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The GSA provides a variety of welfare services for graduate students, co-ordinated by the GSA Advice Service made up of experienced staff members.

The GSA Advice Service offers advice on issues in two main areas:


  • Academic misconduct (including plagiarism, collusion and commissioning)
  • Exceptional circumstances
  • Academic appeals
  • Complaints
  • Course changes
  • Problems with supervisors

More information about these areas can be found here


  • Financial hardship
  • Housing
  • Disabilities
  • Childcare
  • Benefits

To learn about how we can help you and how we represent our postgraduate students, please explore our welfare pages through the links at the side.

You can book an appointment with our Advice Team online by clicking on the “Book a welfare appointment” tab.

These appointments can be attended in person at the GSA Office, or via telephone or Skype.

If you would like to get in contact to discuss please either email advice@yorkgsa.org or call the GSA office on 01904 322 718 (internal 2718) or visit the GSA office located on the 1st floor of Vanbrugh College.