Who we are

The Student Union of NSCAD University (SUNSCAD) is the collective voice for full-time and part-time students of NSCAD University. SUNSCAD advocates and represents the students of NSCAD through our Executives, Councilors, and Representatives. SUNSCAD strives to promote the artistic, educational, social, professional, and recreational activities of NSCAD Students.

SUNSCAD is also a founding member of the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS/FCEÉ). Through the CFS, SUNSCAD is able to work with over half a million members to provide services, and also to advocate student issues provincially and nationally.

How SUNSCAD Works

Decisions in how SUNSCAD is run is decided upon our members, which are full-time and part-time NSCAD students. Members of the Union vote for the Executive members and Councilors every year.

There are 6 Executives of SUNSCAD, which consists of the following:

  • President
  • VP Academic
  • VP Cultural
  • VP External
  • VP Finance
  • VP Internal

For more information on what each position entails, click here.

There are 20 Councilors of SUNSCAD, which consists of 2 types of representatives

  • Divisional Representatves
  • Constituency Representatives

For more information on who they are and what they do, click here.

Around the beginning and end of each academic year, SUNSCAD will hold Annual General Meetings, where important decisions such as the SUNSCAD budget, by-law reviews and ratifying Council members are made.

SUNSCAD also hires one staff member, our Resource Coordinator. Our Resource Coordinator works in the SUNSCAD Office (D-250), and will be able to help students with any questions, suggestions and concerns.