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GSS News | Events – April 1, 2020

Posted by admin on  April 1, 2020

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Category: Newsletter
Hi Grads, I understand this is a very challenging time for every one of us. I wanted to thank you all for everything that you are doing to help “flatten the curve”. This newsletter includes some useful information to help graduate students in different situations adapt to the disruption of Covid-19, as well as some updates concerning our planned virtual social events. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Highlights   FINANCIAL SUPPORT & COVID-19   SFU student services has posted an

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

COVID-19 Resource Page (updated regularly)

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 compiled some resources that should be useful to our members. This list will be updated regularly. Please note that, at this time, post-secondary institutions in BC (including SFU) will be permitted to reopen during phase 3 of BC’s Restart Plan (page 14). In other words, so long as enhanced protocols are in place (described on page 10 of this document) and transmission rates remain low

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!