For many incoming and returning students, making sense of McGill University’s large and bureaucratic system of governance may seem daunting. The Tribune is here to provide you with a simple guide to the school’s authoritative bodies. The Board of Governors (BoG) The Board of Governors is the governing body of McGill with final ruling authority… Keep Reading
Last Thursday and Friday, the Quebec Superior Court heard an injunction filed by Ge Sa, a graduate student at McGill and internal affairs officer of the Post-Graduate Students’ Society (PGSS), against the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS). Keep Reading
McGill graduate student Ge Sa has formally requested that the Quebec Superior Court order the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) to allow the Post-Graduate Students’ Society of McGill University (PGSS) to vote on leaving the CFS. PGSS Councillor Sa appeared before the Court on March 18. The final decision on the case will be made… Keep Reading
Uncontested candidate Juan Camilo Pinto was elected as secretary-general for the Post-Graduate Students’ Society (PGSS) last Friday with 61.3 per cent of the vote. The remaining six executives for the 2014-15 academic year will be Jennifer Murray, Julien Ouellet, Nikki Meadows, Ge Sa, and Brighita Lungu. Five of the six executive positions were uncontested. The… Keep Reading
Last Wednesday, the Post-Graduate Students’ Society of McGill University (PGSS) Council voted changing the titles of two executive positions. A motion presented at Council proposed changing “secretary general” to “president” and “financial affairs officer” to “chancellor of the exchequer.” Councillor Juan Camilo Pinto, mover of the motion, explained that the changes would more accurately reflect… Keep Reading
Graduate students will be able to vote on seven questions in the Post-Graduate Students’ Society (PGSS) Winter referendum period from March 13 to 21. Fund for Rutherford Park One question seeks to levy a non-opt-outable fee of $3 per semester for PGSS members, up to and including the Winter 2019 semester. The fund would raise… Keep Reading
The Post-Graduate Students' Society recently wrapped up its second-annual Green Month. The PGSS environmental committee spearheaded the series of events, which were held throughout the month of January. "Green Month is a month that is dedicated to everything that is sustainable and focussed on environmental issues," said Cynthia Nei, environment commissioner for the PGSS.