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GSS Newsletter – November 27, 2020


Happy Friday everybody!

It’s been a wild week at the GSS with loads going on – here are a few highlights: First of all it’s time to introduce GSS TimeOuts – feeling stressed, haven’t seen family or just need a break? Come and hang out in our new event series (check below for details on first events)! Secondly, Please consider taking our mental health survey for COVID19, which is open a few more days. And lastly, check the the newest COVID19 rating (High 1) for SFU and news regarding access to Surrey Campus HERE!

Council Meetings: Please find the summary for our latest council meeting – READ MORE



Post Graduate Work Permits: Thousands of former grad students face deportation because of problems with the permit process – SIGN THE PETITION or get more information on FacebookTwitter and Instagram!  



COVID-19 Mental Health Survey (10min!) – Graduate students are facing unique mental health challenges.  We need to better understand your situations and challenges: TAKE THE SURVEY and enter to win a one of five $50 gift cards!

Are you in COVID-19 Quarantine? You can apply to GSS Emergency Grocery Cards: APPLY HERE    



RA-ship for the GSS: Monitoring SFU’s Internal Governing bodies – Check the Job Description and apply (CV, letter) until Dec. 4th at 



GSS TimeOuts Ugly Christmas Sweater Competition: Upload a photo in your best Christmas sweater on Instagram, use #GSSTimeOuts and follow @gssatsfu and win 1 of 3 50$ prizes! Winners announced during the Netflix party!         

GSS TimeOuts Netflix watching Party: Come out on December 4th and watch “Klaus” on Netflix with Teleparty – Email to sign up and for details.                                                                                       

Starting a business in Canada as an international student? Check out this event and REGISTER HERE   


That’s all folks, enjoy your weekend! That’s an order 😉!


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