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The Graduate Student Society (GSS) is run by and for the 10,000 graduate students at UBC Vancouver. We promote and protect our members’ academic, social and cultural interests.

Thea Koerner House, the home of the Society, has been the centre of graduate student life on campus since it was opened in 1962.

Grad Student Services

Peer Support

Need help navigating during your degree? Get career, personal, financial, and academic support from grad student peer support specialists.

Health & Dental Plan

We’ve got you covered. The AMS/GSS plan ensures you can get the care you need, when you need it.

Student Assistance Funds

In need of extra financial assistance? You might be eligible for additional support for healthcare or unforeseen expenses.

Venue Rental

Looking for a space to host an event, workshop, or meeting? Check out our venue options available for booking.

Upcoming Events

Latest Past Events

GSS Annual General Meeting 2022


Join us for this 10-week beginner Mandarin conversational class and learn together in a small group setting with other like-minded participants and be guided by our passionate and experienced instructor who is also a native Mandarin speaker.

Black History Month Trivia Night

GSS Loft 6133 University Boulevard, Vancouver

Happy Black History Month! Celebrate and come out to our Black History Month Trivia Night for an exciting evening of trivia, African and Caribbean food. Plus, lots of prizes to be won!

French 111 Class (Intermediate)


Boost or further develop your French language skills with this Intermediate French class! This fun and interactive class will emphasize on oral expression, offering graduate students the opportunity to practise speaking in French in an open and welcoming environment.

Thea Koerner House
225 – 6371 Crescent Road
Vancouver, BC
Canada V6T 1Z2

Phone: 604.822.3203

Monday – Friday
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

We acknowledge the land on which we work is the unceded and occupied traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
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Thea’s Lounge, Thea Koerner House, UBC

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