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Graduate Students’ Association
of the University of Calgary!

Notice of Special General Meeting

April 24 | 5 – 6 pm | Venue: SA104 (Science A)

The GSA is seeking approval from graduate students for the withdrawal from the Societies Act and GSA Bylaws changes for 2018-2019. These are important decisions that will affect graduate students. Therefore, all graduate students are encouraged to attend this meeting. Supporting documents for the SGM can be accessed HERE

Registration opens at 4:30 pm

Any questions about the SGM can be directed to Brit Paris, GSA President

2018 GSA General Election

On February 20, 2018, the nomination period closed for the 2018 GSA General Election. Three out of the five GSA executive positions are contested and were decided on through a vote on March 12 and 13.

Due to a technical difficulty, the voting period was extended until 1:00pm on March 14.

697 students voted in the election – approximately 12% of the graduate student population.

Your 2018-2019 GSA Executive Board is:


Brit Paris

VP Academic

Elena Favaro

VP External

Marcela Coelho Lopes

VP Student Life

Mina Iskander

VP Finance & Services

Mohammad Mansouri

Mentorship Program

The Mentorship Program helps graduate students attain their desired career goal – whether it’s re-entering industry after graduation or continuing with academe. This program is free, and helps grad students make professional contacts by pairing students with a mentor in their field of interest.

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Health & Dental

We’ve designed a Plan to fit your lifestyle.

Financial Support

The GSA offers a variety of services for the members.


Learn about new GSA events in and around Calgary here.

Health & Dental

We’ve designed a Plan to fit your lifestyle.

Learn More

Financial Support

Graduate Students’ Association offers a variety of services for the members.

Learn More

Events At GSA

Learn about new GSA events in and around University of Calgary here.

Learn More

Volunteer Opportunities with the GSA

The GSA offers many opportunities to volunteer. Expand your resume and become involved in the graduate student community.

Get Involved

The 2017-2018 GSA Board of Directors

Vice President Student Life
Taha Afyouni

Vice President External
Willem Klumpenhouwer

Brit Paris

Vice President Academic
Negar Mohammadi

Vice President Finance & Service
Christiana Manzocco

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