The Postgraduate and Mature Student’s Association would like to bring a number of important elections to the attention of its membership. The Guild of Students is holding by-elections for two Postgraduate Guild Councillor positions, a senate position and the Satellite Students’ Officer position. Nominations close this Friday (3rd May). Nomination forms can be collected from [...]
There’s brightly colored cardboard just about everywhere you look on campus, there may be people turning up and shouting in your lectures and depending on the location of your house, you may even have people knocking on your door. All of this may seem pretty overwhelming or perhaps even pointless for a one-year MA/MSc student, [...]
Event is FREE, but you must register at https://thephdmovie.eventbrite.co.uk/
“Piled Higher and Deeper” The Movie is a live-action adaptation of the popular online comic strip by Jorge Cham (www.phdcomics.com). It was filmed on location at and was produced in partnership with the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).
The film introduces audience to the unique and [...]
The re-scheduled Extraordinary General Meeting is taking place on Tuesday February 26th. I urge you to check your e-mails for ways to submit proxy votes or to attend at 6:00 pm in the Vaughan Jeffries Lecture Theatre in the Education Building on campus. This could be the single biggest event of your time at university [...]
Sick to the back teeth of a dull valentines day? Or perhaps just want to meet new people?
Well join the PGMSA on Wed 20th February in Cafe Aroma(1st floor of Staff House)for Speed dating! Everyone is welcome and we hope to see many of you there.If you plan on attending please press the register [...]
Last September we had a great time at the PG&M Welcome Week 2012 and we hope you did too. Since we are organising next year’s Welcome Week at the moment, we would like to hear your opinion.
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The PGMSA supports UCU strike action and encourages those who are UCU members to vote for such action.
The UCU strike action ballot is open until February 11th. Supporting this action is a serious decision. The PGMSA feels that strike action is a necessary part of the negotiation process in the wake of the actions [...]
It may not seem like a spectacular event, especially for MA students who are only attending this university for one year. However, the General Meeting taking place on Monday January 28th at 6pm in the Avon Room is the single biggest event of this semester, and possibly of my time at university (4 years) in [...]
This is the official Postgraduate and Mature Student Association notification of the Extraordinary General Meeting occurring on Monday January 28th.
What Is The EGM?
The Extraordinary General Meeting sits above every other body in the Guild of Students. It has bigger decision making powers above the Guild Council and above the Trustee Board.
It has [...]
Late last week the National Union of Students (NUS) put forward a trio of loan proposals in a report for the attention of the government in an attempt to make the current postgraduate structure more ‘equitable’. Remarkably, considering the fact that the NUS’s purpose is to represent students (including postgraduates), their recommendations do not include [...]