Please note: Academic Council registration is valid from September - August of each academic year. Academic Council’s must re-register every academic year. 

Council Registration

  • A Councillor must be a Regular Member of the Association, and a member of
    their respective Academic Council.
  • A Councillor cannot be a member of the Association Staff or Executive.
  • A Councillor shall not represent two different Academic Councils.
  • The number of Councillors, with voting rights, for an Academic Council is
    determined by the Voting Councillor Allocation, as defined in Bylaw 1.5.
  • An Alternate Councillor must be a Regular Member of the Association, and a
    member of their respective Academic Council.
  • An Alternate Councillor cannot be a member of the Association Staff or
  • An Alternate Councillor shall not represent two different Academic Councils.
  • If a Councillor is unable to attend a Council Meeting, their Academic Council
    may send an existing registered Alternate Councillor in their place. In the event
    that a registered Alternate Councillor is also unavailable, a designated
    representative of the Academic Council may attend the meeting as long as the
    Council Chair is notified ahead of time.
  • The Alternate Councillor, or the designated representative of the Academic
    Council, shall be given the voting rights of the Councillor they are replacing.

The duties of a Councillor shall include, but are not limited to:

  • Representing their Academic Council.
  • Attending all Council Meetings.
  • Participating on Association Standing Committees, if desired.
  • Ensuring the well-being of the Association.
  • Being familiar with all governing documents, including the Saskatchewan Non-Profit Corporation Act, 1995, Robert’s Rules of Order, and the Association’s Constitution, Bylaws, and Policies.

To apply, please fill this form.

Please attach a void cheque as well as the constitution of your Academic Council to this application.

The form and all attachments must be submitted or mailed to the GSA main office:

Attention: GSA Vice-President Academic and Student Affairs

1337 College Dr, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 0W6

Monday-Friday 9:00 AM – 7:30 PM


Please Note:

  • Academic Councillors who are unable to attend a Council meeting and who do not have alternates to attend on their behalf must notify the GSA Council Chair ( Attendance records are kept and it is very important that you are signed in at each meeting. Please bring your student ID card to each meeting for attendance verification. 

  • The Voting Councillor Allocation for an Academic Council will be based on the most recent University census. Voting Councillor Allocation for each Academic Council will be:

    • One (1) for an Academic Council containing less than one hundred (100) Regular Members.

    • Two (2) for an Academic Council containing one hundred (100) or more Regular Members.

  • Academic Councils must be re-ratified each academic year and may submit ratification forms beginning in September.

The 2021 - 2022 Council meetings will be held at 5:00 PM via WebEx, unless otherwise indicated.
  • June 22, 2021
  • August 24, 2021
  • September 21, 2021
  • October 26, 2021 
  • November 23, 2021 
  • December 14, 2021
  • January 18, 2022
  • February 15, 2022
  • March 15, 2022
  • April 13 (AGM), 2022
Academic Council Department/College Representative  
Animal & Poultry Science GSA Animal & Poultry Science


Executive ARE Graduate Student Assocation Agricultural & Resource Economics / College of Agriculture & Bioresources


ARCHAIA Archaelogy and Anthropology / College of Arts & Science


Biology Graduate Student Association Biology / College of Arts & Science
Chemistry Course Council Chemistry / College of Arts & Science


College of Medicine Graduate Student Society College of Medicine

Anatomy, Physiology & Pharmacology


Biochemistry, Microbiology & Immunology 

Community Health & Epidemiology

Health Sciences -  

Computer Science Graduate Council (CSGC) Computer Science / College of Arts & Science


Engineering Graduate Community Council (EGCC) College of Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Biological Engineering

Biological Engineering

Biomedical Engineering

Biomedical EngineeringCivil, Geological and Environmental Engineering

Civil, Geological and Environmental Engineering

English Course Council English / College of Arts & Science


Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy Students' Association School of Public Policy


Kinesiology Graduate Student Council College of Kinesiology


MBARC Edwards School of Business


PEGASUS Physics & Engineering Physics / College of Arts & Science

Kimberlee Dube

Nicholas Simonson (Alternate)

Pharmacy & Nutrition Graduate Students' Council College of Pharmacy & Nutrition

 Jennifer Chami

Asiyah Suchak (Alternate)

Physical Therapy Student Society (PTSS) School of Rehabilitation Sciences


Plant Sciences GSA Plant Sciences / College of Agriculture & Bioresources

Sandesh Neupane

Rajeev Dhakal (Alternate) 

SESS Association

School of Environment & Sustainability


SPHSA Association

School of Public Health


Sociology GSA

Sociology / College of Arts & Science

Kayla Arisman

Ayla Zehtab-Jadid

Iyesogie Iyiewuare (Alternate)

Grace Rath (Alternate)

Kamal Abu-Hena (Alternate)

Soil Science Graduate Student Association

Soil Science / College of Agriculture & Bioresources


Toxicology Graduate Students' Association Toxicology

 Jensen Cherewyk

Hannah Mahoney (Alternate)

Western College of Veterinary Medicine GSA Western College of Veterinary Medicine