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Welcome to the University of Victoria (UVic) Graduate Students’ Society (GSS). We are a democratic, non-profit society dedicated to serving the interests of graduate students here at UVic. We extend a warm invitation to prospective graduate students and current UVic graduate students, community members, and others to browse our website for information on our services, events, advocacy, and governance.

The GSS front office is located in Room 102 of the Halpern Centre, and is currently open  Monday – Thursday from 10 am to 4 pm, and Fridays from 11 am to 2 pm. 

The Grad House Restaurant is on summer hours.

Monday & Tuesday from 11:30 am to 6 pm.

Wednesday – Friday from 11:30 am to 8 pm.

Side Project Coffee is open Monday – Friday from 8 am to 3 pm.

Latest News and Events

Events Calendar

Preliminary Health and Dental referendum results are in

The GSS Extended Health and Dental plan Fee Referendum preliminary results are as follows: 158  out of 2435 eligible voters participated: 6.49% (quorum met) Question 1 (Health Plan) Question 2:...

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GSS Writes BOG to Oppose Tuition Increase

Once again, for the third year, the GSS has written...

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Ice Cream and Lawn Games in the Quad

Come and enjoy a relaxing afternoon of games and ice...

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More information coming soon!

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Mt. Tolmie Hike

I have been informed that it may be generous to call this a hike as it is more a casual stroll. In any case, please join us for a wonderful...

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Trivia is back for summer! So assemble your team, put...

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