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GSS Biweekly Newsletter Jan 29, 2021


Hi Grads,

I hope the spring semester is treating you well!  Please don’t exhaust yourself with assignments

and research! Enjoy the sunshine ☀ and hopefully we will see lots of it in the next few weeks!!

*See a summary of our most recent Council meeting HERE!

The GSS’s AGM will take place on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 4:00pm, via Zoom. There will be prizes for individual members and caucuses… be one of the lucky winners! More details will be sent to all GSS members in early February. Keep an eye out for this all-important email in your SFU inbox.

Attention students with mobility limitations: The Tetra Society of North America is offering FREE netClé devices Canada-wide during COVID. This device has been created to increase access to computers and laptops in a more user friendly way for people with mobility limitations. Fill out the form linked HERE. Learn more more information here – READ ME

Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation: Apply by March 15!  A total of four awards of CAD $5,000 are available to Canadian Master’s and/or Doctoral candidates to support the independent research and writing of an academic paper responding to a specific Non- Proliferation, Arms Control and Disarmament (NACD) topic. Awards also include domestic travel support to Ottawa where successful candidates will present their completed papers during a special event at Global Affairs Canada Headquarters in Fall 2021 (TBC). More information here-READ ME

Upass Status: Eligible students who used their U-Pass BC in January 2021 will automatically receive a U-Pass BC for February 2021. If you are a new student or have an issue please call Compass at 604-398-2042.

Contest Opportunity: Applications are now open for the Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection contest – with over $75k in prizes! More information here- READ ME


It’s been freezing in the past few days, stay warm and keep social distancing rules in mind 🙂 Enjoy your weekend!

Cheers, Gloria Li