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GTA Blog

GTA Blog

If you’ve been a postgrad at the University of York for a while you’ll probably remember that the GSA supported the UCU strikes this year to throw our support behind the Four Fights but in particular the fight against casualisation. We felt that we couldn’t be a postgraduate students union without supporting our postgrads in…

24th August 2020

Mental Health Survey

Mental Health Survey

Hi everyone! I am Clara and I am the Wellbeing and Community Officer at the GSA. After a couple of months pausing it, I am launching a survey on the provision of Mental Health Services at University of York. My objective is to gather your opinions and thoughts of the services provided and use the…

18th August 2020

Announcement of GSA Annual General Meeting

York Graduate Students’ Association Notice of  AGM This is the official notice that York Graduate Students’ Association will be holding the Annual General Meeting as per the following details: WHAT: York Graduate Students’ Association Annual General Meeting WHEN: Monday 3rd August, 5pm WHERE: To be held on Google Hangouts Come and find out what we…

14th July 2020

Student Housing and Accommodation under Covid-19

Student Housing and Accommodation under Covid-19

By Clara (VP Wellbeing and Community Officer) CHALLENGES As sabbatical officers, we know that housing is always a key issue for students throughout the year, but the inequalities and issues within student housing have been drastically highlighted during the COVID-19 pandemic, with sky high rents tipping students into hardship even quicker. We are living through…

12th June 2020

The GSA Supports Black Lives Matter

The GSA Supports Black Lives Matter

By the GSA Sabbatical Team In view of the recent episode of brutal violence against George Floyd in Minnesota, the GSA would like to stand in solidarity with people of colour and the #BlackLivesMatter movement.  As a postgraduate student union, we have a responsibility and duty to recognise and actively oppose how racism is intertwined…

3rd June 2020

The BEST Podcasts

The BEST Podcasts

We’ve been doing this work from home thing for a few weeks now and I know that I’m rapidly approaching the end of my Netflix. If you’re like me and looking for something entertaining that you can listen to while baking your second loaf of bread then I’ve got a list for you! Some of…

7th April 2020

Sabbs Blog - 07/04/20

Sabbs Blog – 07/04/20

Dear all, As we get into – almost – two weeks of shelter-at-home, we hope everyone is keeping safe and well. We understand that most of our student community is now back to their homes and it is difficult to keep track of the daily changes at the University. Things have been moving at a…

7th April 2020

Animal Watching #KeepHomeandCarryOn

Animal Watching #KeepHomeandCarryOn

We all love cute animals. The problem is, a lot of us live in houses that don’t allow pets. Or, we have pets, but they’re living with our family members far away. In this time of self-isolation and staying at home, it’s easy to feel lonely. But even if we can’t take you to the…

23rd March 2020