Elections & by-elections

Joining EGSS is your chance to make real improvements to student life in the Faculty of Education (and it’s a great way to meet new people!)


  • VP Finance (manage and allocate student funds)
  • VP Student Life (coordinate social events for grads)
  • VP Diversity and Equity (create opportunities for inclusive, anti-oppressive and critical exchanges amongst grads)
  • KPE representative (represent your fellow KPE peer)
  • 2 PGSS (McGill’s Post-graduate Students’ Society) counsellors (represent the Faculty of Education at PGSS council meetings)

For more information about each position, please read our constitution. You can find the English and the French versions here.

Concerned about the time commitment? One Council position can be jointly held by two or more EGSS members. Candidates should fill out one nomination form with both names. Both members’ names will appear as a single choice on the ballot of an elected position.


  1. Download a nomination-form
  2. Talk to other Education grad students & get their signatures as a voucher for your nomination
  3. Send in the completed nomination form to egss@mail.mcgill.ca. Please include in the title of your email “EGSS Elections”.

As mentioned above, we also recommend that you read our constitution before starting the nomination process. You can find the English and the French versions here.



Deadline to submit completed nomination form

Tues, Oct 2nd to
Tues, Oct 9th 2018 (at 11:59pm)

Second nomination round (if insufficient number of applications by above deadline)

Wed, Oct 10th to
Sat, Oct 13th (at 11:59 pm)

Online elections

Wed, Oct 17th to
Sat, Oct 20th (at 11:59 pm)

All nominees are expected to attend the Fall General Assembly on October 25th from 4:30pm-5:30pm. Exceptions will only be made on an individual cases for extenuating circumstances.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at egss@mail.mcgill.ca