Education Graduate Students' Society at McGill University

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call for applications: EGSS secretary (paid position)

EGSS is looking for a graduate student* to fill the position of Secretary in the EGSS council. The role of the secretary involves putting together the agenda for council meetings and general assemblies, taking minutes, advising council of meetings dates and times, among others. The secretary will receive an honorarium.

Interested students should submit a statement expressing interest in the position and highlighting previous relevant experience to People identifying as ethno-cultural minorities and from other groups historically marginalized in the University are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: May 6th at noon.

*graduate students from programs at the Faculty of Education will be given priority.



EGSS Elections: Vote today!

Take a minute to show support for your fellow graduate students who are applying for EGSS council positions, and exercise your democratic right by voting in the EGSS General elections.

This is the link: 

Please note that the EGSS General Elections end on Friday April 30th, at 17:00.

DISE grads: join the faculty’s iLead committee


Steven Jordan, the DISE department chair, is forming a search committee for the Faculty’s iLead program (related to educational leadership initiatives). He is looking for one DISE graduate student to join this committee.
If interested, please contact him at

Second call for nominations: EGSS elections

The first nomination period for EGSS elections is closed, and the second nomination period has begun. The following positions on the EGSS council remain open:
  • President
  • VP Communications
  • VP Finance
  • VP Student Life
  • FNIE representative
  • DISE representative
  • 3 AGSEM representatives (Association of Graduate Students Employed at McGill) reps, 1 for each department
  • 2 PGSS counsellors (Post-graduate Students’ Society)

Please submit the completed form (see Nomination form 16-17) by email to The subject line should be as follows: LAST NAME, FIRST NAME- EGSS POSITION TITLE.

Deadline to submit the completed form for the first nomination period is April 15th, 4pm.

We recommend that you read our constitution before starting the nomination process. You can find the English version here and the French version here.

Below is the campaign information you need to know:

  • All campaigning shall be terminated on April 22nd 2016, the day prior to the first day of the voting period.
  • Posters size shall not exceed 28cm by 43cm and no more than 25 posters per candidate may be posted at one time.
  • The current EGSS Council has set campaign spending limit at $50 per candidate. Please submit your receipts to the EGSS Office in a clearly labeled envelope by April 22nd 2016.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us!

2 more days! Friday: GA + afterparty +end of EGSS’s first call for nominations

EGSS General Assembly

Where? EDUC 434
When? Friday, April 15th, from 4:00 to 5:30pm
Why? Hear about what EGSS has being doing this year, meet other students in the Faculty of Education, listen to potential new council members’ plans for next year, and enjoy the free pizza!
Attached you will find a preliminary agenda. If you wish to add an item or motion, please email us before Thursday April 14th, 5pm.
EGSS elections- First call for nominations
The first call for nominations is now open. The following EGSS council positions are available:

-VP Communication
-VP Finance
-VP Academic
-VP Equity and Diversity
-VP Student Life (possibility to be co-VP as well)
-Conference Chair (possibility to be co-chair as well)
-Departmental rep (1 for DISE, 1 for ECP, 1 for KPE, 1 for MATL, 1 for FNIE)
-PGSS (Post-Graduate Students’ Society) reps (4)
-AGSEM (Association of Graduate Students Employed at McGill) reps (1 per dept)

The deadline to apply for the first call for nominations is April 15th at 4pm.
For more information, see our website: 
End of year EGSS party
The end of year EGSS party will be held after the General Assembly, at 6:30pm in the Thomson House. The theme is 007 (see attached), so we encourage you to dress the part! To register, please go here:
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to communicate with us at

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