GSS News | Events – April 1, 2020

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

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

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! GSS Elections & Referendum  The nominations period for the Spring 2020 GSS Director Elections…

GSS social event in Vancouver

If you are in Vancouver on Tuesday, March 10, please join us for a post-Graduate Council social event at 6:15pm at Steamworks Brew Pub, a few steps from SFU’s Harbour Centre. Among other things, you will have a chance to meet the candidates for the Spring director elections. If you wish to attend, please RSVP here for this event – the first 50 people who do so will get a free drink ticket.