Your Elected Officers
This is your sabbatical team that was voted in our summer elections in May 2019.
Our officers are elected to represent students to the University on a range of issues.
Click each officer profile below to find out more:
Pürnur Altay - GSA PresidentClick here for more info
Hi I’m Pürnur as the GSA President I’m responsible for making sure the University listens to the needs of its postgraduate students. I attend senior level committees of the University and speak on behalf of all postgrads.
President: Pürnur Altay
Clara García - Vice President Wellbeing & CommunityClick here for more info
Hi, my name is Clara and I am the Vice President Wellbeing & Community. It’s my job to help coordinate activities and opportunities for postgraduates to meet, network and have fun. I’m also in charge of running wellbeing campaigns to ensure your time at York is happy and healthy.
Vice President: Wellbeing and Community: Clara García
Jane Baston - Vice President: AcademicClick here for more info
Hi! I’m Jane, the Vice President Academic. My role is to respond to the academic needs of students, and represent these to the University to ensure you have the best possible postgraduate experience!
Vice President: Academic: Jane Baston