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GSA Orientation: Getting Started in Montreal for International Students

We know that international students are facing an extremely stressful end to their summer trying to plan for their return to Concordia University. So we wanted to share our experiences and knowledge with all of our incoming and returning international members!

Join us on August 25th, 2021 at 12 p.m. EST to chat and learn about everything you need to get started in Montreal.

Agendas to be discussed:

  • Possible indirect routes and risks
  • Essentials
  • Formalities
  • Travel Agents & Avoiding Fraud
  • What if you test positive for COVID-19
  • Importance of travel insurance
  • What to do if your vaccine is not recognized in Canada
  • Getting a Social Insurance Number
  • Finding Employment
  • Finding a Mobile Service Provider
  • Finding Living Accommodations
  • Information about Leases & your Tenant Rights
  • Opening a Bank Account
  • Getting your Opus Card (public transit)
  • Getting a Quebec Health Card
  • Getting your Concordia ID Card


Zoom details:

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 861 1449 6428
Passcode: 154905

GSA Representatives: Student Tribunal Pool

About the Committee:

In June of each year, the Concordia Student Union Inc. shall be asked to nominate up to a maximum of fifteen (15) undergraduate students and the Graduate Student Association shall be asked to nominate up to a maximum of ten (10) graduate students to form the Student Tribunal Pool (STP).

Students appointed to the Student Tribunal Pool will be called upon to serve on the hearing panels provided for in the Code of Rights and Responsibilities, the Academic Code of Conduct, the Academic Re-evaluation Procedures or the Graduate Academic Appeals Procedures.

The GSA is currently looking for six (6) candidates for this Tribunal.


“Students shall be registered in an undergraduate or graduate program, and be in acceptable academic standing. Students who have been sanctioned under the Code of Rights and Responsibilities or the Academic Code of Conduct within the three (3) years previous to their nomination are not eligible.” from Concordia’s Policy on the Establishment of Tribunal Pools

To Apply:

To apply for this position, candidates must fill out this Google Form.

Candidates selected for interview will be contacted via email during the week after applications close.

Before applying, please review Concordia’s Policy on the Establishment of Tribunal Pools to understand the scope and requirements for this position.


Virtual Presentation Competition

Does this quarantine make you exhausted? Does the endless series of lockdown hits you with boredom? Obviously, the answer would be yes! But you have left with no option other than staying home. So, to make the most of the time at hand, we have come up with an online PPT competition to improve your presentation and speaking skills. Get ready to kill your boredom. Let’s be productive & maybe win a cash prize!

Interested? Find more here.

GSA Election: Voting Days

Time to make your voice heard & vote for your favourite candidates and policies!


Head to your MyConcordia Portal  to vote on April 28th & 29th, 2021!

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