Graduate Student Council

The Graduate Student Council (GSC) of the Department of Psychology at UBC is composed of graduate students from different areas of the department. The Council’s general aim is to serve the graduate students in the department by acting as a bridge between the faculty/staff and the graduate students.

Specifically, the GSC works to improve the overall experience of graduate students in the department, promote social interaction and sense of community in the department, enhance quality of graduate student teaching, and assist with regular department functions through committee membership. The GSC liaises with UBC’s Graduate Student Society. The GSC also organizes PsychFest, the annual conference in which second year graduate students present their research to the department, and the annual recruitment weekend. The GSC also serves an advocacy function to raise important issues about inequality regarding graduate students as a whole.