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GSS response to SFU’s 2021-2022 budget

Posted by Administrator on  March 2, 2021
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Category: Advocacy, Affordability
The GSS’s Director of External Relations (Matt McDonald) has provided a detailed response to first draft of SFU’s proposed budget for fiscal 2021-2022, which was presented to us by university administrators last week. To read GSS’s response to this proposed budget, please click here.

GSS’s Timeout Photo Contest – Send in your photos by March 12!

Posted by Administrator on  March 1, 2021
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Category: Events, Surrey, Vancouver
Did you take any interesting photos around one of SFU’s campuses? Submit them to our contest to win prizes! _ The contest includes four categories: SFU Architecture Student Lives during Covid-19 Nature Love Find out more about the contest and its prizes here.   All entries must be received before 4:00 pm on March 12, 2021. By submitting an entry, contestants agree to the terms and conditions of the contest.

Please participate in a national student housing survey!

Posted by Administrator on  February 11, 2021
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Concerned about housing affordability? If you are, the GSS has partnered with UTILE, a non-profit university-based organization dedicated to studying, promoting and developing affordable student housing in Québec and the rest of Canada. UTILE is conducting a nation-wide survey on affordable student housing in Canada (FLASH 2021) and we are asking our members to participate in this survey. Your answers will contribute to creating a compelling portrait on the state of student housing across Canada

Mental Health During the Pandemic: Survey Results

Posted by Administrator on  February 8, 2021
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GSS Mental Health COVID-19 Survey Summary GSS Mental Health COVID-19 Survey Full Detailed Analysis

Annual General Meeting 2021

Posted by Administrator on  February 2, 2021
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Category: AGM, Elections, Events
AGM 2021 Hello Grad Students! The GSS is holding its 2021 Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, February 23 at 4pm, this time virtually. This is one of the most important events at the GSS. The meeting is open to all members in good standing of the Society, i.e., all currently enrolled (not on leave) graduate students at SFU. Virtual door opens at 3:45 pm. Please RSVP here (a link to the meeting will be sent later).