March Meet & Greet

All is invited to our “Meet and Greet” evening on Friday, March 14th at the Trend. The TGSA executive and board members would love to meet you, especially if you are considering running for an executive or board position. But, even if you don’t consider running, come out anyway for delicious appetizers & refreshments from Be Catering, and have a good time!

When: Friday, March 14, 3:00 to 6:00 pm
Where: The Trend (Traill Campus)

TGSA - 03 March 2014 Meet & Greet Poster

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TGSA Nomination Period is Opening Soon!

The TGSA is looking for new leadership! With the end of the 2014 winter semester and the spring AGM fast approaching, we will once again be opening up the executive positions for new applicants. This is a great opportunity to get involved with student governance, represent graduate students within university affairs, plan graduate student social outings and gain valuable experience to enhance your CV/resume.

The nomination period opens Wednesday, March 19th and extends until Wednesday, March 26th. Nominate yourself or your peers by emailing with a brief statement outlining your name, your program, and why you think your nominee would be a good candidate for the position. Please include the phrase “TGSA Nomination” somewhere in the subject heading of your email.

 For a list of all TGSA positions, please see our website:

A description of duties and responsibilities can be found within our bylaws (

You can also hear many interesting stories and position responsibility details from the current executive in person at our “Meet and Greet” event on Friday March 14th (more information to come).

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Planting Party

Go Green This Valentine’s Day!

You are invited to a PLANTING PARTY hosted by Trent Graduate Students’ Association and sponsored by Environmental Life and Sciences Graduate Program!!

Come and plant a seed on Monday, February 10, 2014 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in Gzowski College Room 108.

To promote awareness for environmental sustainability, we are raising money towards GrrenUp.

Snacks will be be served after the event!

TGSA - 02 February 2014 Planting Party Poster


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Toonie Laser Tag

You fun-loving graduate students!

Come join our laser tag event on the 6th of February, starting at 6 pm (but you might want to be there at 5:45 pm). Each participant can play two laser tag games. There will be a 30-minute break in between the games at 7 pm. You can play Beat the Beams for free during the break.

Snacks and refreshments will be served.

The event is $2.00 per person.

TGSA - 12 February 2013 Laser Tag Poster

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The Food Committee Forums

If you want a say in the next food provider, this is your chance. The Food Committee is hosting a series of public townhall forums to allow students the opportunity to ask four bidders questions.

The open forums will be held at the LEC Pit as follows:

Monday, January 13, open forum starts at 9 am — Aramark

Tuesday, January 14, open forum starts at 12 pm — Brown’s

Thursday, January 16, open forum starts at 9 am — Chartwell’s

 Friday, January 17, open forum starts at 1 pm — Sodexo

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