Our Federation voices students’ issues and concerns to government, while conducting in-depth research to support policy recommendations. Lobbying and accurate research are only effective when students are actively engaged in campaigns to influence the decisions and policies of government.

Past Campaign

The BC Federation of Students and its predecessor organization have been advocating for students for 50 years. Take a look at a small fraction of some of our past campaigns.

  • Squash The Squeeze

    BC students are graduating with some of the HIGHEST debt levels in Canada. To make matters worse, BC charges the highest rate of interest on student loans of any province at a time when interest rates have never been lower.

  • This Time We Decide

    This Time We Decide, was a get-out-the-vote initiative targeting an increase in youth voter participation through a strategy of encouraging members to “vote social.” The framework of the campaign focused on empowering students to get to the polls by using positive language, and avoided promotion of traditional low levels of youth voters as a means to guilt students into voting...