GSS Newsletter – August 3, 2020

Events Attend the GSS event and win prizes! Are you looking for a job during the COVID-19 pandemic? What do you need to do differently since the nature of work has shifted? Please join us at 6:30pm on August 5 at the GSS work-search webinar series #1: Job Search Skills during the COVID-19 pandemic. The series is meant to be interactive and participants are able to ask questions in a friendly, non-intimidating setting. At the end of each event,…

GSS Newsletter – July 19, 2020

Defending Black Lives Defending Black Lives – GSS Statement & Call to Action Last month, 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…

GSS Work-Search Webinar Series

The GSS work-search webinar series was designed to provide graduate students with first hand job searching advice from GSS current students and alumni. Each webinar consists of a 2 * 20~40-minute presentation via Zoom, followed by a 30-minute Q&A. For each session, two presenters will be sharing their experience and knowledge on the same topic. The series is meant to be interactive and participants are able to ask questions in a friendly, non-intimidating setting.   Webinar…

GSS Newsletter – July 6, 2020

Opportunities to Get Involved Volunteers are needed Fall Orientation is right around the corner and we need volunteers! If you’d like to help. out at this virtual event or be a part of the planning process, please let us know. If you’re interested in being a volunteer, please fill out our volunteer sign up form here.  ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Academic Support The SFU Library is restarting some services! The SFU Library is restarting some services! These include in-person…

GSS Newsletter – June 21, 2020

GSS Budget 2020-2021 General Membership Budget Consultation As you may have heard from your caucus councilors already, the GSS is planning for the next fiscal year’s budget (September 1, 2020 – August 31, 2021), and we would like to hear your thoughts. Your feedback is very important to us because we would like to understand how we can use our budget and resources appropriately to respond to your needs as a graduate student. So join…