Reducing Student Stress – Learning How to Advocate for Yourself (May 5, 2020)
From Paula Gaube
BCcampus Webinar held on May 5, 2020 at 3 PM Pacific Time.
Facilitators: Tanysha Klassen and Sarah Segal
Host: Robynne Devine (BCcampus)
Tanysha Klassen is the Chairperson of the British Columbia Federation of Students and has years of experience in advocating for post-secondary students across British Columbia, including campaigning against increased tuition fees, poor government funding of the post-secondary sector, and access to affordable and open-source textbooks. Tanysha began their journey in the student union movement at the Douglas (College) Students’ Union in 2016 and has continued to fight for affordable, accessible, post-secondary education and students’ rights.
Sarah Segal is the Students’ Advocate staff member at Vancouver Island University Students Union. Sarah provides support and advocacy to students seeking to resolve issues they face with the institution. Sarah helps students navigate existing institutional policies and procedures, and develop an approach to difficult conversations that is collaborative and solution-oriented.
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