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…

March 2020 GSS Newsletter

Hi Grads, Welcome to your March newsletter. In light of the rapidly changing situation around COVID-19, many events are now being postponed until further notice.  We are in direct contact with SFU and we will post updates on our website. If you have any concerns, please email student-life@sfugradsociety.ca or leave your comments on GSS Facebook. GSS Highlights Join a GSS Committee! GSS Elections & Referendum  The nominations period for the Spring 2020 GSS Director Elections…

February 2020 GSS Newsletter

Hey Grads, Announcements from the GSS Director Elections & Referendum: Nominations are now open! Bring Your Partner and Family: Scavenger Hunt Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and Graduate Student Society (GSS) are hosting Bring Your Partner and Family: Scavenger Hunt for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. This welcome event on February 28 will give you a space to connect with other graduate students, and their partners and families. Join the Campus-wide scavenger hunt and learn more about SFU Burnaby campus…