SGPS

Graduate students push for summer tuition suspension, worry about lack of income

As the University maintains summer tuition fees, graduate students have been left with their financial stability hanging in the balance during the COVID-19 pandemic.Continue...

SGPS Council votes to divest

Following months of deliberation, SGPS Council voted to relinquish the Society’s investments in oil and gas on Jan. 14.

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Graduate Peer Support Centre fee up for mandatory status

Following the opening of the Graduate Peer Support Centre last September, the SGPS is hoping to establish a new mandatory student fee for the Centre.

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SGPS executive candidates make their case to students 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:

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Graduate peer support centre to open this month

The SGPS will open a new peer support centre for graduate students, according to the Society’s vice-president (Graduate), Leo Erlikhman.Continue...

SGPS responds to CFS-O lawsuit over Student Choice Initiative

SGPS President Jeremy Abramska says the Ontario government’s Student Choice Initiative will have a “dramatic effect” on his more than 4,000 graduate constituents.Continue...

SGPS hosts Queen’s International Women’s Conference

On Mar. 16, the SGPS hosted the Queen’s International Women’s Conference in Robert Sutherland Hall—continuing the celebration one week after International Women’s Day.Continue...

News in Brief

Aesculapian Society to depart from AMS, join SGPS

Last week, medical students in the Aesculapian Society voted to become a member society of the SGPS.

Effective Sept. 1, 2019, the Society...Continue...

University establishes working group for graduate experience

A new working group is in the process of drafting recommendations that could potentially change the graduate experience at Queen’s.Continue...

SGPS secures grad student funding despite revenue cuts

Graduate student funding is secure at Queen’s despite sweeping province-wide reforms, an SGPS press release announced Monday.Continue...

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