Welcome to the
Graduate Students’ Association
of the University of Calgary!


2017 Elections


Nominations are now open until February 21 for the following positions:

President

Vice President Academic

Vice President External

Vice President Student Life

Vice President Finance & Services


GSA Excellence Awards

Apply by February 24 at 4:30 pm

Do you know an Administrator, Supervisor, Teacher, or Research Assistant at the graduate level that has gone above and beyond the call of duty to improve the graduate experience? If so, nominate them for a GSA Excellence Award!

Nominations are now open until February 24th. Click here to find the application documents and more information.

 

 

The GSA is offering excellence awards in following categories:

A. Excellence in Administrative Support (Support Staff/ Senior Administrator)
B. Excellence in Supervision
C. Excellence in Teaching (Graduate Students/ Senior Instructors)
D. Research Assistants Excellence Awards (Graduate Students/ Senior Assistants)

For any questions or to submit your application, please contact the GSA Excellence Awards Chair (Mina Zarabian) at awards.gsa@ucalgary.ca


GSA Newcomers Excellence Awards

Apply by February 24 at 4:30 pm

Are you a first-year student, registered full-time in a graduate program with outstanding academic/research achievements and leadership activities? If the answer is yes, then the GSA’s new award offering is for you.

The GSA is now offering the Newcomers Excellence Awards. Nominations are now open until February 24th. Click here to find the application documents and more information.

For any questions or to submit your application, please contact the GSA Excellence Awards Chair (Mina Zarabian) at awards.gsa@ucalgary.ca


Now Accepting 2nd Intake of Quality Money Applications

We are now accepting Quality Money applications for the 2016-2017 year on a rolling intake basis. Please click here to read more about Quality Money and find the application form.

Questions and applications should be sent to gsacomm@ucalgary.ca


Peer Beyond Graduate Research Symposium

February 22, 2017 | MacEwan Hall

Hosted by the Academic Standing Committee of the Graduate Student’s Association, this conference is a unique opportunity for students to showcase their innovative research. Emphasizing the importance of interdisciplinary exchange, the conference welcomes submissions from a wide range of disciplines university wide.

The mission of this conference is to promote the research being done throughout the university and cultivate interdisciplinary collaborations within the graduate community. This conference provides, networking opportunities, adjudicated student oral and poster presentations, and several workshops on effective ways of teaching on Wednesday February 22, 2017.

Please click here for abstract submission guidelines. Submission deadline has been extended to January 29.

Questions? Contact the Academic Standing Committee Chair at academic.gsa@ucalgary.ca


Mentorship Program

The Mentorship Program helps graduate students attain their desired career goal – whether it’s re-entering industry after graduation (as 70 percent of grad students do) 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

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

Events At GSA

Learn about new GSA events in and around University of 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. Here is a list of our available volunteer positions:

Get Involved

The 2016-2017 GSA Board of Directors

Vice President External
Xiao (Yang Yang) Fang

Vice President Academic
Abubaker Abdelhafiz

President
Sam Hossack

Vice President Finance & Services
Arash Afshar

Vice President Student Life
Adrianne Offenbecker

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