Research and Travel Fund: Call for Applications (Fall 2018)
9:00 AM09:00

Research and Travel Fund: Call for Applications (Fall 2018)

How to submit the application:
Option 1. MES Students can fill online google forms and upload documents. 
Option 2. MES Students can download the application form and submit a hardcopy of the form and supporting documents at GESSA Mailbox in OSAS Office (HNES 137)

Eligible activities include:
A. Thesis/MRP - funds activities & resources to undertake research.
B. Conference (Presenting) - funds travel, accommodation and registration fees to support students accepted to present their work at conferences.
C. Conference (Attending) - funds travel, accommodation and registration fees to support student attendance at conferences.
D. Skill Development - funds courses and workshops that supplement your Plan of Study, and are not available through MES.
E. Course Requirements - funds course requirements that are over and above tuition and course books.

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Shut up and Write!
12:30 PM12:30

Shut up and Write!

  • HNES 109 York Univeristy Canada (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Can't get yourself to concentrate and write?

If you're interested in working in a group, come join us at HNES 109 every Thursday (starting 31st of January) from 12:30 - 4:30 pm. Throughout the Winter 2019 term.

The 4-hour writing sessions can be designed following the Pomodoro technique. But this is optional! Everyone is free to schedule their own breaks and work as long as they want.

P.S: People on a break will be requested to exit the room so that others are not disturbed.

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2:45 PM14:45

GESSA Exec Committee Meeting

Exec Agenda Nov 23, HNES 248, 2:45-5pm

1. Call to Order

2. Chair’s Remarks

3. Review Minutes of Nov 2nd and Nov 13th meetings

4. Business Arising from Minutes

  • YUGSA update

5. External Update

a. Senate

  • YUGSA council update

  • SRR time conflict

  • FGS council

  • Faculty council update

6. Finance Updates

  • Meeting with SCLD update

  • Reimbursement

  • Accounting Firm

  • Green Campus Co-Operative

6. Advocacy

  • Human Rights Complaint against York University

  • Unpaid Labour

7. Social update

  • Pub Night

  • Event Review

  • Winter Events (Staff lunch, Sexual Violence Awareness Event, Where are all the Black Faculty speaker series, End of Year)


  • MRP writing event

  • Mental Wellness

8. Internal update

  • Grad lounge

  • Website Updates

9. RTF update

10. First Year Rep

11. Other Business

12. Tanya Chung-Tiam-Fook - Mental Wellness Initiatives for MES students

13. Adjournment

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Regenesis York Tree Planting
2:30 PM14:30

Regenesis York Tree Planting

Do you to see your York campus transformed into a tree heaven? Join us as we plant more trees to add York's collection! 

Would you want to leave your mark at York (Keele Campus)? Well, plant a tree and watch it grow over the years! 

FREE FOOD will be provided for volunteers! 

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