The School of Social Work is governed by School Council which consists of
- all full-time Social Work Faculty
- the Coordinator of Field Education
- the MSW Practicum Liaison
- the School Administrator
School Council is responsible for the overall academic direction of the School, and has four Standing Committees on which there is Student and Community representation
- Admissions Committee
- Curriculum Committee
- Diversity and Equity Committee
- Field Education Committee
Master of Social Work (MSW) Students are invited to be part of the MSW Governance Committee. The Graduate Program Coordinator will meet with students at the beginning of the academic year to solicit interest.
SWSA is the formal vehicle through which students organize around their own issues and participate in school policy and program development processes.SWSA interacts and cooperates with the King's University College Students' Council and is governed by an independent Constitution. Its purpose is to "provide for the academic, social, cultural and political needs of its memebers, and work towards creating an environment that promotes the personal and professional development of its members".
Students in the professional programs are encouraged to participate in the decision-making structures of the School. MSW and BSW student representatives have voice and vote on all the standing committees, and will be invited to sit on ad hoc committees as needed. MSW students are also represented on the College's Library Committee.
MSW and BSW students have voice and vote on the Board of the OASW-Western Branch. The School also supports student attendance at the student caucus and Annual General Meeting of the CASWE.