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34 Tips For The Perfect Spring Cleaning

  Spring is finally here!! The weather is getting warmer, the winter semester is almost over, you’re probably handing out your last papers or finishing marking your last exams. We can all start breathing a little bit and let go of the stress accumulated over the year. A good way to do so is with […]

Results of the general election nomination period

The regular nomination period for the GASÉD General Election has ended.   However, some departments do not have a candidate. That being said, if your department is not represented among the candidates list below, you can still submit your candidacy to the Chief Returning Officer at the following email to ask for a nomination form: […]

Film festival for the Mois de la francophonie

  As most of you know, March is a month dedicated to the Francophonie. GSAÉD wishes to contribute to the promotion and enhancement of a Francophonie with a future for the French language in the context of cultural diversity. To do this, we will screen several French-language films from around the world during the month. The […]

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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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