Lets Go kart!! 

Busy in the mid of the term?? Why dont you take a break and join us for Go karting this March 18th 3 – 6 PM at Richmond Go karts. SFU grad student Society is organising this Exclusively for us . So Hurry Up ..Limited spaces available!! Pick your tickets at the GSS office in Burnaby from March 9th. JUST FOR 10$ .



GSS Volunteer Opportunities

The GSS is actively seeking volunteers among our members to serve on our Benefit Plan and Governance Committees.  If you have any further questions or are interested in this opportunity, please contact the Executive Director, Pierre Cenerelli at

Graduate Student Initiative Grant

grantCurrently, we are seeking expressions of interest from all graduate students at SFU for support from the GSS for academic and related endeavours. SFU graduate students based in Burnaby, Surrey and Vancouver are encouraged to participate. Application Form:

Your graduate student led initiative must be:
* Multi-disciplinary or in a discipline not currently taught at SFU;
* Include at least three (3) current GSS members;
* Include members from two or more GSS Caucuses*
(*as defined here
* Include activities over two semesters or more (these activities should be similar or at least thematically linked).

Please note that in order to limit GSS’s liability, any initiative considered too risky (e.g. Lava Walking Club) will not be supported.

7 Graduate Caucus Funding

Did you know that every graduate caucus gets money to spend on almost anything that benefits the grad students in your department? (See the Caucus Funding Spreadsheet for funds available to you for the rest of this fiscal year.)


Grad Student-Led Events

Monday Crafternoons
March 20th
March 27th
April 3rd

1PM – 3:30PM
Express yourself, unwind, or maybe try something new – join us at the Women’s Centre resource area (TC3014) for Crafternoons!

Pancake Breakfast &
Open House

Wednesday, March 22nd
10AM – 2PM

Enjoy FREE pancakes, coffee, & tea at the Women’s Centre! Check out the space, chat with one our volunteers about what we do, & chill out with us. Whether it’s your first time here or you’re a regular visitor, we want to see you – and feed you! Both our lounge (TC3013) & resource area (TC3014) will be open to all genders for this event. Gluten-free pancakes will be available!

Grad Volunteer Opportunities

Partner Organizations


Other Initiatives


Check out this link for more information on graduate awards, jobs, professional development activities, and exciting events.

Events Around Campus

Term Dates and Deadlines

Monday, February 13, 2017 

Family Day. All classes and offices closed.

February 14-19, 2017
Reading break. Classes cancelled. (Please note: this is for applicable departments only.)

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Last day to drop with a 50% refund of tuition. No refund of ancillary fees or January/February U-Passes.

March 13-31, 2017
Work-study application period.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Last day for graduate students to drop classes with a WD on their transcripts

Monday, March 13, 2017
Registration opens for Summer 2017 term.

Monday, March 27, 2017
Deadline for other Western universities to receive application forms for graduate students to take courses elsewhere under the Western Deans’ Agreement.

Friday, April 7, 2017    
Last day of classes.