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Competition open for Canadians: Foreign Government Awards – Mexico, 2019-2020

 The Government of Mexico is offering scholarships to Canadians for study or research at participating Mexican post-secondary institutions. Program name: Foreign Government Awards – Mexico Funding organization: Government of Mexico Target audiences: Canadian students and researchers at the undergraduate, Master’s, doctoral or postdoctoral level Number of scholarships: 27 Duration: Varies based on level of study Inclusions: Airfare, domestic transportation, tuition fees, […]

GSAÉD welcome week 2018

Monday, September 3rd Board Games Night Where: Grad House 3rd floor When: 4:30pm Other info: puzzles and boardgames will be provided by the GSAÉD. Café Nostalgica will also provide sandwiches and popcorn for the participants. Movie Night – Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Where: University square When: 8:30pm Other info: english version Tuesday, September 4th Movie Night – De père en […]

How to dress for a formal or casual interview

The first impression you make on a potential employer is incredibly important. When you meet a potential employer for the first time, they immediately form an opinion of you based on what you’re wearing and how you carry yourself. Regardless of the work environment, it’s important to dress professionally for a job interview because how […]

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About Us

The Graduate Student’s Association des é diplômé.es (GSAÉD) has represented graduate students at the University of Ottawa since 1989. As a full-time or part-time graduate student, you are one of the members that comprise GSAÉD, Local 94 of the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS).

GSAÉD’s mission is to: represent, promote and defend the common interests of its members; promote and support the interest and activities of graduate student associations in all departments and faculties; bring together its members to discuss and take democratic positions on issues affecting them; and represent its members at the administrative level of decision-making. We also enrich our members’ graduate experience with many social and cultural activities.

Mental Health

Mental health problems should not be taboo. Find out about the resources that GSAÉD offers.


Find out about the health and dental insurance plan offered to graduate students.


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