Global Connections Student Committee
Who are we?
- Various student groups with an active presence on campus and with an international focus or are involved in some form of cross-cultural engagement, sharing and education.
- The committee is committed to the promotion of multiculturalism, cross-cultural sharing and education with domestic and international students
- The committee seeks to create an environment conducive to partnership and collaboration for groups that shared interests and values.
- We are committed to creating a sense of community between the member groups, the greater campus and global community
Visit our Global Connections facebook page here.
Benefits of being a member of the GC Student Committee
- Eligible for shared office space at ISSAC (pending application and selection process)
- Ability to book the GC Student Lounge and Training Room at no cost
- Network of student groups and leaders to share events, skills and knowledge
I want to join the GC Student Committee
Any student organization that shares the same values and vision with the GC Student Committee is welcome to join. Simply download the form below, fill it in and hand it in to the ISSAC office.
GC Student Committee Members 2013 - 2014
- African Students’ Association (AFSA)
- Amnesty International
- Brazilian Students Association (BRAZA)
- Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA)
- Engineers Without Borders (EWB) U of S Chapter
- India Students’ Association (ISA)
- Intercordia (STM)
- Inter-Varsity International Student Ministry
- International Studies Students Association (ISSA)
- Just Youth (STM)
- University Language Centre
- Malaysian Students Association (MASA)
- Nepalese Students’ Association (NSA)
- Oxfam Canada -U of S Chapter
- Persian Students Association (PSA)
- Saudi Students’ Association
- World University Service of Canada (WUSC)
Useful Forms for GC Student Committee members:
- ISSAC Guidelines: Global Connections Student Lounge and Training Room
- ISSAC Equipment Manual: Global Connections Student Lounge and Training Room
- PAWS Announcement Request Form for On-CAMPUS groups
- PAWS Announcement Approval Form 2012-2013
- ISSAC Student Association/Club Office Space Application
- ISSAC Student Office Guidelines and Agreement
Past GC Student Committee Events:
The event was a celebration of multiculturaslism and global connections brought by the Global connections Student Commitee 2012-2013. Unlike last year, the event was more organic as it was organized by a subcommittee created from the GCSC committee itself. It was a drop-in afternoon in the ISSAC lounge and traning room where international, social and justice groups showcased their organizations and countries in a fair complete with international food, campaigns for a good cause, interactive games and cultural performances. The new highlights of the Global Village this time were the workshops that include beading, origami and Chinese calligraphy.
View photos of the event at Global Village 2012 Facebook album
The Global Connections Student Committee organized their inaugural event in November of 2011 called the "Global Village," which was part of the University's International Education Week. The event was a great success and brought the Global Connections Lounge at the International Student and Study Abroad Centre to life with music, booths, performances, speeches, food and dance. Below is a link to pictures from the event.
View pictures of the 2011/2012 Global Connections Student Committee & the GLOBAL VILLAGE 2011
THE CARNIVAL OF SOLIDARITY: A Celebration of Cultures and Social Justice
The Carnival of Solidarity was an international cultural night and social justice fundraising event organized by the Global Connections Student Committee and held on the evening of March 2, 2012 at Louis.The event included a student and community organization booths fair, an international buffet dinner, live cultural performances, and a band from Regina called Descalso. It was also a fundraiser for “Iskwewuk Ewichiwitochik (Women Walking Together),” a local community organization that supports families of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and raises awareness of violence against women. Overall, an estimated 300 people attended the event and more than $2,000 was raised for Iskwewuk Ewichiwitochik. Click here to view more pictures of the event.