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Strategic Plan Consultation 2020

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The GSS at UBC has begun the process of completing a new 5 year Strategic Plan and we would like your input in constructing this plan. Your ideas will help to inform the priorities of the GSS for the next five years and make sure that we’re truly meeting the needs of graduate students at UBC Vancouver.

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How can you get involved?


As part of our efforts to center the strategic plan and process around student needs and issues, we’d like to invite you to participate in this confidential survey to share your vision for how the GSS will grow.

The survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.

COMPLETE THE SURVEY NOW[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1565301393691{padding-bottom: 30px !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1579655717700{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 40px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;}”][ultimate_heading main_heading=”What is the GSS Strategic Plan?” heading_tag=”h4″ main_heading_color=”#008186″ sub_heading_color=”#85868c” alignment=”left” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:22px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:24px;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:16px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:24px;” main_heading_margin=”margin-top:40px;margin-bottom:20px;” sub_heading_margin=”margin-bottom:40px;” main_heading_style=”font-weight:bold;”]The current GSS Strategic Plan, which runs from 2017-2021 identifies the Society’s current areas of focus and the key initiatives developed from these areas, to improve the lives of graduate students and improve the GSS as an organization. The Strategic Plan currently groups the Society’s work under three themes:[/ultimate_heading][dt_vc_list]

  • Graduate Student Academics
  • Graduate Student Community
  • Our Graduate Student Society

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