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President's Blog - Have your say on the VC recruitment

President’s Blog – Have your say on the VC recruitment

As you know that currently university is in its transition phase in hiring a new Vice-Chancellor. Recruitment agency Perrett Laver were recently appointed to organise and run the recruitment process to find the most suitable candidate to fill the vacancy of Vice-Chancellor, following Koen Lamberts’ departure. They are undertaking a broad consultation exercise to develop a…

14th November 2018

GSA Council Elections results 2018

GSA Council Elections results 2018

The GSA are happy to announce the results of the GSA Council Elections 2018: Council Chair – Daniel Lock Communities Officer – Maha Naeem Events Officer – Sofia Sarabia Sports Officer – Kate Densley Volunteering Officer – Neil Cox Student Trustee – Sara-Louise Dobson There were 281 votes cast with a 5.1% turnout. A full…

29th October 2018

Jobs at the GSA

Jobs at the GSA

We have two great full-time roles now available at the GSA. Representation and Democracy Coordinator – Full-time – £22000pa Advice and Welfare Coordinator – Full-time – £22000pa Over the last few years the GSA has developed and expanded the services it offers to its members and these staff posts are part of the latest phase…

15th October 2018

Students with Children Information Guide

Students with Children Information Guide

Based on feedback from previous students we have put together a guide aimed at providing information for students with children living in York. The guide is written by with input from student families and filled with the information they wish they’d known before coming to York, if there’s information missing please let us know so…

4th September 2018

GSA Welcome to New Students

GSA Welcome to New Students

Welcome to York! If you’re reading this you’re probably a new postgraduate student due to be starting in September. The good news is we send you an email with everything you need to know about the GSA and Welcome Week before you start. The bad news is we don’t tend to get everyone’s emails until…

24th August 2018

International Student Guide

International Student Guide

We’ve updated our guide for international students with more information and tips. The guide is written by international students and filled with the information they wish they’d known before coming to York. You can download a copy here: https://www.yorkgsa.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/GSA-International-booklet-pages.pdf

22nd August 2018

Be in with a chance of winning part of our £250+ prize giveaway - Postgraduate Experience Survey 2018

Be in with a chance of winning part of our £250+ prize giveaway – Postgraduate Experience Survey 2018

After the success of last year’s Postgraduate Experience Survey, the GSA is again running a large experience survey inclusive of ALL postgraduate students. The survey will be open between Monday 23 July and Friday 24 August 2018. Each student who completes the survey will be entered into a prize draw where we will be awarding five…

23rd July 2018

GSA Awards 2018 - Winners announced

GSA Awards 2018 – Winners announced

We are happy to announce our full list of winners of the inaugural GSA Awards! Thank you to all who attended our celebration evening yesterday and congratulations to all winners and nominees for your contributions to Postgraduate life at York!

18th July 2018

GSA Awards 2018 - Nominations open

GSA Awards 2018 – Nominations open

The Graduate Students’ Association Awards have been setup to recognise the contributions made to student life made by postgraduate students as well as academic and support staff. There are 7 awards in total with 3 nominated by the postgraduate community. The awards are: GSA Volunteer of the year Best GSA network GSA Councillor of the…

20th June 2018

GSA Elections 2018 - Nominations open

GSA Elections 2018 – Nominations open

Nominations have opened for the Graduate Students’ Associations Elections. The Graduate Students’ Association is the main representative body for all postgraduate students studying at the University of York. It is run as a postgraduate students union with elected full time officers that work over the academic year to provide representation for postgraduate students along with…

30th April 2018