Hope you guys had a lovely weekend and monday is treating you well.
PGSA will conduct online voting for selection of 2021 board members and the members will be announced on Thursday, 26th of November. All members are welcomed to apply for the positions till 22nd of November (you still have time😋). I am adding brief description of the roles assigned to each board member below:
The PGSA committee has four administrative positions and additional ordinary committee member positions. The admin roles up for grabs are President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer. An additional committee member is usually appointed as Social Media Manager.
The President and Vice-President are responsible for:
* chairing PGSA meetings
* determining the overall direction of the PGSA's activities
The Secretary is responsible for:
* taking minutes of PGSA meetings
* keeping all general (non-financial) records
The Treasurer is responsible for:
* the PGSA's finances
* making all authorised payments and
* keeping all financial records
The Social Media Manager produces the PGSAs online content, including advertisements for all PGSA social events.
It is compulsory for all board members to attend monthly meetings and help organize events.
If you want to apply for any of these roles, please submit your expression of interest at waikatopgsa(a)gmail.com with your name, the position you want to apply for and why you feel you are suitable for the position.
Please let us know if you have any inquires.
PGSA Executive Member,
Sara Ali 🌸
Kia ora koutou,
Hope you are having a productive Monday and you've had your coffee already 😉 Warmer days are coming and what better way to welcome summer than a fun activity with friends. After the huge success of 2019's Bowling night, PGSA team is excited to host 2020's Bowling Night for our members at Bowl and Social, SkyCity on Thursday, the 29th of October. Fill in the form attached below and join us for one round game in just $5. We can accomodate upto 35-40 people so hurry up!💃
Looking forward to a good time!
Kia pai to ra whakata
Sara Ali 🤗
Hope you guys are taking good care of yourself and having a productive week. Join us for a fun activity on this Thursday, 24th of September at 11am via Zoom and get a chance to win a $30 voucher.💃 You just need to keep a pencil/pen and paper handy. Please RSVP if you are joining.
We are giving away two vouchers 🤗
Here's the link:
See you guys!
PGSA Executive Member
Kia ora lovely members,
Hope you are taking good care of yourself and your week has started off well 🤗 It is a reminder that our July's event is Pizza Night which will happen this Thursday, 23rd July at The Wellbeing hub. We start at 5PM.
We are making sure that we have a lot of Vegetarian Pizzas for our Vegetarian and Muslim members as the Nonveg options are not halal. Drinks will be served. So be ready for a fun evening 💃
Please RSVP because we want to feed you all 😉
See you all there 💖
Sara Ali :)
Kia ora dear Members,
Congratulations for playing your part in making New Zealand a Coronavirus free country ✌. I hope you guys are taking good care of yourself and enjoying the company of your friends and family. We miss your faces and know you guys have missed meeting your friends at the University too. So, we have a comfortable afternoon planned for you guys this Thursday.
Come see us and your fellow research buddies for PGSA's Coffee Conversations on:
18th of June
Where: Kahurangi Cafe (Opposite the University Lake)
Time: 2 PM onwards.
The Hot drinks are on us so come along, order a cup of coffee or hot chocolate, and hang out with fellow members. 😍
Excited to see you guys!
Te aroha me te rangimarie,
PGSA Executive Member,
We are running 3 contests across three weeks! The winners of the contest
will win a $20 gift card to a restaurant. To participate, comment on the
Facebook post or email your responses to pgsa(a)waikato.ac.nz.
Week 1: Caption contest
Write a funny caption to the picture below and win a $20 gift card to a
Deadline: 23 May 2020 11:59pm
Judges: PGSA council
Hope you are all well and taking good care of yourself. Are you missing social interactions during lockdown? Join us at the PGSA for a Virtual Coffee get together - (byo coffee as there is no other option 😁) on 17th of April, Friday at 9.30 am. Make yourself a cup of coffee (you can try making the popular dalgona coffee) and join us for a little chit chat. This will be a good opportunity to discuss your experiences during level 4 and catch up with peers and colleagues. Joining is easy - just use the Zoom link below:
Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android: https://waikato.zoom.us/j/94170264393<https://eur04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.googl…> and follow the install prompts
Or join by phone:
+64 (0) 9 801 1188 (<tel:+6498011188>New Zealand Toll)
Meeting ID: 941 7026 4393
International numbers available: https://waikato.zoom.us/u/aeHLOLAXf9<https://eur04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.googl…>
Or join from a H.323/SIP video conference room system:
Dial: 188.8.131.52 (<tel:+641622553711>US West) or 184.108.40.206 (<tel:+641622553611>US East)
Meeting ID: 941 7026 4393
PLEASE NOTE: That if you are connecting from a corporate IT environment or behind a firewall the ITS Service Desk strongly suggests you do a test call before joining meeting. To do a test call email the ITS Service Desk on help(a)waikato.ac.nz<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> or phone them on 07 838 4008.<tel:+6478384008>
Hope to see you all :) Please let us know if you have any questions.
CLUBS DAY is here 💃
We are at the stairs near the bongo cafe.
Come around if you need any information and if you have friends who just joined a Masters or PhD program, bring them along to join PGSA.
You know the perks of being a member🎉
We are excited to host you guys for a fun filled evening at Wellbeing hub tonight.
There will be Pizza, soft drinks and good company to enjoy.💃
Hope to see you there. We start at 5:30 pm.[Image]
Postgraduate Students' Association
Hope you're having a wonderful day. We know how much you guys enjoy PGSA's fun-filled Pizza nights so we decided to start this year's round of events with a PIZZA NIGHT that also at the best place to chill, the Wellbeing hub. This is a great opportunity for you to have some relaxed time with your friends or meet new people and make more friends.
So mark your calendar for the Pizza Night 💃
Day: February 26th, Wednesday
Time: 5:30 pm onwards
Please don't forget to RSVP so we can ensure that everyone has enough to eat. We want to feed you all :)
You can RSVP by sending an email to pgsa(a)waikato.ac.nz or replying to this email.
Unfortunately due to budget constraints we won’t be able to provide halal pizzas but we will make sure that there are enough (A lot of) vegetarian pizzas for everyone to enjoy the Pizza night. 🤩
Nga mihi nui,
PGSA Executive Committee