Student Associations and Societies

ATLAS: The EAS Graduate Student Society

ATLAS is the 2nd largest graduate-run student society for Earth Scientists in Canada, formed in 1995 for graduate students of the Earth and Atmospheric Society (University of Alberta). ATLAS has fulfilled an important role in advocacy, outreach and event organization in the university community. Through professional and social activities we aim to promote cross-disciplinary discussion and encourage networking and personal advancement. ATLAS is comprised of ~20 person executive council, elected annually to fulfill important roles of advocacy, outreach and event organization. We run the department's weekly lunch talk series as well as annual keystone events such as the Labor Day Field Trip, the fall welcoming event and the graduate students' Research Symposium.


Atmospheric Science Club (ASC)

ASC is a group for Atmospheric Science students and general weather enthusiasts at the University of Alberta. We offer members an opportunity to meet Wx geeks (the true geeky way to abbreviate weather); meet prospective supervisors, employers, and collaborators; learn about scholarships and careers; and share their enthusiasm for atmospheric science through volunteer activities.


Geography and Planning Students' Society (GAPSS)

The Geography And Planning Students' Society (GAPSS) advocates and supports students in the Human Geography and Planning programs at the University of Alberta, or students interested in issues surrounding Human Geography and Planning.


Grace Anne Stewart Speaker Series (GASSS)

The Grace Anne Stewart Speaker Series is a student-led initiative which aims to connect students and faculty of the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences department to a greater diversity of geoscientists.


Graduate Students' Association (GSA)

The Graduate Students' Association of the University of Alberta (GSA) is a non-partisan organization that actively represents and advocates for graduate students at the University of Alberta, with government, and in the broader post-secondary community.


Palaeontological Society (UofAPS)

The University of Alberta Palaeontological Society is for students, both graduate and undergraduate, who share an interest in palaeontology, no matter what their area of study is. We generally meet at least once a month for educational and/or social events.


P.S. Warren Geological Society (PSW)

The P.S. Warren Geological Society is an undergraduate society at the University of Alberta not only for Geology Specialization/Honors students but students with an interest in the world of geology and those who wish they were in geology, as well as other EAS majors.


The Society of Economic Geologists (SEG)

The Society of Economic Geologists, Inc., (SEG) is an international organization of individual members with interests in the field of economic geology.



External Organizations