Brianna Jarvin

Vice President Academic

HOMETOWN: Winnipeg, Manitoba

YEAR OF STUDY: 4th

PROGRAM OF STUDY: Kinesiology

WHAT I DO: I am responsible for representing students across all academic matters within the university by acting as a liaison between the Union and the offices of the University Vice President Academic, the Registrar, Admissions, Student Accounts, Financial Aid and many more! This also includes acting as the intermediary for students with academic appeals or complaints.

Additionally, I represent the Union as a delegate within our two external lobbying organizations- Students Nova Scotia (SNS) and the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA). SNS is an alliance of Nova Scotia post-secondary student associations that advocates for students to the provincial government, while CASA is an alliance of post-secondary student associations across Canada that advocates on behalf of students to the federal government.

MY GOALS FOR THE YEAR: I really want to create an intellectual and academic climate on campus and within the Union this year. Therefore my major goals are:

  • Work with student dismissals and assisting students write/edit their appeals
  • Review the Academic Calendar for discrepancies and suggest relevant policy updates.
  • Better advertise the VP Academic Position as an academic resource on campus Work with student dismissals and assisting students write/edit their appeals.
  • Plan and execute a Get Out the Vote Campaign and All Candidates Debate for the municipal election in the fall to address student apathy and ensure our students are making an informed voting decision.
  • Plan and execute a successful Meet and Greet Wine and Cheese.
  • Plan and execute successful Teaching Recognition Awards at the Leadership Award Banquet.
  • Support my executive team.

FUN FACT ABOUT ME: I have a pet bunny whose name is Pancakes!

A Note from Brianna Jarvin:

Do you have an interest in student politics and external advocacy? Email me and let’s talk about what you think is best for the student body.

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  • Monday: 11:30-12:30PM, 1:30-4:30PM
    Tuesday: 1:30-4:30PM
    Wednesday: 11:30-12:30PM, 1:30-4:30PM
    Thursday: 2-7PMPM
    Friday: By appointment