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GSS Response to SFU’s Draft 2020-21 Budget and Financial Plan

Posted by admin on  March 17, 2020

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Category: Advocacy
On March 1, the GSS sent the attached letter to the SFU Department of Finance, responding to their draft 2020-21 Budget and Financial Plan and the tuition and fee hikes of 2% & 4% contained within it. We think that some of the questions we raise deserve a university-wide conversation, and we plan to continue our strong advocacy around student affordability, tuition and fees, and the annual SFU budget.  dd Please contact Matt McDonald, GSS

March 2020 GSS Newsletter

Posted by Student Life on  March 14, 2020

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Category: 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! The GSS is a small operation that is supported by graduate students like

GSS Closure and COVID-19 Information

Posted by admin on  March 6, 2020

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Category: COVID-19
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, GSS Executive Committee has decided to close the Graduate Lounge and our offices until further notice. All official, professional, or social events organized by the GSS have also been cancelled, postponed, or will be held virtually. All online services will remain available to our members and Executive Committee will do everything it can to expand our online services. GSS staff and directors will be working remotely and may be

Graduate Student Society’s 2020 AGM features record attendance and by-law amendments

Posted by admin on  March 3, 2020

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Category: AGM
The Peak has just published an article about the GSS 2020 AGM. Thank you to all students who attended. See the article here!

GSS social event in Vancouver

Posted by admin on  February 28, 2020

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If you are in Vancouver on Tuesday, March 10, please join us for a post-Graduate Council social event at 6:15pm at Steamworks Brew Pub, a few steps from SFU’s Harbour Centre. Among other things, you will have a chance to meet the candidates for the Spring director elections. If you wish to attend, please RSVP here for this event – the first 50 people who do so will get a free drink ticket.