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Your Postgrad Guide to the Summer Break

It’s really easy to get bored over the summer. With services changed and campus empty of undergrads and your end of summer deadlines now getting closer we know it’s not the easiest of times. That’s why we’ve put together a full social calendar for the holidays, with events and activities from us, as well as…

18th July 2022

End of Spring Term Blog - VP Wellbeing and Community - JiaYing Tan

End of Spring Term Blog – VP Wellbeing and Community – JiaYing Tan

One of the most active parts of the GSA is our regular trips, which I was often on as a Responsible Person to ensure health and safety criteria are met, but also to relax, have fun, and talk to students. This included a visit to Rievaulx Abbey in North Yorkshire, a day out to Go…

18th April 2022

End of Spring Term Blog - President - Viviane Cao

End of Spring Term Blog – President – Viviane Cao

This past term has been a bit hectic but here are a few updates about what’s been keeping me busy since January. In the first two weeks of term, I was working with the GSA staff to organise Welcome Back Week events and talks. Everything has obviously been a bit weird over the past few…

18th April 2022

End of Spring Term Blog - VP Academic - Ekansh Kapoor

End of Spring Term Blog – VP Academic – Ekansh Kapoor

Hi lovely people, it’s the end of the term. It has been a tough one for all of us. I hope you all are doing just great. This term we’ve been working with the York Graduate Research School board and sub-committees on modifying the student representation structure of research students, to make their experience better…

18th April 2022

Your Postgrad Guide to the Easter Break

Your Postgrad Guide to the Easter Break

You might be wondering quite what happens at the University of York outside of term time. When is anything open? Are there any events on? Will there be any porters around? That’s why we are bringing you our Easter Booklet with all of the important information between the 19th March and the 19th April This…

22nd March 2022

Official GSA Statement on Ukraine

Official GSA Statement on Ukraine

Dear students and colleagues, We have been watching with horror the developments in the Russian-Ukrainian conflict and we wanted to contact you to express our condolences to the people of Ukraine as they resist the invasion by Russian forces. It’s horrific to hear the reports of minority ethnic groups that have been prohibited from fleeing…

4th March 2022

GSA Official Statement on UCU Strike Action Update 11/02/22

GSA Official Statement on UCU Strike Action Update 11/02/22

Update 11th February 2022 At an extraordinary Council meeting called on 10th February, the Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) Council supported the motion put forward by the GSA sabbatical officers on behalf of our postgraduate members to support the upcoming UCU industrial action from Monday 14th February.  This is also mirrored by student responses to a…

11th February 2022

Your Postgrad Guide to the Winter Break

Your Postgrad Guide to the Winter Break

You might be wondering quite what happens at the University of York outside of term time. When is anything open? Are there any events on? Will there be any porters around? That’s why we are bringing you our Winter Booklet with all of the important information between the 6th December and the 10th January This…

8th December 2021

New Job Opportunities at the GSA

New Job Opportunities at the GSA

We have two new roles available to work at the GSA: An Academic Welfare Advisor and a Community, Events and Welfare Coordinator. For more details about both of these positions, please visit: https://www.yorkgsa.org/about-the-gsa/gsa-recruitment/

28th October 2021

Black History Month Design Competition 

Black History Month Design Competition 

We’re your students’ union. We want to make sure that we look how you want us to look. For Black History Month we are launching a Design Competition for Black artists, redesigning the BAME Students’ Network logo. We want to recognise the achievements of black creatives at the University of York while also letting you…

18th October 2021