The Student Council is the representative body of all students at the Upper Secondary division (High School) at NOVA International Schools. The Student Council is entirely student-led and it has existed under different structures that were deemed suitable for those times. Despite changing the model when necessary, the Student Council has always had two main tasks and objectives: giving voice to the students’ interests and needs and organizing events and activities that foster a sense of community and belonging.

During the academic year of 2020/2021, the Student Council operates under the following model:

  • 2 Co-Presidents, elected on a joint ticket;

  • A Secretary and a Treasurer, elected separately;

  • 2 Representatives (Chairs) from each grade level, elected on a joint ticket;

  • Advisory representatives and SC members-at-large.

One of the greatest achievements of this year’s Student Council was the organization of elections, given the pandemic and the distance learning. In that regard, the Student Council holds frequent weekly meetings online with all its members, where solutions to student’s problems are being discussed. For instance, the Student Council advocated successfully for changes in the school’s timetable, in addition to (re)instituting Wednesdays as School Community Days. Moreover, the Student Council has organised various events specific to holidays such as a Halloween movie screening.

Some of the members of the 2019/2020 Student Council during a regular weekly meeting.