• Statement on Police Brutality at UBC Okanagan

    The BC Federation of Students condemns the violence perpetrated by the RCMP officer against a UBC Okanagan student during a “wellness check” in early 2020....

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  • Statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day

    National Indigenous Peoples Day is an opportunity to learn more about the Indigenous communities in your area, and to participate in their incredibly rich and...

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  • Black Lives Matter

    The whole world is watching the most recent events of police brutality, with George Floyd as one of the most recent victims, being murdered by...

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  • International Workers’ Day

    May 1, 2020, marks the 115th anniversary of May Day, also known as International Workers’ Day, an annual event that draws attention to the importance...

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  • Letter to Finance Minister regarding BC Access Grant

    The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a severe lack of jobs for students, who typically rely on summer employment to save up for the high...

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  • COVID-19 Updates

    Last Updated May 20 COVID-19, or the Coronavirus, has affected every aspect of our daily lives. In this time of uncertainty and rapidly changing circumstances,...

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  • Students Aim to Combat Period Poverty

    Menstrual products are a basic necessity, but for disadvantaged people or those living in poverty, it can be difficult to find products that are both affordable and sanitary. For students, this issue impedes our day-to-day functioning, and can often put us in undignified situations.
    The Federation’s Executive Committee voted unanimously to endorse the United Way’s Period Promise campaign, and signed on to their Period Promise Policy Agreement on July 3, 2019. With this agreement, the Federation has committed to ensure menstrual products are available free for staff, directors, guests, students, and volunteers in our office.

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  • Statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day

    On National Indigenous Peoples Day, the British Columbia Federation of Students would like to acknowledge the great injustices faced by Indigenous people across this country...

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