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Kate’s Blog: Happy Holidays! Term 1 round-up

It’s nearly Christmas and I am so excited I insisted that the GSA got a Christmas tree and then proceeded to cover the office in tinsel and lights. I have also smugly done all of my Christmas shopping. I know, I’m revolting. Sorry With some time off imminent (yes, term finished a couple of weeks…

22nd December 2016

GSA and International Student Support Christmas Vacation arrangements booklet now available

The GSA and International Student Support Christmas Vacation arrangements booklet is now available to download from the GSA website. The booklet contains information about Christmas campus events, opening times of local and university services. Click here to download the booklet. Physical copies of the booklet will be able to pick up on campus from Wednesday…

28th November 2016

Rasha’s Blog: A Well deserved Recognition!

Today the GSA produced the annual report of past year. It brought good memory of a year very dear to my heart and an effort from four officers working hard to promote the life experience of nearly 4000 postgraduate students at York. This team changed the University’s procedures of examinations, introduced transportation for students with…

23rd November 2016

Kate’s Blog – Things to take your mind off Trump

It’s a grey day today, both literally and metaphorically. Trump? Really America? Really? Although I’m not sure we’re in a position to throw stones right now (Brexit you say?). Here at GSA Towers we’ve all got a bit hysterical. Graeme hasn’t slept and has spent the day wearing wellies and whinging (I’m pleased with that…

9th November 2016

Kate’s Blog – Unstructured ramblings

Okay I have some thoughts, they are pretty disparate, but some of them have the potential to be interesting, so here goes. In no particular order… Unstructured ramblings aren’t usually your thing, Kate You’ve clearly never been on the receiving end of one of my ‘let me tell you everything about my life, without any…

26th October 2016

Council Elections 2016 – Results

We are happy to announce the results of the GSA Council Elections 2016: Council Chair – Saad Alzahrani, with 83% of the vote Communities Officer – Gracia Paramitha, with 86% of the vote Events Officer – Joseph Willis, with 86% of the vote Equality Officer – Annis Stead, with 85% of the vote Colleges Officer – Momchil…

24th October 2016

Council Elections 2016 – Candidates Announced

We are happy to announce the candidates for the GSA Council Elections 2016: Saad Alzahrani – Council Chair Gracia Paramitha – Communities Officer Joseph Willis – Events Officer Annis Stead – Equality Officer Momchil N. Kyuparski – Colleges Officer Danielle Watkins – Sports Officer Chow Christopher Wui Hang – Student Trustee Dan Chen – Student…

14th October 2016

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The first instalment of tuition fees for postgraduate courses is due by the end of October. This is usually 50% of the total cost for the year. If you are in receipt of one of the new government postgraduate taught loans, or other funding which comes through in instalments (such as PGCE bursaries but not…

14th October 2016

Rasha’s Blog – New Beginnings

New beginnings! It is true that new beginnings have a special beauty and charm. Maybe it’s the enthusiasm, the passion and the hope for a new start. This adrenalin rush that accompanies the beginning of a new academic year is truly amazing. It gives you a burst of energy to declare it out loud to…

12th October 2016

GSA Council Elections – Extended Deadline – Wednesday 12th October

Due to technical difficulties with the elections nomination form published on the GSA website over the weekend, the GSA Elections committee have decided to reopen nominations for the GSA Council Elections until Wednesday 12th October at 23:59. Positions available in our Council Elections include: – Events Officer – Colleges Officer – Volunteering Officer – Equality…

10th October 2016