News Category: Representation

Jane Baston - VP Academic - End of Year Blog

Jane Baston – VP Academic – End of Year Blog

Write a blog covering everything you’ve done in two years, they said. You’ve been here for two years, there must be loads to talk about. However when I think back over the last two years most of it blurs into one long line of meetings, email and lots of papers to read. That’s probably what…

24th August 2021

GSA Annual General Meeting - 28th July 2021

GSA Annual General Meeting – 28th July 2021

The York Graduate Students’ Association Annual General Meeting which will be held at 6pm on Wednesday 28th July. Please sign up to the event here. To recieve the Zoom link for the event, you must sign up before 12 noon on Wednesday 28th July. The AGM is a chance to find out what we have…

27th July 2021

York GSA By-Elections Announcement

York GSA By-Elections Announcement

Over the past few days, you have all been voting in our annual by-election to decide who will represent you this academic year! We hold these second round of elections in order to fill any positions that were left vacant after the first Autumn Elections. You can see below the results from each election, if…

1st December 2020

Faculty Representative Elections Results

Faculty Representative Elections Results

Over the last few days, your newly elected Course Representatives have been voting to elect your Faculty Representatives for the 20/21 academic year. We can now announce that the results are as follows:   Faculty Representative for Sciences: Chris Murray – 5 votes Harry Whish – 2 votes RON (RE-Open Nominations) – 1 vote Chris…

4th November 2020

GSA Student Council Statement on Industrial Action: 13/02/20

GSA Student Council Statement on Industrial Action: 13/02/20

The GSA Student Council met on the 3rd of February in order to discuss our position on the forthcoming industrial action. We would like to communicate that we have decided to reiterate our decision from November 2019 to support the staff members at the University of York. As declared in the previous statements, the GSA…

13th February 2020

Vice President Wellbeing and Community Blog - Term 1 Review

Vice President Wellbeing and Community Blog – Term 1 Review

Hello everyone! It has been a really short holiday season, right? Like everyone else in social media, I have been making a recap of the year these past few weeks, in my case, about my first months as a sabbatical officer.   I know that everyone has deadlines over the next few days, so here…

6th January 2020

Vice President Academic Blog - Term 1 Review

Vice President Academic Blog – Term 1 Review

There are a few words that I’ve been using a lot this term. Hectic, challenging and a huge learning curve are the ones that I usually say when I’m asked how my first term has gone. The learning curve has been steep; I’ve spent a significant proportion of my days running from meeting to meeting,…

24th December 2019

GSA President Blog - Term 1 Review

GSA President Blog – Term 1 Review

Hello everyone! Before all of us go to a well-deserved break, I would like to share with you what I have been up to since coming into office in September. It has been both amazing and challenging to adjust to my new role and I apologise for not being around much. Here is my new…

16th December 2019

GSA Student Council Blog - Industrial Action

GSA Student Council Blog – Industrial Action

Dear everyone, On behalf of the council of the GSA, we would like to communicate that we have decided to actively support staff members at university in their dispute pursuing better living conditions through pay and a better future via an affordable pension. We want to show solidarity with the University and College Union members…

25th November 2019

GSA Statement in Support of Industrial Action

GSA Statement in Support of Industrial Action

Summary The GSA Student Council has decided to strongly support the upcoming industrial action following a Council meeting on Monday 18th November. The Council felt that the increasing casualisation and inequality of Higher Education was too important an issue to remain neutral, but wish to emphasise that staff, support and services of the GSA will…

22nd November 2019