Dear Graduate Students,
We’d love to get your input! Feel free to give us your feedback on the AMS/GSS Health and Dental Plan, or volunteer to help your GSS develop a 5-year strategic plan.
Looking for ways to liven up your campus life? Check out our upcoming Ski Trip to Cypress and other events below. Being a GSS Student Executive is also an exciting opportunity to gain valuable professional development and build essential leadership skills.
Let Your Voice be Heard
AMS/GSS Health and Dental Plan Survey We’d love to hear from you! Please complete this 5-minute survey by Mon. Feb. 9, and help us evaluate the Plan’s performance and shape its future development.
GSS Student Leadership Opportunities
Volunteers Needed: GSS Strategic Planning Taskforce It’s your GSS! We are looking to appoint three grad students to help develop a strategic plan to guide the activities of the Society over the next 5 years and beyond.
UBC Graduate Student Society Workshop – Fri. Feb. 6, 5:30pm, GSS Penthouse: Learn what the GSS does for you as graduate students at UBC and what it is like to be a student executive! Info/sign up: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grow to become a Leader and run for a GSS Student Executive position! Nomination for the GSS Elections 2015 opens February 10-26, 2015. Check our website for nomination package and the latest elections updates.
GSS Social and Recreational
Ski Trip to Cypress Sat, Feb. 21, 2015: We say Cypress, you say ‘Snow’! Join us for a cool day of skiing or snowboarding atop the snowy Cypress Mountain. Registration deadline: Fri. Feb. 13, 2015.
Coffee Social Wed, Feb. 11, 3:30-4:30pm, Ponderosa G Lounge: Meet and mingle with fellow grad students in the Faculty of Education.
Out and About
“She Inspires Me” Fri, Feb. 13, 12-1pm, UBC Kaiser 2020: Hosted by UBC Women in Engineering, this seminar is an opportunity to acknowledge and discuss the women in every day life that inspire us. All students are welcome.
7th Annual Scarp Symposium Feb. 27, 2015, UBC Graduate Student Centre: Organized by students in the School of Community and Regional Planning, this year’s Symposium is entitled “Contours and Coastlines: Deconstructing the Pacific Northwest.” Open to all students and curious urbanists.
“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,
Love like you’ll never be hurt,
Sing like there’s nobody listening,
And live like it’s heaven on earth.”
― William W. Purkey
– Karen, for your GSS