Palak Chawla

Vice President

Newnham

Office Hours:

Monday: 8:30 am to 11:30 am & 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm & 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm


Q: What are some of your goals for your role this term?
A:
My goals for this year are going to be very simple yet effective. To cater to the best services and events throughout the year, not let the pandemic affect the benefits to our student body anymore like last year. To increase the engagement between the student body, SSF council and Seneca program executives. As a student, the hurdles you face should be discussed with us (SSF Council); I would love to work with the students on the guidance process. Hence, the goal is to promote the ways how we can solve those issues through advocacy.

Q: What program are you in, and why did you choose this program at Seneca?
A:
I am enrolled in Honours – Bachelor of Technology (Software Development), and I am in my final year. Before I took this program, I graduated with a Computer Engineering diploma in India. Then, I started working as a Software Engineer in a big IT Multi-National Company. Still, after a few years, I felt the need to nurture my development skills, and I came across Seneca’s Degree program. I fell in love with the curriculum and the services Seneca provides. I applied instantly and secured a position as an International student. I loved the journey so far, the path has not been easy, for sure, but it has been worth it.

Q: What are the top three places you would like to travel to once the pandemic is over?
1.  I want to go on a World Tour one day, for sure. But that is going to take some time. So my first place would be Europe (as many countries as possible).
2.  To experience the Northern Lights, up north in Canada.
3.  South Korea

Q: My Favourites
Honestly, I don’t have many favourites in colours or other categories; I am a person who loves it all. But I will tell you what I love specifically:
Flower:  Blue Orchids
TV Show: F.R.I.E.N.D.S (Even my ringtone is their theme song)