Graduate Students Association Statements & Releases

June 13, 2012 - 11:30pm
Congratulations to the GSA Distinguished Service Award Winners! The GSA Jeffrey L. Hanson Distinguished Service Award for students went to outgoing GSA Director of the Sustainable Resource Center Eric Agar and outgoing GSA Director of Graduate...
June 10, 2012 - 4:00pm
Due to a SRC grant, with support from UCLA Transportation and UCLA Recreation, starting Summer Quarter 2012 (this summer), graduate students can now rent a bicycle too from the UCLA Bike Library. $45 gets you a 8-speed bike, helmet, lock, and lights...
May 30, 2012 - 11:00am
***Deadline extended: applications now due on Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 at 11:59 PM*** The Office of Residential Life is pleased to announce openings to hire 4 (four) students to become Community Assistants (CAs) in graduate and family housing for the...
May 15, 2012 - 12:30pm
Nominate Outstanding Individuals for GSA Distinguished Service Awards Every year, GSA recognizes graduate/professional students, staff, faculty, and administrators who have served graduate/professional students in extraordinary ways. We are...
May 15, 2012 - 11:00am
One final reminder that System-wide Committee Student Representative Applications are being accepted through this Friday, May 18th, at 5pm. Please apply if you are interested in sitting on a committee, or reapply if you would like to sit on your...
May 14, 2012 - 3:00am
The Graduate Students Association is seeking applications for appointments for the 2012-2013 academic year. All interested graduate and professional students are encouraged to apply. Cabinet positions and members of certain committees received...
April 30, 2012 - 9:30pm
Final deadline for applications to the discretionary fund for events this year is May 9, 2012.
April 24, 2012 - 3:30pm
The ASA at UCLA has prepared a week of events to commemorate the 97th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, as well as raise awareness about other genocides that have taken place and continue to take place today. What could lead one to turn against...
April 19, 2012
SAGE is a national graduate student coalition comprised of select AAU public land grant universities. SAGE serves as an advocate and a network for graduate students. Legislative priorities for 2012 include indebtedness and taxation, research funding...
April 17, 2012 - 3:30pm
The 2012 GSA elections have begun. You can vote by logging onto MyUCLA at http://www.my.ucla.edu and clicking on the Election icon. Voting ends at noon on Monday, April 23. Basic information about the 2012 officer candidates as well as the text of...
April 12, 2012 - 8:00pm
Calling all Graduate and Professional Students! In celebration of this year’s GSA election, we arepleased to announce a Grad Bar taking place on Friday, April 20th from 5pm-7pm in Kerckhoff Grand Salon. Come eat, drink, meet the candidates, and...
April 11, 2012 - 4:30pm
UCLA graduate and undergraduate students are eligible to enroll at HKUST in the School of Humanities and Social Science for up to one year (two semesters or three quarters) through the UCLA-HKUST student exchange program. The exchange shall consist...
April 11, 2012 - 4:00pm
On Saturday, April 14, 2012, the 22nd Annual California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education will be held at San Diego State University. Approximately 1,000 pre-selected, high-achieving undergraduate and master students will participate in a...
April 9, 2012 - 4:00pm
Recruiting for the 2012-13 UC System-wide Committee Student Representatives has begun! As the official voice of the UC students, UCSA nominates students to sit on UC system-wide committees. These committees deal with critical policy issues that...
April 9, 2012 - 4:00pm
Effective March 28, 2012, the Graduate Division will require all eligible graduate students to submit a complete Filing Fee form by the end of second week of the quarter (date published in Registrar’s calendar). For the spring 2012 quarter, the...
April 9, 2012 - 1:00pm
Over spring break, President Michael Weismeyer and External Vice President David Chilin represented GSA at the SAGE (Student Advocates for Graduate Education) conference in Washington, D.C. While there, they met with staffers for members of Congress...
April 6, 2012 - 9:00pm
The following slides were presented to GSA Forum at its Week 9 meeting during Winter quarter. At that meeting, GSA Forum voted to place a referendum on the spring ballot. The slides show the rationale behind the referendum and provide information...
March 7, 2012 - 6:00pm
Live updates from tonight's Forum meeting, happening now, can be found at https://twitter.com/#!/uclaGSA
March 6, 2012 - 1:30pm
Applications and other information for the spring elections are now available at our main elections site: http://gsa.asucla.ucla.edu/elections There you'll find a full list of important dates and other election news as it becomes available.
March 5, 2012 - 2:00pm
Electronic thesis and dissertation filing is coming March 13! Key benefits include cost savings (no more need to buy expensive archival paper!) and increased sustainability (paper filing requires ~100,000 sheets of paper each year). New filing...
March 4, 2012 - 1:30pm
The agenda is now available for the forum meeting on Wednesday, March 7. Discussion items include the proposed dues increase referendum item, the GSA letter in response to recent campus police violence, and appointment of a new Director of...
February 28, 2012 - 10:30am
The Michigan Senate has approved a bill that would block unionization efforts by graduate student research assistants at public universities. Read more about it at the following news outlets: Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/23...
February 28, 2012 - 10:30am
At its last meeting, the GSA Forum approved a proposed referendum item that would increase student dues to GSA, providing more money for the Graduate Writing Center and for GSA Events. The last time that GSA increased fees was in 2006. The...
February 24, 2012 - 10:30pm
"Space" is a nebulous concept, but the very difficulty in pinning down how a spatial discussion of media should proceed is why Mediascape thought this would be an appropriate discussion to tease out in our non-traditional format. With media today...
February 17, 2012 - 10:00am
The editors of InterActions: UCLA Journal of Education and Information Studies are pleased to announce the release of issue 8.1. Interactions is an Open Access, "peer-reviewed on-line journal committed to the promotion of interdisciplinary and...