VP Academic

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VP Academic

Zahir Firoze
Indy 2T1T1
as of April 2019
Years active 2019-2020
Employer President
Organization Engineering Society
Board member of EngSoc: Board of Directors, Academic Advocacy Committee (AAC), FASE: Faculty Council, Executive Committee, Faculty Council Standing Committees

The Vice-President Academic is one of the executive members of the Engineering Society. The VP Academic represents students' interests with regards to their academic and professional development, maintaining and disseminating information on the academic regulations and procedures of the Faculty and University, and operating and improving academic services that the Engineering Society provides to its students.

The mandated role of the Vice-President Academic is stated in Bylaw 1, Chapter 3 and Bylaw 4, Chapter 4.


The Vice-President Academic portfolio includes:

  • Exams Repository
  • tutors.skule.ca Database
  • courses.skule.ca Database
  • Academic Advocacy Committee
  • SkuleTM Mental Wellness Project Director
  • UTEK Project Director
  • Hi-Skule Project Director
  • Class Representatives
  • Faculty Council Standing Committee Representatives

Current Projects

  • First-Year Anti-Calendar
  • Academic Advocacy Committee:
    • Active Learning Subcommittee
    • Professional Development Subcommittee
    • Midterm Course Evaluations Subcommittee
  • FASE Decanal Academic Workload Taskforce

Ongoing Projects

  • Exams Database (courses.skule.ca)
  • Tutors Database (tutors.skule.ca) and Training Program

Past Projects

  • Engineering Career Center Survey and Report (2016)

Past VP Academics

Year Name
2020-2021 Mirjana Mijalkovic NΨ 2T2
2019-2020 Zahir Firoze Indy 2T1T1+PEY
2018-2019 Matthew Zhang EngSci 2T0
2017-2018 Sofia Tijanic ECE 1T9+PEY
2016-2017 Samantha Stuart MSE 1T8+PEY
2015-2016 Oghosa Igbinakenzua Indy 1T7T1+PEY
2014-2015 Ryan Gomes NΨ 1T6/Mech 1T6+1
2013-2014 Shaishav Shah*/Fady Soliman NΨ 1T6/Mech 1T5+PEY
2012-2013 Matthew Lattavo Civ 1T4T1
2011-2012 Freddy Chen* Comp 1T3T1
2010-2011 Yi-Wei Ang Indy 1T2T1+PEY
2009-2010 David Cheung Civ 1T1T1+PEY
2008-2009 Daryl Martis ECE 1T0
2007-2008 Raj Pattani*/Edward On ?/Civ 0T7+PEY
2006-2007 David Lee NΨ 0T7
2005-2006 Agnes Durlik Chem 0T5+PEY
2004-2005 Dan Mireanu ECE 0T5

  • Resigned