Elections Results for the 2014-2015 GSU Executive

Thank you to everyone who participated in this years elections.

The results of the contended positions are as follows:

Al-Abbass Al-Habashneh 272
Travis Nielsen 114

Sepideh Gorjizadeh: 137
Alison Petten: 109

Acclaimed Positions:
Vice President Academic – Hossam Al-alaily
Vice President Finance – Adrian Gee
Vice President Communications & Research – Rebecca Stuckey

Thank you to all of the candidates and graduate students who voted.


Bitters is Now Open!!

Bitters is now fully re-open today, February 13th.

Please come in and check out all the amazing changes that we have had since the pipes and power shut us down!!!

Also today will be the FIRST TRIVIA OF THE YEAR!!!

Check out the specials for today at our new website:


Election Results - VP Academic

Dear Graduate Students,

Thank-you for your participation in the GSU By-Election for a VP Academic candidate. We had 467 students vote in the election, which is a great turn-out for a by-election, and we hope to see even more people vote in our Spring Annual General Election that will take place during the Winter 2014 term.

Without further ado, The Graduate Students' Union heartily congratulates Al-Abbass Al-Habashneh as our new Vice-President Academic!


The GSU Chief Returning Officer


Graduate Students' Union - Job Posting

Executive Assistant


The Graduate Students' Union (GSU) Executive Assistants ensure the efficient and smooth operation of the GSU General Office. It is their responsibility liaise between the GSU Executive, students, Memorial, and outside individuals or groups. An Executive Assistant must provide information and aid to all individuals concerning GSU policies, resources, and services (such as the health and dental plan) as well as requests for travel assistance. Along with effectively managing the day to day workings of the general office, they must also assist with the administrative work of the Health and Dental Plan. Some of the daily tasks and responsibilities of an Executive Assistant include:

- Staffing the General Office during set regular hours (15 paid hours per week).

- Maintaining the General Office phone and phone messages.

- Managing the GSU email account.

- Processing and organizing travel funding forms as well as Health and Dental forms.

- Processing Feild Hall mail.

- Directing any messages and issues through the proper GSU channels.

- Operating as an active ambassador for the GSU.

- Collaborating with and assisting GSU Executives, BOD, and staff on projects and goals.

- Providing assistance and advice to graduate students concerning MUN and the GSU.

- Photocopying and distributing informational materials for the GSU Executive, BOD, and staff.

- Disseminating information to the graduate students.


To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to one of the following addresses:


Mail / drop off:


Graduate Students' Union

GH-2007, Feild Hall

216 Prince Philip Drive

St. John's, NL, A1B 3R5

Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Closing Date: Thursday, November 28th at 11:59 p.m.

(Please note that the GSU General Office closes at 3:00 p.m.)

Hours per week: 15 hrs.

Wage: $21.15 per hour (graduate student rate)

Start date: December 11th

*Only full time graduate students are eligible.


For more information contact 864-4395 or email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

GradSWEP Positions Fall 2013

GradSWEP jobs for the fall will be posted via My MUNLife from September 16-20.

Information on the program and how to apply is available online at

The GSU has 3 positions available for the fall semester: GSU Aldrich coordinator, GSU Events coordinator and GSU Sustainability Coordinator.


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