SGPS

'Underutilized' Graduate Peer Support Centre indefinitely suspended

On Sept. 1, the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) announced the indefinite suspension of the Graduate Peer Support Centre (GPSC).Continue...

Rohit Shukla voted next SGPS Vice-President (Graduate)

Rohit Shukla was elected Vice-President (Graduate) of the Society of Graduate and Professional Studies (SGPS) for the 2021-22 year on March 18.Continue...

#PivottheClock campaign asks University to extend funding for PhD students

Queen’s students are advocating for a year-long extension to the funding of all PhDs, which they say is necessary due to COVID-19’s impact on research. They’re calling it the #PivotTheClock campaign.Continue...

International PhD students to pay the same tuition as domestic students

Following community activism and consultations, Queen’s has lowered tuition fees for international PhD students.Continue...

Justine Aman secures second term as SGPS President

As voting for the Society of Graduate and Professional Studies (SGPS) election closed Feb. 12, incumbent Justine Aman won a vote of confidence to continue for a second year as the President of the SGPS.Continue...

Bus-It Program terminated for 2021-22 academic year

Thanks to COVID-19, the traditional AMS Bus-It Program has been scrapped for another year.Continue...

SGPS candidates discuss upcoming year at debate

Candidates running in the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) election met at a debate Feb. 5 over Zoom to discuss the upcoming year.Continue...

SGPS executive candidates explain their vision for next year in Q&A

This week, candidates running to be the next executive of the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) sat down with The Journal . Here’s what they had to say:Continue...

SGPS petitions against ARC fee for graduate students

Amidst the pandemic, the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) is advocating for the University to grant refunds to graduate students who request their ARC fee back.Continue...

SGPS offers virtual office hours to students

While SGPS President Justine Aman said the Society is focused on staying up to date with the needs of graduate and professional students, she acknowledged there’s more work to be done.Continue...

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