Interactive Arts and Technology Student Union


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SFU Surrey
13450 102 Ave.
Surrey BC V3T 5X3

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January 1, 2010 at 10h23


Let's ring in the year with laughs and entertainment at

YouTube Night

October 9 2009 at 4h40

Rocktoberfest 2009

Sponsored by:
Surrey Campus Committee
Games Club

September 29 2009 at 6h00

New TechOne Representative

Congrats to Nikita Cheung, the 2009-2010 TechOne Rep!

September 25 2009 at 3h45

Yam Fries Night!


TechOne Elections

September 14 2009 at 10h23

IATSU Fall General Meetings

4:30pm - Tuesdays (biweekly)
Room 5060


FroshOne 2009 - Success!

Thank you to all our FROSHIES, sponsors, volunteers, partners, and the IATSU executive members for help making FroshOne 2009 a grand success!

August 26, 2009 at 016h15

Under Construction

The IATSU Website is getting revamped.

New look coming soon. =)

August 8, 2009 at 01h37

FroshOne 2009

Register for FroshOne

Register for FroshOne and meet new people while having fun! There will be food and prizes!

FroshOne is a two-day event for first year students enrolled in the TechOne program from September 10th to 11th.

Cost is $2 per person, which includes food, first year survival guide, and lots of fun!

May 25, 2009 at 21h04

Sports Days

Let's make use of the summer sun and get active outside! Just meet us at 1:30 every Thursday at our office 3380, and we'll go to Holland Park together!!!


May 25, 2009 at 20h00

Board Game Extravaganza

Bored? Games! Whether you're bored or just want some fun, come meet new people and play! Every Tuesday from 2:30pm to 5:30pm, IATSU will be hosting a board game get-together in Room 5080!

February 3, 2009 at 16h30

Valentines Rose Sale

IATSU is ready for Valentines, will you be? We can take care of your roses with beautiful long-stem red roses. For more information, click here.

November 10, 2008 at 10h10

Beyond SIAT

Interactive Arts and Technology Student Union presents Beyond SIAT, where SIAT alumni come to our Surrey campus and speak about what they have done after graduating from the program. Some of our featured speakers come from companies such as Blast Radius,, and Verico. It is a great opportunity to connect with graduates in the industry.

Below are the event details:

When: Wednesday, November 19, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM

Where: SFU Surrey Room 3200

Refreshments will be served!


October 21, 2008 at 10h20

IATSU presents Halloween Pumpkin Carving

Interactive Arts and Technology Student Union is hosting a Halloween Pumpkin Carving event on October 30, from 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM in the Student Lounge (beside SFSS office).

Come join in, and show us your pumpkin carving skills!


October 10, 2008 at 13h35

Pub Night every Thursdays!

IATSU, CSSS, and ESSS is hosting weekly Pub Nights on Thursdays, 5:30 PM, at the Central City Pub. This is a social event where you get the chance to network with fellow SFU students! We have also arranged some special discounts on selected meals.

Please note that you don’t have to be at least 19 years-old to attend, as you get the option to order what you like to drink at this event!

See you there!


October 7, 2008 at 11h12

IATSU - Rock out on Rocktober Fest!

IATSU will be bringing out Rock Band’s video console set for you to rock out during Rocktober Fest.

Rocktober Fest is a joint, social event day hosted by IATSU, CSSS, SCC, Games Club, GoAnime, and Drama Hima Kai. There are several fun activities for you to try out. SCC will be providing free pizza for the event.

When: Thursday, October 9, 10:00 AM - 2:30PM
Where: Mezzanine

Everyone is invited, so come out here, and rock out with fellow students!


October1, 2008 at 23h05

IATSU, CSSS & ESSS presents Pub Night

IATSU, CSSS and ESSS are hosting Pub Night this Thursday, October 2, at 5:30 PM in the Central City Pub. First 50 people to arrive will get discounted prices off their meals, so bring your friends!

September 29, 2008 at 08h30

Meeting locations confirmed

The locations for the Constitution Reform Meeting and General Meetings have been set:

Constitution Reform Meeting
When: Thursday, October 2 at 1:00 PM
Where: Mezzanine

IATSU General Meetings
When: Every Wednesdays at 6:30 PM
Where: Room 3260

If you are a TechOne or IAT student, we strongly recommend you to attend our Constitution Reform Meeting. See you there!


September 25, 2008 at 15h42

IATSU’s Constitution Reform Meeting

The final date for the Constitution Reform Meeting has been set for Thursday, October 2 at 1:00 PM. The location will be announced next week, so please look for reminders via e-mail and posters over the course of next week


September 25, 2008 at 15h40

General Meeting schedule for 2008 Fall semester

Our General Meeting schedule for this Fall semester will be hosted every week on Wednesdays at 6:30 PM. Location will be announced next week. TechOne and IAT students are welcome to attend as speculators.


September 23, 2008 at 09h58

Nicholas Ning as the new IATSU TechOne Representative

First of all, we would like to thank for those who participated in our TechOne Election. Nicholas Ning was chosen to be our new TechOne Representative as the result of our election process. We at IATSU would like to welcome Nicholas as part of the IATSU executive board member to contribute his time to represent the TechOne students.

April 26, 2006 at 02h10

IATSU Annual General Election Results

President: Brian Quan
Vice-President, Operations: Bryan Ottho
Vice-President, Activities: Anna Wu
Treasurer: Stevan Anas
Secretary: Stevan Anas
SFSS Forum Representative: Michael Chang
Communications Officer: Uzair Hassan

March 24, 2006 at 22h56

SFU Surrey Alumni Night - April 6

Do you know what you're gonna do with your degree?

