As per our Bylaws (specifically B.2), the purposes of the SGPS are:
- to provide services to and serve the interests and needs of the membership;
- to represent its members in dealing with the University and other organizations;
- to facilitate communication between its members and with other groups that share similar interests;
- to maintain concern for the welfare and human rights of its members;
- to take a public stand on policies and practices that are unfair, discriminatory or harmful.