GSA Announcements

  1. GSA Message of Condolence to the University of Calgary

    The GSA was very saddened to hear of the tragic news of the loss of five young lives in Calgary earlier today. On behalf of the graduate student community at the University of Alberta we extend support and condolences to the family and friends of the victims. We also offer our support to all students, staff, faculty, and community members at the University of Calgary who are affected by this event.   

    Anyone at the U of A needing assistance or counselling during this time is encouraged to contact the University Wellness Service’s Mental Health Centre. The Mental Health Centre can be reached at 780-492-5205.

    Brent Epperson,
    GSA President, 2013-2014

  2. Faculty of Arts Academic & Grade Appeals Committee

    DEADLINE: 25 April 2014 at 12:00 PM (Noon) 

    The GSA Nominating Committee invites nominations from graduate students in the Faculty of Arts for the graduate student position on the Arts Faculty Academic & Grade Appeals Committee.

    The Faculty of Arts Academic and Grade Appeals Committee is authorized to hear appeals related to both academic standing and formal grade appeals.  Note that the graduate student representative is only required to participate in hearings related to graduate student appeals. 

  3. GSA Office Closure

    Although the University is open, the GSA Office will be closed on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 and Thursday, April 17, 2014.

    Along with the University, the GSA Office will also be closed on Friday, April 18, 2014 (Good Friday) and Monday, April 21, 2014 (Easter Monday).

    If you require assistance while the GSA Office is closed, please e-mail

    If you require immediate assistance on Wednesday or Thursday, visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research on the second floor of Triffo Hall.

    If you need to drop off documents during the hours the building is open, please use our secure dropbox on the left corner of the front desk.

    We will resume our regular office hours & check messages on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

  4. GENERAL FACULTIES COUNCIL (14 Graduate Student-at-Large Positions)

    Deadline: TUESDAY APRIL 22, 2014 AT 3:00 PM

    The GSA Nominating Committee invites nominations from graduate students to fill 14 at-large positions for service on the General Faculties Council, the University’s highest level of academic governance.  The term of office for these positions begins May 1, 2014 and ends April 30, 2015. 

  5. GSA Senator - Call for Nominations Now Open

    According to GSA Bylaws (3 Council-Elected Officers, 3.2.1), “Nominations for Senator will open on April 1 of every year or on another date set by the GSA Nominating Committee in order to ensure that the position of Senator is continuously filled. The nomination period will normally be one month.”

    Nominations are Now Open!

    Nominations opened TUESDAY APRIL 1, 2014

    The call for nominations for the position of GSA Senator will close Wednesday APRIL 30, 2014 at 12:00 PM.

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Upcoming GSA Events, Elections & Meetings

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