Grad Group Community
Find out about Grad Groups here. They're student-led, student-run groups that are affiliated with GSA.
Join a Grad Group
Grad Groups are student-led, student-run groups that have affiliated themselves with the Graduate Student Association for funding and support. Join one or start one!
Start a Grad Group
Set up your student club or society with GSA
Grad Group Support Hub
All the information, guidance and resources to help you manage your Grad Group
Grad Group Guidance
At a glance info on Grad Group administration, procedures, and guidelines.
Events – General guidance
Events – Insurance
Accidents happen. Here's how to insure your Grad Group events and activities.
Finance – GSA funding
Finance – Special Grants
Finance – External Sponsorship
Governance – Annual General Meetings
Governance – Elections
Governance – Meetings
Grad Group Resources
Meeting minutes, membership lists, annual reports, food handling plans... All the templates to help you manage your Grad Group
Grad Groups can hire equipment from GSA to support your activities and events on the Parkville campus. See our equipment list here.
Grad Group Portal
Grad Group news – 2020 Semester 1 wrap
Get software training, research skills, writing advice and more. GSA subsidises workshops for graduate students, to help you get the skills you need.
Shut Up & Write
Structured writing in a social environment: Shut Up & Write puts aside procrastination and isolation at the same time.
Virtual Thesis Bootcamp
A 2-day intensive writing program, designed to progress your writing and connect you with fellow students and experts.
Staying productive during COVID-19
Transition to work
Get ready for your career with Mind the Gap, volunteering, or our flagship leadership development program LEAD.
LEAD: Leadership Exploration and Development Program
LEAD is GSA's flagship leadership development program. With workshops, retreats and coaching, you'll finish university as a leader.
Volunteering is a great way to help your community, make new connections and build new skills.
Don’t forget your social life! We run regular student social events, from barbecues to the Graduate Ball.
Terms and Conditions
Please read our Terms and Conditions before attending GSA events and programs.
Browse all GSA events
For most of GSA's 26-year history, we've been running Orientation events specifically for graduate students, and 2020 is no different. Well... it's a little different.