News Category: News

Rasha’s Blog – AGM time!

Dear fellow students, this Wednesday 3rd May is the GSA annual general meeting (AGM), and I encourage you all to attend. The meeting is your chance to be briefed about what Kate and myself have been doing since the start of the year, the problems we have been able to solve, the issues that we…

1st May 2017

GSA and Student Hub Easter Booklet 2017 now available

The GSA and Student Hub have collected together useful information about opening times, useful contacts and events happening over the Easter Vacation period. You can view and download a copy here or pick up a copy from colleges or key venues on campus. To download a copy of the booklet, click the download button on…

14th March 2017

Rasha’s Blog – You can make a change in Resources and Supervision!

You can make a change in Resources and Supervision! A PhD is a unique and rich experience, and I am sure through your journey to get your degree, you have come through things that challenged you as well as things that inspired you. What if you can tell the university about things that did not…

13th March 2017

Kate’s Blog – International Women’s Day

I’ve spent the last hour writing Facebook posts about the early pioneers of female education, these will be released daily this week as a celebration of International Women’s Day. This has been both a wonderfully inspiring way to spend time, but also absolutely terrifying.   Did you know that in 1865, just after the first…

6th March 2017

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