Welcome to the June GSS Newsletter! Congratulations to all students who are graduating this month!
We would love to see your faces in our GSS office and lounge (MBC 2205), so please don’t hesitate to drop by our office to share your ideas, questions, and concerns, or just to have a cup of coffee with us.
Please note. during the summer semester, the GSS offices and lounge will be open Monday –Thursday, 9 am – 4 pm.
Announcements from the GSS
Family Subsidy and Benefit Plan Bursary
Changes to the Family Subsidy and Benefit Plan Bursary are in effect for the Fall semester. For more information, please access: https://sfugradsociety.ca/services/bursaries/
GSS Volunteer Opportunities
The GSS is actively seeking volunteers among our members to serve on our Benefit Plan and Governance Committees. If you have any further questions or are interested in this opportunity, please contact the Executive Director, Pierre Cenerelli at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graduate Caucus Funding
Did you know that every graduate caucus gets money to spend on almost anything that benefits the grad students in your department? (See the Caucus Funding Spreadsheet for funds available to you for the rest of this fiscal year.)
Discounted Playland tickets are available using the GSS discount code. General admission and season pass
discounts for general and junior admission. This code is posted in the GSS Lounge and available by email: email@example.com.
Please note: The GSS info email is only checked during office hours.
GSS 10th Anniversary T-shirt Contest
Happy birthday, GSS!
The Graduate Student Society at Simon Fraser University is turning 10! To celebrate, we’re throwing a birthday bash for our current members. Come out and join us!
When: 6-9 pm, Thursday July 13, 2017
Where: Steamworks Brewpub, 375 Water Street, Vancouver BC
Complementary drink ticket for the first 75 SFU graduate student that RSVP by 11:59 pm July 6, 2017. Spouse/partner tickets are available for $15 from the GSS main office (MBC 2203). For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Announcements and Events from SFU
Sexual Violence Support
Personal Security Office: Julie Glazier 778-782-8473 / email@example.com
SFU Campus Security: 778-782-4500 (emergency contact)
SFU Health and Counselling: 778-782-4615
Need free legal advice? The SFSS Legal Clinic is back for undergraduate and graduate students, with a session on the afternoon of June 21, and future dates to be determined. Book an appointment here: https://goo.gl/NjGSEd.
Addressing the Elephant in the Room: Grad Student Publication
Graduate students are always encouraged to publish but often without really knowing what that means or how to start. This workshop will focus on navigating the peer review process and will also touch on the topics of open access, working with an editor, and co-authorship.
For more information and to register, access: http://www.lib.sfu.ca/about/branches-depts/rc/writing/32365
Global Community Mentorship Program