GSS Newsletter – May 21, 2020

GSS Measures for COVID-19 COVID-19 Relief Fund With the increasing demand for financial assistance for graduate students, GSS has launched a special COVID-19 Relief Fund for Summer 2020, to adjust its services to the current needs of its members. Starting from $25,000 to a maximum of $35,000, the relief fund would be used to feed the exhausted budgets of current GSS programs such as Emergency Grocery Cards and Family Subsidy as well as a new…

GSS Newsletter – May 3, 2020

Job Opportunities GSS RA position Web & Publication Design GSS RA position Web & Publication Design (Know Your Rights Guide Project) Approximately 200 hrs work until August 2020. $26.59/hr + benefits Starting date: May 15, 2020. Link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QGtCCTXhrZcFTa8qN7vTcp2Lpeya942oEyd2dLHQ7ig/edit?usp=sharing ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Social Events GSS&TSSU Online Board Game Night: Avalon and Codenames Are you looking for more social interaction during this time of social distancing? Do you miss the time when you could play Avalon Codenames with your friends…

GSS Newsletter – April 17, 2020

Job Opportunities Community Garden Research Assistants Embark is seeking two Community Garden Research Assistants (CGRA) to support the N-EAT project in Klemtu, BC by conducting research on gardening best practices and developing resources based on the needs of the community. Work Term:  May 11, 2020 – August 21, 2020 Direct Supervisor:  Embark Programs Manager & Gardens Coordinator Hours of Work:  Averaging 10-12 hours per week, for a minimum of 140 hours Type: Volunteer, Two positions available…

The results of the annual SFSS election are out!

See the results here. The GSS would like to congratulate the successful candidates and thank all those who took the time and energy to get involved. Win or lose, advocating for students and putting forth new ideas is difficult work and deserving of recognition. SFU works better when those leaders step up and talk about how to improve campus and academic life. While we represent different groups of students at SFU, our organizations have much…