GSAÉD Consultation

Given anticipated changes to the law governing the administration of not-for-profit corporations in Ontario, the Graduate Students’ Association is undertaking a consultation of its membership regarding required changes to its structure, services, and practices.

The consultation will take place in the Grad House (601 Cumberland street), Tuesday, November 25 at 18:30.

18:30 – Information session on GSAÉD and current issues
19:00 – Break out groups (external, student life, university affairs, finance and internal)
19:45-20:00 – Free dinner at Café Nostalgica for students who attended both sessions

Update to hours of operation

Until November 2014, as a pilot project, our main office will be open longer on Mondays!

Here are the current hours of operation:

Monday: 8:30 – 19:00
Tuesday: 8:30 – 16:00
Wednesday: 8:30 – 16:00
Thursday: 8:30 – 16:00
Friday: 8:30 – 16:00

Please stop by to visit us on the second floor of the Grad House, 601 Cumberland Street.


There are positions to fill on the GSAÉD Board of Directors as well as other graduate student representative positions.

Board of Directors Positions

GSAÉD invites all graduate students who wish to get involved with the student community to submit their candidacy for the positions of Directors Without Portfolios (4 positions), Director General of Elections (1 position), and Chair (1 position). For more information on these positions, please consult the GSAÉD bylaws, from By-Law VIII to By-Law XI.

Mandates will begin on November 5th, 2014, and will end on November 4th, 2015. If …


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