What is the student council of the Faculty of Social Sciences?
We are the faculty student council of the faculty of Social Sciences, that means we represent all social science students' interests in facultary decision and policy making. This ranges from 'greening' the faculty to keeping the programs updated, but most of all we are here to make sure your voices are heard!
An outline of our portfolios and a summary of our activities can be found below, if you have any questions feel free to reach out!
We would love to hear from you, we are always up for a chat. Come by for a coffee! You can find us on the first floor of the main building: HG01A62. If you just have a suggestion, feel free to come up to us, leave it in our letterbox or reach out through our socials!
We look forward to meeting you!
Who is in the Faculty Student Council?
- Tijn van Brakel - Chair
- Hajar Tahiri - HR and vice chair
- Isa Luiten - Education officer and treasurer
- Esmei Fehling - Secretary and communication
- Guido Groenescheij - Education officer
- Mirel Florin Popescu - Internationalization and sustainability
- Camee Comperen - Labor market orientation, projects and communication
Portfolios and activity areas
Education | It is the education officers' responsibility to represent the students' interests regarding the quality of our faculty's education. We join the discussions about faculty policy, the relevance and effectiveness of the programs, student wellbeing and more!
Internationalization | We will be actively engaged in representing the international students of the VU. Whether it's pushing for English communication from the University to advocating for international students' wellbeing, we will fight for you!
Sustainability | The VU is the greenest and most sustainable university in the Netherlands, and we want to keep it that way. For that, we will continue to promote sustainability and recycling initiatives, while also working towards improving the environment within and around the campus!
Job market orientation | The goal of this portfolio is to enhance job opportunities for students of our faculty through career and networking events. In partnership with PWC, we will host several events that will prepare our students for their future careers!
Research | In the upcoming year, we plan to conduct research on several topics, one of these topics is student wellbeing. This is very important to us and we hope to talk to you to gain a better understanding of how to improve the wellbeing of students in our faculty!
Communication | We are here to listen and help! Our main goal is to increase our outreach and ensure clear communication at our faculty. We hope to reach as many students as possible and function as a body they can come to for questions, comments and ideas.
Do you want to know more about our activities? Read our policyplan to find out!
How and where to reach us?
We would love to hear from you, we are always up for a chat. Feel free to come talk to us, leave a message in our letterbox or reach out through our socials!
Postaddress: De Boelelaan 1081, 1081 HV Amsterdam
Room: HG 1A-62, Main Building
Email | firstname.lastname@example.org
Instagram | @socialstudentcouncil
Linkedin | @Faculty Student Council - Faculty of Social Science