Are you an international grad student?

Dear new or returning international graduate students: We understand that starting or even resuming your program during a pandemic and with the numerous restrictions related to it could raise questions and concerns in your mind. We at the GSS share your concerns and can support you to address these issues. Each department and each case may be different so please feel free to contact us at international@sfugradsociety.ca with your issues and we will do our…

GSS Budget Consultation Videos

Did you miss the GSS Budget Consultation meetings? Not to worry! Check out the video recordings of each budget consultation meeting with the general GSS Membership by following the links below. June Budget Consultation Meeting: https://youtu.be/C3WjXNRQmx4  July Budget Consultation Meeting: https://youtu.be/9_5q0SKQWg8 Questions? email our Director of Finance at finance@sfugradsociety.ca

Defending Black Lives – GSS Statement & Call to Action

On June 9, 2020 the Graduate Student Society of SFU (GSS) Council passed a motion in solidarity with movements around the world standing in defense of black lives and to “condemn the systemic racism playing out on a daily basis in the US and Canada, as well as the abuse, racial profiling, and killing of Black people at the hands of law enforcement.” The resolution also directed future action on behalf of the Society including…

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…