GSA Announcements

  1. Government of Alberta Graduate Citizenship Award for 2014

    Applications Open -- Deadline to RECEIVE COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGES to the GSA Office, 1-37 Triffo Hall, is WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014 by 4:00 PM MDT.

    A Complete Application Package consists of: a completed and signed Application Form; Curriculum Vitae; Proof of Canadian Citizenship, Permanent Resident or International Student Status; Proof of Alberta Residency; TWO (2) letters of support; and an Enrollment Verification Document confirming full-time enrollment. Applications, including letters of support, received in the GSA drop box AFTER 4:00 PM will be date stamped as being received on the next working day, and will be considered a late application. Late applications will not be accepted. Students are responsible for the completeness of their applications.

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  2. Pro-Rated Replacement Costs for U-Pass

    The GSA, along with other Edmonton student associations, successfully negotiated for pro-rated U-Pass replacement costs.

    The pilot for these pro-rated replacement costs will run from September 1 through December 31, 2014.

    The following rates for stickers claimed lost or stolen for Fall Term 2014 are as follows:

    100% of U-Pass fee prior to October 1 75% of U-Pass fee October 1 - 31 50% of U-Pass fee November 1 - 30 25% of U-Pass fee December 1 -31

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  3. GSA Office Closure - October 10, 2014

    Although the University is open, the GSA Office will be closed on Friday, October 10, 2014. Along with the University, the GSA Office will also be closed on Monday, October 13, 2014.

    If you require assistance while the GSA Office is closed, please e-mail If you require immediate assistance on Friday, please visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research on the 2nd 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, October 14, 2014 at 8:30am

  4. GSA Agenda/Handbook - Do you have your copy yet?

    The GSA still has copies of the 2014-2015 GSA Agenda/Handbook available for both new and continuing graduate students.

    Stop by the GSA Office on the first floor of Triffo Hall to pick-up your copy!

    The GSA Agenda/Handbook is paid for entirely through advertising revenue.

  5. Photocopier in Triffo Hall for Graduate Student Use

    Did you know there is a photocopier in Triffo Hall in graduate student use that charges only 7 cents per page?

    This service will only be available to graduate students until March 2015 - make use of it while you can!

    Why only until March 2015? We pay $5000 a year to lease the photocopier and the revenue from its use is about $500.

    Please come and talk with us in the office if you have any concerns and we will put you in touch with the VP Student Services.

    Alternate nearby photocopier locations include: Cameron Library, Rutherford Library.

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Upcoming GSA Events, Elections & Meetings

  1. October GSA Council Meeting

    October 20, 2014 Starting Time 6:00pm Mechanical Engineering - MEC 2-01

  2. November GSA Council Meeting

    November 17, 2014 Starting Time 6:00pm Mechanical Engineering - MEC 2-01

  3. December GSA Council Meeting

    December 8, 2014 Starting Time 6:00pm Mechanical Engineering - MEC 2-01

  4. January GSA Council Meeting

    January 19, 2015 Starting Time 6:00pm Mechanical Engineering - MEC 2-01

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