Find out what successful alumni did at...

presented by IATSU, Co-op & Student Life
Thursday, April 6, 6:00-8:00pm in the SFU Surrey lecture theatre

Tickets are $5 now ($7 at the door) and include appetizers & refreshments. Buy your tickets on Wed or Thurs afternoon in the Pool.

For more info, email us.

March 24, 2006 at 22h43

IATSU Annual General Election - March 30

The Interactive Arts & Technology Student Union is having our annual general elections for the following positions:

Nomination/Voting requirements:
if you are enrolled in IAT, TECH, IART, ITEC, MTEC IATSU needs YOU! To run a position & Vote.

.how: SHOW UP!
.where: in the POOL @sfu surrey
.when: Thur. March 30, 2006 @1:15pm
.why: we're bribing you with FREE PIZZA (YUMM)

If you cannot make it at this time, and would still like to run or vote, please send an email to nominate yourself by proxy to (iatsu-contact) at sfu.

March 24, 2006 at 22h13

SFU Surrey Students Shed Hair to Benefit Cancer Cause

IATSU is organizing a charity fundraiser to raise money for cancer care and research. The main attraction of this fundraiser event is Josef Liu. Josef has extremely long hair and is a very popular student at Simon Fraser University's Surrey campus. His hair measures almost twenty-five inches and he is cutting it all for a great cause. In addition to Josef, there will be many other brave volunteers collecting donation pledges to shave their heads. The main event will take place Monday March 27, 2006 at around 11:30 am.


March 15, 2006 at 02h33

Upcoming Events

Just a few things we're working on for the rest of the semester:

March 12, 2006 at 00h16

IATSU First Aid Workshops

IATSU introduced the "Standard for Industry First Aid" certificate course this Saturday. The course is taught and certified by St. John Ambulance and took place March 11th and 18th at SFU Surrey. Students learned care for conscious and unconscious patients, burn management, emergency scene management, workplace protocol, wound treatment, medical emergencies, airway management, CPR, and much much more! The course was a great success.

February 28, 2006 at 02h23

Coffeehouse — Feb 2006

February 28, 2006 @ Blenz Coffee, Central City

Come by, relax, have a drink and snack and be entertained by the performers we have lined up!

February 27, 2006 at 01h23

Valentine's Day Rose Sale

IATSU's 2006 Valentine's Day Rose Sale was a huge success! We received a large amount of preorders, and by the end of cupid's day we were completely sold out! In total we sold 191 roses. Hope we were able to bring a little lovin' to SFU Surrey.

January 14, 2006 at 13h47

CBC Radio to broadcast from SFU Surrey

CBC Radio's The Early Edition will be broadcasting live from the Pool, the main entrance area to SFU Surrey, on Friday, January 20.

The theme of the show will be violence, and some of the guests will include federal election candidates and Simon Fraser University experts on violence and crime.

The broadcast takes place 6:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome to drop by and listen as politicians and professors debate the issue of violence and crime.

January 6, 2006 at 01h25

Textbook Consignment Service

Where: IATSU Common Room
Time: 10:30 - 3:30
Dates for the consignment service: in January on the following highlighted days:

Mo Tu We Th Fr
2 3 4 5 6
9 10 11 12 13
16 17 18 19 20

Click here for a list of text books that will be used for the Spring 2006 semester. [pdf]

For details, visit Quad Books at Surrey.

December 30, 2005 at 18h53

Clubs & Services Days, Spring Semester

Clubs & Services Days at SFU Surrey will take place on Thursday, January 12 & Friday, January 13, 2006.

If your group wants to do a short performance or presentation (i.e. 10 mins) showcasing what your group does, please email Azair Hassan (hsu1) with which day you would like to perform and any specific needs you have by JANUARY 2.

If your club/program/service/group is interested in having a table, please email Liesl Jurock (lrjurock).


December 8, 2005

Elections - Congratulations to New Execs

IATSU held interm elections for two vacant positions on December 2nd, 2005. Congratulations to Uzair Hassan and Michael Chang. Uzair is the new Vice-President, Activities and Michael is the new IATSU Forum Representative.

November 24, 2005 at 20h15

SFU Surrey Radio - IATSU on CJSF 90.1FM

CJSF 90.1FM - Simon Fraser campus-community radio, was broadcasting live in the Pool at SFU Surrey on Wednesday, November 23rd at 12:00pm. CJSF talked to several campus groups including IATSU. On air was IATSU executives Tien Le, Brian Quan, and Bryan Ottho.
Listen to the broadcast here (10MB - 46mins)

November 24, 2005

IATSU in the News

The Peak student newspaper has featured a couple of articles on IATSU and SFU Surrey. Click to read:

November 23, 2005 at 11h09

IATSU Interm Elections

The Interactive Arts & Technology Student Union is holding Interm Elections for the following positions:

To run for a position, please come to the General Meeting, Friday, December 2nd, 2005 @ 1:00pm in The Pool at SFU Surrey. If you cannot make it at this time but still wish to run, please send us an mail (iatsu-contact).

November 15, 2005 at 00h30

Winners from the Halloween Bash

Pumpkin Carving: The Scary Bunch Team

Vampire Bat - The Scary Bunch Team
Vampire Bat

Costume contest: The Power Ranger and the Robot (a tie)

The Power Ranger The Robot

Check out the photo gallery for other pics!

November 1, 2005 at 02h09

IATSU Halloween Bash 2005

Vote for your favorite Pumpkin Carving and Costume!


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