News Category: News

Saad’s Blog – Meet the GSA Council

Hi, my name is Saad. I hope you’re doing well with your studies. I don’t know about you but I’m actually really enjoying these winter months. Something about them is helping me enjoy spending time with my friends all the more. We as your council thought it would be better if you know more about…

20th February 2017

Kate’s Blog – New Year, New You?

New Year, New You This is the year you’ll finally lose those extra pounds, find The One, finish your PhD, become financially solvent, stop calling your parents when you can’t remember how to make Yorkshire puddings —or maybe you’ll achieve all of these! Start the year off right with small, manageable changes to your lifestyle…

9th January 2017

Postgraduate Community Fund 2017 – Applications now open

Applications are now open for the Postgraduate Community fund 2017. But what is the Postgraduate Community Fund (PGCF)? The PGCF is a fund set up by the Graduate Students’ Association to provide its members with support to organise events and projects that help bring together the postgraduate community. In the past the fund has been…

9th January 2017

Kate’s Blog: Happy Holidays! Term 1 round-up

It’s nearly Christmas and I am so excited I insisted that the GSA got a Christmas tree and then proceeded to cover the office in tinsel and lights. I have also smugly done all of my Christmas shopping. I know, I’m revolting. Sorry With some time off imminent (yes, term finished a couple of weeks…

22nd December 2016

GSA and International Student Support Christmas Vacation arrangements booklet now available

The GSA and International Student Support Christmas Vacation arrangements booklet is now available to download from the GSA website. The booklet contains information about Christmas campus events, opening times of local and university services. Click here to download the booklet. Physical copies of the booklet will be able to pick up on campus from Wednesday…

28th November 2016

Rasha’s Blog: A Well deserved Recognition!

Today the GSA produced the annual report of past year. It brought good memory of a year very dear to my heart and an effort from four officers working hard to promote the life experience of nearly 4000 postgraduate students at York. This team changed the University’s procedures of examinations, introduced transportation for students with…

23rd November 2016

Kate’s Blog – Things to take your mind off Trump

It’s a grey day today, both literally and metaphorically. Trump? Really America? Really? Although I’m not sure we’re in a position to throw stones right now (Brexit you say?). Here at GSA Towers we’ve all got a bit hysterical. Graeme hasn’t slept and has spent the day wearing wellies and whinging (I’m pleased with that…

9th November 2016

Kate’s Blog – Unstructured ramblings

Okay I have some thoughts, they are pretty disparate, but some of them have the potential to be interesting, so here goes. In no particular order… Unstructured ramblings aren’t usually your thing, Kate You’ve clearly never been on the receiving end of one of my ‘let me tell you everything about my life, without any…

26th October 2016

Council Elections 2016 – Results

We are happy to announce the results of the GSA Council Elections 2016: Council Chair – Saad Alzahrani, with 83% of the vote Communities Officer – Gracia Paramitha, with 86% of the vote Events Officer – Joseph Willis, with 86% of the vote Equality Officer – Annis Stead, with 85% of the vote Colleges Officer – Momchil…

24th October 2016

Council Elections 2016 – Candidates Announced

We are happy to announce the candidates for the GSA Council Elections 2016: Saad Alzahrani – Council Chair Gracia Paramitha – Communities Officer Joseph Willis – Events Officer Annis Stead – Equality Officer Momchil N. Kyuparski – Colleges Officer Danielle Watkins – Sports Officer Chow Christopher Wui Hang – Student Trustee Dan Chen – Student…

14th October 2016