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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 open Monday – Friday from 11:30 am to 10 pm, Saturdays from 10 am – 2 pm, and is closed on Sundays. 

Side Project Coffee is open Monday – Friday from 7:30 am to 7 pm, Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm, and is closed Sundays.

Latest News and Events

Events Calendar

3 pm closure on May 15

The Grad House and Side Project Coffee will close at 3 pm on Tuesday May 15 because the GSS is having a staff appreciation function for our awesome staff that...

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Grad House hiring servers and kitchen staff

The Grad House is hiring servers, baristas, line cooks and...

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More Trivia Night Fun!

Join us for our second summer trivia night! 7pm until...

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Elk Lake/Beaver Lake Nature Visit

The GSS will be heading out to stunning Elk/Beaver Lake from n0on to 4pm on June 16th to soak in the sun and woods! More details to come soon.

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Ice Cream and Lawn Games!

The GSS will be hosting a relaxing afternoon of lawn games and ice cream from 3-5pm on June 7th! More details to come.

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Summer U-Pass Opt-in/outs deadline May 31st

For more information about opting in or out of the...

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