Attention Graduate Students:
The nomination period for GSS Council Elections 2020 is now open until September 23, 2020! This is your opportunity to get involved and represent your department. Meetings will be conducted online for this semester. Eligible candidates must be registered from October 2020 – August 2021 to serve a full term.
The following positions are currently available for nomination (please select the department in which you are enrolled).
Departmental Council Positions:
Actuarial Science (MActSc)
Applied Computing (MAC)
Applied Economics and Policy (MAEP)
Biological Sciences (Phd and MSc)
Business Administration (MBA, MBA/JD)
Chemistry and Biochemistry (PhD and MSc)
Civil Engineering (PhD, MASc and MEng)
Communication and Social Justice (MA)
Earth Sciences (PhD and MSc)
Education and Educational Studies (MEd. MEd International cohort and joint PhD)
Electrical Engineering (PhD, MASc and MEng)
Engineering Management (MEM)
Engineering Industrial Engineering/Industrial and Manufacturing Systems/Materials/Mechanical Engineering/
Mechanical Engineering – Automotive Option and IMSE
Environmental Engineering (PhD, MASC, and MEng)
Environmental Science/GLIER (PhD and MSc)
Film and Media Arts (MFA)
Human Kinetics/Kinesiology (MHK and PhD)
Masters of Management (MoM)
Mathematics and Statistics (PhD and MSc)
Medical Biotechnology (MMB)
Nursing (PhD, SScN and MN; Graduate Diploma in Advanced Practice Oncology/Palliative Care; Graduate Diploma Health Care Nurse Practitioner)
Physics (PhD and MSc)
Political Science (MA)
Psychology (PhD and MA)
Social Work (PhD, MSW, and MSW/JD)
Sociology (PhD and MA)
Visual Arts (MFA)
At Large Council Positions:
– International Students’ Liaison
– Aboriginal Students’ Liaison
– Women’s Issue Liaison
Please note: Each nomination requires 2 nominators which are enrolled in the same department as the nominee.
To apply, all you need to do is fill out the nomination form:
Nomination forms must be submitted to the CRO by email – CRO will be available to schedule virtual office hours upon request.
CRO Contact Information
GSS Council Elections 2020 Calendar:
Nomination Period: Thursday, September 17. 2020 – Wednesday September 23, 2020
Mandatory All Candidates Meeting: Thursday, September 24 2020 @ 6:00 p.m.
Preparation Days: Friday, September 25, 2020 – Sunday, September 27, 2020
Campaigning: Monday, September 28, 2020 @ 12:01 a.m. – Sunday, October 4, 2020 @ 11:59 p.m.
Online Elections: Monday, October 5, 2020 @ 9:00 a.m. – Tuesday, October 6, 2020 @ 3:00 p.m.
Election Results: October 6, 2020 @ 3:30 p.m.