilizes advocacy and change on campus!

From September 20-22, join SAMU to learn all about governance, including:

  • How to build your platform and campaign effectively
  • The role of the Executive Committee and Students’ Council
  • How you can become involved

Check out the line up and sign up to receive more information on how to register – PLUS find out how you could win over $500 in prizes!

Governance Beyond the Resume
Tuesday, September 20 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM | The Lookout (SA-200)

Interested in learning about how student governance transcends beyond the resume? Join past student leaders on September 20 from 10:00-12:00 in the Lookout as they discuss their experiences and share the impact of student governance on their personal and professional journeys. Food will be provided!

Learn the basics of campaigning in a student election! From filling out your nomination form to how to run your campaign, we will cover all you need to know to run a successful campaign!

Pints and Politics: Student Edition
Tuesday, September 20 | 4:00 – 7:00 PM | Towers

Here’s your chance to meet your elected representatives and kick off the academic year! Come chat with Students’ Council at Towers about student governance or anything else on September 20 at 4:00 PM. 

*Free food will be provided on a first come-first serve basis 

Building a platform can be challenging! Join us for a workshop on how to build your platform, including creating a value-based campaign, recruiting a campaign team, and more!

Student Council Meeting
Wednesday, September 21 | Meeting begins at 6:00 PM | The Lookout (SA-200) 

Interested in seeing what a Council Meeting is actually like? Swing by our monthly Council Meeting to experience it first-hand!

Town Hall: Bylaw Edition
Wednesday, September  21 | 2:00 – 4:00 PM | The Lookout (SA-200)
SAMU is looking at revising its most fundamental governing document! From 2:00 – 4:00 PM on September 21st, swing by the Lookout to talk to Students’ Council and provide your input on the proposed changes that govern your Students’ Association!

Nominations Pop-Up
Thursday, September 22 | 1:30 – 3:30 PM | The Student Lounge (SA-216)
Interested in running for Students’ Council? Come interact with your SAMU Executive Committee on September 22 and gain some signatures to secure your spot in the next Students’ Council election.


September 20 @ 8:00 am
September 22 @ 5:00 pm