GSS Newsletter – August 30, 2020

Events Meet the Graduate Student Society: Advocacy, services and how to get involved!  Wednesday, September 2nd @ 2:00 pm Register here to get the Zoom link.   This is an information session about the Graduate Student Society (GSS) that represents all graduate students at SFU. We would like to welcome new graduate students to SFU and inform them about what they can expect from their student society. The GSS team will provide information about how…

GSS Newsletter – August 15, 2020

Events Attend the GSS event and win prizes! Did you know that networking is one of the most effective strategies for uncovering opportunities and landing a job? Are you interested in learning first-hand job searching advice from current students and alumni? Please join us at 6:30pm on August 17 at the GSS work-search webinar series #2: Job Search — it’s all about networking! The series is meant to be interactive and participants are able to ask questions…

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…