It’s almost time to elect our 2018-2019 GSS Executive
Join us for the All-Candidates debates
Meet the candidates, ask questions that matter to you about Graduate Student life and enjoy some free pizza. The On-campus debate will be held on March 13th and the Off-campus debate on March 15th. See you there!

AGM (Annual General Meeting)
Calling ALL graduate students!
On March 14 the society will hold the AGM and invites all the UBC Grad students to vote and make collective important decisions for the society. We will also be giving out awards to some of the people who’ve contributed the most to the GSS this year.

AMS and GSS: Meditation Event
Feeling overwhelmed with projects and exams?
The GSS in collaboration with the AMS is bringing you this free Meditation Session on March 20th so you can de-stress and cultivate the inner calm!

Sexual Assault and Prevention Intervention Training- II Workshop
How does sexual violence affect Graduate Students?
Please join us in this focused workshop to be facilitated by your fellow Grad Students on March 24th. Define what constitutes sexual assault. Understand what consent means. Learn how to be a positive bystander before, during, and after the incident

Eat Well to Live Well
Celebrate Nutrition Month with us
Interested in learning about nutrition and healthy eating while socializing with your fellow Graduate Students over some nutritious, delicious food? The Graduate Student Society and the Graduate Wellness Team have teamed up to create a special evening on March 28th, centered around delicious food, making new friends, and learning how nutrition can affect your wellbeing.

Community Announcements
The BC government is currently asking residents about what should be included in a new poverty reduction strategy and the student voice is crucial to this process. This feedback will be recorded, compiled and submitted to the BC government by March 30th. More information
International students, thinking about a career in Canada? Join us at UBC’s annual networking event for international students on March 20th. You’ll have the opportunity to connect with UBC alumni who were previously international students and build your confidence in networking.
Million Dollar Med$: exploring Canadians’ access to life-saving medicines. What if you couldn’t get medicine for yourself or someone you love? On March 23rd Join Global Reporting Centre founder and journalist Peter Klein as he discusses the Million Dollar Med$ project and its investigation of the impact of rare diseases on Canadian families and how Canada can increase access to treatments that could save lives.

Access and Diversity is currently hiring UBC students for a new on-campus accessibility shuttle service. Please log in to UBC Careers online to see details about part-time Driver-Dispatcher positions:

Help us make our campus a safer place. Join Campus Security in a “town hall” style meeting on April 12. Campus Security are making some big changes and we want your input on how to improve campus safety. We will be hosting a town hall style session with our campus stakeholders (you!) to discuss Campus Security strategies.

The UBC Sustainability Scholars Summer 2018 Program has several positions open for graduate students in a variety of areas including forestry, engineering, regional planning, architecture, science, applied science, business and more. Each position is for a total of 250 hours over the summer (part-time), for which the successful candidate will receive $5250.

The third UPEI Multidisciplinary Graduate Research Conference will be held August 9 and 10, 2018 at the University of Prince Edward Island. Students in graduate programs across Canada are invited to submit a presentation abstract by April 13, 2018 to

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