We Say No to Concordia Losing 180 Staff Positions. A decision taken by Concordia Senior Management that will impact the quality of our education forced by Budget Cuts.
We are very happy to announce that GSA Language Classes are back for the summer. We have listened to your feedback and we are happy to offer both 4- and 8-week courses in French. We have also added conversational English and are bringing back our very popular one-day intensive Oral Presentation course. You can read more about our French courses here and our English courses here.
In the 2014 fall semester, we sent a call to GSA members asking you to join our open by-law committee. Several answered the call and we thank them for their engagement and dedication. These members undertook the hard work of revising the GSA by-laws, meeting several times during the fall and winter term to discuss possible changes. You can read more about the process and see their proposed changes here.
Gather in Norman Bethune Square at 5pm with students and community members against Austerity!
Our Public Services are facing massive budget cuts under the Philippe Couillard-led Liberal government. Their austerity measures will have a disproportionate impact on students, the working poor and middle class. GSA members have already seen the result of these cuts – increased service fees, Teaching Assistants being asked to do more with less, and a reorganization of how scholarships are paid are a few of the more recent developments.
It will not be long before the senior management of the University is placed in the inevitable position of demanding further tuition increases, which will place GSA members in further debt, that is those of us who can continue to pursue graduate-level studies.
Stand up with fellow students this Friday and say No to Austerity!
The Council of Directors shall convene in room H-769 in the Hall Building beginning at 6pm. You can see the Agenda here: April 20 2015 Council Agenda.
The GSA needs Election Judicial Committee Members
There are still an issue or two to be decided before we can close off the 2015-16 GSA Elections and we need your help to do so.
Send in your resume and a brief cover letter letting us know who you are why you are well-suited to adjudicate as well as your current program of study and student identification number (to ascertain your registration status as this is only open to current members) to firstname.lastname@example.org The current Council of Directors will then review the applicants and make their decision.
Deadline for applications Wednesday April 15 at 12noon
Please note: These are volunteer positions and while it is difficult to predict how much time will be required it should not be overly onerous. It will include a thorough review of the evidence, a hearing where the two sides shall present and then time for deliberation.
- Executive Bursary Policy
- Funding Policy
- Director Meeting Attendance 2014-15
- Policy on Departmental Allocation
- Council of Directors 2014-15
- Executive Team 2014-15
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