Graduate Peer Support (GPS)

The mission of the GPS committee is to provide resources and opportunities to support the social, emotional and financial well-being of graduate students at Western University. 

 

GPS offers weekly drop-in Grad Peer Support on Wednesday afternoons (2:30-4:00pm) in the SOGS Office (Middlesex College, Rm. 8) Mutipurpose Room. Email gps@sogs.ca if you have questions or cannot attend.

Programs

  • Reviewing applications to the Wellness Joint Fund, a project managed by SOGS which provides funding to wellness initiatives organized by departments, student groups, and other member-affiliated units across campus.

Past Events and Projects

Past events

Wednesday, October 25; 4:30-6:00pm

Wellness Education Centre (WEC)

GPS invites everyone to the WEC for a presentation and chat about Scholarship Stress. Presentation by Paula Menzies Cameron, Financial Support & Scholarship Liaison Officer, School of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies (SGPS). Coffee and treats will be available.

https://www.facebook.com/events/360637631061109/

Grad Skills

Wednesday, September 27; 4:30 – 6:00pm

Wellness Education Centre (WEC)

GPS invites you to join us for four microteach sessions (15 minutes each) on useful skills to support your graduate studies. Confirmed topics include: stress management, time management, healthy communication, and wellness.

The hour of microteaches will be followed by snacks and refreshments.