Purnur Altay - President - End of Year Blog

Purnur Altay – President – End of Year Blog

Hello all, for every good thing in life, there is also an end, and I am about to finish my second term in the office on 31 August. In this short blog I wanted to look back and reflect on the last two years where I had the pleasure of trying to make your experience…

24th August 2021

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

Annual General Meeting 2021

Annual General Meeting 2021

Please find the minutes of our Annual General Meeting here You can also watch the full contents of our AGM below!

16th 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

VP Academic Reducing GSA Working Hours Throughout August

VP Academic Reducing GSA Working Hours Throughout August

It’s been quite a while since I’ve written a blog post for the GSA. They’re normally long and contain information about the work I’ve been doing as VP Academic. This one contains some personal news. I’m incredibly lucky to be offered and to be taking up a position as College Life Coordinator within Halifax College…

19th July 2021

York Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Forum Statement

Dear University of York Postgraduates, The YPIF Committee would like to thank the many attendees from a variety of disciplines who attended our ‘Exploring Research Paradigms’ event on Wednesday. We really appreciate your participation and hope to see you at future seminars and workshops. We have been made aware that a few people were offended…

16th April 2021

What happened at Council? 01/03/2021

Last week’s council session was packed with interesting motions brought by members. The first motion brought to the meeting asked Council to mandate the GSA to lobby the university for tuition fee refunds for the 20/21 academic year due to the negative impact of Covid-19 lockdown measures on the university experience. One council member spoke…

16th March 2021

A message from your Sustainability Officer

Hi Everyone! Last week I held the first Sustainability Student Group Meeting as part of my Sustainability Part-Time Officer role at the GSA. Thank you to those that joined! Currently I’m working on a sustainability policy for both the GSA and the University. The GSA policy will contain objectives and targets so that the GSA…

16th March 2021

GSA Term 2 Election Results

GSA Term 2 Election Results

We are pleased to announce the results of the GSA Term 2 elections. Thank you very much to all our candidates for putting themselves forward for roles and to the voters for taking part in the election process! You can find the results below: Management: MSc In Accounting and Financial Management – SISHANG ZENG. MSc…

9th March 2021

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day

This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #ChooseToChallenge. According to the IWD website “We can all choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. We can all choose to seek out and celebrate women’s achievements. Collectively, we can all help create an inclusive world. From challenge comes change, so let’s all choose to…

8th March 2021